April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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by _Milligan - 48 Hour Compo Entry

All is fair in love and, minimalistic, war! Survive as long as you can and get the highest score possible, but beware a single hit will send you right back to the start screen.

Making Minimalism was a blast, and i hope you enjoy playing it as much as i enjoyed making it.

P.S. To everyone who watched the live-stream, thanks for showing up.

Tools : Monogame + Visual Studio 2010, Gimp, Paint.NET, SFXR

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gamesaucer says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:16am

This game is awesome.

The concept is quite great, and the game is more difficult than it seems.

It is quite fun to play, but unfortunately gets old after a few runs.

The theme is met quite well, although the simplicity is taken to a more defined level. I am personally a fan of that approach, because it can make things look better than they otherwise would have looked.

That brings us to the graphics, which look stunning in their simplicity.

The audio gets old after a while, but is pretty okay, especially in the beginning.

The game is quite humorous, the squares rotating all over the place do not fail to make me smile.

The game fits together quite well, too, which makes is deserve a high overall rating.

gamesaucer says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:17am

This game is awesome and needs more love.

Apr 29, 2013 @ 12:18pm

Well, it doesn't even want to start on my Win XP laptop. :(

numpad says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:07pm

Great game! The floor-cells look awesome. Gets gard after some time, but not impossible. Love it!
PS: Also watched the livestream :P

ryebread761 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:15pm

Good game. Would be nice to see the score after you die. Sometimes I'm not looking up at the title and I do not get the high score and have no idea how well I did.

Bzaraticus says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:24am

Love the game, good to see what you came up with after watching your stream for the last few days.

donan says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 12:54pm

Nice game. There is too much movement for minimalism, but the game itself its fun.

KevinPybus says ...
May 18, 2013 @ 11:12pm

Was around for the whole 48 hours. Was a lot of fun and was a really great build.

This game is fun to play, easy to control, and hard to master. The game style and controls are quite nice.

Meets all my requirements for a fun minimal game for sure. It even has a potato.

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