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

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Shape Tycoon

by ThePaperPilot - Compo Entry

Shape Tycoon is a game where you play as a shape that can shift between several geometric objects in order to entertain an audience. Try to become so popular the entire world is your audience!

Each of your shapes has an attention meter, and you need to shift so that it never gets too low, or else you'll start losing audience members. Audience members generate revenue for you to augment your shapes to help you grow and expand your audience.

It runs in the browser so anyone can play it, but I recommend the desktop version as it'll run smoother and can probably be resized and stuff.

This game was made using the LibGDX engine, by badlogic games. It's a java game, but uses GWT to make the web version.

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Ratings

#83Mood3.70
#196Graphics3.63
#248Humor2.83
#320Theme3.58
#395Innovation3.21
#466Overall3.21
#499Fun3.08
#1201Coolness48%

Comments

Jordan says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:31am

Yay for LibGDX. Fun game. The state transition is really nice!

jdmazz says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:10am

Love the music! I think this is rather strange, but somehow works. I like it a lot!

Soron says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:25am

Interesting little diversion while listening to the fun music tracks :). Different music for each shape!

candlesan says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:15am

I wanted to give you high audio marks but the audio category wasn't available for judging! :(

Pent says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:50am

interesting take on the clicker genre

Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:59am

After 30 minutes of playing I said to my room-mate: "I can't believe I'm still playing this"
It was a fun and addictive experience :)
I didn't like the soundtrack too much (is very repetitive and annoying after a while)

Very good job!

hadesfury says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:38am

Good game but not enough stress for my point of view

Dia6lo says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:32am

Wow, great game (nvm that I'm cookie clicker fan ;p). I'm really impressed if you've done it all by yourself in 48 hours.

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