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

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Pacifist Hill

by wavertron - Compo Entry

***Pacifist Hill***

Move around on your hill, and defend against all attacks using three different shaped shields. Yep.... that's the shapeshift theme jammed in there somehow :/

I wasted Day 1 on a crappy concept that wasnt working. Day 2, I restarted and cobbled this together. Its a game... of sorts.

Missed the Theme mark sadly though. The different shaped shields didnt have quite the dramatic gameplay impact I had originally hoped. But happy I got something together.

Note: The Tank sound effect was not created by me, stolen hastily from a youtube video.

Keywords: HTML5

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Ratings

Coolness73%
#108Humor3.30
#241Audio3.20
#246Fun3.44
#596Innovation2.90
#611Mood2.70
#633Overall3.02
#781Graphics2.40
#865Theme2.47

Comments

XAND says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:18am

Good entry. I like it. :)

rosden shadow says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:21am

Really fun! Love the SFXs!

sepharoth213 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:25am

sucks you didn't have enough time to explore shifting the shields more, definitely fun for a bit

egos says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:26am

I like the idea of different shield

Tater_hater says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:37am

is 155 a good score? This game is pretty addictive!

stephenhaney says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:44am

Fun! I loved the sound. I can see where you were headed with the different shield shapes. I really liked the various tanks and aircraft that would come thru and mess up my flow. Nice little touches.

hunttis says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:36am

Haha, love the sound effects :D

The game makes me feel a bit like I'm deflecting arrows with a sword or something. Maybe you could destroy the tanks that way, or something?

Soron says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:49am

The shield-changing is a neat idea, but yeah, the arc is the only one I really used in the end.

oal says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:07pm

Interesting take on the theme. Seems to be quite a bit of variation (plane, tanks, and the normal shooters). Good job!

monkeybit29 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:45pm

pretty fun!

panurge says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:23am

Haha, awesome sound effects. :) There's a lot of charm here, despite the fact that the rectangular shield is possibly the worst invention ever! I had a lot of fun playing and I'm impressed by the variety you managed to squeeze in. Good work!

psychomonster says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:27am

The Shield idea is very nice... good sounds and a fine gameplay. I really enjoyed this game... cool physics!

euske says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:28am

I think the best strategy is to stay at the start and stick with the hemisphere shield.

EstrelSteel says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:16pm

No real reason to switch the shield.

ohmaigawd says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:07pm

I had so much fun using the rectangular shield and pretending I'm a jedi :D Good job!

kostasvs says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:26pm

That was really fun to play, loved the death "animation" too, great job!

Insality says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:01am

wow, this entry is very fun definitly!
Sfx and its strange gameplay ;)
Good job, got fun from the game!

howardcs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:13pm

Super awesome sound effects. Fun too.

Nolocality says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:05am

Love the sound effects. Fun lil' time waster haha.

jonnopon3000 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:39pm

I enjoyed myself, played a few times. The different shields actually create different gameplay; nice work!

IvanFon says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:32am

Really fun little game! I especially liked the bomb physics, something to throw off the normal pattern. Like others said below, expanding the shield shifting mechanic would be great. I would love a post-compo version, good job!

jacklehamster says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:27am

I gotta say, I really love those sound effects!

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:22am

i always got mowed down by the tanks. :/

Apr 25, 2016 @ 3:06pm

Neat game! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/Q_baWrdQ2o4

marmpa says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:46pm

Wow really cool.Loved the sounds and the concept.Really nice game

Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:53am

Neat little game you made there. Mechanics are simple but effective. It's pretty addictive to play and the sound effects were really funny. Good job for making this in a single day, I enjoyed playing it and managed to reach a score of 171 on my third try.

ermrk says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 8:39pm

Good sound effect. I don't get the shield changing.

TheCain says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 2:56am

It's okay, but not great. It lacks any deeper goals.

Dia6lo says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:39am

Lol, that was actually fun. Special point for pew sound ;p

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