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

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Crystal Cry

by John Ceceri III - Jam Entry

**** UPDATE! We launched an page where you can get our later builds! ****

Crystal Cry is a VR shooter where you fight in a crystal arena against hordes of monsters! Your lasers turn them into harmless insects that populate the world!

Controls: Tap the screen when the reticle expands to shapeshift the monsters.

Currently the only build is for android using Google Cardboard. A desktop non-vr version will be released soon!

Programmer & Concept - John Ceceri III (

Concept Artist & Music - Jan Redman (

3D Modeler & Scene Designer - Geoffrey Smith (

Downloads and Links




ZeroFaction says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:04pm

Very interesting! Do you have plans to put a health system in at all?

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:59pm

@ZeroFaction We're planning to keep working on it the next week or two and have a nice little shooter experience up on the Google Play store. There is a lot more gameplay that we want to include in it!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:48pm

I like the graphical nature of the game.Nice game!

Joozey says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:38pm

Nice work. Not sure how I'm supposed to tap the screen if it's in my cardboard.

pixel_maniacs says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:01am

I like the idea, and the fact it is a cardboardgame is amazing. Good Job!

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:59pm

I just bought the Vision Master yesterday and it was super awesome to be able to play your game with it! The guys are creepy which made the game even cooler! If I had the Cardboard would I be able to move throughout the level? Awesome job guys

Freank says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 9:57am

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

Apr 30, 2016 @ 2:19am

Hi everyone! Apologies I've been very busy and haven't had a chance to rate and comment!

@Joozey We were working on the current version of the viewer which has a tapping button. (I think older models have a magnet or something)

@fin_nolimit We tried to do movement, but ran out of time. Maybe in the full version!

@Freank That would be awesome! I'll add the game there shortly.

Thanks for commenting and rating everyone! :D

Prudiiarca says ...
May 8, 2016 @ 11:04am

It seems that VR really is arriving... How does it feel to play on google cardboard? Sadly I do not own an android device, so I could not try...

radmars says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 4:12am

Couldn't install it on my HTC One M9 for some reason, just says "app not installed" when I try. :(

thebrainfuse says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 7:40am

Good concept... wish there was some form of progression.. maybe a score system.

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