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

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MazeEffect

by AnMorfeusz - Jam Entry

MazeEffect takes you out into space, on board of a mother ship, which went offline due to the spreading of a yet unknown rogue algorithm, capable of controlling and transforming inanimate objects into relentless killing machines. You are playing as a member of a special technical task force ordered to terminate every hostile object on the spacecraft. MazeEffect features procedurally generated opponents and custom pathfinder AI, and even better music (yey)!

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Ratings

#378Audio(Jam)3.18
#630Graphics(Jam)3.17
#692Theme(Jam)3.13
#723Overall(Jam)3.04
#738Fun(Jam)2.87
#764Mood(Jam)2.80
#949Innovation(Jam)2.48
#1201Coolness48%

Comments

calzep says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:07am

Loved the music and the scifi inspired idea. The enemies caused a lot of floating objects though and I had no idea what to do once I ran out of ammo.

Dreschler says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:48pm

Very Nice game! The graphics are really cool! Keep goin, man!

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Not sure how to reload, can't get very far without more ammo.

11Schotter says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:07pm

Really cool game, love the shapeshifting enemies and the ego gameplay!

KappaIX says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:07pm

Fun shooter! I managed to spot the ammo boxes in the end, would have been really great if they were a different colour and easier to find - also if they weren't so stingy on the amount of ammo they give you...

Well done!

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:11pm

Awesome job! The music, animations, and gameplay was great! For improvement, I would add a cross hair and make enemies move faster or make the player have stamina, because the enemies were outrunnable.

Ibzy says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:25pm

Nice rockin' tunes to blast to, and a fun looking blaster you made there. I like the procedural design to double up on the shapeshift idea too.

I think your lack of global illumination made seeing the colours (red eyes, med pack etc) difficult until nearby (with the torch) and made it all look "too" grey. Otherwise, very nice effort :)

mahalis says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 7:45pm

Fun! Nice job on the procedural level generation - works really well. The art's good, particularly the gun model, and I liked the transformation animations on the enemies. Well done.

monetai says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:01pm

Nice audio but bad loop. sorry I don't find the end.

aucguy says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:09pm

Pretty fun game to play and run away from the evil machines.

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 8:55pm

Fun shooter and great aesthetic. Well done ++

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