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

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by TomJongens - Jam Entry

First Entry! Second Game!

Got a little bit sidetracked while seeing all those colors on my screen, initially wanted to do something with shapes, but that came out wrong so decided to stick with the colors, could try it again though..

The Game:
Its a TWO PLAYER game, accidently.. I tried to make an A.I. but can't get that to work though..

In Orange you have to destroy the other player's star by shooting it to smithereens, but you can only shoot when you collect orbs of the same color as you (ammo). Don't forgot to protect your own star! And avoid being hit by orbs that are not the same colour as you.

Love to hear your feedback and idea's

*! The Web version seems to run a tad slow..

Made with:
Gamemaker, Audacity & BFXR

Downloads and Links




ZpeedTube says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:02am

Simple but nice graphics! :)

aemiliu5 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:51am

nice graphics and music but i couldn't figure out what was going on...

Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:59am

What you exactly trying or tried to make dear!! Be clear!
Graphics music cool

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:45pm

Can we get a version without installer, please?

gurkenlabs says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:54pm

I liked the almost Mass Effect-esque music ;) Really clever idea, the simplistic style was great!

JNI says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:20pm

Really cool, I like the graphic style! Good work!

Dreschler says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:24pm

Cool style :D

marod says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:47pm

Nice minimal graphics!

CodeNMore says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:27pm

Cool graphical effects!

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:57pm

Please make an extractable archive, not an installer.

It took us a while to figure out what is going on an what you actually have to do. Also the controls for player one and two are reversed. (Left Player on the screen plays with the right set of keys.)

Also it is really hard to actually destroy the other star before you run into a wrongly colored orb. I really liked the clean minimal graphics and the atmospheric music.

TomJongens says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 10:55am

Thanks all for the feedback! I'll do my best to add your suggestions to another version outside the Jam.

I've added the zip version. Also just bought the HTML5 module for gamemaker but it seems to mess up the framerate (games runs on 120fps), but you can expect that version soon.

CaptainPilot says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 8:45pm

You need to make clear what you're supposed to do.

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