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

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Stranded on Planet Shiftos

by Thirsty - Jam Entry

The power core fell right out of Gus and into a hole on Planet Shiftos. Is Tycho the bitman for the job? Find out on this episode of Bitmen!

Collect power ups before venturing into a pit to find the boss and retrieve the power core.

WASD – Move
Mouse – Aim and Shoot

Making of video

Downloads and Links




Dreschler says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:21am

I enjoyed :D

adamprack says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:56am

It wasn't immediately clear to go through the things on the side instead of going straight in for the boss, but it was a neat game. Nothing like I was expecting from the intro, but neat anyways! It was rather difficult--I died a lot, but that's alright.

broknecho says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:55am

Pretty neat how you could actually fight the boss right away even if you weren't strong enough. Although super hard :)

I agree that it wasn't super clear that you should go find all your items in the random levels first but that can just be some UI stuff.

Good Job! Was fun!

Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:50pm

I nearly stopped playing before I realised there was a whole level, thought it was just a really tough boss fight! It's good you can choose when to fight the boss though. I liked your main guy and his space camper van too

AngerFork says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:55am

Super fun! Was totally reminded of Enter the Gungeon!

Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:29pm

I liked the fact you had the freedom to fight the boss whenever you wanted!

jcsirron says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:51pm

This is a competent twin stick shooter. I've never been any good at them, but the idea of having the enemies shape shifting from the flora/fauna is very fun!

charstar56 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 11:47pm

nice! i liked it!

Fantasieleben says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 10:57pm

Very cool shape shifting animation of the boss.

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