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

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by MakerArt - Jam Entry

Just for fun!
The music makes it grow and draw!

I made it! There is no win or lose screen.. sory :/

One flash programmer,
Two hour of artist.

Thanks a lot for comments!

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NirabazGAMES says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:30am

Very well.

disdanes says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:04am

I actually liked this idea a lot. Assuming there was a bit more time to iron it out I feel like it could be an arcade classic! Beat games are fun!

propter_ludus says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:05am

Solid entry.

flwns says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:07am

I enjoyed this game, the controls felt backwards at first but then they began to make sense.

MisterAddy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:16am

I'm not sure what I just played, but I think I liked it.

pvtroswold says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:17am

Nice! Just wondering... is the music your work as well? Anyway, good job.

Kakureta says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:17am

The sort of "inverted" controls make the game that much harder, don't know if that was intended. Other than that the game is purely simple yet original and I love the audio.
Watch out for typos though :/

MakerArt says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:52am

pvtroswold no, music is not mine)

Leaghorn says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:26am

Very nice. Although the synchro could be better.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:04am

It's a nice entry. Liked the art. Wasn't a fan of the inverted controls, though I adjusted pretty quickly.

MorseAmalgam says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:23am

Don't think I've seen a slow-paced beat game before! As mentioned by others, some work on syncing up the keys with the song would make it feel a little more unified.

One thing that kept messing with me was the fact that the background parallax was implying moving downward, rather than upward.

Shon says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:14pm


Borodar says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Elegant concept with a very personal style.

richardjs says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:10am

Great mood, and cool idea of a tree growing through space to music. It'd be nice if the keys, the tree's growth, and the music were all connected better. (Also, it'd be good to credit the source of the music.)

Unlike some of the others, I didn't have any issues with the controls feeling backwards; they felt completely normal to me.

Astro Cat says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:26am


rogueNoodle says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:59pm

Really nice visuals. The controls felt backwards to me - that might have been intentional to add difficulty, but for a game without a win/loss condition, the difficulty seems a bit unnecessary.

DrFallos says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:34pm

Music fits perfectly, you did a really nice job!

khofez says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Super Awesome!

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:49am

Wonderful soundtrack! I want this as my screensaver.

Ludum34 says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:01pm

Beautiful! Hello from Minsk!

3Dog says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 1:13pm

cool ) look like I'm growing weed with Bob Marley music. :D

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 5:45am

nice calming game - very well done

n8m8 says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 3:05pm

I wrote some mini-reviews for mini ludumdare games!
Your game is in this!
I liked the music and the graphics a lot!

Aurel Bílý says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 11:59am

Not bad … Though I really didn't like the music choices for the second and third level :/ … And, even though they were supposed to be higher difficulty, they didn't feel more challenging.

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