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

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The duck Reborn

by TheDuckCompany - Jam Entry

Endless Runner with quick time event where you have pick the right shape for each obstacle !

We let you discover wich shape go with wich obstacle !

Each key is Randomly set before each QTE so pay attention during the slow motion !

Hope you will enjoy the game

It was our first partitipation to LD and was great, will definitely do this again !

We made some of the graphics (we're not designers) but not all and we did'nt make the sounds but all the rest was made by us !

Tell us your highest score !

The game was made in C++ with SFML library


Sorry but we could'nt share the libraries.
In order to run the game you need to install SFML2 (download the sources from the or with your favorite packet manager)
Then you can use the makefile with g++
Sorry again ! (any tips on this is welcome !)

The duckduck

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mutonizer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:47am

"Concept" sounded fun but controls made it impossible/frustrating to play.
- Jumping's way loose and weird and "collision" with obstacles felt odd.
- QTE events slow everything, are very hard to comprehend and so fast you lack context to make a choice. Plus they seem to "slow down" things, which, when it happens when jumping, slows that too and kills you.

Like the idea, couldn't play it proper :/

Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:56am

Hi, thank's for your comment I've juste change the QTE event so the slow is more smooth

bobismijnnaam says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:05am

Hurry up with that Linux version!

TideS says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:28am


mutonizer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:00pm

Tried again with new build.
Managed to go past 1 obstacle, up to around 200 score I think, then same thing happened: QTE slowed time above fire while jumping, which slowed the jump and caused death :)

I'll check again later this week, in case.

FenyesJ says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:52pm


Autovelop says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:54am

Funny game, enjoyed the different morphs. Was a bit hard to figure out at first. I suggest gradually speeding up the movement to help new/young players get use to the mechanics. I respect that you guys did it in C++ for Windows and Linux

RockNRedPanda says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:56pm

Its not bad. A skater that turns itself into a duck is a cool concept but the controls aren't really smooth.

Would keep working on it though.

aCoupleGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:58pm

I loved the idea but the gameplay could have had a little more refining

Apr 25, 2016 @ 3:05pm

Very challenging game! I included it in my video compilation series of Ludum Dare games, if you’d like to check them out :)

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