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dig up the treasure

by ills - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Good luck and have fun!

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Holofire says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:02pm

Interesting game. Wasnt sure how to play it at first. Nice job.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:05pm

Great job, I really enjoy playing it ! I like the concept and the use of the theme :)

JALgames says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:33pm

I can't make much sense of this. Can you please create an explination and notify me (by writing a comment under my game)

gmaker says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:15pm

great job! really nice concept ;)

pinion says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:46pm

I couldn't understand how to play, can you add some instructions or controls?

I found left and right move me and space destroys a block. Is there something else?

ills says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:12pm

Controls are described in the README file.
I will create instructions soon.

Thanks for playing!

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:12pm

Sorry, but I don't get it.
I can move left and right. Up uses a dynamite and destroys a block. You can do that 15 times.. but except for draining some what nothing happens.

If you had left some kind of how-to-play that would have been really usefull :)

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:14pm

Ooops - there is a readme file!

I will play again :)

left/right arrow key - move
up - remove block over you
x - remove a lot of blocks
z - interchange blocks next to you
space - remove block in the place where you are
r - restart level

Nnnnneeeedddd says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:27pm

wan't sure what to do but obviously fitted with the theme and
i liked the graphics

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:31pm

- first level hard
- second level .. harder
- third, first try :)
.. some semi hard ones..
.. and then the lava just falls on your head, didn't get that one.

how far did i make it? :)

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:33pm

correction (sorry for kind of spamming here) actually made it to the "you win screen" - wonder how many people made it :)

Jason Lay says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:49pm

Ok, I wanted to like this game but couldn't figure out how to play it, then I found the read me file. Ok, this is pretty cool. Level progression didn't feel right for some reason.

Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:49pm

Nice game ! Not as easy as I thought :)

Seppel says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 4:57pm

Takes about two minutes to figure out what is going on. Reading the README is essential. Then it was fun and I won. I liked how you had to dig up FOR the treasure. Thanks for the game!

Junber says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 4:58pm

Nice concept but the x command seems overpowered for just using 3 points.

Gins says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:48pm

Unfortunately the game doesn't start for me :(
It gets stuck after the command line window pops up.

Marcellus says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:53pm

I like the graphics and the challenge this game offers. Couldn't figure out what was the idea in level 4, waterfalling seems random.

Good entry still !

ob6160 says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:15pm

Windows 7 x64 not loading ;

May 2, 2014 @ 2:47pm

I like how you have to dig up for the treasure xD Nice concept, this game was really fun, great work :D

Sanguine says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 3:49pm

Interesting puzzles, albeit pretty hard

GreatBigJerk says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 3:51pm

Instructions would be nice.

Muciojad says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 10:23am

I had a huge problem with understanding the goal of game. Is good that you're trying to making games, next time you do it better and better - although remember, instructions are veeery cool thing ;P Pozdrowienia od rodaka, rozwijaj sie dalej! ;)

Benjamin says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 11:02am

It was a bit difficult to figure out what was the goal. Some action like the swap have absolutely no feedback if you swap same squares. Maybe you should make them flash or even better block the swap actions if both block are the same.
I think I passe the 3rd level without realizing it just by pressing a random key... I finally got blocked on the 4th one.

Good take on the classic sand game. Most of them have few or no gameplay but yours seems interesting. You shoudl try to ass bit of audio on this

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