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

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by zzapp - Jam Entry

Dronewatch; Pilot a drone over the city and clear it out of shape shifters.

Use left click to move,
Use W,S,A,D to move the camera around,
Use 1 to cast a napalm like attack,
Use 2 to cast a missile,
Use 3 to scan civilians to see if they are shape shifters.
Use left click again to confirm your attacks, or right click to cancel.

Try to stop the Shapeshifters from killing too many civilians while killing them all yourself.
You win when you KILL all the Shapeshifter.

Made by my Brother and I.

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Crosstales says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:07am

This was a cool game to play.
Nice entry!

agrdev says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:12am

Nice game! Liked the city and variety of drone skills.

Strike says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:14am

Good concept. Maybe it would have been easier to play if the camera was locked on the drone, but that's something really minor.

The Vall says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:41am

Fun game to play. I liked the different drone capabilities. I agree that the camera should move with the drone.

adsilcott says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:29am

Good job with the graphics. I like the concept. I think I would have liked it more if the camera had followed the drone rather than me having to control it, but otherwise good.

antarka says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:05am

Physics is cool. But i think you are not in the theme of the ludum... Controls are not very cool for European people (Azerty / Qwerty)

siryakko says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:05am

A part from the camera system the reste is quite fun and reminds me some old time playing Gpolice and Desert Strike. Thanks

mitkus says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:37pm

This could have been a cool game to play if just a few major issues were fixed. Camera should follow the drone, or just center on it - that would improve a lot. Also, there seems to be no penalty for killing civilians yourself.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:18pm

It's a decent game, I liked the cube effects of the missiles, fit the theme with the aliens, it was not very fun to play though.

Fumiko says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:24pm

Liked the low poly town and basic idea of the game

redcubegames says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:34pm

Nice game, but lacks polish. UI needs work, camera is awkward. With work could be a great game!

blockdroppers says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:58am

Pretty neat game. I enjoyed the city graphics too. The controls were a bit hard to get used to at first

PowerSpark says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:41am

Not bad, I enjoyed figuring out good strategies!

OrangePop says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:09am

There's definitely something worth building here. Would've liked the option to have the camera follow the drone. It got tiring having to follow it with wasd.

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:10am

Nice take on the theme. Graphics and audio are great.

Yumeito says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:27am

Fun Game :)

aviktorov says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:06am

I'd play full version of this game. Good job, continue to develop it!

WERT Studio says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:28pm

Would love to play it looks cool but i is kind of bugy at my web player.

TLansdale says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:14pm

City looks really nice, good job!

djfariel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:55am

Out of 60+ entries I've rated, this was the first one where the Unity Web Player was the only play option. Had to download Firefox just to try this out. Maybe offer a download option next time :)
Nice entry though. This was actually one of the better ones I've rated. As others have said, I'd be interested to see where this went if development continued.

Freank says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:23pm

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

Spiria says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:18pm

Nice creative entry entry. I liked the camera height and perspective. You should definitely lock it to the drone though. The shapeshifters and the air strikes look nice.

Fabraz says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 3:28am

Not sure how much it pushes the shapeshifting theme but I dug the simplified visuals of the town. Got a good sense of scale to it, even if the drone is technically huge. :)

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:04am

pretty fun but same than the other about the camera

Fantasieleben says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 6:46pm

Cool game, fun to play and nice use of cubes/overlay.

johnasebok says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 3:50am

The varied attacks were a nice touch. The streets, city and people had a 'minecraft noir' feel, where things were designed to be low poly but the coloring gave a night time vibe to the game.

If I were to give one suggestion that is not mentioned here would be to add a few more details to the UI like humans remaining or your current shape shifter kill count.

Solid entry over all :)

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