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

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Park to Park

by Frozen Fractal - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Surround areas with tape to pave them over, but don't let the goats and hippies get near the tape! For more points, pave over large areas at once, and try to trap the pests.

A browser game written in CoffeeScript using HTML5 canvas, audio and local storage. A recent browser is required. The game works best in Chrome, but also works well in Firefox, Safari and even Internet Explorer. Opera users may experience problems, sorry!

Very rarely, a goat or hippie will walk off the screen to get a bite to eat. This is totally a feature. All this running around in a park makes them hungry, you know.

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vrav says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:18am

Nice presentation here. The graphics and audio go together very well. Peace, mon. (:

ParaPup says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:00pm

Nice this was enjoyable :3

bugninja says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:44pm

Love how you took this game genre and applied the theme

sanojian says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:42pm

Nice implementation of Qix. A classic! Great use of the theme. Nice graphics. That goat seemed to be everywhere!

rxi says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:46pm

Really like the graphics.

Luis Anton says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:48pm

Nice adaptation of a classic mechanic! : )

ahm99 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:00pm

I kind of liked the music :) the game was a lot of fun! good job :)

recursor says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:50pm

Yes this is Qix but with goats, and I like both so this was fun.

Cryovat says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:50pm

From the games I've played so far, this is definitely my favorite and I've replayed it several times since first seeing it on IRC. Your take on the theme is original and the music and graphics fits perfectly.

Great work! :)

timtipgames says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:20pm

I agree with the other comments. Very nice adaption of Qix to the theme. I really dig the clean graphic style. What I personally like most though, is the name :) Well done! Oh, and thanks for your nice comment on my game. Glad you liked it. I will try the control scheme option you suggested.

Puzzlem00n says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:30pm

Ah, nice little gem here, very relaxing. Let's do some analysis.

-The levels don't have much variation in the end other than more enemies. (Which makes me think you should make a post-compo where the player can define how many enemies to spawn so that they can play against however many their computer can stand.)
-The fonts could use some work.

+Like I said, nice and relaxing experience.
+Graphics are nice and clean.
+Funny story and title.

Dec 24, 2012 @ 3:17pm

The graphics are cool :D very fun too :D nice work!

Aswissrole says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 3:35pm

Damn those Hippies!!! Excellent take on a classic game. I love the art.

Encircle says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 4:29pm

Its cool, classic gameplay, but it lagged for me...

Mista Koo says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 10:34am

Great name/concept and adaptation. The music is a bit glitchy when you move though.

Pitoum says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 7:57am

So long I didn't play that mechanic! Was great idea to use it for the them and very well done!

hnjslater says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 5:28pm

Good fun.

davidwparker says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 5:54pm

Cool Qix/Jezzball style game. I had a bug where a hippie ran off the side of the level on level 3. Other than that, well done!

LogGiant says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 6:59pm

Cute game! I personally struggled to get past level 2, but overall I thought it was a fantastic game.

Cake&Code says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 12:21am

Awesome game! I remember playing Jezzball a lot as a kid, and this harkens back to that while still applying a lot of originality and pizzazz.

Great use of the theme and a wonderful presentation! :D

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