August 24th-27th 2012 :: Theme: Evolution

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Dawn of the Opposable Thumbs

by Hatsun - Jam Entry

Help a tribe of foragers migrate to the shoreline while staying ahead of a hungry tiger. You'll have to juggle two resources (sticks and food), but you can't tell how many of each you have until you ask the foragers.

The four buttons on the right side of the screen control everything: the double green arrow starts a migration(if you have the resources), and the three question mark buttons ask the cavemen about your resources (food, sticks, and time until the cat arrives, respectively)

I made a lot more sprites than I actually needed. Use the source code and sprites however you want!

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SteelRaven7 says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 9:35am

Unable to run this locally for some reason. Might want to upload it to dropbox or something similar?

adventureloop says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 3:27pm

Needs uploaded to a page that can launch it.

Gear says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 5:32pm

I found the moving house quite amusing for some reason.

Hatsun says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:24pm

Sorry for the technical problems, I'm not that familiar with flash hosting.

amidos2006 says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 9:30am

liked the graphics

DevoreUK says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 6:05pm

Liked the graphics and styling really cool.

zazery says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 11:08pm

Once you understand how to play it's a pretty fun game. Ask the villagers questions and know when to migrate before the dumb cat comes.

DaviDeMo says ...
Sep 1, 2012 @ 7:48am

Haha it seems like villagers rides the dumb cat and go away with it :-P
Cool idea

dredlockz says ...
Sep 2, 2012 @ 8:12am

Loved the style, and the automated caveman gives it a nice Sim vibe.

Spaceoff says ...
Sep 4, 2012 @ 2:23pm

Reasonably decent strategy game, but it didn't feel like there was enough of a penalty for losing a forager, and as such it was rather easy to get to the end if you timed your movements right, even after losing a few foragers.

Mago says ...
Sep 7, 2012 @ 7:06am

Very cute game. I like the graphics and ask/response system.

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