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    April 20th-23rd 2012 :: 10 Year Anniversary! :: Theme: Tiny World

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    Save the tiny world! - davidllanos22 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    First of all sorry for any grammatical/spelling error, I'm spanish :)

    I'm pretty happy with the result, finally my main focus was the art...never expect that haha It's the second game I finished, and I've just started learning programming 5 months ago! so everything went so well using the things I learned on that time!

    It was my first LD and it was amazing, sometimes I tought about surrender, but finally I managed to came up with something playable :D I will be in the next LD FOR SURE!




    The gameplay and the controls are explained in the game, so you just have to follow the instructions :D



    Known bugs:

    -The Pigz and the Npcs don't collide with each other..so they are collapsing all the time...

    -The animation of the boy and the woman sometimes don't correspond to the direction the are walking to...

    -The animation of the Pigz works so bad, dunno why!



    Tools used:

    -Eclipse with Java and Slick 2D

    -Paint.NET, GraphicsGale and Paint

    -Ableton live , BFXR


    Please, rate and comment :)

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    Ratings

    Coolness100%
    #200Graphics3.43
    #266Humor2.59
    #293Audio2.81
    #308Fun3.04
    #328Overall3.15
    #333Mood2.83
    #397Innovation3.00
    #493Theme2.93

    Comments

    Jigxor says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 8:31am

    Unique idea, great graphics, fun little game. Congratulations on your first LD! I wasn't able to beat it though. My best score was 7/10 :P

    jeroenimooo says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:11am

    Looks really good! i would like a way to kill the pigs though, couldn't get past 6/10. i still wonder what would happen if i got til 10/10 :D

    the8donut says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:37am

    I really appreciate the effort you've put into making a polished and complete game. Neat graphics and smooth controls.

    Cyboot says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:54am

    Nice Game, good job! :)

    marudziik says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:16pm

    Looks awesome, but I wish there was a better way to deal with those Pigz! ;) Great graphics.

    Andrew Marsh says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:16pm

    Really enjoyed this game, fun and challenging, still haven't beaten it yet, best is 9/10 so far.

    NiallM says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:36pm

    This is pretty neat. I liked the mechanic of trying to lure the pigs away from the houses so you could get the NPCs there safely :)

    Tifu says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:40pm

    Fun game :D
    Achieved 10/10 saved once I realised a good strategy for keeping people safe/trapping pigs :D

    steamgirl says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:49pm

    Have you got any advice on how to beat the game?

    I use villagers as food for the pigs to lure them into "good" places, but for the part on the right side of the river, I can't seem to find "good" places. >_<

    Apr 23, 2012 @ 2:14pm

    Dude, what are you telling me that I have great graphics? Your graphics are way better! Enjoyed your game, it's hard, but in a good way. Good job.

    matheus23 says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 4:01pm

    oh noooo! java game, made in LWJGL, but no linux so's!!! oh come on!

    angrygeometry says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 6:35pm

    interesting idea, and i found it pretty difficult. still yet to reach 10/10, the pigz kill me super quick! congrats on your first LD!

    Apr 23, 2012 @ 10:10pm

    good little game ..found it abit hard but then im an eejit ;p im glad its in java aswell :)

    HeuGamer says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 10:51pm

    I liked it! :)

    mattchu says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 10:55pm

    Interesting idea, nice graphics, and fluid gameplay. I had fun with it. :D
    Damn those pigs, though. The first one kept getting me. >.>

    4/10 was my best score. >.>

    AlwaysGeeky says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:19pm

    I love the art style of this one :P

    ben says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:19pm

    Damn those pigz! Cute game : ]

    Kevin_R_K says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 11:34pm

    Very nice, very hard. Best score was 8/10

    Fireblend says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:22am

    Fun little game, nicely done!

    Drabiter says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:46am

    Love the graphics. I find it hard to avoid the pigz. Good job!

    bms says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 6:44pm

    I really like the concept & graphics. Well done!

    Terra says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:24pm

    Those pigs were terrifying, I loved it :D

    At first I was trying to find a way to 'play dead' like the person at the start tells us, but after a little while I figured out that it referred to the NPCs.

    When I got the last person to the house I was on 1 heart and had a pig right next to me... I guess I sacrificed myself to save them, how sad :'(

    Anyway, I really enjoyed this one!

    demonpants says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 11:39pm

    Why make it in Java if you only have a Windows version? Release a JAR or a Mac version please. :-) Or an applet.

    sampyxis says ...
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:45am

    Ha! Loved this - great game play, love the graphics and music too.

    Raptor85 says ...
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:55pm

    can't test this since i'm on linux and you didn't copy the linux or mac versions of lwjgl into the folder :/

    Apr 27, 2012 @ 7:52am

    Great graphics, interesting idea. The game is a way too fast.

    levelbylevel says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 7:57am

    Great game, love the look and feel, controls feel responsive :)

    Robert Swan says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 4:21pm

    Excellent music and good (if hard) gameplay. Looks nice too!

    Apr 27, 2012 @ 8:55pm

    Pretty good job! Great graphics and gameplay! Had to ragequit though because this game is damn hard. You could have added some way to heal or atleast slow the pigs down.

    summaky says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 9:37pm

    7/10 is my best score. The graphics are really great; I love them. The idea is original and well implemented, which makes the game fun.

    JaJ says ...
    Apr 29, 2012 @ 3:34pm

    I wasn't able to save everyone because the enemies were too fast. But it looks great and the audio was good, and it was pretty fun as well.

    dokidoki says ...
    Apr 30, 2012 @ 4:38am

    I found it really hard to evade the pigs, but liked the whole escort mission vibe.

    robcozzens says ...
    May 2, 2012 @ 9:14am

    I would play if you had a Web or OSX version.

    rvmook says ...
    May 8, 2012 @ 6:12pm

    Quite an addictive game. Three hearts was just right. Funny how the villagers can't die but just pretend to be dead. I really enjoyed playing it. Got 9/10, will try to get 10 later this week

    ehtd says ...
    May 12, 2012 @ 6:23pm

    7/10 damn pigz. They need a way to attack or something.

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