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

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by Micah Goodhue - Jam Entry

Dudeshifter is a arcade platformer where you have to shapeshift between different 'dudes' to overcome obstacles.

And beware the frog.


Micah Goodhue
Grady Butler IV

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

Beat it! Nice humor and design. Love that the bodies stay on screen and nice intervention from the frog.

Ryan Kline says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:53am

The game is awesome! I loved the dynamic between different dudes. The gameplay was one of the best I have played today. and even though the art was all very MSPainty, I really liked that you guys did it yourselves. This game has a lot of content, you should be proud!

Micah Goodhue says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:33am

Thanks! There's actually a few bugs and I apologize for that, we completely forgot about testing. I guess it just makes the game funnier, though. And yes--all the art was made with paint, haha.

aidanmarkham says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:21am

I liked this! I got stuck on a part where I couldn't continue without walking into a beehive. The character art was a bit weird, but functional. The platforming was fun!

DSSiege11 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 5:49pm

Really funny platformer! Even though the graphics were made with MSPaint, it was all really consistent which made it work :)

I didn't complete it but I might later cause I really want to know what's up with that frog!

brainstorm says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:07pm

Great game! My only complaint is the lack of help section. I tried a lot to figure out how to buy things.

Micah Goodhue says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:28pm

I will post a post-LD version soon, fixing the beehive and adding help.

There was initially a tutorial but due to the game idea changing practically entirely, it was removed and we didn't have time to make a new one.

To buy stuff, you click on the shop and if you have enough coins you can purchase one of the abilities in there. You can use the arrow keys to switch between abilities.

fafastudio says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:32pm

Nice game, humor is cool ^^

ajhc says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:56pm

Got to the endscreen - was pretty fun :) The art makes me smile. Had no idea how to interact with the shopkeepers for ages!

Good job on the solid platforming. I didn't see the frog though D:

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