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

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    The Best Dinosaur - TomSmizzle - Jam Entry

    Can you be the Best Dinosaur?
    Can you conquer prehistory?
    Can you run past some meteors??

    This game's pretty hard, but being the Best Dinosaur is pretty hard.

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

    Ratings

    #4Humor(Jam)4.18
    #12Theme(Jam)3.94
    #27Fun(Jam)3.59
    #45Overall(Jam)3.53
    #86Audio(Jam)3.18
    #112Innovation(Jam)2.94
    #118Graphics(Jam)3.29
    #1112Coolness10%

    Comments

    firehand94 says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 9:50am

    Had a ton of fun with this sadly I'm still not the best dinosaur.

    Pierrec says ...
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 8:15pm

    I really REALLY wanted to be the best dinosaur...maybe because these kids were watching me and were so enthusiastic! It's a really sweet game but I won't be the best dinosaur either

    Porpentine says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 9:36am

    this comes together nicely in terms of gameplay/art/sound, whooohooo!! the fast movement speed makes the difficulty much more bearable. i like the different kinds of meteors--gamifying extinction.

    Porpentine says ...
    Aug 29, 2012 @ 9:38am

    ahahaha oh my god the stage that looks deceptively easy...so funny

    Sep 3, 2012 @ 8:28am

    I was briefly the second best dinosaur. I'm going to have to console myself with that fact.

    keenblaze says ...
    Sep 3, 2012 @ 10:28am

    Really very fun game, why so few ratings?

    mes says ...
    Sep 3, 2012 @ 10:43am

    time demon is awesome.

    Maple says ...
    Sep 7, 2012 @ 5:26am

    Pretty great, lol. My only problem is that some of the levels require a bit of memorisation in some parts.

    chuchino says ...
    Sep 12, 2012 @ 2:39am

    The art and sound effects were really charming. I think the evolve/revert mechanic adds a lot to the game, I normally wouldn't replay a simple platformer like this after beating it but I ended up playing a bunch of times to go for a perfect run. The final stages of evolution and the "good ending" were pretty great.

    Sep 12, 2012 @ 9:44pm

    Interesting idea, I wish I wasn't so terrible so I could be the best dinosaur. I thought this showed some good game design, great imagination and a lot of humour. Nice work

    Puzzlem00n says ...
    Sep 14, 2012 @ 12:36am

    Pretty nice, man. Shows a good game doesn't have to be graphically fleshed out. Like it!

    thewiseguy99 says ...
    Sep 14, 2012 @ 9:50pm

    Fun game! Definitely not the best Dino though. Awwww. Great job!

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