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The Adventures of Blinky, The Square-Shaped Round-Thing

by peter_sc - Compo Entry

'The Adventures of Blinky, The Square-Shaped Round-Thing' is a pretty simple game. The big monster needs to disappear, the small monsters shift your shape, and the buttons are your friends.

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treegemmer says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:19am

Had trouble with the OS/X version. This is the terminal readout:

Downloads/TheAdventuresOfBlinky_OSX/Blinky ; exit;
dyld: Library not loaded: @rpath/sfml-system.framework/Versions/2.3.2/sfml-system
Referenced from: /Users/joshwagner/Downloads/TheAdventuresOfBlinky_OSX/Blinky
Reason: image not found
Trace/BPT trap: 5

[Process completed]

peter_sc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:21am

I'm sorry about that. It means that the sfml framework is missing, and that I need to fix that. In the mean time, there's a guide to install it by hand:

arhpositive says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:32pm

Umm, I really had no idea what to do and how to do it. :/

djfariel says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 9:59am

I figured out by accident that touching the bigger circle thing means I win. I was so lost on everything.
Objective? Controls? Why are one of the aliens bigger and immobile?

Paulgami says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 10:47am

I'm afraid I just didn't really get it :(

Henry00 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 11:12am

Sorry but this was very confusing, I had no idea how to play the game...

Pixelaborate says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:51pm

I'm afraid that the entire time I was just very confused about everything :/

sndr says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:39pm

The controls and goal of the game were quite confusing. Also, the movement of the character is quite funky. It takes a while since you press the key and the character starts moving.

Reis Mahnic says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 5:49am

I was a bit confused as to how to play.
The music was cool though! And I did get a couple good chuckles out of the descriptions, such as when I died.

dringy says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 9:33pm

I wasn't quite sure what I was doing, I figured out the purple rescued you when you became an alien and I think I won by pressing the red button. Not too sure but I liked it.

PinkIndian says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 9:47am

Cool game. Took some time to figure things out, but not impossible to play. Nice original game and I especially liked the start screen. Not bad for a first LD entry. Keep it up!

Catmoo says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 9:24pm

It took me a little while to figure out how the red one helped me until I noticed the big one fading away, but I actually quite liked it in the end. It's pretty simple but it works nicely.

peter_sc says ...
May 10, 2016 @ 7:16am

Thank you all for playing, rating, and commenting!
Yes, it is confusing and nonsensical. The upside is that I now have things to learn and improve on for the next time. :)

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