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

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Chambershift

by timeshapers - Compo Entry

There is no clear path to victory, luckily, you can create one.

Shift your environment to clear a path to the portals, touch them to destroy them.
Careful though, you have no weapon, and must avoid those creatures coming out of them.

Controls:
AD to walk, arrow keys to chambershift.

Oh, and please throw all feedback at me, negative as well!
I can't improve if I don't know what I did wrong.
And I'll play the game of anyone that left feedback.

www.timeshapers.com

https://timeshapers.itch.io/chambershift

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness58%
#56Innovation3.97
#125Theme3.89
#141Mood3.48
#146Overall3.67
#204Fun3.50
#218Graphics3.59
#244Audio3.19

Comments

Steven Miller says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:54am

Great game, I love the art and the mechanics are clever and well executed.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:54am

Nicely done! Really creative idea. Some instructions would be nice to explain that enemies are spawning from the portals; I learned that the hard way. Not a ton of replay value but I like the different color schemes.

rosden shadow says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:56am

Nice game! Good work!

flummox3d says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:10am

Great mechanics, though the movement of the player feels a bit odd for some reason. Plus points for being able to change the color scheme :) Great job!

shohs says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:46am

I really like the concept, and the art seemed to fit pretty well. I actually didn't realize you could walk the first time I played though

Tater_hater says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:18am

Nice one! loved the art style and the sounds

virgate says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:18am

Really nice use of wrapping! Haven't seen it used like that. Could use some explaining of the instructions, but other than that, it's a solid game!

snowyowl says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:34pm

Great idea, simple but effective graphics, soothing quiet music, and it's fun and tactical. What's not to love? Very well done!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:53am

great game - everything worked so well - needs a little more polish and it would be awesome - nice job

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:44pm

Ha, I won and only then realized that I can not only shift blocks, but also move my character. Nice game!

jollyserpent says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:49pm

Interesting mechanic, takes some time to get used to, but at some point it just clicks. Also loved the inclusion of different color palettes. :)

Fartenko says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:51pm

I enjoyed it a lot! Very challenging. Mechanics is nice and somewhat unique. Overall, Awesome game!

ggabor says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:49am

Great game, by default it was a bit hard :) took 3 attempts to get my first victory

Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:58pm

I liked the idea and simple art style, too I was stuck in walls so much, but otherwise it was a nice entry :)

torcado says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:51pm

interesting idea. i liked the art, the sounds were a little jarring though. and its also a little unfair having enemies spawn from the things you're trying to collect

SemiColon says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:44pm

Cool game! The movement felt a bit off sometimes, but not unplayable. Ingame instructions could be useful, but a tutorial is obviously not needed for such a simple concept.

Letting enemies spawn from portals is a bit unfair - maybe it could be strategic if the portals show a timer so you at least know when you can and cannot grab it safely.

nyaki says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:48am

Really great and original idea!
I would add some more gameplay elements to make it more interesting and to give more options to be able to solve the puzzles.

CaptainPilot says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:04am

Really great little game. The enemies were a little more annoying than I would have liked. Perhaps have more static hazards as lot of the fun is simply warping the area itself!

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:41pm

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

Fabraz says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:25am

Now THIS feels retro. Clever, clever.

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