Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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by milgar - Jam Entry

First time joining ludum dare, originally wanted to join the compo but missed the submission time, so posting here. I couldn't complete it but still wanted to share it.

My idea was to make dungeon crawler - horror game with a shapeshifting labyrinth.

I created the labyrinth with predefined rooms. When you move to a room, the rooms further then you gets deleted, if you try to return the previous rooms they would be different.

Probs are randomly generated at some locations.
There is non working portals on the labyrinth, they were meant to be starting(white) and finish(red) points.

When you move trough a number of rooms, a room with a red portal(finish) generates and labyrinth stops changing.

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tinykidtoo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:46am

the graphics are really nice and provide a cool atmosphere. I can imagine some monsters popping out.

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:44am

Promising basis for a game, I like the dark atmosphere to it.

kostasvs says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:47am

Really loved the claustrophobic-inducing mood, if you threw a monster in there I would be really spooked! Brings memories of playing Vanish! I really thing you should have gone for Mood category voting, just voting for use-of-theme or graphics seems unfair.

Fumiko says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:51am

Sorry to hear you couldnt finish the game.
I really liked the wall textures and would have liked to sneak through the rooms to avoid enemy horrors.

EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:54am

I dig the art style, your pixel are neat. Too bad you haven't finished it, but I think it's a good idea to post it anyway. My first LD was very hard as well !

Pfeyffer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:21pm

This is a nightmare! If the red portal did not appear out of nowhere you would be trapped forever. It has some potential to become a fiendishly difficult puzzle. Like, if the rooms would change in a certain pattern.
Nice graphics.

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:26pm

I like the concept. nice game

Ibzy says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:41pm

Nicely done, I've always had a back-of-the-mind idea for a shapeshifting dungeon.
Shame you couldnt get it completed, but whats there is a great base for a game :) I hope you keep working on it post-jam!

zenmumbler says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:35pm

Good first go. Similar entry to mine, hope you get to finish next time.

curtamyth says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 1:19am

Great use of theme, not much in terms of gameplay unfortunately but if this was developed further with progressively bigger/harder levels, and monsters which chase you/you can fight, this could be a pretty awesome game! Keep working on it :)

rodobodolfo says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 10:54pm

Nice concept, reminded me a little of Spookie's House of Horrors which is a good thing. Shame you couldn't finish it!

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