Coder. Clever name. Actually it’s a twisted tetrisinspired puzzler, i could barely put down after i started playing it. Instead of moving the tiles, which are code segments, you control the bottom lines of the field, which are more code segements.
You can only control one line at a time, which makes the game more interesting the faster it gets. Simple but perfectly made, and in terms of maintenance, there is already a post compo version on Newgrounds.
Really, CHECK THIS GAME OUT here. worth every second And don’t worry about the caps. It just means I order you to try it. Find it here.
So, Star Wars games will be made under the EA Label now. Fine, i let the thought think in and it took me a while to wipe away the thought of “Medal of Honor: Clonefighter” or “Battlefield Tatooine Edition” only to be replaced by “Star Sims” Then i was like: “Wait, what does this all mean?” It means, that the once proud, now tumbling, videogame behemoth has secured itself another franchise, it can ruin.
On the other Hand, EA doesn’t publish or force bad games (except Warfighter). The Opposite is the case, they create pretty games, polished, technically advanced games and sequels to games. Most of those game just lack the one thing a game needs in my eyes: A soul. This is the point that made me crack up. And I’d still be lieing on the floor laughing if i didn’t have a dayjob. Because that’s what Star Wars is about.
Let’s face it, the story is a cheesy fairytale in a galaxy far far away. What Star Wars has is a lot of soul and love and atmosphere. I doubt that the Moneymaking AAA Market with it’s mind set to modern day Teenagers will cater more to the quick-in-quick-out action crowd instead of the detailloving Gamer, who appreciated Kotor and Jedi Knight.
I dare to hope at least the people at Bioware give us something decent, that’s not totally screwed up.
When i first played this, i was astounded by my lack of making music with anything that doesn’t have strings. Anyway Life/Routine seems rushed and under developed. I love the philosophical implication of recreating a life in form of a dynamic rythm game. Compared to other entries in this years compo, it’s not exactly pretty. Technically i can’t say anything bad about it, while the audiophile get’s creeped out. As i said that’s mostly owed becaus the game doesen’t have four to six strings.
Gameplaywise it’s rather minimal a
nd simple. Your blue square travels up a road of life, while setting and removing marks, that provide samples for your personal life song. It’s going faster and slower at times. Wether you make your life a symphony or a distorted pile of awful sounds is totally up to you. At least i think that’s the Message i got from i
However i recommend you try it, aaaaaand especially encourage the creater to make an optically updated deeper post Ludum Dare version of the game. I would love to see that. Find the game here.
Oh my god. I can’t believe what a little bird tweetet me today.
1. My puns are so bad, all the other puns turn away in shame.
2. A game from Ludum Dare.
Colossal Clean-Up puts you in the skin of either a hoarder, who is forced to clean up is house, or a maniac, who collects stuff to throw it out of the window. Anyway, it’s an insanely funny experience.
Basically, you throw diferrently colored things out of a window. But that would be to easy. You have a limited amount of time to find a number of certainly coloured furniture, boxes and whatever else you find lieing around and toss it out of the window to proceed to the nextlevel.
Graphically, it’s put into some proper 8-bit graphics with fitting music and sound. Even though i remember this kind of music more the bossfight kind in old platformers, it certainly urges you to hurry up. However, i had fun with this game, but there is one downside to it. you are using the “Z” key to pick up stuff. Since i am using a german keyboard, the “Y” and “Z” are swapped, it was a bit harder to play than intended and that killed a lot of fun until i switched the keyboard layout.
Other than that, the controls make sense, and are working very well. AAAAAAND so far i failed to mention that you shouldn’t try to carry to much at once.
Anyway i can totally recommend the game which you can always check out here. Enjoy. ^^
When i tried Dream Fishing i was tired. Really tired. So i started by trodding around, the whitw screen that was lined, with a light pink, blue and purple, to find some fish to catch. Every step makes a non annoying actually quite relaxing sound.
Everytime you catch a fish, you are rewarded with a deep and insightful quote by whoever, followed by a something hilariously random.
This game is fun, sort of arty intellectual thingy, and quite pretty. Also it’s relaxing and even a bit meditative. Go find it here, and play it for a moment.
Yes, it’s a about a stickman who collects pixely stuff which is fun. And it comes with cutscenes. Voiced ones. It has Llamas.
I forgot to mention you have to do everything in a 2-Minute timelimit, using only your arrow keys. Music’s catchy, Background Llamas are dancing, which actually makes them pretty hard to ignore. While you are picking up those pixely moving thingies with your stickman, it’s imperative that you avoid being hit by the squares that fly around the level or else you lose that multiplicator you have been earning. To not make this a boring stupid game, it is devided into 3 Phases, which mean basically different kind of movements, and they switch every so often, to give you a additional challenge for your highscore hunting, keyboard smashing activity.
My overall verdict for this is. Awesome thing. It has Llamas. I strongly recommend to try it here.
I should be rocking my socks off right now at MonsterBash right now, since i got some nice people to get me onto the guestlist. But nooooo, Fortune rather had me fall ill, and i don’t feel up to beers and punkrock at the time. So i fired up the twitters, and found a lot of things i actually looking forward to playing. It’s screenshot Saturday at Ludum Dare, and amongst my twitter followers i got a few creators who are participating.
Here’s one shot i like:
I have no idea what the name of the game is. But it has a sneaky friggin Llama. I like friggin Llamas.
Oh, and this one was especially intriguing:
Well that has to conclude for now, because i took half an hour for those few lines due to constant nose cleaning and eye watering. Having a cold is a bitch.