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

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Ghost Arena!

by thiagowaw - Compo Entry

This is my first ludumdare Solo and ended up spending a bit of scope. xD

About the game:

The idea is a endless battle, you dont die.

It is a rackinslash where you only use the mouse , clicking the left button to give dash.
You should give dash towards your enemies to kill them .

You can increase the level , killing a certain amount of enemies! (This will increase the speed of your dash)

Left Click = Dash

Well, here's my contribution , I hope you enjoy .
Please let feedback and suggestions.

Try get the final level! :D

Downloads and Links




LordDaniel says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:38am

tried it, looks great but the gameplay... i got score of 100, and there is nothing after it. the ghost doesnt become harder or something.

Przekop says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:54am

Looks cool, feels cool. Ocasionally i had to click twice to get it move. I was expecting some sound, and any progress, but got nothing. Still it was fun for some time.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:45am

Doesn't fit in embed properly. Score can go negative, not sure if that is deliberate or not. looks good.

norseware says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:48am

Fun! Not much replayability, but the initial play was nice. The controls are rough to get used to, but worth it to get the hang of! The art is splendid, nice light/glare effects. Nice work :)

snowyowl says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:59am

It's a fun fight! I keep getting my butt kicked because I dashed to kill one ghost and his buddy ambushed me when my dash ended. It took a while to master the art of attacking more than one ghost at a time.

Pretty graphics, too.

I assume the way your guy changes as you eat more ghosts was how you fit the "shapeshift" theme in?

yoel1234 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:26am

its nice, i liked the graphics, it gets repetitive after awhile maybe if you layer some other mechanics , like more dangerous enemies that shot or stuff you cant dash into.
and add sound too.
overall its cute i liked what you did there with the theme.

thiagowaw says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:51am

Thank you guys ! I'll do it ideas and will soon make an update here :D

mrnannings says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:51am

The art looks good. The fire and that other ghost/water thing is good animated. The mechanics needs improvement

justinooncx says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:38pm

Not bad~ Definitely has nice art and promising gameplay, although the lack of content made it really repetitive really fast.

thiagowaw says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:09pm

New update: Now the game have new Level Design and hud :D

NuberuGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:42am

It's fun and looks very cool. I'd have added some kind of variation to the main mechanic when you change form so it has more variation. Good work!

thiagowaw says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:41am

In fact, this was the idea . But just not giving time to finish. :p

thiagowaw says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:41am

i will try make it :D

orukinawa says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:03pm

Enemies spawning on top of you makes it really hard. Dig the art though!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:49am

really interesting gameply - thought it was very well done - nice job

terryg says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:12pm

it was super cute i just didn't have a mouse but still workable on a laptop :D

FrederickK says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 4:53pm

Simple and clever, could be expanded in a lot of ways!
Good job and thanks for the desktop build! <3

graebor says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 2:50am

Good result for your first LD! Scope can be tricky to figure out, but you'll get better the more you jam :)

Uson Chen says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 3:59am

The gameplay is fun, although is's a little bit off-theme. What's more, I'm expecting the

DevelopTech says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 5:36pm

It is a funny game but it feels a little repetitive to me. The art is nice and the gameplay/mechanics simple.
I miss a little more challenge, it woul be interesting if you could die. I like also the fast gameplay.

LeReveur says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 8:56pm

If after life means fighting flame ghosts forever, this must be hell ha ha !
A little pointless, but who cares ? It's working, and that's not bad for a first LD ! :)

Odyssey says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 11:56pm

It gets really repetitive but still had a nice feel to it if the controls were touched up a bit

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