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

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GrowPotato

by RedSounding - 48 Hour Compo Entry

GmaeMaker. It's a dumb game that I submitted because I just wanted to say I finished a game. Plus, the theme was minimalism, so this is a, ahem, minimal game.

Post Analysis:

One, don't make a game where 'learning the math' is part of the development process. It won't work.

Two, don't drink. Drink makes things like 'Grow a Potato' happen. BAD BAD BAD.

Three, when you realize you have a problem, begin creating something new if that problem seems more complex than a few minutes. I had issues with my original idea, and I knew I couldn't fix it easily, and yet I slogged on trying and trying. The 'knew I couldn't fix it' part was critical and I should have switched to an even simpler idea.

Finale! I apologize. I now must make a game for LD27 that is really good to compensate. And I WILL!!!!!

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Ratings

#284Humor2.68
#1135Theme2.83
#1319Fun1.64
#1328Graphics1.50
#1342Innovation1.40
#1352Overall1.46
#1564Coolness39%

Comments

sol_hsa says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:27am

Yeah, it was pretty minimal.

Toestee says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:28am

"this is a, ahem, minimal game." very much so, yes

Nakato says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:31am

very very minimalist !

messiano says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:17am

I think it would be more minimalist as an animated gif file.

BumpkinRich says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:25pm

Yep. It doesn't come much more minimal that that :)

sparkleswirl says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 10:20pm

But I thought potatoes grew from booze!

RedSounding says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 10:40am

@sparkleswirl No, booze grows from potatoes! Lol...

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