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

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    Evolve - jerombd - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    "Click on the items to maximize the asteroid."
    Minimalistic gameplay but fun illustrations (12 endings) ;)

    Click to play
    F4 fullscreen/windowscreen
    Graphics made with Photoshop CS4
    Music was generated by (c) http://tones.wolfram.com/
    SFX with http://www.bfxr.net/

    Not the most innovative game (yeah it's a Grow-like), but I'm pretty satisfied with this first LD entry!

    View jerombd's journal. | View all entries by jerombd

    Ratings

    Coolness65%
    Graphics4.57
    #24Humor3.79
    #149Mood3.23
    #191Audio3.07
    #193Overall3.39
    #212Theme3.45
    #413Fun2.86
    #629Innovation2.53

    Comments

    laufman says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 2:11am

    Great art! Cool idea. I like it.

    CuberToy says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 4:16am

    Awesome graphics, simply loved it !

    Pierrec says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 10:19am

    The graphics are wonderful, as I expected! It refreshing to see great graphics that aren't pixel art.
    I suppose you were clearly inspired by Grow (I hope so...because if not, you just invented an awesome gameplay that was invented some years ago ^^)
    I also loved the planets' names, that was a great idea, and it makes me want to fail many times to find all of them.
    Actually, I'm thinking it would have been even better if the goal wasn't to find the good planet, but to find them all...I mean...they're all great!

    kddekadenz says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 12:55pm

    Screen stayed white, when I tried to start it using Wine on Linux.

    bms says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 1:01pm

    Great! I loved how you fail when you give candy to the dino's :D

    jerombd says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 1:58pm

    @kddenkadenz I don't use Linux but this code is not optimized so maybe that's why it crashes on Wine...

    jeroenimooo says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:10pm

    Class of the titans, hahaha!

    graytest says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:27pm

    Fun combinations and great graphics.

    Apr 23, 2012 @ 3:44pm

    This game is adorable. Art is beautiful and I went out of my way to find every permutation of planets. Great job!

    Apr 23, 2012 @ 5:20pm

    Description says it all! Great graphics. Saw most of the endings. I got 100% on first try too! :-)

    jami says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 5:27pm

    Great graphics! Really fun endings!

    Lythom says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 8:20pm

    Cute, funny, fully enjoyable, great art work.
    Overall : very nice, congrats for this game =)

    BlackDogg says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 9:01pm

    A simple idea but well executed. Awesome art, you are talented. As Pierrec said, it could easily become some kind of collectible game because you want to see everything, it keeps you replaying !

    dray says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 9:34pm

    Love the art of the game, and the planet are quite fun too. I think i found them all quite quickly, i tried the Pierrec objective

    Jhelle says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 9:04pm

    Not much gameplay wise but like everyone else I loved the graphics. Also liked the ending , good job :)

    Zythiku says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 2:55am

    Great Graphics! Was just fun finding all the different endings. Liked the wall-e one :).

    nihilocrat says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 2:55am

    Tones.wolfram.com is a surprisingly good musician, thanks for the link!

    Angerus says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 10:36am

    First of all: yes, I find this not innovating !
    But who care of innovationin front of your game : Great graphisms, musics and humor , simple control and a perfect sense of "retry it"!! I like to discover alls combos and ever when I failed, i don't mind because I was seeing a Alien picnic area!
    For me , it was a cool vision and a funny game with a bright "touch" inside of him!

    Apr 25, 2012 @ 8:15pm

    I like it, but then again, I made a game with a similar concept:)

    orgarus says ...
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 6:01pm

    Love the graphics of this game!! Among the best art around the contest!
    Congratulations!

    raarlac says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 3:30pm

    Gingerbread wars xD Awesome graphics!

    JaJ says ...
    Apr 29, 2012 @ 6:13pm

    lots of fun. I have no real complaints.

    May 3, 2012 @ 11:22pm

    absolutely stunning graphics, way to go! The music was effective too. I would have preferred not to black out the screen completely between changes. It would be cheap to leave the GUI where it is and just make the earth black. It would give you something to rest your eyes on. As it is, it makes me feel a bit uneasy. And then I look at the new awesome art and I'm happy again ^-^ Top marks for graphics

    MadGnomeGamer says ...
    May 5, 2012 @ 3:46am

    I LOVE THIS GAME!

    Ir's just what an LD should be: Very simple, but very entertaining, and shows proffesionality.

    How many endings are there?

    MadGnomeGamer says ...
    May 5, 2012 @ 3:49am

    Hey, I just won!

    Alexandre says ...
    May 6, 2012 @ 4:48pm

    Very nice graphics, fun combinations, and nice ending!

    Tifu says ...
    May 6, 2012 @ 10:16pm

    Fun game, great graphics =D

    Jedi says ...
    May 8, 2012 @ 1:57am

    It's a really good, funny entry but unless you made some special arrangement with them, you CAN'T USE WOLFRAM TONES! Read their terms of use!

    murilo says ...
    May 10, 2012 @ 10:16pm

    Pretty awesome! It made me try different evolutions!

    AD-Edge says ...
    May 13, 2012 @ 1:54pm

    Nice amusing and moody game. Was fun to see what combiations would result in. Some nice graphics to be seen here :)

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