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

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QUACKTRIS

by ronniepedra - Jam Entry

Quacktris is a game where you play as a cute worker duck named Marcelo Menezes A.K.A Patolo, who has the job of assembling block pieces to a well known game ;)

FULLSCREEN IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Instructions
You have to assemble the designed piece at the given time to keep your score high and so as your health! Work harder, play harder!

Controls
Keyboard arrows - Controls Patolo

Spacebar - Lift and place blocks


This game was made by to the LD35 with the theme Shapeshift. #LDJAM
@AndreYin
@Douglas_Feer
@RonniePedra

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness52%
#53Graphics(Jam)4.41
#55Audio(Jam)3.97
#113Fun(Jam)3.72
#115Overall(Jam)3.79
#190Mood(Jam)3.62
#304Humor(Jam)2.96
#455Innovation(Jam)3.17
#933Theme(Jam)2.69

Comments

CyberAmbient says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:40am

Amazing! I love the soundtrack and the graphics, great work team!

CalmKai says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:42am

Good game!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:42am

Very solid graphics and smooth gameplay. Excellent execution of a simple idea.

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:42am

This is so well done and polished, well done!

Played until level 2, and perhaps i found a bug, purple blocks seemed impossible to lift :C

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:44am

this is a pretty good game. gets really repetitive after a while, but over all a good game.

torcado says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:45am

i looove the pixel art! really nice. the gameplay is a bit lacking, however.

kleinzach says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:46am

Very nice entry! I felt that placing the blocks felt a little awkward at times, maybe some sort of indicator would be helpful. I ended up playing quite a bit of that!

Ithildin says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:47am

Graphics and music are super cute <3. Gameplay is interesting and feels mostly polished (I had a couple of issues dropping blocks and landing further away), but I felt that progression was a bit slow.

Great job!

RttStudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:47am

Nice simple game. Graphics are really cute. And the game is really entertaining.

Chaserbrown says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:48am

Overall, this was a great game! I loved the gameplay, art, music, and everything about this! Incredible job!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:49am

I liked the music and the visuals. For some reason the text on Time, Level and Score were not showing up. And unfortunately for me, as a colorblind, I had trouble finding the correct block most of the time. Overall it was a cute and fun little game! I hate it when they run away though. Haha. :)

BrianSChung says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:49am

Great job! Orange and pink are a little close for me to tell apart sometimes, but the game is executed very well!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:03am

That was fantastically fun but it could use a little more difficulty ramp I think.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:58am

Lovely little game, the graphics and animations look awesome!

yuigoto says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:17am

Great concept!

The graphics are cute, both the sprites and the title card for the game are really well done and set the mood right away with just a single look.

Nice take on the Tetris theme for the soundtrack, it completes the mood in a pretty nice way, the sound fx are also nicely handled and balanced within the game.

Controls are pretty much solid and responsive, and gameplay is pretty smooth, though sometimes I had (very few) issues placing/lifting blocks.

One point I think that would improve the game and, also, make it a bit more accessible is a colorblind mode or colorblind-friendly sprites. I'm not fully colorblind, but I have some issues with color and sometimes light green and yellow tones, for example, become a bit hard to distinguish.

Overall, brilliant idea! :) Cheers!

lawendt says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:15pm

Muito bom!
Liked it~

Mnemusyne says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:02pm

Beautiful and great audio.

ivandataverna says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:38pm

Musica e Game ótimos, não esperava pelas pedrinhas fugirem!

oxysoft says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:09am

Kind of repetitive but the graphics are pretty cute!

rahulparihar says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:55am

Nice little game. Loved the music and pixel art. :)

fenwick says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:21am

Wow, the presentation on this game was A+. Loved the music and graphics. Very nice game in general. I encountered a weird bug where I sometimes couldn't lift blocks. Also the way setting down blocks worked didn't always seem consistent.

Freank says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:47pm

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

iossif says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:27pm

very nice entry!

one minor issue: for me it would have been easier if the blocks are place relative to the block i carry and not relative to the player who often is "one block off".

Apr 30, 2016 @ 4:33pm

Fantastic graphics and music, really like the cute art style. A fun entry.

medidog says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 5:35am

A game with really cute graphics and audio. Also loved how it really works well with the controls. The only feedback that I can give is to make the drop to the floor that we are on, instead of in front of the duck. I would love to play it more! :)

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