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The Golden Bean

by Greg Power - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Sometimes you just want to kick back with your Golden Bean, y'know? Put on a song, spin around a little bit. But then a whole bunch of jerks want to ruin it for you.

Spin your home, defend your Bean.

Stay underground, keep on boppin'. ;)


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Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 27, 2014 @ 9:36pm

Really hard, but really cool. This tiny environment is strange and beautiful like a journey in children's imagination. Thank you very much for this interesting concept ++

Hempuli says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:01am

Indeed very hard, but I loved the weird record-rotation system and the general gameplay. Really atmospheric even if endless arena shooters aren't really my thing; the controlling system made the shooting much more interesting.

otato says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:02am

Really interesting concept. Took me a little while to get the hang of moving away from enemies by separating myself from the movement (jumping).

atomic_swerve says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:03am

Lovely concept, I love dynamic audio effects. There's a lot of depth to the gameplay that keeps it challenging and replayable. Great job!

crewderek says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:03am

Overall I thoroughly enjoyed this. The music was excellent along with the sounds effects. You can tell a lot of time and effort when into this game within those 48 hours! Excellent work!!!! =)

malmazuke says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:09am

Fantastic concept. The audio is amazing. Web version wouldn't work for me.

aeveis says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:09am

very hard, I got 15 jerks. Art and music have a nice surreal quality.

Quady14 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:34am

This is great fun! Very difficult to get used to, but really addicting. Fantastic job! I love how the audio distorts as it reverses back and forth. :)

anbreizh says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:55am

Not bad, but very hard to control

Split82 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:14am

Man this is crazy hard :D But I like it.

Zer0XoL says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:42pm

Solid game, a bit of lag thought. Controls were manageble and innovative thought a bit challenging, i like it. :)

denvil says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:44pm

Nice. Little hard but entertaining.

petrih says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:44pm

Weird but hard! :)

Doubstract says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:55pm

Cool idea!

zanenga says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:39pm

Nice game and concept! Very hard!

BoTreats says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:26pm

It's a neat game. Very unique, with nice graphics and cool sound. It's really difficult, but not to the point of not being fun.

BoneDaddy says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:26pm

really really cool. love the sounds a graphics. I find it really hard to wrap my head around and I haven't managed above 6 bops yet. Really glad I saw this one though, one of the more unique jams I've played

rylgh says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:23am

cool mechanic, tough as hell. loved how you also moved the record, very nice touch

May 1, 2014 @ 6:19pm

Nice game! Had a good laugh.

spotco says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 12:00pm

My brain wasn't multidimensional enough to get good at this :(

May 4, 2014 @ 9:18am

Aww, lovely :)

Chronoberry says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 9:11pm

Mind-bendingly awesome! The controls are so confusing and clear at the same time and the audio is superb!

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