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

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Wild Runner

by Venneque - Jam Entry

The main character must transform into different forms by using "azer" or "uiop" to pass through obstacles.
You die if you get touched by the left of the screen which keeps going on.
You have a normal mode which consists in surviving during the indicated time, and an endless mode to see how far you can go.

Made with SDL, C++, a team of 7 developing students and a wonderful graphic designer =)
Very first game we are making, We hope you will enjoy. ^^

Edit :
Lack of time prevented :
- We designed the wolf / rabbit / feline form for bonus points with a faster game
- We designed the human form to survive the hunter (you may see his image in the archive "Images" directory) and doors to open.

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AceyT says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:46am

Well done ! It's good for a start

Some gameplay element could be improved to be less frustrating, but other than that, it's nice

Keep going and do better next time :)

Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:57am

Nice game. Great graphics. Could be made better with few changes

remiv says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:27am

Wow, a linux only game... No problem for me, but you could have more vote by porting it to another platform.

marmpa says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:55am

It is really good as a whole and i like your concept here. Though it is only for linux so i had to switch in order to play it. But good try

Venneque says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:57am

Yeah guys, we've been short on time for the deadline. :( I've easily made an .exe for Windows from the SDL source with CodeBlocks the day after. I hope I can upload it soon.

HolyBlackCat says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:44pm

I think you should pack a proper build. It's weird that I need to download 3 different resource archives separately (from a very slow hosting, btw).

davor10105 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:27pm

love the sprites

Ghust1995 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:44pm

I downloaded all four zips and extracted them to the same directory, then ran wildrunner.exe... and nothing. A command prompt pops up only to shortly close and nothing happen. Maybe build a proper installer?

Venneque says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:37pm

I hadn't thought about using DropBox ... Now it's way easier, I feel stupid LOL
Anyway, thanks for the positive feed back :)
We are glad you enjoy our very first game !

Jungle says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:24pm

The game concept is very interesting . I think more attention to jump , improving the collision and physics would better leave the game !

davalcordub says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:19am

I couldn´t run it, I click the .exe and a comand prompt shows up, then the window of the game appear but only shows me the controls.

Hankenstien says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:59am

When you said 7 developers I would have expected a bit more from the game. I liked the audio excepted the creepy girl laugh when you died. Animation was good, but you could have made different sprites for jumping. It was a bit strange for a kangaroo to basically fly over things.

simbaste15 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:25am

Game well prepared.If not a bit simplistic. good continuation, good work.

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:34am

Wasn't really sure what the point of the other forms was, other than maybe using them to bring the kangaroo down faster I suppose.

Chaserbrown says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:38am

Good job for your first Ludum Dare entry! Sometimes the mechanics felt a bit weird, and the physics weren't the most realistic, but the concept, music, and art were great!

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:55am

The animals were adorable. Being a tiny tiger running through a tunnel made me smile.

nlbi21 says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 1:58am

Good game guys really i love the graphics are cute very cute. Very good entry and nice job for first time. <3

Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:11pm

Welcome to Ludum Dare and gamedev guys ! This is a pretty cool entry you made there, especially for a first one. I enjoyed playing it, the game concept was interesting, the animations were pretty nice and audio was great. Physics could be improve a bit but it doesn't hurt the fun that much.

aemiliu5 says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 10:00pm

Nice game! Music was catchy, graphics were alright and the gameplay was interesting :)

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