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

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    Snobits - gmaker - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    My first ludum dare. Theme "Minimalism"

    Select snobits keys Q-E

    Control W-A-S-D or arrows

    Green snobit can blow a bumble and then fly into

    Blue snobit can accelerate and smash walls

    Pink snobit can walk on lava

    All broadcasts are here

    Feel free to comment.

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    Broxxar says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:15am

    Looks interesting but I can't really play it. Both the download and web versions don't seem to be work. In no stage did "Q-E" change what character I had selected, so stage 4 seemed impossible.

    Magnus says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:30am

    Funky and gunky.

    Drabiter says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:44am

    Played until level 4, where there is one only blue but unreachable jump.

    gmaker says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:01am

    the blue one can use acceleration (pushing enter) and it increased Y velosity when jump. You can run and jump straigth under lava

    Sanguine says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:41am

    Cool idea, but the controls felt a bit weird and I couldn't get past level 4.

    mrspeaker says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:44am

    Those graphics. Just awesome! I love that lil' dude.

    cahman says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:34am

    Very nice job with the artwork!

    caranha says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:38pm

    Heh, these creatures are adorably ugly :-)

    You had a very nice idea - the responsiveness of the controls could use a bit of work, but I think you are on the right path!

    Also, there is a "bug" in the game: when you die, you get stuck and cannot restart. It would be nice if dying brought you back to the title screen, or a level selection screen.

    I got stuck on the second level with the three Snobits, where blue just can't reach AND break the "cell" where green is locked.


    gmaker says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:11pm

    You can any time you want restart level (press key 'R')

    gmaker says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:12pm

    Thanks for your comments ^_^ i glad to read so nice reviews

    fishbrain says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:43pm

    Cute sprite.

    FenrisWolf says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:44pm

    I got stuck at level 4 too. Really creative idea though, and lots of fun. Love the looks of the characters

    ericlass says ...
    Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:45pm

    Looks interesting, but I don't get the controls.

    SnoringFrog says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:31am

    Didn't particularly enjoy this one. I think it was mostly the bubble mechanic that killed it for me, it was just too difficult to control accurately.

    Szedouu says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:57am

    aha awesome graphic, and funny game... love dead sound

    kyyninen says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:01am

    I won! The game brought back pleasant memories of DOS gaming era, particularly Lost Vikings and Lemmings. Though bubble guy's ability becomes pretty much useless when you control more than one dude, since you can bootstrap them across any height and distance: <a href="http://imgur.com/WKgSaRj">http://imgur.com/WKgSaRj</a> Just make them stand on each other and jump with the lowest snobit, and avot: grafity defied.

    HelkeGames says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:03pm

    Nice game i really enjoyed it! Well done :)

    messiano says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:12pm

    Great concept, control is still a but sluggish but is a very nice 48hr prototype.

    Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:17pm

    Really liked the concept. Good job, man :)

    gmaker says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:26pm

    Thanks =)

    henrykun says ...
    Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:46pm

    Very nice concept, it looks like you really thought about the puzzles, good job :.

    TenTonToon says ...
    May 1, 2013 @ 5:52am

    I really dig the "Lost Vikings" vibe of this game, but the controls need some tweaking for the game to be fully enjoyable.

    Also, I think it doesn't fully embrace the theme, having to control up to 3 characters - it seems more old-school than minimalist to me.

    Congratulations! :)

    CrazyGage says ...
    May 1, 2013 @ 6:17am

    interesting concept, but I just couldn't get past the controls. It was a lot of effort just trying to figure out how to work it.

    DustyStylus says ...
    May 1, 2013 @ 9:51am

    Controls are a bit wierd, but the snobits are nicely designed!

    john_conder9 says ...
    May 1, 2013 @ 11:32pm

    Fun game but I got stuck on the level where I was supposed to go up in the top middle bit. I'm not sure, I think it had to do with the bubbles but I couldn't quite get it :x

    Hegemege says ...
    May 1, 2013 @ 11:45pm

    Sometimes the bubbles would escape from under the dudes feet and rise in the air, thus making it kinda frustrating at times :P

    Cool concept though, but felt a bit glitchy at times. Controls were fine in my opinion. Nice graphics too, those small feet :)

    Zim the Fox says ...
    May 2, 2013 @ 12:08am

    Fisrt of all: Thank you for commenting on my game! :3

    The bubble guy was kind of frustrating and I didn't finish the game, but the levels were well designed around their abilities and that is awesome. And the little... snobits are so ugly I can't help but like them.

    Nanolotl says ...
    May 2, 2013 @ 3:35am

    I ended up giving up in the 2nd level as I couldn't understand how the bubbles worked. Sometimes they were solid and sometimes they were not...

    juaxix says ...
    May 2, 2013 @ 8:27am

    The new lost vikings with the shape of potatoes :D
    So cool inventive deserve +5 innovation :)
    good development sir

    netmute says ...
    May 3, 2013 @ 7:57pm

    I don't have Java installed, sorry :(

    Rafael Sales says ...
    May 3, 2013 @ 9:20pm

    Cool game. Lost Vikings feelings!! Congratulations dude!

    tankete says ...
    May 4, 2013 @ 5:21am

    Fun game, but I didn't understand the instructions so it took me a bit to figure it out. Sounds could have been a bit more subtle. Q-E didn't really do anything for me. And the up arrow didn't jump. I had a hard time with the bubble.

    gmaker says ...
    May 5, 2013 @ 7:43am

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOcw36w2ugU Snobits walkthrough

    MinionStudios says ...
    May 14, 2013 @ 2:10pm

    Love these lil creatures! Really fun and wild.

    May 15, 2013 @ 1:18pm

    Fun little game with cutesy aesthetics. Mechanics are simple enough to go well with the theme.

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