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

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Second Hand

by apalade - Jam Entry

What happens when robots die?” “Is there life after bits?” “Do heaven and hell exist for robots?” - Second Hand will not give you answers to these questions, but you will have fun!


WSAD to move
LMB on items to pick them up
SHIFT + LMB on items to pick them up in the right arm slot
LMB to attack with your left arm
RMB to attack with your right arm
1 to Unequip left arm
2 to Unequip right arm
3 to Unequip head part
4 to Unequip legs part


Your goal is simple. Survive the horrors of the junkyard!



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NuberuGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:20am

I had a good time with this. Really crazy mechanics, it's like you don't know what you're doing most of the time but it's fun anyway.
When I die the game exits and it's kind of annoying. You could instead of that reload the scene if you got without time to make a proper restart.
Good job!

Spud says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:25am

Awesome game, I want to see more of this

siryakko says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:45am

Please continue working on this one, i want to play a full version of it

Paploum says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:27pm

Very good game, and nice graphics ! Only sad that the game quits when you lose :)
Well done !

bogdan.tana says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:56pm

Digging the clumsy physics and the mayhem!
Cool sounds, also cool easter egg with the TV hahah :D

apalade says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:34pm

Thanks guys. We are seriously considering continuing with the concept. Glad you enjoyed it.

@Paploum: Yeah, we fixed the elusive Singleton bug yesterday and submitted an updated version that restarts when you win or lose.

freeloader says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:19pm

Very unique and interesting entry, it's really fun. For me the music didn't fit the "mood", maybe it's just how i'm seeing the game

tweedle says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:19pm


fullmontis says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:08pm

Very interesting use of the theme! I really like the game, andi think it is lots of fun. The graphics are stunning, especially for such a stort timeframe. You did a great job on this one.

DifferentName says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Cool game, and looks great for such a short development time. I liked trying out the different parts. Sometimes when my robot broke apart I wasn't really sure why. I think I was getting hit by enemies but couldn't really tell that's what was causing my robot to fall apart.

jakass says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:49pm

Awesome graphics bro!

FistBumpGames says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:08pm

Plays like a telekinesis simulator with a robot wars touch! Interesting!

Greetings, bruz

Louspirit says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:13pm

Hi, this game is really enjoyable, I like to discover all the combos I can do. My robot broke so easily though! But one of my favorite games, and work of a pro.

Sean says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:35pm

I tried to figure out the chassis stuff, but eventually found it was easier to navigate by launching through the air with chainsaws. It seemed like sometimes parts would just de-attach mid-air though, not sure if that was supposed to be happening or not.

Seems incredibly polished for a jam game, great job!

Aaranos says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:36pm

Great graphics and concept. I felt that having the left mouse button be pickup and attack makes it a bit hectic.

medidog says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:51pm

I loved this game it is so fun to play!

Henry00 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:06pm

This is the best games I have seen so far! I love the mechanics in this, scrap metals used to transform yourself, brilliant! Graphics looking superb.

Reiv says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:10pm

I had a lot of fun playing this :D Great graphics.

Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:12am

Great stuff! The premise is great and I felt like there was a lot to explore and try in a small space with only a dozen objects or so. I had a hard time mastering the controls and the robot never moved how I expected. Also tricky when LMB did two different things. Still lots of fun. Congrats on finishing! Keep developing it!

Ken Ichi says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:02pm

Awesome game!

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

Fun mechanics but it is hard to pick up new parts.

AnMorfeusz says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:45pm

Fun game, great concept!
Controls are a bit wierd (and no escape guyyyysssss!)

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:52am

fun original concept but a bit hard to handle

May 8, 2016 @ 6:14pm

Nice graphics, fun game! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :)

apalade says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 2:40pm

Hey Jupiter Hadley! I've watched a few of your LD videos. Thanks for playing Second Hand. I was screaming "pick up some leeeeeeegs!" all throughout. :)

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