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

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Shape Surfer

by haveric - Compo Entry

Your goal is to survive as long as possible without colliding with shapes other than your own.

Once you consume enough of your shape, you can shift up to new shapes. (See Controls)

At any point, you can shift back down to shapes you were before. See the left panel for your current shapes.

Controls:
Arrow Layout:
Movement: Arrow Keys
Shift Up: A
Shift Down: Z
Reset: R

WASD Layout:
Movement: WASD
Shift Up: Up Arrow
Shift Down: Down Arrow
Reset: R

Xbox 360 Controller:
Movement: Left Stick
Shift Up: B
Shift Down: A
Reset: Start

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness67%
#256Theme3.68
#288Fun3.38
#370Overall3.32
#434Humor2.29
#481Innovation3.09
#490Mood2.90
#518Audio2.50
#609Graphics2.74

Comments

Yrasin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:00pm

Fun game! Litte hard to understand the game mechanics at first, but after some playthroughs it were easier. I like that you can choose difficulty! It adds to the replayability of the game :)

adrian09_01 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:02pm

Shapeshifting never was so fun!
Very good game, albeit lacking in audio department.

Seth_senpai says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:12pm

Nice mechanics, love the animation when shifting forms, could have done with some more animations for movement and some background music to set the mood of the game. Otherwise good effort!

Mossi says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:12pm

Very nice game :) Very fun and quite challenging

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:12pm

Fun game, good use of the shape shift theme.

Fumiko says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:14pm

Made a lot of fun to play and trying out the different difficulties.

Felladrin says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:45pm

Wow! Nice game! I'm surprised how fast it loads! Good take on the theme. Great mechanics and game menu. Congratulations for the compo!

argowen says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:56am

Awesome, smoothen the slide between lane and have some cool tunes in the background and I think you'll be on to a winner this was really fun.

CasualCat says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 1:35pm

Pretty unique game! And it was pulled off pretty well! I like the amount of options you had for difficulty, the game was good about progressing with shape shifting, and it was pretty fun!

Jwgk says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 4:17pm

Great game, love the shatter animation when you die!

OnlySlightly says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 10:31pm

Great job, I liked the mechanic you came up with, with unlocking different shapes, and how different shapes were worth different point values.

May 9, 2016 @ 11:17pm

This is one of my favorites so far. It's simple and its intuitive, and it makes good use of the theme. Some intense music would go really well with this. ;)

srakowski says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 12:46am

Good use of the theme. A bit difficult to get the mechanics down at first, but once you have them it is all good. Well done!

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