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

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by murraya2 - Compo Entry

BIRDROCK is a 2D dogfighting game about a bird that can transform into a rock, that can transform into a bird.

Featuring music from the definitive bird rock artist Dwayne the birdrock Johnson.

Z- flap
X- become rock
Z- become bird
left/right- change direction

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bleggaman says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:15am

Holy poop XD this game. Bullet hell, but you're a bird- its a good twist. Easy to play, hard to beat. Plus, great bass- I, as a human, am all about that bass.
Really good game.

bleggaman says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:15am

I would say that this game really... rocks

RetroSpecter says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:48am

This game is very addictive. I can see putting a lot of time into trying to master it.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:05am

Wow, that feeling of turning from a rock into a bird was AWESOME.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:06am

Wow, that feeling of turning from a rock into a bird was AWESOME.

Would love for you to check out my game, Tito's Revenge!

Crimson713 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:07am

The idea seems so simple, and yet this game is pure fun. The controls are simple and intuitive, the gameplay does not get boring, and the music is what I'd call... Birdrock. *ba dum tsss*

Insality says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:34am

wow, this shapeshiftings feelings is great
Rly liked and the game took some my time, because it's interesting to play! Great job

wavertron says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:34am

Birdrock is the word. Great game, simple and intuitive controls. Awesome stuff. "the definitive bird rock artist..." yeah that made me LOL.

stephenhaney says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:14am

Killed it! One of the top entries for sure. Feels like one of the smash hit mobile games that makes a million bucks.
Things I especially liked:
- The controls felt really intuitive.
- The pace of the action was fun.
- Great graphics.

paradxil says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:33pm

First off thanks for reviewing my game. I'm sorry you couldn't get the menu controls to work for you.
Second, this is an awesome game. Good work. I love the original idea and its really fun.

WizzardMaker says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:55pm

Interesting Game, nice soundtrack

rockybdubs says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:37am

Good stuff!! I got in the groove and played for quite a awhile!!

Matzigon says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:23pm

This bird rocks! :D I flew for minutes in one direction before realizing I went the wrong way. Nice game!

maleero says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:03am

It amazes me how such a simple game idea can be so much fun. Nice work!

Gtron says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:40pm

Controls felt very good. It was a little confusing at first that the button to transform from a rock to a bird was also the flap button, but I think that was actually the better call. Music was cool, and there's something viscerally satisfying about building up speed as a bird and then turning into a large rock and plummeting into your enemies.

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:42am

This is fantastic -- it's hard to make a game this quickly that feels like it has a really high skill ceiling and controls that are unique yet masterable. Had a blast playing this, awesome job!!

PowerSpark says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:40pm

Great game! I got to the eagle

Arvydas says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:44pm

Holly cow! This game was really fun to play! This is such a better version to boring Flappy bird. With a bit more polishing, this game could easily be one of those popular app games. The mechanics, music ( \m| ^^ ), and gameplay are great! really addicting game with strategizing. I like how health regenerates and damage isn't too intense. Good job :)

doombrowski says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 2:08am

Was fun. Killed the avocado boss.

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