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

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Thinking with shapeshifts - altar boy rescuer

by Paskal007r - Jam Entry

You are given a shape-shift gun that can stretch the items it hits.
Use it to sneak into a church and save the poor altar boy before he gets raped!
NOTICE: you can aim with WASD keys on keyboard

WARNING: if you want to download the zip file and play from your computer, chrome won't work (and will probably crash too). You'll have to either play on firefox or just play it online @ http://brightreasongames.com/UnityBuilds/LudumDare/

The only thing I didn't do myself, besides unity engine, it's the player movement controller, for which I picked a package from @cjkimberlin here on github:
https://github.com/cjddmut/Unity-2D-Platformer-Controller?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=zeef.com&utm_campaign=ZEEF

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness53%
#199Theme(Jam)3.78
#293Innovation(Jam)3.37
#486Humor(Jam)2.55
#551Audio(Jam)2.81
#611Mood(Jam)3.00
#615Graphics(Jam)3.19
#801Overall(Jam)2.96
#891Fun(Jam)2.67

Comments

tanis says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:02pm

Controls are a bit hard when you're using the keyboard as aiming and moving becomes pretty awkward. I didn't have a gamepad to plug to try with that unfortunately.

I definitely like the core game mechanic!

brainybeard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:35pm

Really interesting art style and mechanic man. Although the ninja does seem a bit out of place! Overall top job :D

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:56pm

Good gameplay mechanic, but as tanis says a bit hard to control with the keyboard.

Well done.

runvs says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:59pm

Hi there, very well executed for a gamejam. The core mechanics are well implemented.
I like the unique graphic style with the hand drawn and scanned objects. A proper tutorial would have been nice, so the player can learn everything step by step. The keyboard controls feel a bit awkward, but ok.

pokipsy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:29pm

Game mechanics are really interesting, and the game made me laugh a lot :) Collisions are very imprecise though, and make the game quite difficult.
Overall, I had a good time playing this entry !

joemid says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:03pm

I couldn't get it to work with keyboard. What am I missing?

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:01pm

Nice Game Idea and Mechanics, The ninja is cool.

AngerFork says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:24pm

Haha, love it! Music is spot on, the art style really plays like a children's storybook, and the concept is great! Only thing I would say is that controlling with a keyboard felt extremely hard to do, and not as responsive as I would've hoped. Perhaps a control toggle for WASD to be movement instead of aim?

Fumiko says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:07pm

Its a little slippery, but i liked the handdrawn graphic assets

TomaszHajas says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:42pm

Wow, very original idea. And graphics, drawing on a paper is actually innovative. Music is pretty monotonic, tho.

Lullaby says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:45pm

The core idea is kind of unique and very well thought! I really like the character pixel art style, and wish the rest of the game could have been the same way :)

Again, great idea with the game mechanic, well done!

psychomonster says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:23pm

Very nice artworks design.... very original. Had some problems with keyboard controls + my hands :D But with a little time i worked well enough to play some good minutes. Well done !

joemid says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:43pm

Tried this again and got a better hang of it. It must be more responsive with a controller- sorry! The graphics are great and the core mechanic is cool- will try again in the future when I have a controller.

leo_p_mahon says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 11:50pm

Love the art, the controls could have been just a little tighter though. Sets a very interesting mood. Oh and the shape-shifting mechanic works like a charm.

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