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

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Flipsy Shapes

by Persimonn Pomelo - Jam Entry

Enjoy fast paced shape matching arcade fun with Flipsy Shapes.

Work through all the levels then test your high score in Arcade Mode or kick back and bliss out in Zen Mode.

You can play the Flash version in the embed above via itch.io or follow links to download windows or os/x versions.

Credits

Concept: Kiran

Programming: Tim

Title Screen: Amanda

Game Testing: Nathan, Kiran, Amanda, Tim

Special thanks to Persimmon Pomelo for keeping our spirits high!

Edit: Windows and OS/X versions added. OS/X desktop version may create error message when closed.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness65%
#329Fun(Jam)3.37
#362Theme(Jam)3.58
#469Overall(Jam)3.31
#534Audio(Jam)2.86
#599Innovation(Jam)2.98
#653Humor(Jam)2.21
#862Mood(Jam)2.63
#920Graphics(Jam)2.61

Comments

mushgames says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 3:55pm

OMG!
Really in love with it.
Nice sound fx; love the art and knowing that it was made by our son, man, really, really amazng for a Jam. Thumbs up, hearts, like and everything for ya!

Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:31pm

Thanks so much for the lovely feedback mushgames glad you enjoyed the game.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:40am

I love it. I wish in arcade mode the shapes coming at you didn't change. It really took away from the pacing for me.

HawkSandwich says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:57am

Meh, it's very "flat". There's no depth in the gameplay and gets old after just a little while.

Brice says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:25am

This was surprisingly fun! The little subtitles for each level add a nice touch. I loved figuring out what they "meant".

I wish that the levels were exactly the same, meaning they would come from the same direction. It seemed like the order was the same but not direction. That would help get into that "zen" type memorization experience.

Nice work!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:28am

Simple but effective ! I had fun playing this oune

mikedirl says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:28am

Fun game, would work well ported to phone.

andyman404 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:57am

Diabolical!! Deceptively simple at first, and then it gets very challenging. And then level 3 hits. Loved it.

egos says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:04am

simple idea and well realized
good job !

Lumicgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:14am

This was heaps of fun! The controls were done really well and I love when the objects move faster and it turns into a mini rhythm game.

Awesome job, keep on developing it. It'll be an awesome mobile game.

Imperial Unit says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:02pm

Nice little game with very strong mechanics. Even though the art style is fairly basic, I think it works very well with this sort of game as it helps to isolate the objects and be instantly aware of any changes that may be occurring.

esayitch says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:30pm

Very well- made minimalistic game, and the level progression is very well-designed in that the difficulty ramps out gradually in each one :D

Dunno why but it reminded me of the Undyne fight in Undertale :P

Could maybe use some background music?

Cool entry, good luck!

mikekreein says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:03pm

Fun game!

BitDare says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:21am

I didn't expect it to be so fun. But the levels were designed to nicely It was totally enjoyable that it was so simple

aviktorov says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:16pm

This is so addicting! I like the old-fashioned arcade design. The shape shift level is hard but very fun to play :)

knason says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:03pm

Good use of the theme, the game felt polished with a nice menu and the different game modes. It got pretty challenging on the 3 level, the shape shifting level. :-)
Good job!

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:35am

Excellent job!!! I love the fact that you worked on this game with you kid!!! You guys both should be very proud!!! This would be a super cool phone game!!!

JoseArias says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:18pm

Now you are ready for the arcade mode... not, you are not hahaha really good game. It is very simple but I enjoyed a lot and it is probably the best one I have played at the moment. Nice done.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:27pm

Thanks JoseArias I am working on a post Jam version and have tamed down the difficulty curve on arcade mode. It's still pretty brutal though.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:20pm

zen mode is pleasant :)

luquio says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:55pm

the concept is simple and fun! i would change the shapes to look a Little more like pixel art to fit with the whole art of the game!

rayman1900 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:10pm

You know what your game makes me think of : Simon's say, but 1000x better ! Good job haha!

Sabina Lis says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:53pm

Great, the "play the tune" level was funny, i loved what you did with a simple idea

SHLFStudios says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:54pm

nice simple game. kinda would be cool if it was a musical game, with each shape being a note in a song

Odyssey says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:26pm

Simple game but kind of slow

Apr 25, 2016 @ 11:16pm

If anyone else is finding the game kind of slow please stick it out to level 3 at least (with no mistakes this takes 67 seconds). The difficulty does ramp up and the game develops. Alternatively try giving arcade mode a go, it is anything but slow.

StrayCat says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:48am

Interesting concept, good job!

torcado says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:53pm

interesting concept! that last level was very hard haha. nice job

AinoraZ says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 9:47pm

The game is pretty simple and I kinda like the simplicity of it. Would be nice with more sounds and stuff, to actually make a tune

Reiv says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:46am

This is so addictive! I really enjoyed the game. Great sfx and visuals.

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