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

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dotower - MOBA

by endel - Jam Entry

This entry is another attempt of making an HTML5 multiplayer game in 72h using Colyseus as the game server. http://github.com/gamestdio/colyseus

Controls:
Click to point the direction to move

Rules
- Defend your towers
- Units will sum power during the battles
- Level up by participating in as many battles as possible!
- Upgrade your attributes
- Play online with teams up to 4 vs 4

Source code: https://github.com/endel/LD35

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#403Fun(Jam)3.29
#565Innovation(Jam)3.03
#632Overall(Jam)3.14
#641Mood(Jam)2.97
#1126Theme(Jam)1.81
#1160Coolness49%

Comments

Peringo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:17pm

While I think the theme isn´t implemented enough and I am not really feeling the mood (maybe because the game has no introduction) I really appreciate the work put into this; the graphics are really readable and smooth, the music is just enough, and making a multiplayer moba like game in such a short amount of time is really impressive! The core gameplay is really solid!

APantaloni says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:34pm

Well, an online multiplayer game in such a short time in an impressive feat, so congrats! I'm really bad at it but it was interesting to play :)

Allthebees says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:02pm

Tried to play it with a friend but it doesn't seem to work on mac. I played it solo, it's impressive and ambitious to make a moba for a jam!

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:05pm

I need a tutorial for this game XD. Liked the multiplayer concept.

SetArray says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:25pm

Theme is very subtle, but I with the music I was definitely feeling the mood.

BestNickname says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:45pm

Despite this game being somewhat lacking in the theme department, I had a lot of fun playing it. Feels smooth and very polished.

joaomosmann says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:02pm

Really fun! We had a game 3x3. It was insane! Well done!

psychomonster says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:17pm

Oh nice. A multiplayer strategy game. I had nobody to play with... but I played it vs myself and it was very nice... You need a tutorial or some way to tell the player what he has to do. Nice work! Sound was nice, music sounds funny and the gfx is working very well. I enjoyed playing the game!

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:23am

Hey! I took a look at colyseus. I wish I had known about it before I implemented our own game instance creation system for our multiplayer entry. Would have saved me a lot of time!

pjimmy says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:42pm

I like the mood of the game, the simple visuals plus the audio are a great combination. Can't connect with the theme, but I'm sure is there somewhere.

wboqm says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:23am

Enjoyed it, appreciated the simplicity. Didn't know how to level up at first.

Odyssey says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 1:39am

Great work, only the second online multiplayer game I've seen so far!

themadknights says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 6:14pm

I really like the idea and I think it's awesome to do a multiplayer game with 72h. Good job!

mkghoster says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:56pm

Haha! Funny! :D

bigbatardyt says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 4:17pm

Cool game i don't see the point with "Shape shifting" but really captivating ! The online works flow, you did a great job !

Aaranos says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 7:40pm

Ran into plenty of battles, never got better. Not sure how to progress in the game at all.

CaptainPilot says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 9:33pm

Neat little game but not sure how it applies to the theme (What exactly is shapeshifting) Also add a faster move speed.

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