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

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Magic Beans

by Pixel Pub - Jam Entry

Keep the tendril growing by letting its branches bloom.
Hit the lightspots while the branches grow further! If you hit a spot the branch will bloom and a new one starts to grow.

Use the left arrow key to bend the left branch.
Use the right arrow key to bend the right branch.

Theme: Growing and Two button control

Made by PixelPub with the help of their friends Monika, Friedrich and Marcelle.

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peterthehe says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:08pm

A well-made, calming entry.

ajopart says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Well done ! Original gameplay

Roffe says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Nice chill game. No stress, no timer counting down etc. I liked it. Not sure what all the numbers were though. Good job :)

aemiliu5 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:56pm

very nice! :D

OttersDen says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:48am

At the beginning, it was difficult realizing if you were affecting the branches. But the game had a nice atmosphere. I enjoy the wind sounds, and the tree background slowly getting left behind. Nice details!

piper82 says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 5:29pm

bit confusing at first but nice overall. seems laggy in chrome.

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:25am

Loved the mood, really nice graphics and sound. Innovative gameplay (though there are a couple of other games in this LD that use the same concept!). Missing an end or some sort of score for progression. Great job overall!

Mr MadCat says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 3:12pm

Interesting idea.
However I didn't understand, when I can affect a branch.
Sometimes a branch would react to me pressing a button and sometimes not.
That was abit confusing.
But it is very relaxing nonetheless ;)

Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:03pm

A really soothing game, I liked it a lot. The controls were maybe a bit slow, and it was hard for me to recover a branch that went off the screen, but otherwise, the particle effects and the crisping sound effect add to a satisfying game. Good job overall!

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