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

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by benderbinary - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Not really sticking to the theme, but since this is my first entry I'm fully satisfied. Hopefully you'll also be. Over and out (Too tired!)

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Punga says ...
Aug 26, 2012 @ 11:32pm

Game looks good but I think gameplay its too poor.

eyehawk says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 12:13pm

erm, that was quite strange - I couldn't understand what the objective was.

dr_soda says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 6:03pm

Hey there, I didn't want to rate it just yet because it seems that the space bar doesn't work. The toothpick never jumped when I pressed it. I think you'd be fine submitting a patch if it really is broken. Has anyone else seen this problem yet?

benderbinary says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 6:15pm

@dr_soda (SPOILER) - go left :)

michax says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 9:56pm

Strange gameplay. Can't fully figure out what to do.

mottmatt says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:42am

I made it to the final stairs that climb off into the distance and couldn't figure out where to go / what to do next so I went back, jumped in the pit, pushed the ball, broke the structure, then got stuck, so then I quit.

The atmosphere is bizarre. While no effort was given to the theme I appreciate the randomness. The combination of high and low fidelity art assets was off putting at first but it I felt it fit the random nature of the world. Physics were buggy but easy to get the hang of. The invisible bounding volume of the sprite makes jumps awkward. It was worth playing and exploring and I had fun.

mcc says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 5:32am

I couldn't seem to get this to run. I am using Chrome 21.0.1180.82 on a Mac. After a long time the title screen came up, but it seemed cut off within the box somehow. When I pressed play, the game area went black for a long time and eventually Chrome popped up the "this page is not responding" error.

benderbinary says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 5:45am

@mcc strange - but can you try it in firefox (thank you)

BNeutral says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 5:48am

What did I just play?
Can't really rate it because it's so odd.

benderbinary says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 5:52am


Benjamin says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:37am

Wow that was psychedelic ! When I had double jump, I could climb to the... roof ? but after that I continued to the right, went on a strange white platform. At this point music stoped because I think there's no loop. And then when I was really sure I was out of the bound of the level, there was this strange elevator going up at very high speed. It bring me up to some weird place and on my first jump the whole ground disappear with nice clouds, letting me falling in the orange sky. For ever.

benderbinary says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:47am

@Benjamin: I am a leaf on the wind - watch how I soar. (thank you for playing)

monkeymad2 says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:10pm

This feels like what happens to normal games when they go all glitchy but you keep playing to see what strange things'll happen.

Porpentine says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 12:16am

love the visuals, especially the flowers. movement is way too hard but i appreciate that you made this game about a plucky hairy little stick...

juaxix says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 12:42am

The graphics are beautiful, you have to improve jugability...and the music , thanks for your work

Aug 30, 2012 @ 1:05am

Needed some form of instructions or anything to tell you what you were trying to accomplish. Also to easy to get stuck on objects.

daydalus says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 1:47am

Wow, this game is drugged out ;) Definitely had an original style, reminded me a concept album art for a 70 psychadelic band. The platforming gameplay didn't work very well though, and couldn't tell what the objective is. But great work finishing, visual style is great.

zatyka says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 3:22am

I'm really not sure what I just played.

wizbane says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 4:09am

Quite a strange looking game. Could use a bit more than basic platformer mechanics to be interesting gameplay-wise, but it's quite a good first attempt!

Aug 30, 2012 @ 4:13am

acid trip FTW!

Switchbreak says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 6:12am

Really like the music and the look of this, but I can't see what's going on and it makes it really difficult to hit all those moving platforms.

Siegfur says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 7:25am

Is it this "new" art or just an acid? Dunno, but this is weird.

EatThePath says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 8:08am

...did a large peanut man just... body slam me to death?

benderbinary says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 8:18am

@EatThePath He's supposed to be a slipper!

Aug 31, 2012 @ 1:20am

Completely random.

NateNaterson says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 1:31am

Best acid trip I've ever been on.

vilya says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 2:13am

That's really rather odd... but there's some great ideas in there, the visual style is really distinctive and the music pretty decent.

TheSarcastic says ...
Sep 1, 2012 @ 6:27pm

didn't work here

Jedi says ...
Sep 2, 2012 @ 11:30am

I love the style!
Too bad the gameplay is so wonky. You really need to get the controls perfect if you're going to require such exacting jumps and have such punishing falls.
Please improve this, and make more games like it! :)

infernet89 says ...
Sep 5, 2012 @ 5:03pm

Weird. But it's amazing how you drawed so many things in 48h.

davidwparker says ...
Sep 14, 2012 @ 3:21pm

Neat graphics, but I was a bit confused.

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