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

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Nevermore

by UncleGubbsy - Jam Entry

Collect pieces of your father's poem before sunrise. Use your powers given to you at birth to find them.

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Ratings

#404Mood(Jam)3.27
#434Graphics(Jam)3.53
#469Overall(Jam)3.31
#498Theme(Jam)3.40
#498Audio(Jam)2.93
#525Innovation(Jam)3.07
#528Fun(Jam)3.13
#2115Coolness17%

Comments

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:19pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

GGAlliance says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:11pm

It just does not run after the explanation window, in both versions. Invite me in the page of my game if you post a post-jam version. (:

kestrelgames says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:18am

Really like that the main benefit of transforming into the raven is to get a better point of view, that's a nice idea. Raven seems to get stuck in the geometry quite a bit for some reason though.

masterkrepta says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 2:00am

I noticed when the bird flys slightly off the map you get stuck, but the transformation mechanic is cool, and i found it challenging to find all the pages.

iceburg7 says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 9:37pm

This is nice! Unfortunately it was possible to get stuck as the raven, but I like the style of this game.

May 8, 2016 @ 3:45pm

I'm falling into the camp of people who can't get past the rule screen...

brandann says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:10pm

starting the game made no sense! after I got stared it was pretty fun. I liked the dialog between the NPC's

frogcheese says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 6:31pm

A nice find-the-object game, though it was a bit buggy for me. I had to restart since I got stuck on geometry as a bird, and then at one point I suddenly dropped out of the world as the boy.

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