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

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SuperFishAl

by divegato - Jam Entry

Super Fish Al was once many fish, but then there was science, and now they are all merged into one! Now Al can shapeshift between his fishy forms. Help him travel upstream to return spawn.

WASD to move

Press [1] to transform into Al. He is small, quick and nimble.
Press [2] to transform into Dolphin. Then press [Space] to jump. He moves fast, but turns slow.
Press [3] to transform into Sharky. The press [Space] to chomp. He breaks small rocks and eats other fish to regain health. He is big and slow.


We are a group of developers at Centare, and this is our second time participating in a Ludum Dare event. We hope you have fun!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#309Humor(Jam)2.95
#340Audio(Jam)3.25
#588Graphics(Jam)3.24
#622Theme(Jam)3.25
#686Mood(Jam)2.91
#797Fun(Jam)2.80
#801Overall(Jam)2.96
#818Innovation(Jam)2.71
#1350Coolness45%

Comments

Blister says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:45pm

The game not loading :(

egos says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:52pm

the game working few glitch when you fall in the syphon
I love the idea of different fish in function of the situation
but because you can turn they didnt have any utility of shapeshift
At the begin i thinked that the move was randomness and i had just to change form
So much fun like this
Great job

Cowa says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:53pm

That was fun! Nice work.

Bacontree says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:58pm

I really like the mood and sound. It's funny how the fish spins forward after running in to something. Good job!

freeloader says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:14pm

Lol, everything is flying allover the screen, but the game has a cool feel to it.

The abilities were confusing to use, mainly the dolphin jump. I had the most fun trying to "drift" the dolphin around the obstables. Max score: 750ish

Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:00pm

Neat idea, a little difficult to control though.

murraya2 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:24am

Super buggy but a very good start. Like the concept. Rainbow dolphin is bae.

Brice says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:28am

Whoa. This game is crazy. I couldn't really figure out what to do. The epic intro music was cool, but then it didn't really seem to have anything to do with the game.

Funny though! I like getting sucked into the whirlpools.

danieldsj says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:02am

The art and music were very good. The theme was integrated into the mechanics, but the controls were not very well balanced which negatively affected the fun factor. I am surprised at how much art and stage design was put into this. Very nice.

EthanBierlein says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:22am

The controls are a little too smooth for my tastes, but I guess it just makes the game a little more challenging :). I like the overall "relaxed" mood of the game.

cudabear says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:22pm

A great entry! A few glaring issues, but quite fun otherwise. The art style is really nice, the audio sounds and feels right. The controls are a bit rough, but understand there should be a downside to being the bigger fish. Maybe that shouldn't mean turning as slow as it does, but it certainly made me turn into the first fish to get back on course.

Most of the problems I think stem from the whirlpools, they can shoot everything across the screen (me, enemies, other whirlpools) and cause everything to get kind of hectic, when the game itself is pretty calm. In a lot of ways it was hilarious and somehow didn't feel cheaty, but in other ways it seemed out of place.

A great entry. My Furthest score was 388!

denycetm says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:37pm

When I got stuck in a whirlpool it nearly blew my ear drums out. That being said if I switched to the shark I could rocket out of the whirlpool. I liked being the dolphin with the rainbow marking my path. Also a great way to show I was jumping.

shapemorph says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:47pm

Great Job!!

nlbi21 says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 5:46pm

lol good game, I liked it, the graphics are simple but have a certain charm that caught my attention. Great job guys.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 2:07pm

Good idea , good graph and very nice music . Just sadly for the glitch with the syphon.

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