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Pillow Pets

by ChevyRay - Jam Entry

- Play with your miniature stuffed animal friends using only the mouse. A fun interactive toy for all-ages!

- Programming by Chevy Ray Johnston
- Graphics by Amora B. (studiominiboss.com)
- Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com/music/royalty-free)

- Unity
- Visual Studio C#
- 2D Toolkit
- Photoshop

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saint11 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:11am


ChevyRay says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:13am

Before anybody asks: Minimal = Mini Animal.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:18am

Because of minimal = mini animal, you win. The end.

Foxtacy says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:18am

*_* So CUTE! Well done chevy! :D...

If you want... here's mine if you want to try it :)


DaanVanYperen says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:20am

Why are these cute animals dying! WHYYY! :( Polished!

Sakuyan says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:28am

This is so adorable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AlanBazan says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:32am

From heaven

saampahlavan says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:14am

Adorable. I like bouncing them on each other.

erhartmikale says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:35am

I love the squash animations and animals on balloons in the background. LOVE THE GAME :D

cmjd says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:48am

A pretty cool game, it was pretty well polished and fun to play around with. It took me a while to figure out that the animals did feed themselves though, but was enjoyable regardless.

PAMVllo says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:58am

Is really good, yeah, really good...You're the best Chevy Ray!

Tuba says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:09am

Never played something so cute and macabre at the same time... I'm conflicted...

Still loved it!

Loren says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:49am

I approached with caution, because animals smaller than my foot startle me. Luckily, I found respite on the pillow and was pleased with their union. Thank you for making this game, it cured me and I can go to zoos now. The fact that it was fun, vibrant with a great soundtrack come secondary.

karsyf says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:54am

I really enjoyed this, it might be fun if you could do more with the animals like feed them yourself

LoneStranger says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:56am

When they die I has a sad.

ncgames says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:03am

As I mentioned on twitter, death in this game is adorable. Love the patchwork feel and overall squishiness. Everything that's in feels polished.

ilo says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:03am

Until this day I had not known the pleasure of watching a cow endlessly bouncing back and forth off the backs of two elephants. :)

Andrio says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:18am


siondream says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:24am

SO simple and polished, ACE!

MetroidMan347 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:49am

I love the art! Everything looks awesome! The game was interesting. It's very neat to see how the different animals interact.

Chman says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 7:05am

Super cute toy, and I just love your theme interpretation. Nice work, very polished !

Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:32am

haha thats a funny one, nice animations and stuff!

ColdBrain says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:42am

Cool art!

omaromeir says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:45am

Lol cute game, I love the stuffed elephants :D.

jijaweb says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:16am

Very polished game. Great work. Awesome graphics and music.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:56am

Nice and simple game. I don't know if i did right: throwing the wolves away, i felt kind of bad, because they're also cute and stuffed and they have to eat too!

berareu says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:08pm

Great! After a while, I had a graveyard full of mini-animals!

DustyStylus says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:52pm

Beautiful graphics and sound!

My bed is full of dead animals. D:

tonic says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:25pm

Very cutesy :)

ryebread761 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:21pm


Axelhein says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:49pm

This game is super sad. All the animals keep dying :(
Awesome game though. It feels really complete and polished.

PushmePullyu says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:37pm

My cows are bouncing everywhere! There's no space man! No space! Why Chevy! Whyyyy!

Hume says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:53pm

Elephants: Bouncier Than You Think.

Thanks for this. I really enjoyed it.

GertJohnny says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:01pm

Corpses... corpses everywhere.

michail says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:09pm

It's beautiful, but I don't get that mood at all...

pvwradtke says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:01am

This is so adorable, but there´s not enough food for the animals :(. We should be ale to use the wolf to balance the equilibrium and get rid of some old animals and keep feeding new ones :P.

Travis Irby says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 7:21am

One of the best looking games Ive seen (and def the cutest :D) physics feel really solid too nice work

Skywilly says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 8:13am

I renamed it "Minimal Cemetery" after my first try :) Great game !

PsenFilip says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 12:04pm

The art is the biggest point on there. The music sure fits the game well.

Kinda weird at first. I think that there are way too many minimals on the screen at once.
I can't seem handle so many deaths at once :(

May 1, 2013 @ 12:08pm

Very nicely polished. Has a great feel to it. My 5 year old son played it for over 20 minutes.
Also, please check out mine:

EdoMiyamoto says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 12:00pm

Very cool :)

Jan Marcano says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 4:29am

This = <3

Dohan says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 11:32am

Poor cute stuffed animals! Very nice graphics and music.

May 3, 2013 @ 10:50pm

This is super adords

lotusgame says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 6:07pm

So cute, so original !! Too bad there is not so much to do ^^ Very well polished pro game.

tankete says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 2:37am

BEAUTIFUL! Simple gameplay. I guess the animals can't really be fed, or at least I didn't figure out how. Fun!

goerp says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 5:45pm

Not only mini animal but also a minimal interaction game.
You could sit back and watch or interact if you like, but just a few actions.
Of course it was also beautiful, great matching music (that stays with you even after the game ends:)) funny, cute.
5 stars for me!

bvanschooten says ...
May 10, 2013 @ 10:29pm

Very polished, great art. Only I think there is not enough interaction and game balance here.

alwaysinbeta says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 12:27pm

Looks gorgeous and was fun to play. It all seemed a bit cute and cuddly until the battle for survival began ;)

May 13, 2013 @ 1:24pm

It's very cute, and has great music, but there just isn't that much to do...

KevinLaity says ...
May 15, 2013 @ 1:46am

Cute! And also depressing!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
May 17, 2013 @ 5:11am

still not sure what i was doing -- but it was fun

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