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

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Escaping Darkness

by geeky_penguin - Jam Entry

Im really new to game making but i really hope you enjoyed my game!

I made a game about trying to escape the darkness of a horrible world. Shapeshift into a dog or a mouse and complete tasks in order to escape.

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Ratings

#498Theme(Jam)3.40
#520Audio(Jam)2.88
#764Mood(Jam)2.80
#911Graphics(Jam)2.63
#1080Fun(Jam)2.27
#1134Overall(Jam)2.47
#2061Coolness20%

Comments

Dmitrix says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:15am

Nice little game, I love Rosie!
Thanks for entering Ludum Dare.

paquinn says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:39am

It was a little hard to understand what to do at first but I liked the part with choosing letters. Cool first entry, especially with unity.

ChronoCrab says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:02am

Nice!

TheCain says ...
May 6, 2016 @ 11:49pm

Very short, and very easy. Also, not at all what I was expecting. But, for a first, it's a nice try.
Also, remember to remove the .pdb files

dcRfj15 says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 4:32pm

Interesting game, the background music complemented the game well, and having the dog spell "LUDEM" was a cool idea too.
The physics for the game felt a little sluggish to me. Also, was there a way to beat the game using the mouse? I tried to use the mouse but I couldn't get past the dog treat, I wasn't sure if this was intentional or not.
I hope you had fun during Ludum Dare!

radmars says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 3:42am

I like the variety of things to do but the controls could use some tweaking. Nice work, keep it up!

MegaBrutal says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 6:00pm

This is a Unity game, you could have exported a Linux version easily (especially if you're a geeky penguin ;)). I still tested the game with Wine. I don't do it often, most of the times I just abandon Windows-only games, but this game made me curious enough to worth the inconvenience.

The correct spelling is „Ludum Dare”, not „Ludem Dare”.

I REALLY liked the premise, however the game is clearly incomplete. I didn't really understand why I was getting teleported to random places, and then with the dog, once I was teleported to darkness where I couldn't progress. With the mouse, I guess I should have jump over the poison(?), but never managed to do that.

HUGE 5 for Graphics!

I wish you to keep developing the game post-compo, because I'd like to emphasize that I really liked the premise and I think you could have made an awesome game out of it if you had more time. I encourage you to get into game development, make more games, and participate in future game jams. :)

Thanks for sharing your game!

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