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Chameleon Clicker

by Dark Arts and Sciences - Jam Entry

Chameleons will hold still and blend into the background when you look at them. Look away and they start moving, shedding a trail of old pixels.

See how many you can find and click, or just spin the mouse and watch the pixels shift.

HINT: Click the invisible chameleon, not its visible trail.


Firefox recommended; Chrome may have antialiasing/flicker issues.

Notepad++, JavaScript and an HTML5 canvas
sfxr and howler.js for audio
Photoshop and a flower

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psyxose says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:48pm

Innovative game !

Miko says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:50am

This is definitely innovative, but a little frustrating to get the mechanics down in order to progress.

samreid says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:52am

I really liked the concept of finding hidden shapes.

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:48am

Cool idea!! This looks like it would be a very cool phone game! It took me a minute to figure out what to do!

LandoSystems says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:23am

Interesting idea, but it really felt more like guesswork and luck than skill.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:43am

I am so frustrated cause i didnt realize where the shapes are, anyway interesting and innovative.

Chaoslab says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:10am


SHLFStudios says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 4:09pm

Interesting, but im not sure if your mechanic is working. It seemed to but updating the trail sometimes even if i was looking at them.

joekinley says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 5:45pm

This was really really weird. Really weird. What did I just play?

IvanFon says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:25pm

I absolutely love this concept, but there could be a better tutorial/explanation, the mechanic is very difficult to get the first few times. An improved version of this would be amazing!

sepharoth213 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:20pm

Cool idea, but in practice it felt like point-and-click adventure spamming.

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:41pm

I dont get it GG tho

LadyEmaSkye says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Interesting game. Could've used a bit of elaboration, though.

hadesfury says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:18am

Good idea :) never see it before

Rock Eaters says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 10:34pm

cool idea

wboqm says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 1:17pm

Fun, but there have been occasions where it seems I found them all as nothing is moving no matter where I move my mouse, but it still isn't going to the next level. Also the transition between levels is a bit jarring (as is death). Perhaps would be good to get a "success" notification and then move to the next level.

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