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

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Literal Shifting

by RoboOggy - Compo Entry

Hey guys,
I made this little game. This is my first Ludum Dare, and I was just excited to get involved! I will be doing it again.
I used the following to make this game:
-3ds max
-Programming language (C#)
-Lack of Sleep!

Its a glitch, i saw it too. its when youre about to enter the lava, take it slow and you'll be able to jump :)

I hope you enjoy it.
It's not perfect, but I'm just proud that I made something from nothing :)


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siryakko says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:06am

Nice first attempt of making a game, some fun ideas here :)

Gemberkoekje says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:12pm

A general tip: In my experience, it's best to keep your normal day rhythm. Even if you pull out a few hours at night, you'll get them right back in your face at around 4 PM the next day!

Anyway, To your game. I had no idea what I was supposed to be doing, in fact at some point I rolled out of the field forwards, and it didn't even kill me, so now I'm falling in the void. I noticed I could roll around, but I couldn't figure out how to shapeshift or do anything other than dying either on one side or the other. I'm sure I'm missing something, but a general tip for next time: Add just that bit of text, even if it sits on a wall or something, with just the minimum of what the player needs.

kostasvs says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:18am

Same issue here, jumping rarely works, and quite a few times the ball rolled off behind the stage and fell into the infinity. I won't vote for now, I will wait in case you submit a fixed version.

P.S. Love the acapella music!

davidkanc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:28am

Wow man! it's hard! the music is funny but I'm not sure about where is the shapeshiting here... anyway congrats!

Remicy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:46am

I like the graphic and audio! Interesting game!

OveRMolo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:46am

Hahahah cool graphics!

OveRMolo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:54am

I made my personal version of Tetris theme a capella too hahaha

aemiliu5 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:54am

dafuq did i just play? :P
quite an amusing game, mate!

SuperIzzo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:56am

I would buy the OST.
Jumping doesn't work every time, but I get this game was never about the jumping, its meaning is much deeper than that. A serious take on liberty and a tribute to the freedom fighters with an unexpected twist. Great work.
I appreciate the humor, best of luck :)

taviandir says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:57am

It only wanted to jump sometimes when I tried SPACE :(
The music put a smile on my face! :D

Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:35am

I loved the audio hahaha

teamross says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:42am

Nice job for first attemp! Keep going! :D

Swynfel says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:39pm

I... What did I just play ?

This was unexpected !

Awkward feeling, but it was fun to play.

Two big bugs :
- You sometimes fall into the void for an infinite amount of time.
- The jump command works only sometimes.

So I made a script that spams the 'space' when you press 'c' (Here for those that have trouble jumping : It made playing the game a lot easier and more enjoyable.

Also, I wouldn't advise you to have a mouse-based "menu" when the rest of the game is keyboard.

Cool thing to have a "Cinematic" at the end. Also very funny graphics and especially the music made the game stand out.

Good job !

zoeinfp says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 2:35pm

Funny sounds and quiet nice game!

adam says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 9:11pm

I don't know what to make of this ... the soundtrack taunts me every time my ball falls off of the near or far side of the platform while I try to work out how to jump ... oddly mesmerising ...

Yazara says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 9:22pm

Perfect audio! :D I love it when people do that for Game Jams

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