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This game was made possible by a grant from the Digital Media & Learning Competition. The goal was to make a truly educational game that was also genuinely fun to play. We hope students, teachers, and gamers will all enjoy the game, and encourage you to visit www.cellcraftgame.com, which will soon have an open forum and eventually downloadable teacher materials.

The game was designed by Anthony Pecorella. The lead programmer was larsiusprime of Super Energy Apocalypse fame, and the art was by LILg, who created the Reincarnation series. A custom soundtrack was created by Hibiki Haruto.

Also thanks to Dr. Jed Macosko at Wake Forest University and Dr. David Dewitt at Liberty University for providing lots of support and biological guidance.

Thanks so much for the support and kind words - this has already exceeded my hopes in terms of a response for the game! :-D

This game can be processor intensive. There are some options in the menu for reducing the graphics that may help.

***Fixes in v1.0.1***
- Fixed issue in final level with some buttons suddenly no longer functioning.
- Fixed membrane explosion when recycling membrane quickly.
- Possibly fixed fatty acid glitch in Level 3
- Fixed two typos

There is still an issue with getting stuck too far outside of the colored area. Solution - don't go out there. :) It's a somewhat complicated fix, so I'm not sure if we'll get it in or not, but it's the easiest to avoid too.

Reviews


vaidotas4444vaidotas4444

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 3, 2012

My best! I used to play this a lot when I was a kid. I still remember that I couldn't go any further than the place in alligators belly. Music is nice too. Also this game teaches some nerdy-stuff in a flash game way to make it sound better! I love the examples.



BoredLooneyBoredLooney

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars June 14, 2012

The music is AWESOME. The gameplay is nice too.

It's a shame this couldn't be longer.

btw, the Composer (Hibiki Haruto) is also known as Kevin Penkin.


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grimcat27grimcat27

Rated 1 / 5 stars June 12, 2012

Kinda sucks you run out of nucleic acid and cant do shit but die or just sit there and do nothing.



kudocokudoco

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 6, 2012

Most awesome game ever. The last lever took me 30 minutes, but it was worth because I managed to learn every organel on the game. You should make another one.


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awesome12345796awesome12345796

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars May 30, 2012

Never knew a game could be fun and addictive!
Just a few thoughts: I think things could cost less, and maybe a difficulty button. (If not, make things cost less on easy, regular on medium, and more on hard.) Multiple cells would be nice, too. There could be more modes, and I don't expect this all in one update!
Overall, this game is one awesome game! or as i would say, awsome!


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