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by egos - Compo Entry

Hi everyone

I finish this in the last minute

You play an "OGLA" on a strange planet
The goal is to survive by collect life (purple & green form)
note : green form give more life

Left click for create an OGLA or increase one
right click for shapeshift an ogla in a fastest form

ogla and you lose life over time

Have fun and thanks for playing

Sorry no music or sound
Edit : yes originaly ogla is a bacteria watched throught a microscope

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Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:30am

Really charming art style, and good strategy!

iendsl says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:31am

I love the style and the basic mechanic. I felt a little confused about the objective and it took me a minute to understand what I was doing but I like creating the OGLA's and watching them eat up the stuff.

ougrouk says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:31am

Very very neat and well though game.
You need to eat through all the stuff/planet (though it was bacteria at first and someone having fun beaming lasers at them through a microscope)

rupazero says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:36am

My poor Oglas cannot catch a break! This is an excellent project, I hope you feel inspired to keep working on this sort of thing. Graphics and mechanics and pacing are working together very nicely here to create a well-tuned biological aesthetic. Very effective.

Aaranos says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:01am

Interesting concept. Feels more like I'm looking through a microscope and zapping bacteria.

Since you didn't do Audio I'd recommend taking it off the list if possible.

darksshades says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:56am

Really interesting and fun idea. I don't see the point of the time but I liked just looking at the OGLAs going about.

egos says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:14pm

Thanks for your comment
for the background i decide to change from a microscope to a planet but i didnt have time to add star ;)
The gameplay is not really clear sorry for that i had a small text of explanation

cgriff says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:35pm

Lovely art style and general concept. A touch confusing to start - but well done overall.

gq_deltex says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:42pm

Good idea, art looks really good, game principle is fun. Good work!

goffmog says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:58pm

Really charming game, relaxing. It's always fun to play with artificial life.

DesignerNap says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:22pm

took a few goes for me to understand it but I did enjoy it. Lovely visuals too. Nice work.

tayl1r says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:43pm

I think this has all gone over my head but I appreciate it!

hijomo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:30pm

Cool game. the growth and consumption mechanic was interesting.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:12pm

Pretty cool stuff. I feel like there might be more depth to it which can't be fully appreciated in the few minutes you spend playing.

joemid says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:40pm

Love the micro petri-dish look and the concept!

lkr says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:28am

That was a unique and quite fun game. Love the organic look and graphical effects :)
Nice to see more strategy games here!

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 3:12pm

It's so cool watching (and affecting) the game as it simulates things in a very natural way. And I actually really like how you can interpret it as being a planet OR the lens of a microscope. Great work!

avocadojoe says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 2:31pm

i love the art style and the overall concept. nice work!

thedashdude says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:25am

Felt a bit random at first, but I ended up liking it.

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:41pm

It is worthy to spend some time playing to learn the basics (Admittedly, I was very bad at it though).

Amazing concept and design.

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 7:33am

I tend to dislike games where you have to click all the time but this one kinda works for me :D

egos says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 7:59pm

Thanks all for your comment i tried to make a post mortem version but ... the after LD is hard to control ;)
My best score is 200

dcolgan says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:27pm

Pretty cool concept, I wasn't fully sure what I was doing, but it was pretty to look at!

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 2:09pm

A cool simulation. The game is not that interesting, but that doesn't really matter now does it!

Great job.

tomlum says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 9:26pm

Fascinating mechanic and really hypnotic to play!

rhastapunk says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 8:32am

Strange but I liked! Good and original work!

GodsBoss says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:58pm

A very strange game, still quite fun though.

TheCain says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 7:45pm

I got level 7, 156s.
Very tough, and somewhat confusing, but it seems promising.

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