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

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Slime Tales

by DrillerDev - Jam Entry

Everyone is after you!

A poor slime can't do much by itself, but you have a secret trick up your... Blob?

Jump over an unsuspecting creep, recovering some life, and assimilating his abilities!

Be careful, though. Slimes are unstable, and as such, you'll lose your new form over time, reverting to your old boring self...

Controls
(Better played with controller)

Analog stick / Arrows - Movement
X Button / LShift - Jump (absorb)
A Button / LCtril - Attack (once absorbed) / Accept
B Button / Esc - Back / Exit

GO SLIME THEM!



Design by DrillerDev and Patt_Luzerrante
Programming by DrilerDev
Art and Sound effects by Patt_Luzerrante
Music by Kevin McLeod ( https://incompetech.com/ )

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#152Theme(Jam)3.88
#159Graphics(Jam)4.06
#167Fun(Jam)3.59
#207Overall(Jam)3.63
#215Audio(Jam)3.50
#257Humor(Jam)3.07
#348Innovation(Jam)3.28
#469Mood(Jam)3.19
#1536Coolness40%

Comments

davidkanc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:37am

The best game I have played in this Ludum! Art is awesome and gameplay is very good. It's a bit hard but I'm improving each new play. Congratulations!

Jadernak says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:12am

Thumbs up for art.

Aaranos says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:58am

Very nice graphics and audio.

ZYXer says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:14pm

Wow, awesome graphics and sound! And funny too! Gameplay is a bit repetitive, but otherwise fun. Well done!

OveRMolo says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:47pm

I like art and music :D
Try to sincrynoze the animation with the movement and it will look great!

pixelpotions says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 12:24pm

Hahah! Amazing game, I had quite a chuckle with this. I had a lot of fun. The controls were a bit difficult to figure out but once you nailed it there was no stopping this slime! (except for occasional Minotaur)

UgiWithAKnife says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:09am

I really like the perspective, reminds me of Don't Starve! The art is really great and the characters are cuteness overload. :D If only the projectiles where in perspective as well it would be easier to play. Great job!

Orion Dev says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:36am

Really cool game man! The gameplay is super creative and lots of fun to pick up and play :)

siryakko says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:11am

Love the art and the fun :D

ekkiiiii says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:13am

Very cool shapeshifting visuals!

Adipson says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:38am

yeah ! nice cartoon ambiant

DrillerDev says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 7:21pm

Thanks everyone for the comments!

We'll try to have an updated version after the jam voting is done, to add the missing characters, and in general, apply some general polishing. But this recent weeks have been completely hectic :)

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