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

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Marble Tree

by coffeeBeans - Jam Entry

Strategically place and replace marbles to build your own Christmas tree.

Marble Tree lets players build their own Christmas trees by placing and replacing marbles in fixed spots.
You have limited time to build the tree. You need to place randomly presented marbles to build the tree layer-by-layer.
Neighboring slots cannot be filled with the same marble. If done, the matching marbles will crash and you must place new ones instead.
Once a layer of the tree is completed, you move to the next one. This will continue until either you finish all layers (:, or you run out of time ):.
Controls of the game are simple. Left and Right cursors to rotate the tree. Space bar to place the ball.
It the slot selected is alredy occupied, incoming marble will be swapped with the one in the tree.

We hope you enjoy Marble Tree - we had a blast creating it!

<Left & Right> keys: Rotatet the tree
[Space Bar] key: Place the Marble

Game Design: Semih Energin, Sergio Paolantonio
Programming: Semih Energin
Design: Sergio Paolantonio
Music: Leo Langinger
Sounds Effects: Carl Craig Juarez

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ehgoodenough says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:50am

For a first submission, this is beyond great!,

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:12am

Nice. It definitely needs something more to avoid being almost trivial (it's always put a marble down unless a neighbor is the same color), but it feels nice to play.

kaa says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:57pm

Very nice! I see idea of do-not-match-three for the first time. Music, art, gameplay are very good

PowerSpark says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 9:14pm

Really good and fun entry!

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