December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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B.I.O.S

by thedeadlybutter - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Big. Insane. Obnoxious. Scientist.

You have the power to fire viruses at cities from your satellite, and your primary goal is to destroy & infect the entire city with them.

Research & Unlock new virus types, gain money from infecting, develop strategies for different buildings, and more all in B.I.O.S!

All info needed to play is located in the zip file, but you will need Java 6 or higher.

Have fun Infecting :]

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Ratings

#548Innovation2.47
#570Audio1.43
#681Theme2.27
#708Humor1.29
#735Mood1.50
#755Graphics1.47
#764Fun1.53
#770Overall1.67
#990Coolness28%

Comments

enfyrneaux says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:58am

Is there a glitch with the dialog boxes?

Datw says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:00am

For me the game just felt like there was a lack of feedback. Besides that, little glitch: if you lose the game once, you need to close and open the jar to try again

gameXcore says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:47pm

I couldn't seem to do anything...

sclark39 says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 3:50pm

I must agree with Datw, very little feedback. I couldn't figure out if researching or infecting was actually doing anything, and it took me three different tries and looking at the help image to figure out how to infect in the first place.

KevinWorkman says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 3:37am

As others have said, the difficulty understanding the game is a pretty big hurtle. Remember, we've never seen this game before, so we have no idea how to play! That can be hard to keep in mind after you spent hours or days (or longer!) developing a game because everything seems obvious to you.

But the idea is definitely there, so with a little more polish and focus on playability, this could be a cool little game.

By the way, if you're looking for a better host than dropbox, you might consider the free Java hosting I offer at http://StaticVoidGames.com. Either way, happy coding!

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