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

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Metamorphoshift!

by ibrews - Jam Entry

*** YOU DO NOT NEED A VR HEADSET TO PLAY. HERE'S THE BROWSER VERSION, WHICH WILL ONLY WORK IN x64 BIT BROWSERS SUCH AS FIREFOX ***

VR Game made in 48-hours for NYC VRJam16 by Alex Coulombe (@ibrews), Max Dumas (@MaxDumas), and Dan King(@reluctantpirate). A fully-populated terrarium where you evolve through different bug stages by eating and staying alive. "Faces in the Night" used with permission from FOX: https://www.facebook.com/FOXrockband/

Here's the stages and controls:

1) LARVAZOR: Look where you want to go on the ground, and tap/click to scoot in that direction. Your enemy is the flying Kinemoths. Your food is the wings from dead Kinemoths! Your speed is increased as you eat those wings until you evolve into a...

2) VIONYMPH: Jump to wherever you want (floor, walls, kinemoths) within reach by clicking/tapping. Your reach is defined by a reticle in the center of the screen. Red means it's too far away, green means you can jump there. Your enemy is the backs of the larva, which hurt your feet! Climb trees and eat Kinemoths within reach to improve your reach, then eventually evolve into a...

3) KINEMOTH: Fly around in spurts to wherever you want and eat Larvazors on the ground! See how they flee from you and your majesty? Bwahaha! But watch out for Vionymphs snatching at you! When you're powerful enough, you should be able to push through the grate in the roof and escape to the outside world!

Developer hacks:

Windows:
\ to evolve
Tab to toggle invincibility
0 to die
Caps Lock/Left Shift to spawn more stuff

Android:
Flip phone upside down to toggle VR/nonVR mode
Tilt phone momentarily to the left to toggle invincibility
Tilt phone momentarily to the right to evolve

Gameplay video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARt5BW4FHZ4

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2304Coolness0%

Comments

mountainstorm says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 9:08am

Nice idea, one I told with as well. The background music is very soothing as well

Anilo Yodea says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 2:25pm

Nice one

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