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

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by JefePapaya - Jam Entry

A new gameplay experience with kings, castles, rocks, humor and bugs.

- Shift (displace) the Castle of the opponent out of the game's border
- Kick rocks to destroy your enemy

- Single Player: Play against the AI (Artificial Ignorance)
- Multiplayer(recommended): Play against a friend in the same keyboard

- P1: WASD to move, SPACE grab rock, SHIFT shape rock
- P2: ARROW KEYS to move, NUMPAD1 to grab rock, NUMPAD2 to shape rock

Check out the tutorial.

*For the best game experience, download your respective platform binary*


Thanks for playing!

Downloads and Links




concalf says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:14am

Grab a stone, never let go of it, block the enemy shot, kill him, run for the castle - easy win :D

Daukan says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:55am

It was a cool design. Could be a nice concept for an iOS-game perhaps.

Krammetje says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:11pm

The game is simplistic and pretty fun for some time. However I personally do think shapeshift could've been added better.
Besides that, the game looks pretty solid and fun to play.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:25pm

Very cute game. AI is pretty dumb and ended up killing itself that one time it did win, but at least you made what looks like it was probably meant to be a two player game singleplayer for LD!

Big Cow says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:53pm

Really well-executed. Novel and fun gameplay, with surprisingly decent enemy AI, and really nice artistic and humorous touches.

LostViking says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:10pm

I really liked the pixel art style but the gameplay was not my cup of tea.

williambsm says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:25pm

THis game is real fun I had a great time with my son. lol

JefePapaya says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:54pm

I'm glad you did. That's how it's meant to be played :D

randomhuman says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:22pm

Nice graphics. I especially like the damage progression! However, I feel like the gameplay is missing some recourse if the enemy gets past you (you're castle is likely to be gone before you can react), and I don't really understand where shapeshifting the rocks comes in...

I won a couple of times, once because the AI got confused and drove a rock into his castle, and once by following concalf's advice!

Freank says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:25am

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

JefePapaya says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:39am

Thanks Freank ;)

Stechas says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:24am

Nice entry, a little bit straightforward since there is almost no challenge in single player mode if you can block enemy. No many LD participants tend to make tutorials, you did, thank you for it :)

bob5602 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:57pm

Looks pretty solid. Nice gameplay, and I appreciate the tutorial. Solid.

Cuttlefish says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:56am

Solid like a rock! So hard... but what a rewarding victory!

Rock Eaters says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:48pm

nice graph fun idea,

SantiHisteria says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:15pm

I like the idea but uff... the controls are a bit confused. Anyway good entry!

JefePapaya says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 1:40am

I agree. There's a lot to improve in the controls u_u

Yakka says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 11:46am

I'm not good enough to beat the AI but it's cool to have a 1player mode! :D Well done.

mkghoster says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 5:08pm

Hehehe! :D nice

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