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Spike - A Love Story

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Apr 27, 2011 | 2:29 PM EDT

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Author Comments

(This game is now available on Android for free! Find it on Google Play under 'Spike: A Love Story'.)
(And for you medal-grinders out there, you can press ESC to restart!)
It's not easy being a spike-trap. By design, players are supposed to get by you without TOO much trouble. But you just can't do that. After years of seeing the same guy running by, over and over, day after day -- you realize you're in love. Unfortunately, the only means by which you can express this love is by showing him how good you are at crushing him into a tasty broth. Someday, you're sure, he'll get the hint.
This game was made with the wonderful Flashpunk, which made the nightmare of making this a lot less nightmarish, and more of a restless bad dream.
PROTIPS: Be patient. Wait for the right moment to strike! It takes a second or two to reset yourself, and in that time he can escape! Unless there's a powerup he'll never just run straight through.



Rated 4 / 5 stars

Hysterically Funny

In years past, Newgrounders have started to take themselves more seriously, and the site's started to focus on more "mature", artsy stuff, like Brackenwood and There she is!! That's not a bad thing, not at all, but it's nice to see a game that's more like the old NG- horrifically gory and proud of it, man!

While it IS very simple, and quite short, it's surprisingly quite challenging; I mostly made it through with nothing but trial and error. The 16-bit style graphics are a nice touch, too.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


I wanna give a 10 but If I give 10 this will be a injustice

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


love it good job


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I would give it a 10, but...

I have a gore fetish and the lack of a pause button prevented me from masturbating :(
Otherwise this is a great game!

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Matzerath responds:

If you click outside of the window once the game is going it will pause, and then you can .............. pleasure yourself.


Rated 5 / 5 stars