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    August 24th-27th 2012 :: Theme: Evolution

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    Get Your Cell Together - jijaweb - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    You play as a human cell trying to evolve and multiply yourself.
    Become something greater!

    10 Challeging levels.

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

    Ratings

    Coolness57%
    #74Theme3.76
    #171Innovation3.32
    #195Audio2.91
    #200Graphics3.38
    #211Overall3.29
    #222Fun3.08
    #257Mood2.86
    #286Humor2.32

    Comments

    wumpus says ...
    Aug 26, 2012 @ 10:05pm

    A tidy little piece there. Something about a bit of 'Track and Field' button hammering always gets me swearing (in a good way). Particularly enjoyed the...
    "Do you want to evolve?"
    No
    "Game Over"
    Surprise and less hand-holding in games is a good thing.

    Sakuyan says ...
    Aug 26, 2012 @ 10:59pm

    This is a pretty solid game. The way it goes along with the theme is near perfect.

    Perry says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:46am

    Pretty nice and simple. It'd be nice if your spawns would move with you without having to repress the movement keys.

    jijaweb says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 6:11am

    THANK YOU ALL GAMERS!

    Senekis says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 6:36am

    Nice game, although the controls are a bit annoying. Especially having to release and press the keys again to make the new things move.

    jijaweb says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 6:44am

    Yeah I know. The control bug is one of those bugs I did not have time to fix.

    Mjiig says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:34am

    Hi, the game repeatedly (4 times) froze out on me after I got 10 cells on the first level. Any idea why that might be? (Both the kongregate and the dropbox version)

    jijaweb says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:47am

    That sounds strange... hmm. I will look into that.

    jijaweb says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:49am

    Anyone else have the same problem? I can not find anything. What browser do you use?

    Bemmu says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 11:12am

    Nicely polished game with a game mechanic which probably exists out there but hasn't been used much, good work.

    Ragzouken says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 11:47am

    The sound loops a little too soon for my liking, but the graphics are really nice :)

    SpectreNectar says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 11:48am

    Nice graphics and music.

    Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:35pm

    Nice game! Very addictive and good looking :)

    Krobill says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 5:08pm

    One of the most fun mechanics, i've played so far... and quite well executed. Good job! ^^

    onehappygiant says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 2:32am

    Very nice game! I enjoy the mechanic and could see a full game being made of this. Only thing I ran into was a way to game the system. If you multiply near a wall or run into a wall, you can get all your cells to become 1, making it much easier to avoid everything. Not sure if that was intended or not.

    jijaweb says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 6:30am

    I thought that "feature" was nice to have. So that behavior is intended.

    Andy Go says ...
    Aug 28, 2012 @ 5:55pm

    I had good time.
    Simple to understand and the challenge is evolving nicely.

    Pixelulsar says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 4:25pm

    Good game, cool idea. It would be cool if there were checkpoints, it was kind of annoying to have to restart every time you died.

    Aug 30, 2012 @ 7:06am

    Nice good and goes very well with the theme. One thing I noticed is that you can ram yourself into a corner and all your spawns will then overlap you and the game becomes much easier that way, not sure if that's supposed to be part of the game mechanic.

    amidos2006 says ...
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 10:50am

    that's a nice idea :) I like it :)

    Deykoweec says ...
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 10:52am

    i dont think that evolution is working the right way, especially when you are moving while evolving. also, it would be better if you evolved by holding z, not pressing it

    pythong says ...
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 11:01am

    very nice entry!

    Sergey Mohov says ...
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 1:03pm

    Awesome, I love the "leave me the fuck alone" mechanics :D

    Aug 30, 2012 @ 6:05pm

    Nice work, pretty solid game that follows the theme.

    jerombd says ...
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 12:00am

    Simple but very fun game!

    Maple says ...
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 4:23pm

    Nice. The graphics are pretty good and you had some nice sound to follow suit, but unfortunately you didn't focus on the areas your game needed focus the most. It would have been good to work a bit further on the gameplay and control side of things. I didn't particularly find mashing x while in a corner and running to another corner when enemies got close to be the best way to enjoy this game, and thought that could have been explored a little further. Aside from that, this is a decently polished experience.

    Aug 31, 2012 @ 8:48pm

    Love the music-lick. Why does it have to be so short :(

    Sep 8, 2012 @ 4:36pm

    At first I thought: button bashing and dodging the enemies, is that all? But I was mistaken. The way your group changes shape when you hit walls, and the effect movement has on the way you "evolve", make this an interesting tactical game, though like others said, pushing yourself into a corner makes it too easy. But the graphics look really good, and the sound is among the best I've heard so far.

    Teknik says ...
    Sep 8, 2012 @ 5:38pm

    very nice game. good music gameplay and graphics. just great all around.

    Kmad says ...
    Sep 9, 2012 @ 9:08am

    Lovely interpretation of the theme, good work. Pressing the z button repeatedly got a little tiresome but the game was fun and looked good.

    ncannasse says ...
    Sep 17, 2012 @ 10:35pm

    Quite good, loved the graphics. Having to restart everytime from start was a bit repetitive though :)

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