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TowerTopple

by kepons - Compo Entry

In TowerTopple, your goal is to build a tower that rivals the sky itself in height. Every block that you fail to drop on the top of the tower transforms into a golem which then tries to ascend your monument and demolish it. How high can you build?

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Ratings

Coolness51%
#71Fun3.85
#93Overall3.78
#172Graphics3.70
#229Humor2.88
#321Mood3.12
#515Innovation3.04
#784Theme2.78

Comments

Flux_Swing says ...
Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:10pm

I love this game! I love the swing mechanic - I am working on a pendulum swing but instead of building a tower its like trying to drop the block at the right time to match the right shape at the bottom!! :)
Love your game(WELLL DONE!!!!)

Idkfawin32 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:11am

Wow what an altogether fun game. I really envy these entries that come up with such innovative and addictive game mechanics. Great job :D

qikcik says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:12am

very good game :D

Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:13am

Very cool little one button game. Would be perfect for mobile. Nicely implementated. Well done!

Chaoclypse says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:56am

Awesome concept and execution. Great idea with the golems - but it's not quite sure how they destroy the structure, since I've never actually seen any of the individual blocks get destroyed by them. Nevertheless, very fun to play, and nervewracking when you see all your past mistakes catch up to you. Awesome job on feedback and small touches as well.

adamprack says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:23pm

Wow, what a great entry! The visuals were really nice, it was a really cool and fun gameplay hook, it plays nicely and escalates at a nice pace, and it seems pretty well-polished. Sometimes the block drops seemed a little unpredictable, but that didn't really negatively affect how enjoyable it was very much. Great idea and execution.

JOK says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:56pm

This is super awesome! Simple mechanics that you can pick up in an instant, and great execution! Keep developing this!

If only there were some music :)

plko says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:08pm

Great game!!but can't use keyboard make this more harder.

Golems are so cute and laws of physics have been break!!!

Hempuli says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:14pm

I think I've seen the same idea implemented before, but this was nonetheless a very solid game. I loved the little touches like the golems climbing the tower, the umbrellas, the tower being shown crumbling down and the little dynamic outline on the tower. Very solid!

Drury says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:05am

Really cool spin on the old formula. I appreciated the little nod to Tower Bloxx with the umbrellas.

Yword says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:49pm

Wow, it is very addictive and fun! I think it will be very popular as a mobile game. My highscore is 37...

Tselmek says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:56pm

Amazingly polished entry. The gameplay is simple but very well executed.

Ran into a bug when starting a new game:

FATAL ERROR in
action number 1
of Step Event0
for object oBlock:

Unable to find any instance for object index '101037' name '<undefined>'
at gml_Object_oBlock_Step_0

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