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

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Eat & Grow!

by vasylbo - Jam Entry

Mechanics is inspired by game Spore. You have to move your red cirle with two buttons (A rotates and D moves it). While eating you circle grows and gets to the next level.
Unfortunately I didn't managed to do all the stuff I planned, like:
- enemies
- animations
- sounds
- visual difference between levels
Game itself is written in coffeescript with pixi.js, pixi-particles and gsap.

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Storyteller says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:40am

nice minimalist game, simple, fairly quick to learn. with a few more obstacle types, maybe some power ups or evolution, could be a more robust experience. well done.

HongerTrollie says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:21am

Really enjoyed your game. really simple to figure out what you have to do.

vasylbo says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:05pm

Storyteller, I was thinking on that power ups and evolution stuff and you are right it could be some much better. Thanks for review
HongerTrollie, thank you

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:42pm

Great idea. Minimalist aesthetic. The gameplay is really addictive. It could be improved by sounds. I like. Why no vote?

pinion says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:12pm

Would've rated but there is no option.

The movement felt nice, liked bouncing around and changing direction.

Garris says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:11pm

This game was really simple, but it was fun! I liked the color palate you used.

vasylbo says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:41pm

Thanks to all

johnnwfs says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:52pm

Nice little game. Seems to take a page from the early stages of Spore.

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