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

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by gibrel - Jam Entry

This is TAMAGROW!!!!

An ill programed dumb game made in less than 24 hours and (almost) alone.

Thanks for Lambada Sueca for the game idea and Raf Mandwuff for the lovely dino.


Ps.: As Ghen suggested, created an page for the game. Now is true Web. =))

Edited: Forgot to put instructions in game, so let's go:
Help to grow your dinosaur by accepting his ideas to tend him.
He might want to play ball, eat a hamburger or go into a rampage destroying buildings. Accept or reject the idea before it fades. The score is proportional to how much he grew in 100 seconds of game. Good luck!

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VitasaMode says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:28am

Instructions would be nice to have.

gibrel says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:48pm

You are right VitasaMode.
Now I've put some instructions in this page.
Tanks for your insight.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:14am

I have press buttons, but nothing happen. I can't understand this game, sorry

mockthebear says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:44am

741 score.
i think i made the dinossaur addicted on drugs

Ghen says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:45am

dont get me wrong, but the point of web game is so people no need to download it
try or gamejolt to host it dude :)
and i press the button, it seems do nothing....
is it a bug?

mathijs750 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:47am

Not sure what happened but I got 799 (points?)

gibrel says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:56am

Don't be hard on yourself.
I could not find time to put things together in order to visually aid the player in their decision making.
An status bar would be awesome for the player to follow up and see his decision making a difference in the character growth.
Yep, a nice and lively HUD.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:39pm

The concept of the game is nice, but the player needs more feedback to know what is happening, a counter from 1 to 100 secs or a time bar to understand it. Try to fix it and the game will improve a lot ;-)

local minimum says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Fun little idea for a game. Since one could press the red and green buttons many times while the dino was presenting its ideas, it would have been really nice to get some feedback on that it had at all accepted my suggestion. Also to make it more playable, if there had been some sort of reaction from the dinosaur so the player can learn what was helping growth or not it would be nice. And a meter showing the time left (maybe one should get a little extra time each time you answer a correct answer). Just some suggestions.

monetai says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:24pm

lol wut

liquidmedia says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:27pm

nice for 2 buttons

Haokarlos says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:40pm

I was hoping the dino growing at the end of the game. I get 765 :D
I like the idea but the game need more feedback, I don't really know what is happening with the decisions.
Anyways, good job! ;)

Mikaza says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:41pm

Concept is nice but need more informations about what happend :)

Bobsleigh says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:45pm

That thing creeping in from the left....
Need some feedback for you choices. I want my dino to grow in size.

Krafty says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 7:36pm

I was really confused by this game, I couldn't figure out if my button presses were doing anything. I like the concept, but you should have some kind of indication for that =P

Masuno says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 12:06am

It was kinda nice, but I couldn't quite understand what I was doing. Some visual feedback would be very nice. Maybe a check or X over the option when you press the button until it fades away would be nice, too.

Aaranos says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 10:23pm

I think seeing some visual or text feedback after a decision would be nice.

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