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

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Shape Switching

by neilcorre2k6 - Compo Entry

This game is patterned before the famous game "Color Switch". I made it for this year's LudumDare #35 with the theme "Shapeshift".

The theme is very challenging since I wasn't really expecting it, haha, but, still, made it through! :D

Instructions:
Press the Left Mouse Button to shapeshift! :D

Don't forget to enjoy and try not to get pissed! ;)

(The source code is also available for download on GameJolt)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness88%
#198Audio3.30
#435Theme3.41
#585Innovation2.91
#593Mood2.73
#594Humor1.77
#663Graphics2.65
#696Overall2.93
#724Fun2.74

Comments

Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:48pm

Really challenging game! :) I included it in my video compliation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/NUKW4hicpYU

JoeManaco says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:07pm

Quite challenging :) Like it.

virgate says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:02am

Direct but fun use of the theme!

MintArcade says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:03am

Cool game. Very hard, but fun!

teamross says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:55am

I love the concept, but the controls makes the game too difficult, as you have to remember which shape comes next.

I get it's a game designed for mobile, but at least two buttons would have make the game more suitable for PC.

Idorrac says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:19pm

Nice game and mechanics! I find the controls a little bit uncomfortable though, it is not easy to remember the sequence of shapes.

Raptorij says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:24pm

good game

SemiColon says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:26pm

Difficult game, but fun! A simple concept. It would be better if you could tell which shape you were going to hit, rather than try and figure it out in the last second.

Studiosaurus says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:27pm

jesus cripes that's hard :P I got 7. It's very hard to anticipate what the next shape will be sometimes because the falling patterns are so similar it doesn't because obvious whether you'll hit a square or triangle for instance until it's much closer, at which point you have no time to change your mind. I enjoyed it though :)

APantaloni says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:28pm

It is very challenging indeed! Memorizing the sequence of the shapes helps a lot of course :) Enjoyable!

2Bit says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:28am

Nice one, I liked it.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:10am

This is really hard. I wish I had more control over what shape I'd turn into rather than cycling through them.

jamesh_uk says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:10pm

Fun game, and quite a challenge. I did think there were a couple of times where I needed to be 2 shapes at the same time though, which seemed a bit harsh!

Paulgami says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 11:54am

Damn, this is hard. I like the idea of the mechanic, but it would be nice if you could reliably pick your next shape. Or at least display the order on screen.

jk5000 says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 11:08am

Great idea, but really difficult to play.

runvs says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 2:19pm

Nice Entry! I like the mechanics and the sound effects. The difficulty is quite hard. It tooke me several approaches just to beat level 1. Nevertheless, well done! I could imagine this being really funny on mobile devices.

May 1, 2016 @ 2:48pm

It could have been much better with a little more control over which shape to choose. Sometimes you couldn't tell what shape to switch to until the last second and that led to being unable to switch in time (if it happened to be too many shapes away from what you were currently). Other than that, I liked it.

nihilaleph says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Very nice concept and audio! But as others have already pointed out, some more control to what shape you'll turn into would be nice! Still, great work!

conno1234 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:19pm

Very difficult but very fun!

schizoid2k says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 12:59am

Starts off hard, but fun to play. Nice job.

jofra says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 1:01am

Cool soundtrack!

TheCain says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 1:37am

simple game. It was okay, but not phenomenal.
just a sort of middling game.
Maybe add a 'Previous shape' for right-mouse.

in3orn says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 8:10pm

Good game, but I would like to have some easier figures at the beginning. It's pretty hard and many players can quit very quickly. It would be also nice to assign shapes to keys / buttons.

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