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

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by ticlekiwi - Jam Entry

Hi everyone!
My friend Steven and I (the ATeam2 Marseille) are proud to present you for our first Game Jam, our game: Squeezer.

We developed it in HTML5 and JS with a node.js server.
We don't use other special Frameworks.
This is only a multiplayer game (who work only on Google Chrome, sorry guys.. -_-' ), so just enjoy it with your friends, it's made for it!

The goal is very simple: It's a cat-and-mouse game, except that there is only one mouse, and all others are cats!

Our lack of talent and experience has allowed us to be in the theme of minimalism: a simple gameplay and a simple design. (^ _ ^)

We participated in Ludum Dare in Montpellier, France (yes, we are French!), organized by the Association "Bapteme du jeu", an incredible team of passionate, in colaboration with Kawenga.

Our game is far from perfect, but we are still happy to have time to make it functional!

Don't hesitate to give us your opinion!

Our game, Squeezer : http://squeezer.skillful.fr/

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amymist says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:08pm

A fun little game! I wouldn't mind seeing say, computer players or something because it's a lot less fun when you are only one playing.

Ty Taylor says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:15am

Great use of minimalism but very laggy with multiple people.

sythe says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:16pm

Very minimalist, but much less fun without other players.

rwos says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:39pm

hm, hard to judge without other players... will come back later

raoz says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 10:36am

Quite minimalist, but nothing to do alone...

xdegtyarev says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 10:43am

Would be nice to play, but no other players are around. Guess you have to schedule play sessions to allow judjing for lots of players

OddballDave says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 7:44am

Suffers from there being a lack of players at any given time, but once you get a few people playing it's quite fun. Good stuff.

Shigor says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 7:44am

I had luck to run in someone so I could at least play it. It's minimalistic and might be even interesting with more players (and less lag which is probably my fault).

Anyway... doing an MP game is a special achievement, but it makes rating so much more complicated unless the game goes viral. In a game so simple as this you might have add some bots.

May 3, 2013 @ 10:39pm

I struggled with it alone, but good work for trying a muliplayer game

Cybearg says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 5:05am

A nice technical accomplishment, but this is a game on the style of an original Odyssey console. You get two dots and you pretend you're playing games with them, but nothing is really going on.

For me, I didn't have people to connect to, so there wasn't anything to it and there's not much I can praise, aside from the accomplishment of creating an online multiplayer game.

joe40001 says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 5:45am

I always feel bad when I encounter a neat little game like this that seems like it would be fun with multiple people but without anybody playing it. : /

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