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

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A Dim Light To A Cursed Night

by DouglasOliveira - Jam Entry

Unfortunatly you have a curse.
The night is going to make you go insane unless you manage to keep the fire burning.
Good luck and good night.

Game Design: Ed - @returnOne
Programming: Douglas - @doliveira87
Art: Mari - @supermariworld_
Music & SFX: Everton - Soundcloud: everton-willians-dos-santos

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Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:50am

haha nice use of the theme, but it's very difficult to stay sane, but that maybe is something good, because turning into the monster was nice :D

Brice says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:44am

Good atmosphere. Pretty hard to win...if you can win?

ignacioq says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:47am

I loved the music and FX, good job! I feel is very hard to reach the 6 hours. . . but is a very artistic game.

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:49am

Great concept, love the art style!

mrStrings says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:53am

Hey! Interesting idea. However, is there a way to keep the lights on for more time? They seem to vanish spontaneously after some time, even without monsters touching them?

Also, our game entries have some cool similarities: if you are interested, you can check WolfBit at
Our team would love to hear your thoughts on it.

Reallysketchy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:06am

Awesome game! It's pretty reminiscent of don't starve (in the concept and the art style), but it's still very cool and unique.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:26am

Nice take on the theme! It was cool how shapeshifting made the player more powerful.

Felladrin says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:50am

Nice ambience! Good concept!

pavel_insight says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:51am

I like music and atmosphere.
The fire goes out too fast. )

JOK says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:22pm

Really nice atmosphere. Feels a bit like you've been influenced by Don't Starve. Loved the mood!

Anikki says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:37pm

Nice music and mood. The keybindings make it frustrating to play on non-QWERTY keyboard layouts though.

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:53pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description
p.p.s. i love this kind of shadow's game :D

Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:22pm

Thank you guys! =D
It was really hard in the first version, but we made it a little easier now. @Reallysketchy: yes, it was really influenced by Don't Starve =p.
@Freank, we'll be happy to see our ldjam entry on your video! (and thanks, added #ldjam on the description as you suggested!)

paquinn says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:15pm

Nice art style, lends well to the mood.

foodzilla says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:40pm

Pretty cool atmosphere :)

Molpe says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 12:23pm

Great game, nice music, it reminded me of Don't Starve soo much x)

I've made a short let's play, if you want to check it out:

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