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

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Parallel Shift

by firedragon2225 - Compo Entry

This is my first Ludum Dare, I feel very tired and so don't expect much. :P

Parallel Shift is a game that allows you to solve basic level puzzles by shape shifting. There are collectibles and dangers along the way however, in the end it's pretty basic. Enjoy and feel free to criticize to your hearts content!

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jcmonkey says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:40am

Nice little puzzle game. it was fun.

namrog84 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:46am

nice puzzle/exploring. I also liked the art/graphic style :)

jollyserpent says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:46am

Fun puzzle game with a nice art style, but for some reason the sounds were very quiet for me. Is it a problem on my end?

ruchirbapat says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:05am

fun game, i liked the art style you have. the soundtrack was cool too
play and rate my game

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:11am

@jollyserpent no it likely was not a problem on your end. The sound were sort of haphazardly thrown in so I didn't really test the volume levels.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:18am

Reminded me a lot of old Atari/Activision games, nice!

However, while I liked the graphics themselves all the pulsing/flashing hurt my eyes a bit, so I didn't play it as long as I'd have liked to.

Nice little puzzles, though. Good work!

Flygamer101 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:36am

Nice job. Also, great for your first LD :D

EighthNote says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:02am

Nicely done! I liked the parallax background a lot, and the levels were well designed. The flashing bricks on the higher levels was a little headache-inducing, though.

Dooskington says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:04am

Cool little game. The flashing was a tad annoying, though.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:10am

Nice! The sounds were very quiet for me too though.

kleinzach says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:21am

I enjoyed it. A few notes, The pulsing tiles did get quite irritating after a while. When its something that you will see through the whole session, I would say it should be less "loud". Also, I feel if it were zoomed out more it would be better. As it is the puzzles are mostly finding out what to switch to, and then back tracking to do that. Good twist at the end to let you shift on your own.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:29am

Thank you for all the feedback! When I end up working on it later (after a few other projects) i'll definitely take all of these improvements into consideration. :)

distemp7 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:36am

Nice and simple puzzle game.

ruthiepee says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:26am

Fun game! I enjoyed figuring out the puzzles. You did an awesome job for your first Ludum Dare. :D The controls felt nice and the background parallax was really cool. My only complaint is the flashing foreground, haha, but I think you knew that already.

tomdeal says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:49pm

Interesting idea, unfortunately the sound was very quiet.

Freank says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:20am

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

aeveis says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 6:42am

The level design was very interesting, I didn't expect shortcuts and jumps. I was thinking it would be easier to hit a key to switch, but then the game gave me the ability so that was cool. The tiles/graphics were a bit disorienting though. good job!

hpearson2 says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 2:16am

FUN!, The large face is a bit big and the next pickup isn't spaced very far so sometimes ill have to re-run the line and make sure I stop once I get the power up. If I continue even slightly it picks up the small face.

Welcome to your first Ludum Dare. Your timelapse was fun to watch!

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