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Magic Shape

by LeoThurler - Jam Entry


In this game you must help the Vrael magician to defeat the monsters. For this you must help him identify what form of magic that it should use against enemies.


Neste jogo você deve ajudar o mago Vrael à derrotar os monstros. Para isso você deve ajudar ele a idêntificar qual a forma da mágia que ele deve usar contra os inimigos.

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dwhiffing says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:46pm

It's pretty decent. Art and music are nice for a jam. The game play is a bit simple, and I would prefer keyboard controls over mouse.

Casey Jordan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:39am

The intense time pressure makes the decision points actually a challenge. Cool little game. :3

divegato says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:45am

Took me a bit to figure out what the controls meant, but it makes sense. I thought the symbol in the middle was implying a rock-paper-scissors thing.

MiniBobbo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:51am

I agree with the other posters that the controls felt awkward. Keyboard controls with a different key for each shape would have been a nice addition.

I think my high score was 290. The fast attack is clutch. I think that you attack too slow to make any headway without it.

Crimson713 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:58am

Nice entry. The graphics are friendly and the music relaxing. Maybe try to make more clear what spell to use on what enemies.

jdselsor says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:03am

I like the combat but I would have preferred keyboard controls. I think that this would make a fun mobal game.

LeoThurler says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:32am

Hello guys thanks for the feedback. The controls are kind of weird because we really think of it as a game for mobile devices, but really should be considered and put the option to control the keyboard, and More one time thanks for the feedback. : D

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:50am

Leo, muito bom o gráfico e a música! Dá uma grande sensação de tranquilidade! O controle pode ser mais dinâmico. Senti que tá meio travado. Talvez se vc melhorar a mobilidade do mago, e concentrar o poder. Exemplo, se vem um inimigo triangulo seguido de outro na mesma direção, vc poderia concentrar e atirar matando os dois com uma tacada só. Aí isso formaria um combo e vc ganharia mais pontos por cada inimigo morto dessa forma. Espero te-lo ajudado! Abraço!

caporaltito says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:44am

Nice graphic design!

Verz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:48am

I think it was very fun. I liked the idea. True, maybe keyboard controls would be better, but it worked decently :)

Asturk says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:37am

Nice job! The graphics of this game is very good, and its very fun too! I wonder if you want to move this game to mobile devices, since its uses mouse only!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:00pm

Nice, it's a cool game.....great job!

shapemorph says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:19pm

Muito legal Léo! Gostei da arte do jogo e da temática. Dá para desenrolar os níveis do jogo. Só senti falta de uma explicação dos controles e poderia habilitar para movimentar o mago pelo teclado tb. De resto show!

rafaoliveira says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:12pm

very nice, the music makes me remeber of Final Fantasy, which is a good thing ^^ . I wish I could change the direction with the arrow keys, but I see that you said that the game was thinked to be played on a mobile device, so I guess it's ok :p #PDJAcademy

joaomosmann says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:57pm

As others said. I would prefer a keyboard control instead of the mouse one. Also, the game is a little bit too hard. The number of hits necessary to kill a monster isn't clear, and it seems that when I switch the direction the projectiles disappear or don't cause damage.

MatMortatti says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:32am

Hey, nice entry!

The music was fitting, the art was nice and the mechanics have potential, "One Finger Death Punch"-style.

Oh... I couldn't really last long, and I do believe, as above mentioned, letting the player use the keyboard would be a great improvement since this is all about reflexes.

Aliás, salve do Brasil! Tamo junto :)

Arvydas says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:59am

Decent game to play. I wish the shape change was done by pressing a key rather than clicking. The reading was a bit off for me as well...when I tried choosing square, I got circle :/ other than that, everything else worked fine.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 4:58pm

its fun to melt this concept with form/color switch but.. i didnt manage to switch... :(

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