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

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Hit the shapes

by chrys - Compo Entry

You have to hit the evil shapeshifters as perfectly as possible!

Controls:
A: Hit a figure on the first track
S: Hit a figure on the second track
D: Hit a figure on the third track

M: Mute sounds
SPACE: Pause game
ESC: Back to main Menu

This is supposed to be a multiplayer game together with your friends.
One records a track and both of you try to make the highest score.

Pro-Tipp:
You could play it as a party game!
Player One records a track then both of you play it.
Player One gets the highest score: Player Two drinks one!
Player Two gets the highest score: Player One drinks two!
Player One can't beat his own track: Player One drinks three!
and vice versa.

If you are a lone wolf though you can play solo as well!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#452Fun3.15
#462Humor2.21
#531Audio2.45
#563Overall3.10
#630Mood2.67
#667Innovation2.80
#682Graphics2.62
#880Theme2.40
#1483Coolness41%

Comments

wtfrara says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:28am

More of a toy than a game. The tech is definitely interesting, but it didn't seem very focused or game-like. This is something that would probably benefit from a more iterative development approach to really nail down a fun-factor. As it is, it feels like a tech demo. A bit of a mismatch for the theme, too.

CarlosPidox says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:33am

Interesting Idea! I like it.

Jordan says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:15am

Great mechanic! It was a bit fast for me, thuogh

candlesan says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:10am

Really like the recording and playback idea! :)

Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:03am

Its fun game. Physics dynamics is cool but could have worked harder to match theme

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

Thanks for your comments!
@wtfrara: i don't really agree. I see your point but I think in its current state it's already quite playable - especially as said together in multiplayer.

I'm thinking of developing it further (better menu, better hit-feedback, highscore, playernames, better sounds/music, animations, options, different speeds).
But only IF you enjoy it and see the potential. What do you guys think?

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:28am

Interesting idea, especially the playback.

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:19pm

Nice job with the recording idea! I think it needs to be a bit slower, either that or my reflexes are really bad!

thebrainfuse says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:44pm

Would have liked to hear some music put to this, kept making me think of DDR. I like the idea of being able to create the levels.

arhpositive says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 10:17pm

It was a really fun experience! I enjoyed the game and the drinking game tips are a nice little bonus thought. :)

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