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

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Shapeshift the cubes

by schw3de - Compo Entry

Protect your cubes! Walls are coming, who want to destroy your cubes! Seek the free spots in the wall and select and place your cubes on the correct position.

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Ratings

#452Theme3.38
#474Innovation3.10
#662Mood2.60
#711Fun2.76
#840Overall2.67
#1483Coolness41%

Comments

WizByte_Games says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:35am

I don't think moving cubes around count as shape-shifting. But the game is still fun and has potential to be a really great puzzle game.

I would say work on the controls a bit more because they felt kind of slow.

JNI says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:35pm

A great idea, keep on working on it!

Idkfawin32 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:40am

You should keep working on this idea I like it

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:21pm

The idea is nice, but the game is too easy. It would be fun if player would get +1 box after every wall and if walls would move quicker. Also, a button to instantly move to the next wall would be nice.

Gyfis says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:55pm

Nice concept for puzzle game. I encountered a bug when two or more walls are generated right behind each other, so even if I squeezed into the first gap I would immediately lose.

marmpa says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:14pm

Nice game.I have seen lots of this type of game and yours seems to be quite good.

jk5000 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:28pm

The idea is great, but the game is very buggy.

Jimbly says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Took me quite a few tries to realize the solid colored plus coming at me was the *hole*, and the black darkness was in fact the wall... after I figured that out, made much more sense =). Like the application of the theme =).

Mordokay says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 1:43pm

WoW! Your game is VERY similar to mine .. nice implementation although I have to agree with some people about the lack of shapeshift ... Come check out mine ... +1

Jacob Peltola says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 10:46pm

Wow this is neat, it just needs a bit more art because I'm not sure where I'm going and what I'm capable of doing at a first glance

Louspirit says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 4:44pm

I miss some sounds. The theme is originally applied but it could be more fun to play. Maybe by increasing the speed.

adam says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 10:30am

I think there is potential in this puzzle design, particularly the need to keep the cubes together or in pairs. It was quite hard to see early on how the position of the cubes lined up with the wall due to the perspective. It would also have been really nice to be able to fast-forward. I was surprised when I won since I usually expect this sort of game to last until I lose!

adam says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 10:32am

One additional comment: there's no need to distribute the .pdb files with your game - they just make the download biggert!

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