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

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ScapeShift

by ClockwerkClover - Jam Entry

Shape and shift the world with the click of a mouse as you take the role of a god. Will you be merciful to the inhabitants of the world or cruel and tyrannical.

This is more or less a sandbox game so just play around for a while and relax.

On the top you can select a power and use it on an area of terrain. left click and right click will each add or remove the power from an area.

ScapeShift: The first game to be released by ClockwerkClover.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness69%
#325Mood(Jam)3.38
#606Innovation(Jam)2.97
#670Graphics(Jam)3.11
#827Overall(Jam)2.94
#859Theme(Jam)2.86
#876Fun(Jam)2.68

Comments

namrog84 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:41am

whats a gmz and how do i play/use it?

Aaranos says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:44am

Not sure what you use to run the game.

TriSquare says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:47am

What is this file format?

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:55am

Sorry about the gmz thing. That was the Game Maker source code. The link should go the the .exe now

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:59am

Interesting concept. I didn't completely know what I was doing, though. The water and lifting effects on the terrain were cool

Wisedawn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:01am

Cool, a God game! It's a shame I cannot flood the capital though :)

avinashd says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:04am

The gameplay didn't really feel focused, but the idea does have potential if there were points, levels, objectives or something like that.

djfariel says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:05am

That was really interesting. I didn't get very far before I flooded my cities, but... there's a lot of potential for something incredibly pleasing here.

Peter1992t says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:24am

I liked the atmosphere. Didn't really understand the point/goal.

KappaIX says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:08pm

Not 100% sure what I was supposed to be doing, so instead, I flooded the world! Mwahahahahahaaaaaaa...

Well done!

drbacchus says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:31pm

lots of potential... we need more RTS games. Nicely done. Could use a giant cat though.

Drusilla says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:32pm

I really enjoyed the music. Kind of sad I drowned my little guys </3

Big Cow says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:57pm

Lovely game - great mood, nice and relaxing to play, liked the music as well. really nice take on the theme too.

Blobo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:15pm

Very relaxing. nice work.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:57am

Interesting design. Some more direction would be nice. the music kept cutting out as well

LRP says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:57pm

neat

legavroche says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:25pm

I enjoyed the mood of the game. The art and music went well with each other. I'd appreciate more directions though on what each thing would do for the land. Also, as a suggestion to take it further, how about adding some micromanagement designs, like a food/water meter for the people?

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:26pm

Like the others said, has a lot of potential but right now it's pretty basic. It was actually more fun than I expected. Also, is there a turn off music button hidden below the drop down arrow for selecting things because I kept pausing the music by clicking it somehow.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:36pm

Thanks for all the advice everyone! In the future we hope to add some objectives and/or scenarios to give it a bit of direction. Things like creating a sustainable village or reach X population. we might add fighting between villages as well.

@LudumAnthony
yeah there is a mute button under them menu. Thanks for pointing that out.

macronoid says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:31pm

Interesting concept, but I couldn't figure out the goal (if any). Also I was wondering if there was any kind of progression.

However it's quite relaxing. Good job for a first game!

Ironhead says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:34pm

I like your implementation of the theme. Nice and relaxing game. Well done!

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:25am

AWWWww! my little guys can't float. I like the game. A bit turdy but nice.

Marc F. says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 8:35pm

Needs polishing but solid fun entry!

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