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

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Rock scissors paper

by spb_Rusty - Jam Entry

This game show us that there always will someone stronger than you. Rock crushes scissors, paper covers rock, scissors cut paper and you will changes after each collision. May the WASD be with you and try not to die.

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Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:59am

Good idea and interpretation of the theme, but with little problems.
At first it is not clear who the character you control.
When you transform, same kind character blocks your way, and is easy to corner you.
The sound is very shrill and loud, especially if you're cornered.

remiv says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:03am

Interesting idea. The rocks and scissors doesn't move, is it ittended?

solkar says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:16am

Something seems to go wrong after the first game, sounds seem to be played several times and it's a bit annoying.

fb_holzbaum says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:30am

Took me some time to figure out which character I am. And I got stuck on walls and also between other characters far too often, which destroyed the gameplay pretty fast.
The idea though is very interesting and I would love to see this kind of game as a mobile multi-player to play with friends.

Venneque says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:52am

Very innovative game. I like playing it as it remains simple and neat.
IA seems a bit buggy sometimes. Design looks great.
Sound's annoying, I'd prefer a real music rather than that.
Gameplay can get rough when it comes to changing forms, you easily lose one life or two if you overstay on the source of a material.
Finally, the theme is perfectly respected. Good job ! :)

Vantaug says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:39am

The game is very fun, as others have pointed out, it could use some polish. Nice idea, simple and fun.

airdinghy says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:39am

Good idea, just hard to know which player you control, also hit a bug where I could go into negative lives.

cakeknuckles says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:06pm

cute little game! i agree with what others are saying about the controls, but i still found it to be a neat idea for a game, and a good interpretation of the theme.

lanestp says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:17pm

Fun idea! The AI is a bit glitched. The Rocks and scissors kept stacking up so I couldn't really change shape. Really good idea though and I had fun with it!

DanEEStar says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:34pm

I took me some time until I realized how the mechanic works.
Once I got it it was very fun for a few minutes.

It would be great if there would be a small time period where the character is invincible after a shapeshift. It happened often that I lost a life because two stones where very near and after turning to a scissor they got me...

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:54pm

Super idea.

Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:22pm

Not awful but could use polish. I had fun with it.

matiz982 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:50pm

Great idea :) Good job! :)

Oliver_MB says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:54pm

Good and fun idea!

KappaIX says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:41pm

The rocks and scissors didn't want to leave their starting point... good job they didn't I would have rocked their world..

Few issues, but a strong idea, well done!

Henry00 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:50pm

Somehow I ended up with -140 lives after a lot of crazy glitching, very entertaining to race the others.

marmpa says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:18am

Really nice idea of using rock paper scissors for the gameplay really liked it.

abcdef65g says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:39am

The concept is quite creative! It has its share of bugs like others have commented, but it was fun to play and easy to understand! Would have liked if you didn't collide with the same type as you (to avoid cornering), and if the starting positions were randomized too.

Steven Pinto says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:28am

There surely are bugs and its pissing off but its a good game if polished and also think of multi player too :)
All the best with your game!

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Oh my gosh, i'm still laughing!!! Fantastic job!!!

kestrelgames says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:04am

Fun concept! The use of rock, paper and scissors was a great idea for the competition, since the player instinctively knows the interactions. Enemies do get stuck on each other a lot, though.

LinealGames says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:28pm

It was fun until the paper pushed me against a wall and it glitched the game

Gord10 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 3:58pm

I liked its idea! Innovative.

Fabraz says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:57am

Interesting concept, but the AI needs tweaking and the level design requires change. I could see this be a fun arena brawler though! Have you tried testing some MP?

joemid says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:02am

Too many paper! They zerg rushed! Fun, but confusing. Love your characters!

kabel says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:40pm

The idea was good...but the execution well... the sound effect are ok, but the enemy Ai is too fast, in fact everything is a bit too fast. Maybe a change of scenery could help, because it gets really confusing to follow.

Japes says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 6:06pm

Damn, this game is quite difficult!! :) I often get trapped by my enemies, whom I then transform into, and then m new enemies are able to kill me. There was a glitch in one of my plays where the rocks and scissors weren't leaving their corners and my board was overrun by sheets of paper. Really cute game, but damn, so tough. But cool. Great work! Please rate my game.

Apr 28, 2016 @ 5:30pm


Adipson says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:49am

hahah very funny Chifoumi ! :)

Kate Kligman says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:34pm

An indicator to know which player I am would be helpful. Cool idea and implementation.

dcolgan says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:09pm

After the first game I played the only enemy leaving their spawn points was paper, the others were stuck. Then I tried playing the version embedded on the page and I could not die that time. It is a simple, pretty good idea that demonstrates some good game mechanics, but there is not really much fun about it.

KairosXIII says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 3:58am

Very clever take on theme. Note to self, don't camp spawn point haha.

May 5, 2016 @ 7:09pm

It's not that clear at the begining, but then it got really fun!

StrayCat says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 1:38am

Weird in a good way :)
Good job!

OnlySlightly says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 12:40am

Super cute concept! This was a lot of fun!

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