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

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Shifting Worlds

by ichbinkeinreh - Jam Entry

Supported Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge

Controls: Arrow Keys to move around and space to jump

Shifting Worlds is a 2D platformer game about a creature that is trapped between two worlds.
Its our first time Ludum Dare.

Tools we have used: phaser engine (http://phaser.io/), Notepad++ (https://notepad-plus-plus.org/), Pickle (http://www.pickleeditor.com/), BeepBox (http://www.beepbox.co/).

Tags: HTML5, Web, Canvas, WebGL

Hope you have fun with our game

Regards
Frederik, Patrick, and Thomas

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness86%
#141Innovation(Jam)3.68
#167Fun(Jam)3.59
#261Theme(Jam)3.70
#364Overall(Jam)3.42
#506Audio(Jam)2.92
#519Mood(Jam)3.13
#686Humor(Jam)2.13
#857Graphics(Jam)2.77

Comments

Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:12pm

Interesting gameplay mechanic! it was pretty tricky in the last level to not fall. But you can get stuck on walls (dont know if intended). Otherwise great concept!

edve98 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:13pm

Really cool mechanics! Last level took quite some time for me. What tools did you use?

Solocov says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:42pm

How do you turn on the Light (as in the picture ?)

ichbinkeinreh says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:45pm

We used the phaser engine (http://phaser.io/). Basically the trick with shifting between the two worlds is that there are two games running that are overlayed, one for the light and one for the shadow world.
Tools we used: Notepad++ (https://notepad-plus-plus.org/), Pickle (http://www.pickleeditor.com/), BeepBox (http://www.beepbox.co/)

JNI says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:04pm

Interesting gameplay and really tricky:D
Well done

JHemmings says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:24pm

The 'phase' mechanics was definitely very cool! As a few others said though, the last level was pretty difficult, it would have been good to have it split in to two to show off the mechanics a bit more :)

TinyHugger says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:07pm

Not bad! I'll admit that I was pretty terrible at it. But, nonetheless, it was a great load of fun! I sincerely hope you win.

flummox3d says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:52am

Loved the light mechanics, but I was terrible at adapting to them. :( Great job! :)

Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:15pm

Man, this really challenges my spatial sense. Very engaging and well executed. Definitely in the top 5 LD games I've played.

Llucile says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:12am

Such a cool entry ! Really nice gameplay idea and graphics. Congrats :)

Matzigon says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:19pm

Interesting idea, only it's too short. It has nice potential. Well done.

eemmbbeerr says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:44pm

Curious!
Would've loved some more exploration of this platformer mechanic, I think it holds great potential!

Larzan says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:29pm

Wow, nice, thought about sth like that too but couldn't make it work in my head, but this is very well done, thumbs up! :)

kostik1337 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:16pm

Nice idea and interesting levels, good work!

LoneStranger says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:26pm

Excellent game. I was immediately impressed with the simple mechanic that expanded in interesting ways. I think you're onto something here, and with more levels and more manageable difficulty climb, have something to market.

sftrabbit says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:28pm

Nice idea (would have been most well-suited for LD30!). That last level was actually quite tricky.

applejam says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:08pm

For some reason lights don't work for me :(

ichbinkeinreh says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:31pm

@applejam. What browser did you use? Try to use a recent version of chrome

Roland M says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:51pm

Great idea man, really enjoyed it. =]

Ellian says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:19pm

Really short, but the level with the moving lights was actually fun and challenging!

Oscar Reyes says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:30pm

I like the level changing based on the lights. It was really tricky for me on the last level. Hope you keep doing more Ludum dares :) p.s. my first one too

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:33pm

Short amount of levels, but a great concept. In most games like this the hidden walls would still be there (just you can't see them), which is why this game was a lot harder. I didn't expect it to be so literal.

dvdagames says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:34pm

This was a really neat little game.

The light shifting mechanic was nice and level four really showed off it's interesting possibilities.

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:33pm

That was awesome! Great job! Really fun and challenging puzzles, especially the last one. The controls felt fantastic too.

My favorite detail is how the monster shifts between sprites as the light passes over it. I have no idea how you implemented that in Phaser, but NICE job!

iceburg7 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:17pm

That was a very interesting idea, having the actual level change in ways that the player can't perceive. It does leave a lot of guessing to the player though.

GGAlliance says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:55pm

Good audio. :D I Nice mechanic, the last level took some time for me to pass... Do more levels! o/

CoderJoe says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:50pm

Fun, very neat idea! would love to see more levels

guoboism says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 1:14am

Great game! Nice level design for level 4! Quite potential!

tomlum says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:57am

Truly wonderful puzzles and really fluid platforming and animation :D

Inateno says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:01pm

very nice I'm in trouble around level 4 but I'm bad xD
Good job

VictorDoval says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 7:53pm

Very interesting, fun and great sound. Well done!

Crimson713 says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 2:04pm

Short but very nice game. Great idea to implement the theme. Last level was challenging and fun. Great job!

For people asking about the lights, the lights were always out for me on Chrome for some reason, had to change browser.

axoona says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 9:05pm

nice entertaining game, the gamehas quite a potential, you should defenitely add more levels!

meganukebmp says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 3:57pm

Woah. Didn't expect this. Great game! Sweet mechanics.

AinoraZ says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 9:37pm

Very interesting core mechanic!

LeReveur says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 2:20pm

A plateform puzzle with a very innovative mechanic, that's the kind of game I like ! With a little polish and a bunch of more levels, you could sell it ! ;)

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