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

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by ChatPion - Jam Entry

My first game jam :)

In this world, cells of different color will try to murder each other.
You have the unique ability to change your own color as you wish.
Try to survive as long as possible and let others kill themselves.


Instructions :
WASD or directional keys to move, space to change color (next color is hinted by the ball spinning around you).

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness67%
#474Fun(Jam)3.21
#610Overall(Jam)3.18
#827Innovation(Jam)2.70
#832Theme(Jam)2.91
#982Graphics(Jam)2.44

Comments

Marc F. says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:03pm

Well-known but proven to be fun concept. Shapeshifting aspect might've come a bit short (it's really just color changing), but the execution is well done, and fun to play. Interesting music, too =)

virtual_void says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:31pm

nice little game, a little confusing, but fun!

Tatos says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:44pm

Simple and fun, maybe it need to be a little more challenging ;)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:59pm

Interesting idea.. :)

mitya1234 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:47am

Very fun game. Nice!

Leroyii says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:05pm

All of the systems worked very well together, I enjoyed it!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:38pm

Nice interesting entry! Good choice of music, it made the whole experience dramatic!

Good job :)

glaze_96 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:39am

Great game! Survived for 5 minutes without it getting tedious :D

The only problem I had was that even though I had the same color and a bigger size than the other circle I couldn't eat him. :c Either it's a bug or a gameplay element I missed.

glaze_96 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:40am

And for your first LD it's AWESOME! :D
Hope to see you for the next compo/ jam!

samlo says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:42pm

Shape-shifting and color-changing really are the same thing mechanically (switching states) so I don't mind that you're using colors instead of physical properties/shapes. Great concept!

stefvanschie says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:18pm

It was a little bit confusing.

yuigoto says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:13pm

I didn't get how to play it first, the whole eating/killing cells, but once I got the basics, the game's really fun and challenging. :)

I feel that yellow/green should have a bit more of a difference between them, specially for people with some kind of colorblindness (I have some problems with these two colors, for example, and I often didn't distinguish between both).

But it's pretty fun, and the controls work nicely and fast as they should. :)

P.s.: after playing the game for 1:45min, the game suddenly crashed, I don't know if it's a Win10 thing, will try it again later so I can clearly say it. :) I could play the game and have fun, even with this happening. ;)

Cheers! :)

Joror says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:11pm

Nice little concept, had good fun running around. Might need a little bit of an 'end game' tho - I imagine I could survive forever. :)

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