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The Drawing Grounds

rated 4.42 / 5 stars
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Sep 4, 2012 | 4:24 PM EDT
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Junior Artist 5 Points Finished your first drawing.
Messenger 5 Points Notified someone after taking your turn.
Randomizer 5 Points Started a game with a random user.
Umad? 5 Points Found the hidden troll face.
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Author Comments

Welcome to the Drawing Grounds, the first-ever multiplayer game using the Newgrounds API! :)

If you get stuck on a loading screen, simply refresh the page! :D

This game is very dependent on the API. If it fails to connect, try refreshing the page.
All feedback is welcome!

Special thanks to everyone who helped me test this out and gave feedback!

// Controls \\
-Left/Right arrow keys to adjust brush size
-[Z] Undo brush stroke
-[R] Redo brush stroke
-[Backspace] Undo last letter
-Double-click a color swatch to open the color picker
-Press and hold down on a swatch and drag
onto the stage to pick a color from your drawing



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Very addicting! But you need to add more words to choose from.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome. Needs more words to choose from!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome game, this game is relaxing, fun, and addicting. Very sleek and smooth, and the sound track is great!

Like others said, a way to quit a game would be nice, but not 100% needed

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is great, but my only criticism is there should be way more words to choose from, a lot of the time there were repeats

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

This game was surprisingly addicting! Although, there are a few things, in my opinion, that would make it better.

- The first is an option to end a game (if there is one, then I apologize, but I couldn't find one). Without this option the list will just continue to expand and then eventually become tedious to find the game you want to play.

-The second would be more words. I'm sure you will update the game to increase the amount of words it randomly generates for you in the future, but for now it just seems like the list is lacking.

Pretty fun game though! I liked how it tied in well with the Newgrounds theme and I look forward to playing it more in the future!

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Mattster responds:

There is no way to end a game currently. I do have a feature in the works to ignore games, but from a programming standpoint it is not ideal (since the game actually still exists). Either way, I hope to release this by the weekend.

More words coming too!