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

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Space Morphers

by OWi Games - Compo Entry

Play as an astronaut who has crash landed on an alien planet in this demo level. I will be updating this game in the future for my own enjoyment.

Please note, I will be updating the game in the near future and if you would like to be informed of these changes, please follow me on twitter @oliverw122.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#479Theme3.34
#480Audio2.66
#684Graphics2.61
#730Fun2.73
#803Innovation2.51
#830Overall2.71

Comments

stoo says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:10pm

Are there any instructions available for running this on Linux? I assumed it would run through mono but I get the message "File does not contain a valid CIL image.".

manabreak says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:26pm

Nice concept, although it was really short... And I couldn't really tell what was the next shape when I pressed up or down.

hijomo says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:26pm

Cool game. I like the art. The different forms need to be balanced more. the concept is solid.

madalaski says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:39pm

Short but sweet. Nice music and art-style but very little content.

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:42pm

Same error as the one above. :(

ito123456789 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:12pm

Please remove the PDB files from the build. They arehuge and not needed to run the game. Otherwise, good graphics, nice tune, interesting concept, but a little short :(

OWi Games says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:55pm

@stoo I don't know much about running on Linux sorry, I will remove the Linux download to stop this happening to others. Thanks :)

OWi Games says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:02pm

@hijomo What do you mean by balanced?

StianTheDark says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:43pm

No Linux version, can't judge.

tomdeal says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:33pm

Cool game idea. Could be a bit longer :-)

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:40pm

This game could be good. I tried the game on the highest resolution, and the text overlapped and wasnt really visable. and i want able to get into the space ship at the end. overall this was a neat little game that could be really good with some work.

MattThePie says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:41pm

Yep, nice proof of concept. I was very impressed by the tutorial prompts appearing when needed and I love the start screen! Oh but if the game is keyboard only it's confusing to have click to start menus..

OWi Games says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Thanks for all the feedback on this! I really just used this game jam as a way to get my POC noticed and commented on.

Zgragselus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:13pm

It is running great, the idea is really catchy, sadly it is really short.

cameronpenner says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:16pm

Might want to take out the .pdb files from your release folder, those are just for developers, and make the download file extra large. Other than that, pretty decent.

monkeybit29 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:17pm

Really cool, just really short and I'd get stuck in forms alot

Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:39pm

Very good! I just wish it had more levels.

Swynfel says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:47pm

Rha this, game had a lot of potential... But it's so short !

The idea was not very original, but it is was still enjoyable to play the short demo.
I'm sure you could have made more puzzles, but right now each form feels a little one-dimensional.
I'll look into your finished version later.

I think you spent too much time on the tile screen... It looks cool, but I would have preferred more levels.
The physics could be changed a little (the high-jumping-creature's jump feels... awkward). And maybe a jump height that depends on how long you pressed the space key ?

The graphisms are unbalanced in quality. Some things like the title screen, the ship, the energy particles, or the "form selector" (the thing in the top-right corner), look cool, but for the doors, the creatures, and the tile set, it's... not pretty. A simple tile variation could ease my eyes a little for example.

Anyway : Congratulations for this game and good luck in improving this game and for your future projects.

OWi Games says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:44am

Thank you Swynfel for your great feedback!

And-A-Rooo says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:41pm

Fun and good music, well done for getting this demo out in 48 hours, i am looking forward to the finished game.

Chaserbrown says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:31pm

This was fun! Even though it was short, I enjoyed it a lot!

stefvanschie says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:31pm

The game was a little bit too short.

hpearson2 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:34pm

I was able to change shape once but then never again :( even after reset (Windows)

RealityCheck says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:02pm

Wow, that was short. :)

Jungle says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:12pm

Very good concept and design. It can be a great game if dev continues the project. Congrats

Aaranos says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:58pm

Really short, do you plan to make more levels?

EdoCreate says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:37am

Nice sound, but it too short. It is not very clear what will this game.

Cerberus says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:31am

it was a really good concept. the graphics where good but needed a little bit more work. the controls where smooth. i did enjoy it, good work!

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:52am

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

josemorval says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:27pm

Nice idea and fun! Great job!

cynicalmonkey says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 6:37pm

I know you labeled it a demo but I was a bit shocked at how short it was. hard to judge in a constructive way with as little to go one. I would of liked a little more feeling of weight to the jumping

plko says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 10:03pm

A little short, but not bad.

Apr 26, 2016 @ 10:22pm

Ohh, it was a really nice concept but sadly it was SO short. Hope to see some more levels soon. Well done!

jk5000 says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 11:21am

Great game, but it is very short.

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