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

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DeadBeats

by ployer - Jam Entry

Battle in an arena against your enemies

Capture altars to gain an advantage over your opponents

The one who holds the most altars over time will be named the victor!

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It's our first jam with Unreal and we ran out of time, so we don't have shape shift D: ... and the game is gonna feel rough around the edges ;)

For this game jam we didn't do the main character and the animations, but we did build all the anim graphs and altered the materials.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness73%
#150Graphics(Jam)4.08
#372Audio(Jam)3.19
#616Humor(Jam)2.29
#641Mood(Jam)2.97
#794Overall(Jam)2.97
#814Fun(Jam)2.78
#911Innovation(Jam)2.56

Comments

AAGH Games says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:32pm

not to bad in graphics and needs a bit of work but not a bad entry

Ogniok says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:16pm

I would love to see it in multiplayer mode

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:35pm

A good game. I see the potential, also it would be way better to aim with the mouse

Saladon says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:40pm

Great game. Needs a little work with gameplay, but the graphics and music were good. Good job

psychomonster says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:14pm

Nice gfx and sound. Gameplay is okay for me... Great Job!

Arvydas says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:53am

Great visuals. Needs a bit more to the game, but fun overall to play.

GrimGary says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:14am

Had you a little more time to suss it out, could be a great game. I spent much of my time fighting the controls since I didn't have a game pad on hand. I wasn't really sure of what was going on at any moment other than see it and fire! It does have some good potential =)

FatKarate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:21am

I could see this as a party game with multiplayer for sure

mzhovnach says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:01pm

Nice graphics and realization, but where is shapeshifting?

Gollunk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:12pm

Good potential, good graphics !

Gollunk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:14pm

Goog potential, good graphics !

tentacode says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:25pm

Nice graphics! Cool to see a unreal engine game too :)

Pestel Crew says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:34pm

Really good graphics and nice effects. Like the transition from the menu. Good job =)

mkghoster says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:28pm

Nice graphics, I liked the part with the pillars the most! :)
Controls are a bit clumsy on keyboard, mouse would be better.

TiByte says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:22pm

The game is working, but like you said, it's not finished yet. There are many things to do :)

pixelpotions says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:36pm

Looks and sounds fantastic and this would be a very good multiplayer game. Wish you could've gotten the theme in but still a solid entry!

Gametery says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:57pm

Graphics and effects are great. Too bad that you guys ran out of time to implement the shapeshifting part, nevertheless keep up the good work!

csanyk says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 4:16am

I liked the camera work at the beginning of the game, and the instructions and credits integrated into the level. The game itself seemed to have potential, but I think the vantage point was not ideal for being able to tell what I was doing. I felt like I wanted to be closer to the action and see up close what I was fighting. Also, the attack is very slow, which makes it clumsy. Very polished for a weekend's worth of work! I too would like to see this as a multi-player game.

CrazY says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 2:13pm

Pretty graphics but I don't like the controls

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