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

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ShapeUp

by Wusakko - Jam Entry

Main idea of the game is to write (english) words to execute commands in game. Game restarts when you get to the finish or when you roll out of the gameboard. Idea behind gamemechanics is to make game that teaches you to write fast at the same time when you play.

First I was making "wordcommandmechanics" for my future strategy game, but then I started to make game for you and this game was born by chance. I used about 8 hours (total) for the game and most of the time I ensure that wordcommandmechanics works right. Thats why "gamepart" is totally unfinished. I hope you dont lose your nerves for the game, because it might be hard (atleast it was too hard for me) ;)

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Ratings

#408Innovation(Jam)3.22
#686Humor(Jam)2.13
#960Theme(Jam)2.63
#987Fun(Jam)2.50
#1006Overall(Jam)2.72
#1007Mood(Jam)2.06
#1050Graphics(Jam)2.12
#1666Coolness36%

Comments

marmpa says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:10am

I really liked the game but I found it a bit hard at first though with time I got better. As you said the game part of this game was unfinished and didn't impress that much. That said I really liked your idea and would love to see the product finished

djfariel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:12am

I don't really see how this fits the shape shifting theme at all, but I actually like this concept.
I feel like this could be a pretty decent typing exercise if the UI were arranged in a way where you didn't really have to move your eyes.
Neat idea.

taviandir says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:16am

I like the concept behind the game. Too bad there isnt more of it! ^^ And no it was not difficult!

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:21am

The game is quiet impressive concept wise. Could be more theme oriented Overall its fun playing it.

ekkiiiii says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:49am

Very cool concept!

stefvanschie says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:26pm

This game is way too hard, I couldn't jump over an obstacle.

Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:55pm

It's clear that this is mainly a test of the command words system, and it's a little unclear what actually is a win state and what's a fail, but it's not bad for eight hours work! It's definitely an interesting idea, too!

Wusakko says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:30am

Thanks for the feedback

Green Soda says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 5:58am

I like the concept behind the game. could have been better with more content... but that's undestandable! :)) very cool concept :)

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