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

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Hack n slash

by lilKriT - Compo Entry

Hello, Hack n slash is my first game on Ludum Dare.

It's inspired by older games mostly focusing on knights, dungeons and looking for treasures. It has a dynamic combat and camera system, few levels (which you can access without beating previous ones).

During the levels your hero gains new abilities and powers to deal with the threats.

The graphics and sounds are simple as I'm mostly a programmer. Even though the game could use more polish, I wanted to enter the compo, "hard mode".

Have fun playing:)

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Ratings

#194Fun3.53
#265Overall3.44
#465Graphics3.00
#527Innovation3.00
#683Theme3.00
#1808Coolness32%

Comments

spuddie says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:41pm

A neat little game. I liked the implementation of the shape shifting, turning into a ghost in order to run past enemies and reach the torches. The graphics were basic but got the job done nicely. One improvement is the lack of different sounds or music but apart from that its fun :D

EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:38pm

Heya, it lacks a background music that would have help getting in the mood for dungeoning, but the gameplay is quite good, the genius lamp is a great addition. Design isn't so bad. Cool entry :) (also congrats on your first LD !)

chaosBrick says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:01am

A very awesome entry. The gameplay is really fun. I'd really like to see some future level-updates. Maybe you could add some more sound while adding new levels. Btw, I really liked you brick "blood" xD

OrangePop says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:06am

Fun! Impressive combat system for a compo game. You should put a lamp in the middle of that large group of enemies at the end. Then I could ghost to it, and then djinni and start rampaging!

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:02pm

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 like itch or gjolt.
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

Ironhead says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:44pm

Fun game! I particularly like the blood effects. Splattered everywhere haha. Good job with the theme and making the minimal graphics work for you.

Aaranos says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:45am

Fun game, the enemy didn't pose much of a threat but it plays well.

Insederec says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:45am

I feel like with the addition of a UI showing what state you are in and a faster more responsive attack, this could be quite a lot of fun.

Cerberus says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:01am

Loved your game, the graphics where simple but the mechanics and gameplay was awesome. i enjoyed it a lot. great work. shapeshifting was so cool.

lilKriT says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:48pm

@Freank can I somehow send you a private message?

Mordokay says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 12:37pm

Loved the game and loved the graphics. The particle system were awesome and really complemented the "hack and Slash" flow of the game. Would have been awesome to see more stuff in the levels! +1

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