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

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Evolator

by Peringo - Jam Entry

Story:
After a long time Evolator Inc. is finally hiring again! Whoever reaches the top floor of their building first shall get the job. Since they pay very well, everyone wants the job - Elevator Warfare ensues. These Elevators, however, are not normal - they change shape and adjust to the person within.
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How to play:
It´s basically an endless bullet hell game on rails - use the Arrow keys to move and shoot. By blocking, you can evade any damage for a short period of time (there is a cooldown though, so watch out!)
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Some Words:
This is the first game we have ever done, and while it sure has some critical flaws, like the shapeshifting theme not being used too much, we are kinda happy with the result! Please rate us and tell us everything that could be improved!
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Credits:
Snapi12 - Coding
Peringo - Art
Artverwandt - Music (check him out!https://soundcloud.com/artverwandt)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#175Audio(Jam)3.60
#528Fun(Jam)3.13
#539Graphics(Jam)3.33
#571Mood(Jam)3.07
#756Innovation(Jam)2.80
#889Overall(Jam)2.87
#1065Theme(Jam)2.27
#1934Coolness26%

Comments

Steven Pinto says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:35pm

Great job for your first try! Good luck for any games in the future

Jacksendary says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:59pm

Hey I played the game and it worked for the first guy with the flamethrower. I liked it overall and it is interesting. As a first game you made it awesome. Keep it coming!
But I got the following when playing the purlpe guy:

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FATAL ERROR in
action number 1
of Step Eventobj_bullet
for object obj_enemy01:

Unable to find any instance for object index '1' name 'obj_bullet'
at gml_Object_obj_enemy01_Collision_1
############################################################################################

erikkire says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:32pm

Looks nice but please no installers in the future, a bit overkill

Kudanaman says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:06pm

Great game, also with starliege im doing an update

bazkur98 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:53pm

Not bad for a first game

ThaBaus says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:58pm

Best musix ever ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:45am

Got a fatal error:

FATAL ERROR in
action number 1
of Step Eventobj_bullet
for object obj_enemy01:

Unable to find any instance for object index '1' name 'obj_bullet'
at gml_Object_obj_enemy01_Collision_1

Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:49am

Got a fatal error:

FATAL ERROR in
action number 1
of Step Eventobj_bullet
for object obj_enemy01:

Unable to find any instance for object index '1' name 'obj_bullet'
at gml_Object_obj_enemy01_Collision_1


Used another player, no crash. Nice game, especially for a first game, but doesn't know how it fits the theme...

I especially love the music :).

WERT Studio says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 1:06pm

I dont want to install anything. I didnt vote sorry.

Gord10 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:33pm

Very nice game for a first game. I enjoyed it.

SpareWizard says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 6:34pm

Cool game, I really enjoyed the music!

I found it strange that I could use WASD in the menu, but not in the game itself.

Try to export as an executable, rather than an installer, next time.

May 4, 2016 @ 3:20am

Great tunes and cute graphics. (Also, since someone mentioned how they hate installers, you can build a stand-alone exe if you choose the exe option from the bottom of the Save Location window when you export. It defaults to that silly installer every time you attempt an export.)

Blobby101 says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 10:51am

It's a very good start, and I enjoyed it - but it could maybe do with sticking to the theme a bit more!

Snapi12 says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 4:53pm

Thanks a lot to all of your comments! I tried to fix this error that shows up to everyone who played it, but I couldn't find a solution. So I'm really sorry for that. And thanks for the hint with the exe ;D I will do it next time.

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