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Magic Shape

by LeoThurler - Jam Entry

English:

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.

Português:

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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Ratings

#499Fun(Jam)3.17
#527Graphics(Jam)3.36
#592Theme(Jam)3.29
#652Overall(Jam)3.12
#1160Coolness49%

Comments

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!
Valter

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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