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

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Family Slime

by themadknights - Jam Entry

Help Mr. Slime!

His family is starving and they are running out of food. In order to save his family, Mr. Slime decide to visit a near village to steal some food.

It's a dangerous adventure but, lucky for him, he was born with a powerful ability: the shapeshift!

Controls:
- Arrows: move character
- Space: jump
- 1,2,3: transformations

Software and libraries used: phaserjs, webpack, piskelapp, asesprite, gimp, sfxr, Bosca Ceoil, vim, surge.sh

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness73%
#81Theme(Jam)4.03
#269Overall(Jam)3.54
#304Humor(Jam)2.96
#313Audio(Jam)3.31
#321Graphics(Jam)3.73
#369Mood(Jam)3.32
#392Innovation(Jam)3.24
#629Fun(Jam)3.00

Comments

Arvydas says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:32am

Visuals remind me of old gameboy :) I enjoy it!

ooku says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:28pm

cool style :)
nice level design
controlls could be a bit more fluent

Holtenice says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:00pm

I really appreciated the game boy style and puzzly action feeling :)

tentacode says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:20pm

Awesome retro graphics!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:27pm

Great music and style, nice game :D.

QuexD says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:13am

Loved the gameboy ascetic and backgrounds!

josefnpat says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:34am

Very nice style! The death animation for the character was a bit out of place though (subpixels?)

Still, solid entry and lots of fun!

Yumeito says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:48am

Nice Game :)

Larzan says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:19pm

Good idea, very well implemented. Like the 8bit style!

Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:02pm

Pretty interesting game play and graphics.

Vantaug says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:01pm

Nice and simple graphics and audio. Gameplay was pretty cool, the jump was a tiny bit too floaty though. The way your different forms eventually get discovered was actually a cool different kind of health bar, which made it very interesting

Alphish says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:15pm

I like the aesthetics, and the shapeshifting mechanics work well enough, too. I'd have much preferred if the game was aligned to the pixel-art. It looks really unnatural to me otherwise (especially in case of the jump), like some sort of resolution mixup for no apparent reason.

That aside, the game is rather solid adorable. I guess a part that annoyed me a bit were alone people, who didn't say anything about their preferences forcing me to do some trial-and-error.

jakass says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:19pm

Nice idea! Remind me the Nintendo DS, i don't know why. :o

marmpa says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:35am

The graphics remind of game boys ones and for some reason Pokemon's. Really like it.

ploerre says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:14pm

I love the idea of approaching hatred tendencies between similar genders/ages in this simple gameplay context.

DanEEStar says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 1:13pm

I liked the graphics and the music!

Mr.Chippy says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 1:24am

It was fun. The controls are a little annoying at times.

LoneStranger says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:46am

Nice throwback graphics.

drazil100 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 9:26pm

Kinda reminded me of gameboy

Zyow says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 11:22am

Nice audio and retro graphics! Well Done!

zondarg says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 10:26pm

I very much like the gameboy style graphics and music, nice take on the theme. Controls were slightly unresponsive though, otherwise a cute game :D

DeltaF1 says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:17pm

Really looks like an old gameboy game :) I like the mechanic, it's a bit tricky to master. As others have said, it's tricky to tell what an individual will want you to become.

May 1, 2016 @ 11:14pm

GB port coming soon? ;)

FengeR says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 7:46pm

A really nice game with a great level design. Loved the gameboy style visual.
Good job on this, I enjoy it!

themadknights says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 1:31am

Thank you all for the comments!!

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