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

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The Shamankeeper

by Mystical - Jam Entry

This is my first entry ever and I am very happy that I managed to finish the jam entry on time.

Controls:
Movement - Key Arrows
Interact - E
Summon Companion, Shapefusion - 1,2,3,4 Keys

Story:
You wake up somewhere in the middle of nowhere, with only the wild to keep you company. There you find the shaman mask, in the golden temple, however, it is stuck on your face. What to do next?

Known Bugs:
- GUI is not on the right layer.(goes underneath trees and bushes)

Shoutout to uheartbeast, for providing great tutorials to help build this game.

Any feedback is appreciated.


Made with: Gamemaker Studio

Creator: Mystical

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness58%
#435Theme(Jam)3.47
#447Humor(Jam)2.63
#609Graphics(Jam)3.20
#862Mood(Jam)2.63
#926Innovation(Jam)2.53
#1047Fun(Jam)2.37
#1089Overall(Jam)2.57

Comments

LeftRight92 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:19pm

Regretably, the game seemed to end before it even began...

sudorossy says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:20pm

I wish there was more gameplay, but a great mechanic, and good graphics!

Jungle says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:26pm

Nice concept but there is no much to do. It can be a great project if you keep on the job! Thanks for share!

Tacohej says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:47pm

Great graphics, but the trees and snakes look a bit out of place with black outlines. Animation of the player looks great.

It would be nice to know about the purpose of the animals. I understand that this was a matter of time, but at least a hint what was about to come.

Good luck!

Arvydas says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:31pm

Yea, not much to do here. I like the handling and the shapefusion concept, but there's not gameplay. Good work, though.

Mystical says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:23pm

Thanks for the feedback guys!

I will try to extent the gameplay, since I will keep working on the project.

gurkenlabs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:46pm

Cool concept! I would have loved to fight some enemies with those different shapes though.

justacookie says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:51pm

Hey Mystical, what i liked about your game mechanic was that you could do both, summon a companion and then also take over his form, i honestly only expected to change into the animal. its a nice game mechanic and with the right story and enough effort this would really make a good game. as it is right now, its more of a proof-of-concept, but thats also great especially for working alone. I also thought that you did a good job creating a nice environment and the creatures as well (i loved the giant snake thingy and the cat the most). i hope you had an awesome time creating this and that you learned something new along the way - after all thats what this jam is for isn't it? :)

marccspro says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:48am

Nice little game :)

Pusty says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:24pm

The concept is really nice. But it feels like I just played the intruduction. Well anyways , neat!

BitDare says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:22pm

There was little gameplay, understandable for Ludum Dare,but It kept me excited and had a great feel to it. Graphics were amazing. Hood work.

SeaMonsterGD says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:22pm

Good graphics and nice overall mood but needs more "game"

MayankUnreal says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:13am

Awesome game with cute graphics.Nice sound effects.Its fun playing it

blackbird806 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 10:47am

A great game with great graphisms :) however it was to short.

Darenn says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 10:34pm

A little bit short ... But a good concept to improve ;)

Yakka says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 1:15pm

Looks like an ambitious project but I really liked what you were aiming to do. The game is still cute and the world pleasant to explore. Good job!

CodeNMore says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 7:24pm

Nice graphics and a good concept!

bogdan.tana says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 7:29pm

One thing's for sure... the character, camera & control feel proper. Would definitely give it another shot after you'll update it with extra gameplay. Congrats and good luck!

Tex Killer says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 11:05pm

Seems intriguing, but unfortunately I think only the very beginning of the game got done in time. Let us know if you continue the development. :)

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