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

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Conviction

by JTBurby - Jam Entry

Play a deity and shift you sigil to inspire four surrounding civilizations before you lose their faith. Manage your cooldowns and keep each cities sigil lit.

Controls
Q: Sigil 1 (Circle)
W: Sigil 2 (Vesica)
E: Sigil 3 (Triangle)
R: Sigil 4 (Square)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#154Graphics(Jam)4.07
#735Theme(Jam)3.07
#758Mood(Jam)2.81
#1044Innovation(Jam)2.25
#1060Overall(Jam)2.62
#1155Fun(Jam)1.70
#1350Coolness45%

Comments

Populous90 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:24pm

Doesnt work. Cant dl to play. Art looks great though

kostik1337 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:34pm

A nice little ambiance-centered piece. It's beautiful and creatively develops the theme. I wish there was sound. I wonder why it's 50M, though.

Jun & Pate says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:59pm

Didn't work for me :/

SojaBird says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:13pm

Seems like it doesn't run for me :(
I wanted to play because it looks well good in the pics!

MementoGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:18pm

The art is beautiful!
I miss some background music too and a little more of a challenge, but cool entry!

CaptainPilot says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:19pm

Lovely art but very static - sounds and animation would really add polish here, and compliment that beautiful painting work. The game didn't really to have much progression to it, tho maybe I was missing something!

luquio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:23pm

looks great but i didnt know how to play it :(

JTBurby says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:34pm

Thanks for the comments everyone! I'm investigation why it's not working for some. And I absolutly agree that it's lacking progression right now and music could add a lot.

blob says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:32am

Really pretty art but I didnt really understand the game. Doesnt seem possible to lose?

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:21pm

For me the web version did not worked, so I player the windows version

About the game, I just did not understand if the game has a ending or not, but the art nice nice and good use of the theme.

JTBurby says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:04pm

Alright, the web version has been changed over to Unity WebGL so it should be working on Chrome browsers. Also the download size for PC and Mac have been reduced.

The game (I guess it's more of a toy right now) doesn't have an end condition. Had some ideas for a post-Jam version where you play for a specified time and build points depending on how many of the cities sigils you keep lit simultaneously. Might help provide a feeling of progression by producing a number that can be compared to previous play session.

Anyhow, thanks for the feedback again!

TheCain says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:45am

With some music, this could have had a great mood.

ohmaigawd says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:36am

I love the artwork, but as other said some music and animations would really add to the experience.

Apr 26, 2016 @ 10:04am

Really liked the art work and colour palette, the game definitely has potential. I look forward to a post-jam version

Freank says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on indiexpo.net ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

TreenewT says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:50am

Nice artwork.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:03pm

nice one but i dont get what to do

medidog says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 10:23pm

This is not a game, yet.. but really nice artwork!

Larzan says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 11:02pm

Looks nice, but i can't play it, nothing happened when pressing the keys or clicking around in the image

dcolgan says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 12:24am

There is not really enough here to keep me interested. Sure it looks good like everyone says, but it is just a still image and the game play is almost non existent. No use of theme does not help either.

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