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

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Shift that Shape!

by Lagoe - Jam Entry

Hi everyone :)
This is my very first ludum dare. I made this game on my own and I am a programmer so... don't expect too much XD. The graphics is what it is...

This is an Arcade style game, where the objective is to score as many points as possible before running out of time.

Controls:
-The cursor is a shape;
-Press Z to switch between the shapes;
-Click on the correspondent hole to fill it with the right shape.

EDIT:
- Fixed the bug that breaks the game if you spam z button

EDIT 2:
Thank you all for the comments and votes!
I finally decided to re-make my game entirely in Unity, and adapt for Android users, because i want publish this game in Google play store.
This game was initially created with Stencyl, but it has limitation for exporting (unless you pay the full engine, but even in that case, there are some limitation) so...
That said, I decided to share this version of the Normal Mode, which I am using as the basis for the Android version.
Anyway, if you want to play the full Ludum Dare version, play the Web/embed version.

PS: I only made the Normal Mode, because i don't think to insert Hard Mode for a future android version XD

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness78%
#451Theme(Jam)3.46
#641Humor(Jam)2.25
#641Audio(Jam)2.43
#711Overall(Jam)3.05
#757Graphics(Jam)2.97
#814Fun(Jam)2.78
#836Innovation(Jam)2.69
#872Mood(Jam)2.62

Comments

mountainstorm says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:52pm

Doesn't work in Safari. Nice game, I felt like I was in doing the IQ test in Idiocracy

Monklet80 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:55pm

Hey, this is my first time too! Nice work.

cornand34 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:00pm

not to bad for a first project, my first(current) project is pong without ai, i geuss my project is easier idk

Drusilla says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:13pm

I think I accidentally broke it by spamming z and clicks, which is pretty much how I did those shape things when I was a kid.

panurge says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:16pm

Solid concept and mood. Could have used some sort of twist to make it more than just a speed challenge but I did enjoy playing. The graphics actually felt really nice to me - I liked the colour scheme especially. Good work!

BarkingCat says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:42pm

it's fun to try going faster and faster, but the fact you can only "scroll thru" the shapes makes just clicking and rushing exploitable. Other than that, it's a nice game for a first project.

Verz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:41am

Nice game!! It worked great. keep working hard :)

Fumiko says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:07pm

Made me think about my children while I was in the office =)
Really liked the visuals of the game

Tacohej says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:32pm

The artwork is nice, and I think the game overall is fine. Except it broke when spamming all keys at the same time in an attempt to exploit it. Would probably benefit from some kind of twist, to make the gameplay more interesting.

Anyway, congratulations on your first submit

Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:08pm

Solid game and very good gameplay. A great challenge.

Lagoe says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:16pm

Thank you all guys for playing my game.
I fixed the bug of z spamming, but i can't change the fact that you can do it XD
After the event, i can add some sort of penalities.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:28pm

Nice game! I was pretty bad at it though, even if it seems simple :p

danbolt says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:25am

Good first project! The game overall was well-laid out, and easy to understand just by playing and experimenting.

Keep up the good work!

Oliver_MB says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:04pm

It's very fun! Good job ;)

Naca says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:54pm

It is a good first work. Graphics aren't so bad, they work well with the game. Hard mode is funny :)

Mantlair says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 12:05pm

Well. Nice little game. A punishment for clicking wrong could be nice as i can just spam keys to get a better in hard mode. Really liked graphics.

But compared to other Jam entries I had to give a lower rating. I hate when people makes good comments and rate low so here is me being honest.

But hey keep it up Ludum Dare is not about rating and this game is really nice for a first game.

(Really, my first game is weird...)

Marc F. says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:00pm

Decent, graphics could be a little clearer and a light BG theme would suit the game, but over all fun and not bad!

shapemorph says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:01pm

Nice work, not bad for a first game!

Zyow says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:46am

Nice game for your first time! Good job!

kopo says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 1:41pm

Nice simple game, I can see how you can get addicted to this I did 28 in normal mode eheh
I liked the bicolor theme

rodobodolfo says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 11:23pm

It was really fun and challenging on hard mode, until I discovered I can cheat it clicking and pressing z like a madman ahaa, then I read the comments... maybe a time penalty for missing? Really enjoyed while it last!

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