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

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Die Verwandlung (The Metamorphosis)

by humble_ray - Jam Entry

Inspired By Kafka's Die Verwandlung;
My first Ludum Dare.
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jerryzhao says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:42pm

I love the concept and the music!! but seems like the levels are similar, or maybe I missed something, anyway. Anyway, cheers for our 1st LD :)
From Indienova

usonchen says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:51am

Nice try

Lancelot Gao says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:49pm


Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:32pm

This game's awesome. Great idea. Love the music. Keep up good work

ragnta says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:51pm

It's nice concept, but sometimes the collision was wrong :)

JNI says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:51pm

I think you have read Kafka - Die Verwandlung! This could be the game to the book! :D
Anyway a good game, but I had some problems with the collisions.

tobia88 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:28am


DanEEStar says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:27pm

Greate idea. The text snippets in between the days are motivating to go on.
It still gets repetitive and boring. But maybe that is the message of the game. :)

I didn't read Die Verwandlung so I don't know what I could expect at the end...

Feng says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:32pm

The idea is great, and the game mood reminds me Alley Cat. Nice work!

aeveis says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 6:56am

interesting take on shapeshift!
Felt like the music was a bit out of place with the mood and had some trouble with the collisions (Felt like I should be able to crawl under chair but couldn't). I also wasn't sure why I was getting hurt (hunger?). I liked the narrative bits, but wasn't sure what triggered the ending of the day.

orukinawa says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 10:30am

I like how you used the notes to point out parts of the level I didn't realize could be reached ;)

tomlum says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 12:53am

A very interesting idea. The physics/collision got to be a bit wonky but I love the Kafka homage.

Tanton-H2X says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 9:56am

it seems like a sadly story and have a high rhythm(rushed whole journey!) otherwise,i think this music's choose is mainly for enhence and conform this core experience? food are less and less, body/heart more and more broken and hungry... i feel this music not broke the ambient but instead mix it to a new level(just build a unique experience) only the text-visual rhythm is too quick( fexp between two different level) ....but it also promote to keep my high speed feeling(flow)...really unique and cannot confirm, however i think if when game is long,then have some curve maybe more good~
fianlly,i think i would like to read this book in future,also hope to know this BGM's name, really like it..want to listen more other music from this album,thanks alot.

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