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Farming Simulator

by spacechase0 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Got pretty far, but decided against finishing up for various reasons. The main thing that's missing is more crops (and maybe seasons).

I was going to try to fit it into the theme, but like I said, I decided not to completely finish. :P

I probably didn't even spent a little less than 10 hours on the game, because I was out of town.

Controls:
Mouse wheel or Up/Down arrows change the selected tool.
Left clicking uses the current tool, right clicking sells plants (if they are grown).
O decreases the time rate, P increases it. L sets it to the default.

It really isn't that accurate. It's just a quick clone off of Harvest Moon (minus characters... and everything else).

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Ratings

Coolness53%
#675Audio1.75
#785Graphics2.13
#800Humor1.18
#842Mood1.78
#849Fun1.80
#875Overall1.93
#884Innovation1.67
#893Theme1.54

Comments

icefox says ...
Apr 23, 2012 @ 6:44am

Interesting, but could use a little more elaboration. You probably know this. :-)

Being able to fast-forward time would also be handy.

spacechase0 says ...
Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:52pm

Oh yeah, forgot to mention the controls. :P I've already added that.

You can hold O to decrease the time rate, and P to increase it. L sets it to the default.

xBlinkedx says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 2:08am

It's not bad, but it could use a little more features added to it. Also selling the plants wasn't working for me. Unless I'm doing it wrong.

Kharza says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 2:19am

My father is a farmer so I had to try this. I didn't have much luck though. Hope you are around for the full 48 next time, it's a different idea!

Sanguine says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:24pm

I played it, but it was not very clear about what I should do.

spacechase0 says ...
Apr 26, 2012 @ 9:50pm

xBlinkedx: Make sure they're fully grown (top row in the screenshot). If not, I'm not sure what the problem would be.

Sanguine: Yeah, it probably could use some more instructions next time. :P

demonpants says ...
Apr 27, 2012 @ 9:52pm

Looks pretty cool - can we have a Mac version?

spacechase0 says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 1:59am

I actually developed it on a Mac. :P It's up now.

seagaia says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 2:38am

Like the farming vibes and the lack of farmville/zynga evilness! It was cute and works pretty well so you should do more if you liked making this

artefon says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 3:10am

This reminded me of Zynga's farmville.

Permanent7 says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 4:31am

Very unoriginal farming game. But well implemented! The innovation wasn't really there but its still a fun type of game.

spacechase0 says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 4:45am

I've never been original. :)

Fenyx says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 5:40am

Maybe you could add variation to the speed of growth for the plants? Anyway, it was well implemented, though being able to slow time (and the default time itself) made the game far too easy to manage a full farm.

Apr 28, 2012 @ 2:50pm

Intriguing but the lack of variety and win conditions meant it got a little boring quite quickly. Solid basis for development here though.

Waynetron says ...
Apr 29, 2012 @ 7:32am

I don't get it, sorry :(

jrasmussen24 says ...
May 1, 2012 @ 5:11am

Good basis for a game, though it definitely needs a little more variety/ a win condition (I have a hankering for a variety of vegetation).

egerlach says ...
May 13, 2012 @ 12:52am

I couldn't sell plants either :-(

tomhunt says ...
May 13, 2012 @ 3:19am

the app crashed when i tried to run it on my mac

May 13, 2012 @ 3:22pm

Needed a lot more content. Otherwise, respectable

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