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Potato Station

by naufr4g0 - Jam Entry

You're an alien stuck on Earth, because of a lack of fuel. Your task is to find the way to fill up your spaceship's tank to carry on with your journey.

Use arrow keys to move
Z,X,C to interact.

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rujo says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:04am

tiny game perfectly crafted. I love the graphics and it fits nice with the theme.

ArkadyDracul says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:06am


dsoft20 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:01am

Nice graphics and music :D

Zhrack says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:26pm


Zhrack says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:26pm


Capro says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:05pm

Nice little story.

Lidfrid says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:46pm

Nice Story! DAT polishing!!!! Congratz :)

Catman says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:18pm

Cute graphics, music and story!

spriters2000 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:54pm

Really cool! I liked the graphic and specially the quest for potatoes :)

Travis Irby says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:31am

Very cute and nice music :D good work!

saggiosoft says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:56am

Fantastic little game!

dannycalleri says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 10:56pm

Loving your minimal pixel art and animations :D

sharbelfs says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 11:50pm

Love the animations!!

Super Hamster says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 1:12am

Good job! :D

intripoon says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 11:08am

Cute game. I killed those pink guys - or they died while I greated them. I'm not sure. But I found no energy. No idea what I should do. Kill them all?

naufr4g0 says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 11:14am

@intripoon: you guessed it! Your greeting is deadly for humans. you just have to continue to greet someone and then you will understand.

May 3, 2013 @ 9:38pm

Got a little monotonous, but it was very well made!

Dir3kt says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 7:32pm

Cute. As far as killing humans can be cute :D I enjoyed it, especially the mood. Felt like I was a bit of a grind but it was ok.

psychomonster says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 9:44pm

Very nice little story. But what are that creatures that i had to kill? A little bit to much digging... But I enjoyed playing it!

tankete says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 1:39am

Liked the graphics and it fit with the theme. Had a hard time interacting with the pinks. Just killed them but no energy. Not sure what else to do???

SmilingCat says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 1:44am

Pretty cool retro graphics and sound. Poor pink creatures are going to die of starvation, at least the ones that weren't dissected.

Great job!

naufr4g0 says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 11:28pm

@tankete: just continue to "interact" with somebody other of them! (a few) ;)

@SmilingCat: Fortunately potatoes grow fast! :D

MinionStudios says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 8:30pm

Fun! Potato Farming aliens!

Norritt42 says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 8:39pm

Nice work but more changeable game play would improve the game play. Grate humor and music!

fermcg says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 11:50pm

Nice concept!

Pixelulsar says ...
May 20, 2013 @ 4:40pm

Funny game and nice use of potatoes.

May 20, 2013 @ 8:13pm

Liked everything but way too many potatoes to dig? I must have dug 20 or so and it was only half the bar? Good base to build on for more gameplay I think.

Xanjos says ...
May 20, 2013 @ 10:01pm

Pretty short but it was still an ok game. Liked the retro graphics and the audio a lot though.

naufr4g0 says ...
May 21, 2013 @ 12:48am

Thanks for positive comments! :)

@GeorgeBroussard: Collect many potatoes could be a bit boring I know, but I'm planning to improve the gameplay by placing enemies that hunt for you. =)

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