Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Grow Trees...or something

by Gamepopper - Jam Entry

Move Around (WASD),

Plant Trees (J),

Water Trees (L), let them grow

and Chop Trees (K).

Play for as long as you like, there's no time limit.
Collect watering cans that can make trees grow quicker, or let the rain do the growing.

This was the result of less than 6 hours of work, reason being that I decided to spend the weekend away and finished most of it in the late evenings or on the train.

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alvaromartin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:21am

Nice game! If I try to play the embedded version here I get an ExpiredToken error.

philipp says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:22pm

Nice litle game, collision box of trees maybe a little bit too big so pathing got hard once you had a lot of trees

themadknights says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:38pm

A really nice game for six hours. I miss a log count objetive or something like that.

Indiestry says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:40pm

Works fine, as said before the trees colision baxes are slighly too big, it's easy too get stuck. Another easy way around that would be making the player able to walk past choped trees trunks.
I liked the watering cans idea, they are a good reason to walk around the world.

HUMANICS says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:41pm

Nice 2D game. Quite relaxing ;)

maunovaha says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:47pm

Hmm.. planted some trees, chopping etc, pretty impressive for 6 hours of work, but I wish there could an ending of some sort.? Dunno what it could be. Good job anyway :)

Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:53pm

cool forest simulator.

RhythmLynx says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:28pm

This is really nice :)
I like that there isn't a goal or anything, you just make your little forest however you like.

Zeezgames says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:19pm

Nice game for short time making it fair play :) , the backing sounds were soothing :)

Well Done!

Soka says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:19pm

Simple and relaxing game, I love it :) good job <3

Xanjos says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:57pm

There wasn't much in terms of gameplay but it's a pretty relaxing entry. I loved the rain effects plus I like how the field is procedurally generated every time you play.

MrMordem says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:50am

Nice little entry, the tree hitboxes seem to have a little problem as you sometimes can't pass between trees where it seems you could, other than that good job :)

andyman404 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 7:03pm

Congrats for finishing! Sounds like you had your own little TrainJam.

Gornova says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:43pm

Relaxing game, lack of gameplayer btw

Chewie says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:46pm

Relaxing simulator of forest keeper =)

-Collision boxes of trees are blocking to much of area around it
-Can stuck between trees and no way out
-Would be nice to have some mechanics to spend collected logs

vicious_br says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:58am

Ow, congratulation for your game! Greate pixel design.
I would like to take this opportunity to ask a favor. You already rated my game, but I was not allowed "innovation rating." Please could you assess this item now? Take the opportunity to play with some corrections. Very thanks:

Jajo says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:06pm

I couldn't help but rate all 5 stars! Honestly, it isn't what you would conventionally call "fun" but it was rather relaxing: birds tweeting; rain falling; trees growing. Graphics were beautiful. There was the odd collision difficulty, but nothing game-breaking (unless you decide to surround yourself with trees).

oz2mura says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:59pm

I AM THE TREE LOGGER! Good stuff, especially for less than 6 hours. I'm curious what it would've turned into if you had more time.

Esjaji says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:16pm

Interesting concept! I wish there could be some kind of goal, but it's actually quite relaxing to play. It's certainly impressive for only six hours of work!

IAmSpencer says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:31pm

fun and very relaxing gameplay, simple idea, but well executed.

great job for only 6 hours! :)

Hybrog says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 6:40pm

Impressive for 6 hours, but it would be nice to have a way to get rid of stumps, maybe by spending logs. Or maybe there is, and I just didn't notice it. Very serene experience though.

puppetmaster says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 8:40pm

It's a cool little game you have made! Love the background sound!

Paco says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:26am

You could make some DLC with more trees, flowers, and seasons :P

Dejvo says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 6:35am

nice bit of relaxing game. shame that you didn't put more hours into it

Jan 2, 2016 @ 11:52pm

For six hours it was actually really good. Even though there isn't much too it, it was well done and solid. Very nice little relaxing game :)

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