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

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Ghostroast

by zinexo - Jam Entry

Arcade platformer where you need to stay alive as long as possible. Collect coins for timebonus and whack some ghosts to get some points!

Music: https://gumbel.bandcamp.com/album/8-bit-love-machine-ep
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

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Ratings

Coolness100%
#480Humor(Jam)2.56
#588Graphics(Jam)3.24
#671Theme(Jam)3.17
#674Fun(Jam)2.96
#723Overall(Jam)3.04
#758Mood(Jam)2.81
#882Innovation(Jam)2.61

Comments

Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:57am

Cool game, like it lot

RoboOggy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:03am

Dude, i absolutely love this game, it has everyuthing, who doesnt want to become an animal! keep it up man, you did very well.

Lumicgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:09am

Fun game and an awesome concept.

I find the shape shifting really useful and enjoyable but the controls are a little difficult. I feel like they could be more responsive, the character doesn't move around how I expect it to.

Awesome job getting your game done and I really enjoyed it.

Zayron says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:55pm

Good Job! I like how you had to change in order to get to the other platforms. But the controls were hard for me to use.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:05pm

Nice game, I really enjoyed running around as a fox. The controls took some time to get used to, but it was ok after a while. The music also suits the game well. Good job, keep it up!

Tatos says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:48pm

Cool game! I love the graphics and the idea, but it's quite difficult to get used to the controls.

Monklet80 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:35pm

Difficult controls but great visual and audio style.

Haighstrom says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:17pm

Nice game. I loved turning into the fat guy and squashing the enemies, it was really satisfying. In fact that was so much fun, I sort of wish you hadn't included the bow and arrow?

SeaMonsterGD says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:29pm

The graphics create a nice mood and the music works well with it, a very enjoyable experience. That small platform in the middle is a bit hard to work with and makes the tiger form harder to master, maybe giving more space would allow the player to feel more at ease with the controls.

Z4f1 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:04pm

Fun game! The graphics and audio is really great!

Petya says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:50pm

Controls felt weird. Sometimes I couldn't shoot and it was hard to maneuver when jumping as the tiger. I like the idea though and the art

ponywolf says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:06pm

Control explanation on the start screen are so overlooked in the LD. :) Nice Idea for a platformer control scheme, with some tweaking it could be awesome-er.

sudorossy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:08pm

Pretty good! I loved the graphics change when you ran/stomped!

EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:30pm

Controls needs a bit of balance, but this game is good looking :)

ConorOD says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:23pm

Nice graphics, great music, and a fun game. Controls were a tad awkward though. Having the option to move with the arrow keys as well would have helped, or maybe also using W to jump.

ConorOD says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:24pm

Nice graphics, great music, and a fun game. Controls were a tad awkward though. Having the option to move with the arrow keys as well would have helped, or maybe also using W to jump. Baffled as to why you excluded audio as a category!

Karai17 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:29pm

Great job! The shape shifting didn't really feel integrated.

Aumni says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:44am

I really liked the art style. The gameplay was pretty fun. Awesome work! :)

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:37am

The tiger is clearly OP-- just run and get the coins as the tiger until you're overwhelmed with ghosts and then shoot those mofo's to double death.

Also the down-slam blob thing made me genuinely laugh when I saw it.

It was fun, I enjoyed the random elements but this game was made for a controller not a keyboard :(

EdoCreate says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:48am

Cool. It would be great to add the game to attack and not to force the player to keep press Shift all time.

OrangePop says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:40am

I like it! You could take this idea even farther with more creatures to shape shift into.

Mieeh says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:56am

Fun little game, highscore: 210. Good job.

Freank says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 8:07am

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

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