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

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by saavedra29 - Jam Entry

This is a Tetris based game where the shapeshift element has been added. On random intervals the player is able to change the size of the piece. After some random interval this capability is removed, and so on. When you can change the shape the light is green and when you can't it's orange. There is also a new shape that when you rotate it instead of rotating it transforms to 2 different shapes (vertical and horizontal bar, sqare).
The game is written in Python 3 and for the graphical interface tkinter is used.
We didn't write the program from scratch. We took the code of the simple tetris game from the github repository, changed some graphical elements and added the shaping features and sound.
The sounds are created with LMMS and Audacity.

Move left ==> left arrow
Move right ==> right arrow
Rotate ==> up arrow
Move down ==> down arrow
Shrink piece ==> key 1
Enlarge piece ==> key 2
Pause ==> p

Source coding: Aristeidis Tomaras
Graphical design, sound, storyline: Igal Bronshtein

The binary files for download are both (Linux and Windows) totally portable and include ALL the dependencies. Just click and run.

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Auroratide says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:43pm

Interesting variation on tetris! I think the game could probably be more dynamic if we could change the piece at any point rather than waiting, but it certainly adds an extra dimension to an otherwise classical game.

Coincidentally, I also made a tetris variation (:

Ryusui says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:33am

It's an interesting idea, but you really should have put more effort into "making it your own." This feels really bare-bones even as a vanilla Tetris implementation.

schizoid2k says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:25am

Good tetris clone. Nice colorful graphics. I didn't use Enlarging/Shrinking all too much. Perhaps a bonus for its use??

kleinzach says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:24pm

There is no real incentive to using your mechanic. It is interesting and seems to work well, but tetris was designed with the mechanics of tetris, and simply adding on top of that doesn't do much for me.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 9:24pm

it need a graphic design at least

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