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

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by Arnage - Compo Entry

Wayang is Javanase for shadow and is the name of the classic Indonesian puppet theater which formed the inspiration for this game.

In the game you shift shapes to shift them and their shadows into shape.

Note that it is meant to be played on an android phone. It is a reasonably heavy 3D game, so it requires a sort of decent phone. It was developed on a HTC One M8 (which contains a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801) and hits 60 fps on that device, so if your phone is stronger than you should have no issues. Anything older/slower is not guaranteed to work.

Update 1.0.1: (18-4-16)
- Minor update to remove all permissions from APK, so you can run it worry free

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thnewlands says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:25am

Why does this look for my phone identity / accounts?

thnewlands says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:27am

* have those in permissions

Arnage says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:26am

Hmm, probably some default Unreal Engine reason. I'm not doing anything with it. I'll have a look if I can remove that, thanks for the heads-up thnewlands!

Arnage says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:42am

All permissions are now removed, hooray for clean self-contained APKs. And thanks again for the heads-up!

pixel_maniacs says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:30am

I love this one, and the fact you porte it on a mobile device is nice. Kudos!

PelvicThruust says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:35am

Looks beautiful. Idea ist cool.
Frustrating that the shapes collide with each other, so the destroy your already positioned parts.
Nicely polished game.

Pierre says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:43am

Great game, and good idea !
Sometimes, the game doesn't valid the shape while it's good.
But it's a great game, and good idea to make on android :)

Wevel says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:06pm

College puzzle game, could do with some more levels

kev9318 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:08pm

cool game ! and nice port

fakeyou says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:09pm

I'm not able to play it (no android phone) but the screenshots look interesting. Would it be possible to upload a video of the gameplay?

OveRMolo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:07pm

It's interesting. Some puzzles are really tricky. Nice art.

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:56pm

Super cool phone game. I loved the graphics but it got really hard when there were more than three blocks

tompudding says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:53pm

Brilliant idea, and very impressive execution. The lighting and mood fits perfectly. It gets tricky fast though!

bobismijnnaam says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:32pm

Very pretty game! The animations are smooth and, while subtle, the sounds are very nice. I have a nexus 5 and I did experience that the screen was maybe somewhat cramped during some puzzles.

NPC23 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:29pm

That was really cool, the only issue I had was the last level got a little finicky. Because there was no way to stick the pieces together I spent a while after knowing I'd solved it trying to get the game to agree with me on that topic, but outside that it was really fun. I hope to see some more with this you did a great job.

Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:38am

Quiet fascinating puzzle game. make it large and launch on play store ;)

MementoGames says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:59pm

Awesome entry! Beautiful art.
It annoyed me that the parts collide with each other.

Echo Team says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 5:56am

Your game was hard too :P

Freank says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:51am

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

Apr 29, 2016 @ 8:44pm

Very cool. I like the design of the last level, but I got a bit frustrated because I has to fiddle around with the pieces for a while after I had solved it before it recognized the solution.

Apr 30, 2016 @ 2:04am

Excelente idea. I really enjoyed your game. Sadly, it's too short. I hope you can keep working on this. Last level was a bit hard to make.

ALobker says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 11:32pm

I would have liked a bit more snapping, but overall, awesome game!

thebrainfuse says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 7:23am

Tested on a Nexus 5X. Good puzzles, but i wish it was more snappy, so that once you got the right pieces together, they would become one.

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