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

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Crate Shifter

by Lumicgames - Jam Entry

Crate shifter is about a mage with the ability to use magic on crates. These abilities become unlocked as you find spells and progress in the game.

You'll come across hazards and puzzles as you play, use your abilities to overcome them.

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Flygamer101 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:34am

I was impressed. First off, I remembered seeing all the posts you made and being quite impressed. First off are the graphics. The game gave off a really nice mood, and the music was great. Not only was is pleasant, it fit the mood perfectly! Gameplay was pretty sweet too. This might have been just me, but the web was really slow. (My game was slow on web too. I just removed the web feature) It had a voxel feel to it, yet the player didn't follow that. It didn't matter though, the player still fit right in. The gameplay was really nice too. Great game!

alcind_l says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:40am

Good game ! But he is very slowly ! Dommage

alcind_l says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:42am

Good game ! But the web version is very slow Nevertheless good idea and good gameplay.

Gtron says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:38am

Crates seemed to move somewhat erratically when dragging and dropping, and in some situations fire particles will bounce off of crates instead , but that was the only bugginess I found. The game teaches you how to play at a very good pace and does a good job balancing its tutorialing while staying challenging. Visuals are beautiful for a 3D game jam entry, and the music is very pleasant.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:59am

once i figured it out it was great fun - nice job

pirate_shell says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:34am

I think the graphics for this one were very good. I also enjoyed the dreamy music and especially how it built up over time. The gameplay was also simple, but well made. Overall, great entry!

Lumicgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:16am


Thanks for the feedback!! I'll look into the web version.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:11am

Awesome game, fantastic graphics and sound pulled you into the world. Great set of well integrated mechanics and puzzles. Well done!

Jasmers says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:11pm

Awesome! Good Art! Good Level Design!

Garazbolg says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:54pm

Awesome ! Had a bit of a jittery/offset thingy when draging but you get used to it and you compensate. Tried it on the web version, don't know if it does that on windows.
Also Love the character and her animation.
Anyway, good job for a first time ! Keep it up !

Matzigon says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:57pm

Nice visuals and audio. Dragging crates in the web version was strange, they had an offset from the cursor. Also, the only thing you can't change is the shape of the crate. :D

mountainstorm says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:17pm

Nice entry. I like the fact it is literally shape shifting

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:54pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

puppetmaster says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:54pm

Beautiful art and music. I prefer a more easy start.
Keep up the good work!

BSODDevTeam says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:55pm

GAME OF THE YEAR! Cool gameplay.

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 9:29pm

Well done. I like the aesthetic. Good gameplay ++

AinoraZ says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 10:05pm

The art style look amazing. Music is good. Good job

Yword says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 8:13am

Really fun and the graphics is very good too!

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