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

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by forgiv3nplays - Jam Entry

Hello Everyone!

This is my official submission for Ludum Dare 35 Jam! This is the first ever game I've built 100% from scratch (code wise). The game with written in Java/Slick2D. My GF did all of the graphics and this was her first time really diving into pixel art.

The goal of the game is to grab as many logs as possible from the pickup bins and deposit them into the deposit bins. Just be sure to avoid the floating saws, otherwise your face shape will shift (get it?) into something else!

This was a very fun (and slightly stressful!) experience and I can't wait to get some feedback to help me actually grow as a game developer!

Enjoy and see you in August!

Controls: "W" - Up, "A" - Left, "S" - Right, "D" - Down, "Spacebar" - Pickup Log, "Esc" - Game Over.

(P.S. I know the game is very basic and I had grand plans for multiple levels, upgrade and an all around more "dangerous" experience but I ran out of time! I'm sure that I'm not the only one!)

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XtremePrime says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:24am

Nice little game! Simple concept and quite fun if you have some time to waste! :D

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:53am

Very fun little game. The only advice is to try and get the collisions a little more precise.

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:05am

Not bad! One bit of feedback would be that the difficulty should increase as you keep playing - or if it already does it should increase faster. I found it very easy to take no damage, and the difficulty didn't seem to ramp up, so the end of the game was when I got bored rather than when it was over or got too hard.

ShadowTemplar says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:25pm

This game is fun! Only thing I would recommend is increasing the dynamics and difficulty of the level a bit, so that it is more challenging. GG :)

themadknights says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:27pm

Nice concept. Not a bad game, but maybe it needs a bit more action.

tower07 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:30pm

There's not really any difficulty, so the game really just ends when you want to stop playing. Everything else about it is fine though. Looking forwards to your next game. :)

Squid says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:34am

Simple game with simple concept executed well! Good Job!

Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:53pm

Nice game, like the idea with changing the form of characters head as his health level decreases.

Gord10 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:47pm

Nice game! I enjoyed playing. It could be better if the game speeded up as we scored.

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