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

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by Ekibyou - Compo Entry

Transcube is a puzzle game set in a cubey space world!

The cube you control has 2 modes, combat and speed. When you're in combat mode, you are not affected by gravity wells and you can shoot bullets. When you're in speed mode, you are fast and you can get a small boost every few seconds.

You need to combine the strengths of both modes to solve a set of 5 stages. Be warned, the last stage is notoriously difficult with only 10 minutes playtime, but I dare you to finish it!

In any case, good luck and thanks for playing!


Credit for the light shaft code to Robertcupisz:

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Dastina says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:50am

I like this game a lot. The setting is interesting, mood is great and the puzzles are difficult at first, but feel rewarding when you beat them. The mechanics can also definitely be used for further puzzles in the future! :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:28pm

A bit slow for me, but really nice game! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :)

WERT Studio says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:21pm

Neat graphics and very tight control well done

MintArcade says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:34am

Great game - like it.

Avon says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:12am

Cool game. Graphics are simple but very atmospheric and beautiful at times. Great sound effects. The puzzles get very hard towards the end.

The controls are smooth, but you could have used the same button to shapeshift back and forth. The two modes could also have been more different visually, in certain lights they were hard to distinguish.

Great job overall.

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