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by charlestoeppe - Jam Entry

Save planet Earth from aliens by morphing into HORSE, SHARK, WASP, and CACTUS! We will need all of their powers to survive!

Controls: WASD or IJKL or Arrow Keys or Gamepad

Mute audio with SPACEBAR. ALT+ENTER for fullscreen. ESC to quit.

Can you beat the developer high-scores?
* Charlie (gamedev): 266 seconds
* Dylan (artist): 263 seconds

Post your high-score!

By @charlestoeppe and @aintnofuntime

Made with Unreal Engine 4

Downloads and Links




EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:16pm

Well that's very strange, player is moving a bit by himself so it's hard to tell if it's gameplay or glitch !

charlestoeppe says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:20pm

RE: EdoMiyamoto

Hi Edo! Thanks for playing! The always-moving mechanic is intentional. Each animal-form changes the way you move, so you have to use all of the morphs to steer and control yourself to knock out those aliens. Like Rocket League... if you couldn't ever stop your car... uhhh.

I'll play your game as soon as I can :)

Saiodin says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:06pm

I survived 285 on my first try. Props for using UE4 ;P But I didn't think it was much fun. It is very much just using physics to glitch stuff away. The camera makes it hard to see what's going on once it gets wild, but I guess that's intentional.

3T3A says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:54pm


3T3A says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:56pm

If i would speak about your game, i would say that it's an experience more than a game. Psychedelic game, strange controls but making a sense, strange charaster, strange goal. Everything is strange, but not depleasant. I enjoyed playing the game but i couldn't go to the game over.

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