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

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Shifter's Rampage

by TysonEX - Jam Entry

The objective of this game is to survive as long as possible and vanquish as many enemies as you possible can in your rampage! 2 enemies will spawn every few seconds and the player must survive the onslaught. The player has 3 sword forms and the color of the sword must match the creature's color in order to damage it. Let the onslaught commence!

Hey guys, this is my first ever ludum dare. Im pretty proud of what i was able to come up within the past several hours, even though I wasn't able to make it completely live up to what I had in mind. This is the first time I was able to finish a game of this type and scope, so I'm very pleased with it. I was also not able to add any music/sound sadly, I haven't quite learned how to do all that yet and it went over my head when I tried to learn it. There's still the next time I suppose! Im open to all criticism :)

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Saiodin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:56pm

Not an easy game for sure. I really like the graphics and style of the menus in this game. The sword animation also looks pretty cool. I like the gameplay idea, it is fun! But it feels a bit unfair if 2 colors spawn but you can just kill one after another, making you vulnerable to damage without it being "the players fault". Gratz on your first Ludum Dare, keep it up!

TysonEX says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:43am

Thank you so much for the feedback!
I agree, even I had quite a bit of trouble with this game until I got used to it, it needs a lot of tweaking to the AI of the bats. Moreover I think this game needs a lot more variety and attack moves, which is the main problem. I'll definetly get back to this game again and add more to it. Thank you!

XtremePrime says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 8:07am

Maybe it's just me, but it's a bit hard to get used to shifting, thinking the controls aren't super intuitive (W,S,X for shifting, but attack on LMB or T?)

The game looks great and it performs nicely, the only real complaint I can give is the controls binds need rework, but other than that, excellent work! :D

TysonEX says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 9:03am

Thanks for the feedback! My cousin had the same complaints when I asked him to test the game, it could definetly use more improvement. Thank you :)

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