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

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Shift shaper

by Jukepoks1 - Compo Entry

This is a game about Shift-button.
Yeah, you just shape it and avoid deadly lasergates, which it can't pass through.
But it can fit any given hole it gets. It's your job to make it fit!
Aand there's bunch of action happening on foreground to distract you.
And that's not all, it get's bit harder the longer you play it.
I hope this doesn't sound too disturbing to you, so give it a try!
Please tell me how you made it! (your best highscore)

Also controls can be first bit tricky, but I think you can manage once you learn them.

If you have any trouble:
There's this darker shift-block to guide you how your shape is going to look
like before you change to it with Shift-key.
The trick is that you need to try to shapeshift just before the walls!

ARROW-KEYS or WASD to change shape
SHIFT to hold a shape (uses stamina)
ENTER to restart the level
ESC to go back to menu/exit game.(don't worry, your highscore stays there as long as you have the application/web-page open)

All sounds are made with microphone and using Audacity.
3Dmodels with Blender3D and simple shapes in Unity3D.
Unity3D used for making the game using C# in Visual Studio.
That's about it.

Tell me what did you like or not? ;)

PS: you can follow me on twitter: @Jukepoks1
also for sending links to your gameplay & give feedback!


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Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:46am

Awesome! The understated "Doof." when bumping the radar dishes out of the way made me smile quite a bit. :)

sol_hsa says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:47am

Can you make a webgl export?

Willsr71 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:36am

The sound effects were actually quite funny along with with title graphic and just the idea in general. Nice job.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:50pm

Neat game! I included it in my video compliation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :)

Kifuga says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:17pm

Thats great! It took some time to use shift after transforming... but then it went quite well :)

Khaldrin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:23pm

Nice idea and I really liked the rest that was going on on screen. Oh and the sound effects were simply great :D. The "blim"-sound was perfect... :)

Reallysketchy says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:38pm

The sound effects are really funny and it's a really great idea. Great job!

xclementx says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:42pm

5/5 for the sound ahah !

Kiwiboi says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:12pm

Funny entry! Nice idea, like the gameshows, and funny audio haha

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:35am

high score is 90. fun stuff, man.

M2tias says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:51pm

Best part about this game is the title screen. But everything else is awesome as well. The controls felt really bad at first, but when I kept trying they started to feel fairly good. It's a really tough, but in a good way. Great job!

MintArcade says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:54am

Controls are "not confusing at all". Great game - like it very much!

Multiplexor says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:35pm

Nice game! It took me a bit to understand how it worked! But i finally understood! :)

Nice implementation of a neat idea! Keep up the good work! :D

Louspirit says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:45pm

There is a little of the Death Star from Star Wars isn't it? A pleasant game anyway.

virgate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Lots of humor with this game from the sounds to the "Wasted!"

draq22 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:51pm

Great game!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:09am

The sound effects are really funny and it's a really great concept. It could be interesting on mobile device. Well done ++

Przekop says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 11:43pm

Hilarious. C:

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