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by Nolojen - 48 Hour Compo Entry

physics based snake type game, go for a high score

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winmac build located in the github repo

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PyroSneak says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:58pm

Nice game, My high score was 19. Loved the music, really fit well with the game :)

cmayhem says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:21pm

For once a snake game where it is fun to just move around. Interesting take on the classic genre.

saggiosoft says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:49am

Really nice! The chinese dragon is amazing! Eh, eh!

Prelucid says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:44pm


theomnis says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:35am

Movement is really smooth in this, I like it!

basspenguin says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:39am

PANIC!!! lol Cool twist on snake. :)

Jacic says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:36am

Proving once again that there are endless ways to recreate Snake!
Highscore: 19

dalbinblue says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:33am

Cool variation on snakes. My high was 21.

nimblegorilla says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:48am

Neat concept. It seemed to take a while before the tail got long enough to get in my way and then all of a sudden it swings around in my face! haha

ilovepixel says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 6:39am

I really liked the sneak physics. It was hard but I kept playing for while.

KunoNoOni says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 11:06pm

That was a great experience. Good use of theme. The music and art were awesome!

HybridMind says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 1:05am

Haha the physics snake combination is great! My highscore was 19. Also enjoyed your snacking sound effects. :)

Ryusui says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 7:16am

At first I was going to call foul that this wasn't a "proper" snake game, since the tail didn't precisely follow your movement...and then I saw the brilliance of this. I honestly don't think I've ever played a snake game with physics before: your tail whips around, sending food flying and ricocheting off walls (making it all the more satisfying when I caught it on the rebound). You've made an old idea new again.

TheFudster says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 7:24am

Nice, I got to 20.

May 4, 2013 @ 7:46am

29, haha, awesome.

Nolojen says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 3:26pm

Thanks everyone for the comments! I am considering expanding this idea thanks to your encouragement :)

current highest score I have seen is 52!

omaha says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 2:11am

Excellent work. I was down in RVA that weekend and saw you working on this. I never realized what exactly what going on until just now. Very cool.

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