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

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Stakkers

by Slord6 - Jam Entry

Get ready to stack! Move, stack and shape-shift your blocks to get them through the wall!

Controls:
-Left Click (and hold) : Move the block (release to drop)
-Right Click : Shape-shift block
-Space : Start wall moving early (More points!)
-M : Toggle music mute



Team: Sam Lord, Jamie Cox, Alix Humphries and Greg Botham

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#228Audio(Jam)3.47
#423Fun(Jam)3.27
#479Innovation(Jam)3.13
#502Graphics(Jam)3.40
#558Theme(Jam)3.33
#584Overall(Jam)3.20
#2061Coolness20%

Comments

brainybeard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:21am

Really fun game, great to see what you guys achieved in only 48 hours, it looks polished and professional! Great gameplay although I did encounter a bug where the level didn't end after the wall had come forwards. No idea what went wrong! Nice work guys

jk5000 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:41am

The idea, music and graphics is great. But game is a bit buggy.

Reallysketchy says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:40pm

Very good, polished game. I really like the music and graphics. It's a little hard to see the hole shapes in the wall because it's so far away, but I found that if you just stick to the cube, you'll usually be fine.

The Vall says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:55am

Web version doesn't work. Windows version worked. Graphics/audio were enjoyable. I had an issue when attempting to stack blocks where the block would fall off and it wasn't possible to stack it again. I don't know if that was intended or not. Overall solid entry, well done.

The Vall says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:57am

I should add that the web version doesn't work specifically in chrome but it seems to be fine in firefox.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Very well made game! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :) https://youtu.be/PdAuylbesI0

MintArcade says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:23am

Cool game. Nice theme implementation ("little bit" slower than mine :D )

Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:19am

It definitely needs to be polished for a start; there were a lot of bugs and the placement felt a little off/dodgy, as well as the bouncing of the shapes. Past that though it looks quite good and feel very similar to old game layouts like 'Tetris Worlds' and the sort. Very nice. Perhaps add a splash of colour to the blocks?

Played on stream from 21:30: http://www.hitbox.tv/video/991443

LeftRight92 says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 2:40pm

You should put your web version up on a proper host, rather than just offering a download zip.

imepp says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:54pm

Nice job. Web version to download is not the right way to do this xD Could just use Dropbox and get the public url, works fine.
About the game, you should use only cubes. Many times the shapes collided strangely and dropped one behind the other.

LeoM says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 6:04pm

A lot of small bugs that could be easily removed to make a very pleasant game.

frogcheese says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 6:21pm

Really cool idea! I don't know if the win/lose logic worked correctly, seeing as how the game said I won a lot of the times when some of the shapes got swept away by the wall. Most of the time I could also use any shape to get through, so I didn't get much use out of the switching mechanic.

Still, a competent puzzle game with a nice tune to it. Oh, and a pretty clever start screen. :)

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