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

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Chub Town

by aamatniekss - Jam Entry

Was meant to join compo originally, but couldnt make it in time, and in the end didnt even manage to make everything I wanted for jam entry, too. But oh well, it's playable!

A game about building a town and pleasing gods. To win it's necessary to build the large statue to gods. But to do that, you will have to build a large town that can sustain itself, keep the gods happy, while stockpiling resources to build the large statue.
Please the gods by sacrificing unneeded resources to them using the small statue. Keep in mind, you do NOT want to get the gods angry. They will start shapeshifting your buildings into large chicken!

Use Left Mouse button to interact with things, and Right Mouse button to cancel.

ALT+ENTER to go fullscreen.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#23Fun(Jam)4.07
#55Overall(Jam)3.98
#60Mood(Jam)4.02
#66Graphics(Jam)4.37
#455Innovation(Jam)3.17
#980Theme(Jam)2.60
#1979Coolness24%

Comments

pavel_insight says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:24pm

Cute art style, well-polished game. Love it.

P.S. I recognize Latvian nickname. :) Greetings, I'm from Latvia, too.

dunin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:26pm

This is a wonderful game!
Graphics are cool, and the all this little workers is really fun.
Maybe it's not a big innovation but we don't see a lot of this type of game in LD.
Bravo.

Atmog says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:27pm

Very nice game !

I loved played it !

The only negative aspect is that in the end the god got angry quite easily

Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:34pm

Love the visual style, but the gameplay is a little bit too slow. The theme is also not very well implemented.

swamppenguins says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:45pm

Adorable to the max!

lightsoda says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:18pm

Quite enjoyable. Nice graphics and audio. The text could've been a little easier on the eyes though, my only problem.

TsFreddie says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:15pm

This would be so well if you make it in time for compo. Loved it.

kev9318 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:44am

loved the art and gameplay! just amazing game !

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:37am

cute little farming game - the gods get angry very fast

Cerberus says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:11am

Your game was really interesting, i loved the graphics and reminded me of simcity which i loved. the smoothness of the controls is cool, but its a little slow. overall its a awesome work! congrats!

Spud says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:49am

Gods got angry at me, I build statue to the gods, gods send down giant chicken to destroy my statue, I can't appease the gods.

Absolutely love the idea of this game, wish there was more to do in it though.

tanis says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:08pm

My god is way too angry and way too much! :)

Nicely polished, neat graphics, definitely enjoyed playing it.

Fonts could be better as they're damn hard to read.

gurkenlabs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:11am

Loved this entry very much :) Would be cool if you could snap back the camera to the town center

pixelpotions says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:07am

Awesome game Nauris! I enjoyed playing it, cute artstyle and fun gameplay.

Nesferjo says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:59pm

Cute game! Perfect graphics. Not sure where the shapeshifting is though. Anyway, I always like to play this kind of games in LD, and this is a good entry overall :)

Freank says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:21am

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

paquinn says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:48pm

One of the most finished games I've played, even if there were still things you wanted to add.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 8:53pm

really nice game but i ve problems with the scrolling :(

Ellian says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 6:36pm

Doesn't really feel in the theme, but man, this was cool!
Won the game, I really had fun playing it. The angry god bringing balance was nice and made the game just hard enough so you always had to keep an eye on him. Kudos!

RyanNielson says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:28am

Neat idea, even though I found that the gods get angry quite easily. They got so angry that they destroyed my statue. Great art and sound, even if the music got a bit repetitive. Nice work!

Tselmek says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 11:35am

Really fun little game, really polished and lovely pixelart. It felt weird that some of the GUI would go over the God Anger bar and in general I think there could be improvements with the camera, I don't know how a zoom would work. But I'm just nitpicking, the game is really good.

knason says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 6:47pm

This is really great, well done!

Benjamin says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 9:56pm

addictive. I understood how to sacrifice ressources on third try only. beforethat I was just building thestatue expecting it to auto-refill my god jauge. I think the game coudlbe more tactical if god ask for only 2 ressources and swap their needs when you fulfil them.

lkr says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 7:12pm

That was a lot of fun :)
It was hard at first, but once I figured out the sacrifice mechanic and stabilized my resources, reaching the needed resources for the large statue was easy enough.
Would love to see more made out of the game concept!

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