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

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Basebird

by dvdfu - Jam Entry

It's a bird! It's a baseball! Actually, it's both. Pick up yellow feathers to shapeshift and soar through the skies in this short, relaxing journey to the stratosphere and beyond.

Use the Up/Down arrow keys to steer as a baseball, or the Up arrow key to flap as a bird.

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Ratings

Coolness56%
#7Mood(Jam)4.45
#11Audio(Jam)4.30
#30Graphics(Jam)4.52
#44Overall(Jam)4.00
#81Theme(Jam)4.03
#109Humor(Jam)3.57
#189Fun(Jam)3.55
#329Innovation(Jam)3.30

Comments

freeloader says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:04am

Awesome entry, I can feel the feels!
Best art style and effects I've seen by far

fafastudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:52am

Graphics are really cool!
Controlling this bird in space is so relaxing !!

Just Tom says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:58am

This is rad!

The music and art is looooovely, the game-play succinct and to the point.

It's such a perfect and contained experience, I wouldn't have it any other way.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:07am

I became lost after missing the first couple of feathers, so I had to restart the game. Went perfectly second time though. A very relaxing experience.

XAND says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:49am

Woo! More Love2D. Awesome entry!

mard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:28pm

got this trying to run with on Ubunto Gnome 15.10
http://i.imgur.com/ambNqnQ.png?1

NPException says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:52pm

Fellow Löver :D
Very good entry, the most polished I have seen so far. I realy love the music and art style. The controls feel superb!

dvdfu says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:06pm

@mard: which version of LOVE are you using? I believe it should work with 0.10.1 (I'm also using Ubuntu 15.10)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:28pm

Creative and cute.

Very relaxing to play, and the animations are very satisfying.

Maybe the best music I've heard so far!

The ending made me laugh...and then just happy.

Thank you so much for sharing this. It is wonderful.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:36pm

Really nice, kinda boring but still the art makes it a nice experience.

duskpn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:40pm

This is great! The graphics are on point and the music is amazing! Good job!

Ogniok says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:06pm

Really liked the atmosphere, very relaxing!

Trickman says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:35pm

Great art style and music. Very relaxing and nice little game! I wish it was a little bit longer, though!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:38pm

Woooooooooooooooooooow! Playing this game was amazing! Art, sound and gameplay were made by each others. Awesome job!

mard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:41pm

@dvdfu hmm I installed Love 0.9.1. that might be the problem, I'm gonna try fixing it later

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:50pm

So nice! It felt like a poem in the form of a little game. I loved the music, and the visuals of the trip were really beautiful. In didn't expect to enjoy something so short this much!

Holtenice says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:43pm

Like it very much, good job!

ethankennerly says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:19am

When I surfed a cloud and saw puffs of the cloud fly off my feathers, I felt entranced! When I realized I could hit a feather as a ball to speed up, I felt excited. If you continue to design this, for one feather, the bird overlapped the left edge for a frame but I didn't transform into a ball.

oxysoft says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:44am

fairly easy and simple gameplay, beat it in about 35 seconds, but it was a pleasant and relaxing experience!

Drkr says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:53am

Thank you for making this game, I hove how the music and art style blend so well together. I wanted more of it, so I was pretty disappointed when there wasn't another ending when you landed on the ground.

vctr_seleucos says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:19pm

Lovely game. Really cute and polished. Well done!!

EvanEGibbs says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:02am

This was very relaxing, hilarious, and fun! Haha I have no idea how you guys came up with this ideabut I have to say that I enjoyed myself. :)

mard says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:24am

Well I got it to work, I just had to run an update.
A LOVEly game ;)

medidog says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:28pm

Every second of it shocked me and loved! Great experience & graphics. Well done!

macronoid says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:53am

This is awesome. The gameplay mechanics are a bit simple yet functinal. It's really relaxing and the aesthetics are amazing.

Great job!

pixelpotions says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 8:20pm

Very very awesome entry, the peace still consumes me!
The art and music really brings you away, its so so very nice and the gameplay is stunning!
Great work!

Marius says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 11:07am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! We're realizing a video with several winners of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

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