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Evil Alien Goo

by Bastinator - Compo Entry

It's a game! Sort of... Did not really end up the way I wanted it to be, but that's ok. It's all about having fun, right?

P.S. You win if there is no green goo left.

Should work on all modern browsers. Use newest Chrome if any issues arise.

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TwiiK says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:17am

It has some balancing problems. :p You can either buy 3 bombs straight away and in most scenarios win immediately or you can buy 3 plants and go for a long drawn out game. There is no middle ground when both options share the same resource and cost almost as much.

Liam :D says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:44am

"Instructions ... " and they're gone :D

Vaughn says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:24am

I checked out your game live on stream if you want to check it out:

Unfortunately I wasn't able to complete it as I kept getting an error as I was progressing. I had some fun anyways by "cheating" a bit in console. Hope you don't mind! Unique concept for sure though!

Bastienre4 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:27pm

Could have been awesome but as said before, the game is not balanced at all. I also think that the game is a little bit too slow. Nice try anyway, love the concept.

Xanjos says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 1:23pm

The idea's not too bad but it does seem a bit imbalanced (resource generation seems pretty slow).

Os_Reboot says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 1:28pm

I love this concept. Aside from the balancing issues, this game has a ton of potential. Nice job!

Apr 29, 2015 @ 1:29pm

Wasn't able to do anything but move

May 5, 2015 @ 5:38pm

Basic strategy game. Like other said, it needs more balancing. I personnally think that upgrading the pace of crystal mining and goo progression could make the game more fun, without being too hard to code.

KaiseanGames says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Like others said, the only problem was too few resources given for each plant and at the same time, the goo spreads too quickly. With a bit balancing this game could be awesome. :) Well done.

May 8, 2015 @ 2:25am

Nice idea, but resource generation is way too slow for me to want to stick with it for any length of time.

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