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

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Escape from Shapeshift Dungeon

by edelmaneric - Compo Entry

Use WASD to move the player. Left click on an object to turn the player into that object, right click on an object to turn that object into the player. Find keys to unlock doors and Escape from Shapeshift Dungeon!

NOTE: Currently you cannot play the games created in the editor :(

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JJJANEE says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:12am

Great little puzzle solving game! I love how you have to think about what to do on the move... a bit challenging, but a lot of fun. It would be nice if there was a HP bar or a couple more lives so that the game is a little easier to play... I have terribly long reaction times and die really fast lol.
The rules were easy to grasp, and the concept fits the theme really well! :) Great work!

B0pt1K says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:45pm

This game was really fun to play. Quite relaxing puzzle game, initially I wasn't quite sure how to get past the enemies, but over time I got used to it, and found it very enjoyable.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:18pm

I was positively surprised to see a game jam entry shipped with an editor right away :)
For unskilled people like me it might be a bit too difficult to play.
I especially like how you apply the theme in both aspects, shifting yourself and shifting other objects.

Well done :)

EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:53pm

Puzzle game with a little bit of everything to make a good game :)

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:20am

What an interesting mechanic! If you pulled the camera back a bit, it might help the player better understand their surroundings, and therefore heighten their strategic options. Really cool and unique, nice work!

JNI says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:23pm

It's a good game. The idea of this puzzle game is good, but I don't like those graphics. Anyway good work!

Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:37am

Pretty interesting puzzle game. Movement was a little confusing because if i shift into an item i cant move but then if I shift something into me then I can move again (as the item). Also 10/10 on the plant/chair graphics.

NIGIC says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:43pm

Small bug, when the timer runs out on your power only the last thing transformed gets its original sprite back. Behaviour seems to reset correctly though.

Short and sweet. Interesting concept. Pretty fun game. Good job!

nintendoeats says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:05pm

I get the idea, use shapeshifting to confuse the enemies, but it didn't really work. Being spotted was never a big deal, I could run right passed everybody up until the very last bit where I just turned one plant into me and everybody clumped together. There is a reason that most stealth games have distraction and hiding as secondary tools. Actually, what I really wanted to do was turn myself into a crate and then transform a guard into that crate.

The AI appears quite solid for a compo game and I like the music. I would recommend finding a way to stop the music from restarting at the beginning of each level as I found that rather jarring.

knason says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 6:08pm

Super interesting idea, I really liked it, it was a bit challenging,and I often died really quick, but overall good job!

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