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

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by Team Tree - Jam Entry

Tree is a relaxing and interactive experience for one or two players.

They guide the growth of two boughs from the same tree over the rhythm of a carrying music. Along the way, the players can grab different energy beads to make the tree evolve and change its global appearance.

We truly hope you'll enjoy your trip through your own creativity.

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Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:08pm

I only played this game to see the art and listen the music xD
I don't know if I was supposed to do something specific.
The concept itself is interesting.
5 stars for artists :D

Morco (tyrants.not.found team)

treslapin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:27pm

Very pretty!

Meta-link says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:56pm

Amazing game !
The graphics are awesome, and it's a total pleasure to see our tree growing :) The music is really cool too !
You should have done a feature to get an image of our tree in the end ;)
You did a good job guys !

Pusty says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:06pm

Like Meta-link said a image of the tree would have been lovly!
I wanted to play it since I saw a update post on the main side :D Worth the wait! 5/5 Graphics 5/5 Audio

UntitledQ says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:49pm

This is awesome!

Team Tree says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:24pm

Thanks everyone for the feedback! :)

If you play long enough (a few minutes) you'll finally have an overview of your tree, so you can do a screenshot!

Garazbolg says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:38am

Really pretty and all, had a great time trying this game. Also I think music could have beend a bit more relaxing.

Other then that : Good job guys

SiENcE says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:19pm

I've never seen water paintings in an LD game. Very nice!
You have also made an very beautiful music track. One can't be the best on all categories, but on Graphics and Audio you are great.

Good Job Team Tree.

Pantoufle says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Beautiful graphics and the two player mode is great!

Pat AfterMoon says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 5:46pm

I like the view of the entire tree at end, and how you handle 2 players with the zoom.

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