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

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Wall around the hole

by illuware - Jam Entry

There's a hole coming right at you! Quick, shapeshift so that you match it.

To do this, press any of the keys "qwertyuiopasdfghjkl" to modify your shape. The further you get in the game, the more keys you'll need simultaneously. If your keyboard is giving you trouble with N-key rollover, you can toggle sticky keys with spacebar.

Developed as a team with BlizzardFenrir and myself.

Used assets:

License: Attribution 3.0 | Recorded by Mark DiAngelo

Small Crowd Applause Sound
License: Attribution 3.0 | Recorded by Yannick Lemieux

Splash Rock In Lake
License: Public Domain | Recorded by Ploor

Banana Peel Slip Zip
License: Attribution 3.0 | Recorded by Mike Koenig

"Fun in a Bottle", "Pixelland"
Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Downloads and Links




Ildfuglen says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:44am

This was really fun! It was really damn difficult in the start, but I got used to it and realized why the difficulty had to be like that! The transitions in shapeshifting are soo damn satisfying, the crowd adds great mood to the game.

There is a bug where you don't run out of attempts, thought I'd let you know.

Really solid entry, thanks :D

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:58pm

Wow, never seen a game like that before :D It's hard, but fair, and I'm sure practice would help a lot. I love the morph animations on the character, especially when you start mashing buttons in a panicked frenzy :D Really well polished too, apart maybe from the HUD/font stuff which is a bit bland in comparison. Oh, and props for non-annoying sound effects!

scorched says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:54pm

Cool idea, would like to see it as a logic game, rather than memory one! Hate memorizing useless things

Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:07pm

Brilliant! The character is polished so nicely! Found the game to become very boring to just change shapes so needs some flavor but overall its really well done!

orukinawa says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 4:58pm

Kinda hard to remember so many keys but I liked the fact that all those transformations could stack

Mordokay says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 6:17pm

Very fun game. A bit hard at first (too many shapes to know :)) but after a while it came easier. The sticky mode is still hard for me to play. Overall Good Job!

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 7:13am

quiet fun game and nice graph

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