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

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Mech-a-Plane

by Squarlboy - Compo Entry

*MECH-A-PLANE*

Description
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You are a Mech that can ShapeShift into a Plane and vice-versa.
Kill all to circle sentries to survive as long as you can.

Controls
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W,A,S,D - Movement
Q - ShapeShift
Mouse - Aim
Left Click - Shoot

Edit- Added a link to the game in a zip folder, so there is only one file you have to download, rather then 4.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness55%
#403Theme3.46
#411Humor2.33
#695Innovation2.74
#704Overall2.92
#707Mood2.48
#714Graphics2.54
#730Fun2.73

Comments

IcyLava says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:10pm

I like how you can survive for a long time just by mashing Q :D

PulsorHD says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:23pm

It's a fun game, lacking on sounds, but other than that really nice, simple concept, I like it.

GrimGary says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:22am

Any possibility you can zip up the game? For some reason it's in 3 files and a folder full of files which I have to download one at a time. I'll check back later! =)

Raptorij says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:29am

I liked the game

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:17am

That was super satisfying casting off my outer shell and flying away and launching missiles at everything. The movement felt fluid and satisfying. I enjoyed getting at high enough speed on the ground to jump off the hills like ramps. Really fun experience! Thank you for making this!

mooncalf says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:29am

A lot to like about this. The movement mechanics for both forms were genuinely fun. Leaving a clone body when you change is a neat mechanic.

Crowbeak says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:51am

The movement in both forms was fun, though I tired of the game pretty quickly. It just needed a bit *more* I think. The transformation was also very satisfying.

Reis Mahnic says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:41am

Once I got a hang of the controls I had fun with it. Transforming is oddly satisfying. I like that your machine transforms by just exploding into other parts.
I wound up making a sort of meta game out of transforming and creating walls with the parts from my transformation.

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:14am

Really cool concept.I like the use of graphics,good art forms :)

JonathanG says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 12:38pm

I enjoyed the explosive transformation between shapes. It might be more fun if there was a clear goal or measurement of progress - maybe an objective to reach, a set number of enemies to kill, or a timer and leaderboard to compare how long you could live.

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:28pm

Simple but efficient! i like it! :)

qu2 says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 10:45pm

Nicely done. Maybe have a movement speed limit next time?

srakowski says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 12:51am

Boom! Satisfying to shape-shift. Well done!

yuigoto says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 8:31am

The concept is quite nice and fun, graphics wise it works nicely too! :)

I felt that controls should have a clearer explanation, though, to make it easier for people to get, so more people could play it better. :)

Some polish here and there, and some audio would make it an even nicer demo! :)

Cheers! :D

May 9, 2016 @ 11:14pm

I really like how when you shapeshift you explode :D

It would probably be better with audio, but it's still pretty great. :)

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