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by ix - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Schist is an abstract game somewhat about mining. It is written in HTML5/javascript (with WebGL), with some level preprocessing in C++. Sounds were created in Reason.

Requires WebGL; it works well for me in Chromium on Linux [33.0.1750.152 (Developer Build 256984) Debian jessie/sid], your mileage with other browsers and OS's may vary.

Further notes:
- if background music does not start, try reloading.
- also works for me in Firefox on Linux.

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Tater_hater says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:45am

Wow, this was super cool. Relaxing and fun

GreenyUk says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:45am

Really like this! Great controls and love the overall feel. Awesome work :)

louiscarl says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:45am

Beautiful! Love the mechanics!

dpulrich says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:46am

Pretty cool game! I love the music and sound effects

Clinthoney says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:48am

The audio is probably the best part about it. Love how addicting it gets.

nimblegorilla says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:50am

Nice riff on artillery. The graphics and sound fit together nicely.

FuzzyWuzzie says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:09am

I really enjoyed this! A refreshingly unique game! :)

Woftles says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:25am

Enjoyed the mechanics. Rather curious as to how you did the destruction and rendering.

aeveis says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:42am

wow, very polished, the rendering and sounds are great. It works fine for me on Windows 8 64bit Chrome.

Jed T. says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:41am

At the beginning it was confusing to me, I didn't know that I should pull an invisible slingshot. But once I figured it out it's really fun. The angry bird mechanic is really a masterpiece.

mrspeaker says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:37pm

I love finding beautiful gems like this in the middle of an LD-rate-a-thon. Everything works together so nicely. I've been on it for 20 minutes now just to listen to the soundtrack.

PapyGaragos says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:49pm

I love that entry. The audio and art are fantastic and the gameplay feels great. Good job

Afal says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:45pm

I love the music in this. Very relaxing :)

Roman Kornev says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:49am

Nice music and art! Strangely addictive and relaxing.

thinkster says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:21pm

I really like this! Reminds me of worms when you launched the missile and it blew up the terrain. Fun to play!

Katamori says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:11pm

Beautiful graphics and great atmosphere.

pancakecity says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:26pm

Very atmospheric, the musical element made me fall into a rhythm with the shooting.

Snild says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:54pm

The "mining" mechanic reminds me a bit of Worms.

The game should keep track of the smallest number of bombs used to finish a level, so that I can try to beat my records.

Figglewatts says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 10:16am

Really cool. I liked this one. Solid game.

dook says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 5:29pm

Very well done! Super satisfying and relaxing mechanic. Only thing I miss is a challenge, but the audio and graphics and everything is simply great. I would definitely play a longer game like this :)

Bernhard says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Wow! Love all the dynamic audio and visuals, really impressive stuff!

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