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NEW - The final feature update of ShmupShifter is now out! Play now! (download the post-compo version)

ShmupShifter is a manic shooter developed in 48 hours for the Ludum Dare 35 compo, based on the theme "Shapeshift."

Fight 6 enemy types and three boss fights as you make you way through space. Use your powers of transformation to gain an upper hand, firing on enemies from all sides.

Featuring real shoot-em-up difficulty, ShmupShifter will surely satisfy your shmup appetite.


Use the arrow keys to move.

Use Z, X, and C to fire, and change ship

Z type ship:

Red, medium speed, forward spread

X type ship:

Green, fast speed, backward spread

Z type ship:

purple, slow speed, side shot

Enemies don't kill you. Bullets do. Score by destroying enemies.

Use the different ships to your advantage!

The Jam version improves balance and many other aspects.


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

ShmupShifter Final Post-Compo (play this one) 11 MB
ShmupShifter Ludum Dare Version (48 hours) 11 MB
Ludum Dare Version Source 164 MB

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