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

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Shape has to shift

by Angry_cyboot - Compo Entry

You are shape, and shape has to shift.

-Controls :
left mouse : accelerate
right mouse : special /shoot
space bar : smart bomb
Esc : restart

-Shapes :
triangle : can ram and teleport on short distances, has an armoured front
square : shoot bursts, has armoured sides
circle : multi-directional shot

you go from one form to the other when you run out of energy (the aura around your ship)

Bit unfinished (no sound), definitely unpolished, but Have fun !!

I used construct 2 free version and gimp

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Angry_cyboot says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:12am

PS: you can ram things as a triangle, oh and Newtonian physics here

LandoSystems says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:00am

Ran crazy fast for me, but still fun! Great work!

BloodJohn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:50pm

Beautifully drawn. Wildest physics, but quite responsive.

LeftRight92 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:50pm

Ran too fast for me to keep track of what was going on...

pythong says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:14pm

i'm not really sure about the function of the right click? do i shoot or do i shapeshift? what benefit do i have from changing onto a square / circle?

Angry_cyboot says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:34am

I'll edit the description to explain this and I have no idea why it run too fast for some

danbolt says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:35am

Cool idea. Having your form affect the physics is a neat way of doing things. I liked how simple the controls were with a two-button mouse. I could also kind of do it on my MacBook trackpad as well!

I found the game a bit quick, though, and sometimes a bit hard to have a good handle on what was going on. Maybe a bit of spacing or pacing, plus a few changes to the UI, and the game's idea has some cool stuff going on.

frondeus says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:56am

It's hard to controll.

cynicalmonkey says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 1:02pm

found the controls a little difficult but i liked the concept

SUNFURY says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 2:05pm

The game is really hard to understand very fast and hard controls, at first didnt know who i should shoot or what the goal, cant see the enemies shoting me very confusing with that background.

notime4games says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 5:08pm

I was confused, game was very fast and really difficult to aim and move at the same time, kept teleporting me all over the place.

broknecho says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 12:53am

Ran super super fast for me! Nice start here. Keep it up.

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