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

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Ludum Metamorphosis

by sheepsalamanderfox - Jam Entry

Welcome Mister Ludum and congratulations for your new job of shapeshifting professor !

These little folks are quite undisciplined and may metamorphose themselves when you're at your chalkboard.
Will you be able to keep them attentive while teaching the subtility of shapeshifting ?

Featuring magic potions boiling in a cauldron and a mysterious teaching circle ...

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Bienvenue Mister Ludum ! Félicitations pour votre nouveau poste de professeur de métamorphose !

Ces petits anges sont quelque peu indisciplinés et risquent de se transformer pendant que vous écrivez
au tableau ... Saurez-vous maintenir leur attention tout en leur enseignant les sutbilités de la transmutation ?

Avec, au programme, des potions magiques frémissant dans un chaudron et un mystérieux cercle d'apprentissage ...


From France with love.
Sheep, Fox and Salamander.

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22/04/2016 : Update : the global difficulty of the game has been lowered. But it's still challenging ;-)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#73Theme(Jam)4.05
#126Graphics(Jam)4.15
#204Mood(Jam)3.60
#265Overall(Jam)3.55
#445Fun(Jam)3.25
#1579Coolness39%

Comments

Adipson says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:12pm

très propre! bravo et vive les Français sur Ludum ! on est si rare lol

Bacontree says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:25pm

Cool and unique idea! It's fun to play, but hard beat. Great job!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:38pm

thank you everybody !

(Bacontree, that's why we made 3 levels of difficulties ^^' even we beat the game very rarely)

^w^

peter_szegedi says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:43pm

Very nice graphics and music, but the gameplay is hard and tedious.

sndr says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:23pm

This is a really cool & fun concept! As you already said, it does need some balancing cause it's pretty hardcore right now, but even though, I really enjoyed the session!
Nice music and graphics, btw! I like the overall style!
"Parents are mad because some of their children are coming home with weird transformations" lol

nihilaleph says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:15pm

Neat concept! Art work is great, specially the chalkboard! Just, as already noted, is really difficult... Sometimes it takes me quite some time too identify the transformation...

Anyway nice entry!

fullmontis says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:16pm

I like the mechanics you put in the game. Challenging but fun, I like it. The mood you created was excellent, and the graphics and the music really worked well together.

Gametery says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:47pm

Nice art and music. It took me some time to understand that you can
switch the view and It was hard to memorize if a transformation took place, since the students were already looking "different". Overall a great game idea!

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:46pm

Ha, this was super cool!
It is hard at the beginning, but then it becomes fun.
Great game, fun & humor 11/10.

Yword says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:10pm

Really interesting and unique, the graphics and music are very good too! Well done!

samlo says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:26pm

Really funny and well written. Wonderful art style as well!

morrilet says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Played on medium and it was still super hard for me. Loved the game though, and I'm sure easy would've been easier (duh).

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