Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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by Kroq9Gar - Compo Entry

A game about being a firefly and growing plants! Try and grow your plants before those 'orange' fireflies can grow their stupid weeds... Good luck!

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nuno says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:38pm

If you do your game in Unity, please consider building binaries, so that people in Linux (like me) can also play. Thanks!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:39pm

Great Idea. This was really cute and something I have not seen before.

guldlock says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:39pm

I got to 5600 points, they wouldn't grow anymore so I didn't know what to do. But other than that it was cool :)

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Nice concept, but it gets a little bit tedious after a while. With some balancing and expansion of the gameplay this can become something awesome! :)

Kroq9Gar says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:41pm

Hey, thanks for comments. As to not growing, I believe you should still get points, but in the options there is a setting for 'Allow Overgrowth' - this was turned off by default to stop it getting too out of hand.

Natura-Time says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Very calm and pleasant to play !

Halleflux says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:48pm

I like the AI. They actually seem natural. With a small bit of work, they could be fantastic.

As a side note, increase the max number of pixel lights in the 'quality' window. That will help.

peterthehe says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:32pm

Nice concept. It does get a bit boring though...

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:49am

And who said that watching grass grow can't fun? ,)

A little more relaxing then many of the other games, I liked the idea and art, very atmospheric! The music, for some reason, didn't fit that well with everything else for me /it wasn't jarring though/ - I woud have gone for something more ambient, but it may be just me...?

Dec 23, 2014 @ 7:52pm

Nice simple idea, well done

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