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

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The Flying Shape Smasher

by Squatch - Compo Entry

Hello! This is my first Ludum Dare. I attempted to attend the last one, but never finished in time. This LD was loads of fun; I can't wait for the next one.

The game I made is called The Flying Shape Smasher.
The only goal is to match your shape with the one you're flying into.
Up arrow - Cube
Down arrow - Sphere
Left arrow - Pyramid
Right arrow - Cylinder

It was a great learning experience. I will definitely be in the next one.

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Marc F. says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:10pm

I actually liked this entry quite a bit. It's simple, but the concept works. Fun to play, graphics are a bit simple but oh well. My only wish would be to have the square and sphere be different colors as well

SgtBursk says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:21pm

Glad you had fun! Neat little game you made. I liked that some of the shapes weren't color coded differently. Made it tricky, which was cool.

dvdfu says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:34pm

Nice job! Simple but you really get in the zone when playing medium or hard mode.

ployer says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:25am

once you get the no eye blinking down, it gets pretty intense lol, well done!

JJJANEE says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:50am

I really like this concept! It fits quite well with the theme. It was challenging, the rules were easy to grasp, and it was just fun to play! And the end speed record thing really makes me feel cool (lol)
I have a terribly long reaction time so this game was a bit hard for me.
One thing though, it might just be me, but I couldn't figure out how to go back to the main menu once I was in a certain level (I had to close the window and reopen).
Overall it was really good! :)

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:01am

This is fun! I like how speed increases with time. It gets tough and fun!

ChummyWinds says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:23am

Speeds past 15 are insane in a good way. I found myself holding my breath. Simple but great!

mahalis says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:23am

Nice! This is more challenging than it looks. The coloration thing SgtBursk mentioned was a good choice - it threw me off and made it much harder to get by on reflex. The particles were a nice touch too.

kvanderlaag says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:43pm

Surprisingly fun given how simple it is. I also wish the sphere and the cube were different colors, but otherwise it scales difficulty well, and is pretty clever.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 12:39am

this is a fun one

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