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    Ludum Dare 23

    April 20th-23rd 2012 :: 10 Year Anniversary! :: Theme: Tiny World

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    Nom Nom? - dastry - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    Code is messy :( and there a few bugs with some collisions and boundries, but i am happy with it!

    I had great fun working out XNA as i went and creating it all

    I hope you all enjoy it!

    Make sure you die at least once for the awesome death sound!

    All feedback is appreciated!

    My Second XNA game!

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    Tomalla says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:44pm

    Generally I love the concept to eat smaller things which at the same time makes us get bigger. I just wish there was something more to it in this game.

    Darkfrost says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 5:08pm

    Not bad for you second game :) Waaaay better than your last 'entry', good job!

    Jeremias says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 9:04am

    Made my day. Graphics are okay, game was fun. Sadly if you had a size, nothing can kill you - so a gameplay tweak would be nice to harden the progressed gaming. You should improve the collision with the right screen border so it looks like on the left side (use the rectangle.Left + rectangle.Width instead of rectangle.Left only). And the dots moving on the info interface at the screen's bottom (pink area) - this would I fix, too.

    the8donut says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 9:07am

    Sound is awesome :D very simple, but fun. Good job!

    Shephiroth says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 9:25am

    This looks a copy of a game i saw last time ago in a flash game page. How was its name??? Not cosmic crush, i cant find it, before cosmic there were another with rectangle faces. Smile face = you can eat, angry faces = they eat you.

    Shephiroth says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 11:21am

    Finally found the game, Hungry Blocks :)

    moop says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 9:22pm

    Nice simple idea, got a lot more fun at the end when there were several large enemies and staying alive is a challenge.

    johanp says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 10:43am

    Simple and fun idea but too hard to catch the little buggers! Kudos for the sound effects!

    sirpalee says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 9:07pm

    Nom-nom-nom! The sound effects added a lot to the overall mood, and the game is simply fun to play. My biggest problem, that you capped the score at 500... I would have been great to eat EVERYTHING! :)

    Rabbits... says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 9:08pm

    Nom Nom Nom...Oh Nooooo ha ha ha...

    MurrayL says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 1:36pm

    Interesting idea - there are lots of games in this LD which use the concept of eating to grow, but this is the first one I've seen where the 'enemies' are doing the same thing!

    When I first heard the 'boing!' sound, I thought it was going to go into http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyxC8DzjQj0 !

    DaveDobson says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 2:57pm

    Fun entry to play. Not a lot of complexity, but it works. Some balance problems, as others have mentioned - you can end up with a ginormous green opponent pretty quickly, or you can grow yourself so big that it's not much of a challenge. There was something funky with right and bottom collisions for the non-player blocks. Fun, though! Good work.

    Raptor85 says ...
    Apr 30, 2012 @ 9:30pm

    requires XNA4 which crashes under WINE so can't test

    someone says ...
    May 3, 2012 @ 6:15pm

    Another Linux user. Can't play.

    May 10, 2012 @ 7:57pm

    Very cute game. I like the eating mechanic, but I wish it was deeper.

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