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

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by Pitzik4 - Jam Entry

There's in-game help. I revised this game because I was 13 when I made it and the title and text were hopelessly naïve and insensitive, but trying to strike it out of history didn't seem right. I'm sorry.

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Ratings

#108Theme(Jam)2.93
#116Innovation(Jam)2.93
#135Audio(Jam)2.64
#184Graphics(Jam)2.71
#190Overall(Jam)2.71
#198Humor(Jam)1.69
#202Fun(Jam)2.43
#207Mood(Jam)2.23
#932Coolness26%

Comments

sev_inf says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 3:30pm

Tried to play two times, first time it crashed when I died, second time it crashed few seconds after I ate fruit. I liked the sounds and idea, will try to play again if you fix the crashes.

Pitzik4 says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 6:29pm

It crashed a lot on one of the people who beta tested the game, too. It has never crashed on me (well, at least not this version). I don't know why it's crashing, he sent me the terminal output and he was getting normal FPS and no stack trace. So it's not a performance issue and it's not an exception. I do have a few more ideas, so I'll try to fix the crashes as soon as I can. It would be helpful to know your OS and JVM version, too.

Gidaio says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 7:21pm

I enjoyed this a lot. The platforming elements need some refinement, but I like the idea and I like your implementation of 'evolution.'

Maacus says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 7:24pm

No crashes for me. But this game was hard. Could not kill more than one enemy, and I died myself 10 times. Maybe I did something wrong.
Other then that I think your idea was very interesting.

Pitzik4 says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 7:34pm

Maacus: Yes, it is rather hard. I usually upgrade agility and avoid battle at first and then start upgrading health like crazy when those guys that can kill you in one hit start showing up. Then I go in and try to kill them. I usually fail, too.
Gidaio: Thanks, I'm glad you liked it! About the platforming element needing refinement, you're talking about jumping, right? Ha, yeah, this way of jumping does seem a bit crude, but I think that in the long run it's better.

RARoadkill says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 7:41pm

Could use some more instructions ingame. overall though it was fun.

AaronGordon says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 8:38pm

Liked the idea. And the link to evolution is string. Although There is very little food to pick up and there's quite a few major bugs (i can clone for free and my clones can hurt me) Audio is ok, and i like the visual style. Just needed more play testing i recon and you'd be on to something really nice.

ubear says ...
Sep 3, 2012 @ 11:46am

Great game!

frosty says ...
Sep 10, 2012 @ 5:56am

Neat! For some reason I just really liked the splash screen. =)

thewiseguy99 says ...
Sep 14, 2012 @ 9:16pm

Great idea and start. You really have something here. Definitely something to build on. Some move etc instructions would have been fab!! Good job though

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