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

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Space Shifter

by SaxOps1 - Jam Entry

A space-themed puzzle plat-former where the character must change shape and colour in order to stand on certain platforms.

The goal is to make your way to the trophy!

Best of luck!

Controls:
-Spacebar = Jump
-Left/Right Arrows = Movement

Made By: SaxOps1, NeonBladeBorn, Xera

[Note: Submitted a day early, because I (Sax, the programmer), was going away for the week]

Tools:
-Programming: Greenfoot (Using Java)
-Graphics: Paint, Paint.NET
-SFX: sfxr
-Music: Finale 2012, GXSCC

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#614Audio(Jam)2.57
#641Theme(Jam)3.22
#648Humor(Jam)2.23
#770Innovation(Jam)2.78
#794Overall(Jam)2.97
#837Fun(Jam)2.75
#885Mood(Jam)2.59
#1017Graphics(Jam)2.30

Comments

Dialglex says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:40am

I like it except for the typos. :P

Dooskington says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:41am

Interesting but pretty bare bones and boring.

CoderCameron says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:42am

Fun game with interesting and engaging gameplay. I had alot of fun!

Yrasin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:48am

Impressive work! Really liked the idéa and the puzzles :)

TreePunchers says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:49am

Completed game. Good use of the theme. Levels are designed well and show off many different ways to use your core mechanic. Music was very repetitive however, and platforming controls are not very great.

aegypticus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:50am

Pretty solid. The puzzle mechanics were great, but the controls felt unresponsive and difficult to use.

EdoCreate says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:34am

Nice game, but not enought pazzle-elements and very chalanging platformer-elements

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:52pm

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

Henry00 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:12pm

Pretty good game, I like the idea of only being able to stand on certain surfaces, the music gets a little repetitive though.

ogre says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:56am

Well executed, but puzzles are not very challenging.

marmpa says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:57am

Nice game. At first I thought it would be really hard as the idea seemed hard to illustrate but quickly was proven wrong. I really like the inclusion of a tutorial.

NPException says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:25am

I realy loved the puzzles and gameplay! Top work :)

marod says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:59am

Nice game, i like that simple art!

staircase27 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:03am

Good start. Could be very good with a few more mechanics and ideas

Falak says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:40am

Cool Game!!! ^^

peter_sc says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:33am

Very well done. I love the music.

tompudding says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:41am

Great simple idea that's really fun to play. The level progression seemed a little strange as there were some simple ones in the middle, but overall great effort!

Qaterknan says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:00pm

I like how you made sure that the gameplay is understood. Tuturial, help page and even first few levels were clear enough to grasp the concept of the game. After few levels the game feels a bit shallow. Maybe it has to do with the level design since every level (except one or two) has a straightforward solution - no branching, no choices, just a path to the trophy... I like the level where you fall into a pit and you need to choose a red or blue color - I would add more levels like that where you need to choose a path not just follow it.
Or maybe the game lacks some interactive mechanic - a way to move the morphing items so you can use them on different parts of the map or something like that...

stefvanschie says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:14pm

The level progression was a little bit strange, but I like the concept.

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:56pm

Its pretty fun game with nice use of graphics.I like the concept

endel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:27pm

Cool. Gameplay pretty simplistic though, lacks a challenge. I've seen a game similar to this one with platforms falling vertically which was quite fun. Keep it up!

SaxOps1 says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:06am

@Qatarknan - Thanks for the super helpful feedback! We were a bit rushed to finish the game, as I was going away!

If only we had more time to make better levels, but oh well, I guess that's how a LD goes!

Adipson says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:43am

nice concept

StrayCat says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 11:14pm

Nice idea, with a bit more polish, the game would be better. Keep going!

TheCain says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 7:40am

A simple little platformer.
It didn't have much, but what it did have it did well.

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