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Particle Mess

by Tetha - Compo Entry

Ok, this game is kinda weird. It popped into my head quite early, and then I went ahead and build it.

Your goal is to build particle absorbers to suck up the round particles and turn them into triangle energy. The triangle energy then sloshes around in the green energy routers, until it reaches the blue Build-Power Producers, or the Pink Score producers.

Try to get as much score as possible! Or just look at the pretty mess you can create with enough stuff on the screen :)

To play this, download the jar-file and run it with java:
- On windows and mac, just double click it.
- On linux, probably doubleclick it as well, or do some <java -jar <the-jarfile>> in a terminal.

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Somnium says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:44am

I like the concept! :)

It was pretty fun, messing around with the different components, while trying to make an optimal layout.

Some simple sounds might make the mechanics feel even more satisfying :)

Anti says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:37am

A fun little game. The idea behind it is great and all I would say it needs is a little polish. Nice work!

kleinzach says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 3:49pm

Simple and pretty. I would like to see more in terms of goals, but its a good idea!

jakass says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 4:10pm

Nice game!

Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:20pm

Very fun!

neilcorre2k6 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 2:40pm

Nice idea :)

snowyowl says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 6:44pm

Interesting! Reminds of the Industrialcraft nuclear reactor sub-game. I'm not sure what I had to do to win or lose the game; it seemed like my build points could just keep getting higher with no limit.

geekguy100 says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 9:15pm

Actually pretty cool. I could see this becoming something greater! Nice job!

qu2 says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 9:24pm

Very cool to see a simulation based game, nice job. Would be cool to develop it with something to work against.

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