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

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Everybody Fail

by ncgames - Jam Entry

Tricky minigames designed using just three rectangles. Fail. Fail. Fail.

Once you've got the idea, press M for different game modes - streaks, high scores, and individual games.

Let's see if anyone can beat my 12-shot streak in basketball.

by John Plewe at Nevercenter (@ncgames)

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TravisChen says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:32am

Love the simplicity.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:33am

Haha, that was fun. Fail, fail, fail.

qdowngames says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:56am

Well, won every minigame. At first I thought it was going to quick, but the repetition made it easier. Acctually quite fun!

GertJohnny says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 7:04am

I enjoyed - basketball one was the toughest I thought, with golf a close second. Didn't fail a single driving game though.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 7:59am

Nice one!

sick says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:04am

Name lies, I won ;)

ananasblau says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:15am

Can't access any of the binaries. Web works.

arcades are rare and hard to execute as you need to put soo much work into them. you've done well and the minimalism certainly helped. good work.

i failed. almost everytime.

Spierek says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:36am

Really interesting use of minimalism. The basketball game was probably the hardest one.

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

@ananasblau thanks! looking into it

bvanschooten says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:38am

Very nice, I like the idea of minigames following certain design restrictions (like using only three rectangles). The game modes make this game more interesting.

Tainted_Code says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:34am

So simple but so cool.

kbm0 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:36pm

This really suits the theme. Awesome idea, similar to Wario Ware on the Nintendo Platforms.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:38pm

The three rectangles on screen at any one time was a really interesting limitation to put on yourself, and it resulted in multiple fun quick games to play. Well done.

kreischweide says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:47pm

Loved the style, fits the theme superb!

LizEngland says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 7:53pm

Very much like Warioware. I love your self-imposed restrictions on the art.

yokcos700 says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 9:35pm

It seems that sometimes, Basketball is impossible. I'm probably wrong, but that's the impression I'm getting. Other than that, great game! Could use more minigames, but then again, it was only a 72 hour jam.

sharbelfs says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 5:15am

That game destroy my self esteem, heehehe.
Great mini-games you have here. Minimalistic at all.

tankete says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 3:13am

Loved it! Spent more time playing this than most of the other games I've played (100+). Great job in keeping with the theme, but keeping it fun!

May 16, 2013 @ 9:28pm

Not bad, but somwhow I never know exactly what button to use for each action... that could be refined in a future version!

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