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

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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 ;)


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!

Keyboard arrows - Controls Patolo

Spacebar - Lift and place blocks

This game was made by to the LD35 with the theme Shapeshift. #LDJAM

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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 ? (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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