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

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SkyShip

by Mikaza - Jam Entry

Shoot em up
With Unity

Press ctrl to shoot
Press Shift to transform
Arrows to move

Enjoy !

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness55%
#726Fun(Jam)2.89
#795Humor(Jam)1.42
#898Overall(Jam)2.86
#909Mood(Jam)2.55
#1079Theme(Jam)2.20
#1117Innovation(Jam)1.77

Comments

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:23am

I really liked the aesthetic and the music. The whole game felt very upbeat and happy. I thought the mechanics were a little lacking, though. I didn't really feel like I had the ability to do any kind of shape shifting as much as I had a temporary power-up that felt really lousy to run out of. I think this game would've been really cool if both ship forms had their own pros and cons, instead of one just being objectively better with limited use.

11Schotter says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:25am

nice little scroller. but i think there could be more shape shift - and damn, that music was LOUD!

psyxose says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:28am

Very good game.

fafastudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:08pm

Nice :) i enjoyed the graphics and the music, the mood is fine. We did a shooter too come try it ;)

SpareWizard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:28pm

Fun game! I think it would be better if player bullets moved faster. Also, if there is no disadvantage to holding down fire forever, would it not be better to remove the button and have the player auto-fire?

Lewwwer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:32pm

I can download the windows.exe file only. Without the Data folder I can't run the game :(

Marc F. says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:38pm

Nice, fun to play, but not much in the way of shapeshifting

virtual_void says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:39pm

Fun little game with nice mechanics. good graphics and nice music! Would've loved if the controls were a little more snappier

duskpn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:41pm

The windows version isn't working...

You have to zip both the .exe and the data folder together.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:44pm

My favorite part is the scrolling backgrounds and the ship designs. It would be better if the ship just auto fired since you hold down ctrl the whole time anyway and I agree with nick that the shapeshifting felt more like a power up. Also faster bullets for the player. over all pretty good game.

Mikaza says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:59pm

Thanks for comment, windows version is now available !

vethan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:50pm

It's an alright start, but it isn't anywhere near as innovative or balanced as it could be. Getting more shields are actually more detrimental to you since it makes you a bigger target. Not the best game I've seen, but there is potential if you spent longer on it! Good luck

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:02pm

Nice shooter, music was very loud. Would have preferred auto fire as I just ended up holding the fire button down anyway.

Raphael_ says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:06pm

The music is nice and the mechanics it has are pretty solid. But there is still a lot of romm for improvement

avocadojoe says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:26pm

nice, i had fun playing

Fabraz says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:04am

If you don't mind me asking, where's the theme in this exactly? Cheers!

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 11:12pm

Nice straight forward shooter. Graphics and audio really set a fun mood.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 10:07pm

the web version crash on my browser and i couldnt download the game, but the graphs look pretty fun :(

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