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

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Shape Game Without Great Name

by matiz982 - Compo Entry

"Shape game without great name" is my second LD's game. I really like shoot'em ups / sidescrollers. Start: Saturday circa 14 GMT+1 Finish: Sunday 19 GMT+1.

Your destiny is survive in endless space.
Triangles destroy triangles
Circles destroy circles
Rectangles destroy rectangles

Change shape
Q - triangle
W - circle
E - rectangle
You move using mouse :)

Game Maker: Studio
BFXR - sfx
PISKEL - graphic
Bosca Ceoil


Downloads and Links




Kuality Games says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:13pm

Interesting implementation of the theme, the game is fun, but the audio is a bit annoying. Keep it up!

ZeroFaction says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:38pm

That music though! I am a fan of the old-school sound FX. Great job. I loved the triple shot ability. Awesome!

mikeware says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:43am

Wish the audio loop wasn't so short. It was also frustrating that the bullets destroyed each other, lots of times it felt like I was hitting an enemy but not destroying it (but it was probably that it just fired its own bullet).

A little bit more progression in terms of patterns and fixing the above I think would have made a big difference!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:14pm

Loved the graphics style, but it got quite repetitive. More powerups and content (of course hard in limited time) would have made it better. Good work though!

knason says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:15pm

Fun, but hard, I liked the music. Good job on your entry! :)

Pickens Inc. says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:15pm

I really like the star parallax in the background.
I'm not such a fan of the slightly discordant music, sorry, haha.

Hempuli says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:32pm

The link leads to 404! :(

matiz982 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:28pm

@Hempuli Link should works normal :)

gurkenlabs says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:22pm

The music was quite annoying and disharmonic, but the game itself was fun!

in3orn says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 2:14pm

Well done! The only irritating thing is that I cannot see my score after death.

aeveis says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 6:18am

nice idea! would have liked to see more progression in the gameplay, maybe layered shapes (have to kill first shape before second shape), or more shapes?

notime4games says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 10:54am

Hard! Would've preferred if q,w,e actually shot different shapes instead of just changing the auto-firing weapon :)
Good adaption to the theme though
And yeah music volume way too loud

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

Nice Game:)

davor10105 says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 8:37pm

nice stuff man, loved it!

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