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Mia and the Mole

by Foofur - 48 Hour Compo Entry


Mia is running in the park. Some obstacles are getting in her way. They can only be removed by pressing buttons underground. You have to control a mole which can press those buttons, but you have to watch out for buried garbage, which you can't move through.

arrow keys to move/dig

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:01am

Unfortunately could not get it to run as it said the version of Windows I have does not support the game (64X system)

Lrnk says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:03am

Fun and heartwarming, with lovely music

lantto says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:08am

Nice! Lovely graphics and music. Unfortunately I think there was a bug that made me start immediately at level 10 without any instructions. I didn't realize it and just thought the game was really hard. When I finally beat it the intro text appeared and I started on level 1.

Anyway, really good job! The mood is a fiver on this one.

Christophe says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:12am

Starting at Lvl 10 was a bit extreme :D
Music fits well with the game. I like the idea of optimizing your moves to save Mia from deadly walls. So I guess that Mia is like the mall she can't see.

Foofur says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:20am

I'm sorry for the lvl10 bug! it sneaked in when I uploaded my edited version. It's fixed now!

okkolobr says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:37pm

Charming game ! Well done ! Really liked the quite music.

manabreak says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:55pm

Nice, smooth lil' game. I liked the interpretation of the theme. :)

Zolkren says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:58pm

Good game.

wespaugh says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:18pm

Great assets! I also liked how the first switch in the first level was placed, making an integrated tutorial.

KayZ says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:33pm

Liked the game. Even a similar idea as in my game, except it's the exact opposite (does this even makes sense?).

Agreon says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:46pm

Pretty hard, but amusing :)

phi says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:56pm

Nice mechanics, challenging levels, soothing music, I like.
But is Mia suicidal? That would actually add a lot more meaning to the game, now that I think about it...

Foofur says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:02pm

Hmm, made me think. I probably should've added a reason why she can't see the fences or something... Maybe she should've worn the sunglasses instead of the mole

Keehan12 says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 7:56am

hahaha I loved it! music felt perfect and brought out a good mood. a nice little idea :) Art could do with some polishing but the game felt really nice

TeamInCharge says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:53pm

Smooth game! Art is nice. Plays like a charm. The music makes me superhappy. It works perfectly with the game. The piano being a bit out of tune actually works really well :D (I'm going to be sorry I mentioned that, you're going to play mine and hear that the 'pot is blaming the kettle that he sees black') :P yay Holland :D

mutilator says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 1:07pm

This is a very fun game, good graphics, good music. I like that its not super easy also it is a bit tricky. Good game overall!

Boodog says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 4:23am

Cool game and idea!

May 5, 2014 @ 6:35am

Nice game! Simple yet fun. The animation are great. Also, the music is good. Good Job. :)

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