The Maccabees

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Happy Holidays Everybody!
This is our little gift to everyone this year. It's a little exaggerated but all meant in good spirit. Take control of the Big Man and help the Maccabees survive in battle. Use your powers and buy new ones, beat all six levels to win!


Great game, but needs more bosses and levels.

I feel that, as a rule, a defense game of any sort should give the player a chance to get all of the upgrades. This should be remedied, even if it's through a cheat, as with your last Channukah themed game. The ideal solution would be to put in more levels and more high-yield boss-type enemies, but a quick and dirty, (hopefully temporary) solution would be to just make the game loop so that after level six is done, you go back to level one. This game should also have more environmental obstacles/hazards. The sound was good and the graphics were simple but sufficient.
Although I like Lemmings, I'd prefer the resemblance be taken down a notch, even if it's done by just changing the color of the sprites' hair. I also want to point out (but not complain) that the dreidels were made long after the fact. And for heaven's sake, add a replay button.

Having said all that, I like this game a lot, and it's nice for people to be reminded that Christmas isn't the only holiday this time of year.

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I don't know why people thought this was hard, I thought it was really easy. Did you change the game? I won on my first try. I just used lightning on as many enemies as I could and then saved up for dreidel dart, then used dreidel dart on as many enemies as possible (trying to hit them in groups). I didn't use fire, maybe that's the problem: fire's weak. There's only 1 big enemy and he appears on the second level; you just have to use lightning a lot on him.

One thing that confused me initially was that on the first information screen, you have to click on the TEXT. Clicking on the arrow does nothing and made me think the flash was broken at first. You should remove the arrow from the information screen.

It's an OK game but I wish that your powers did more than just damage, because the way it is you basically just choose the power that's most powerful and use it all the time. Not too challenging, just a lot of clicking.

I'm Not Jewish.. BUT

That's no reason for me not to enjoy this original game... lemmings meets a defence game. Very slick (I'm a Rom BTW)

FrostedMuffins responds:

Thanks a lot, glad you enjoyed it.
This was not meant to be offensive towards any group, I'm sorry if it did offend anybody, but I'm glad that you took it into good context :)

Good Game

It's a great game. A few things that need to be improved on is mabye a more accurate meter on mana and damage. Mabye also a way to improve the Maccabees.

FrostedMuffins responds:

Thanks for the review and suggestions!


loved it... it was better then your last years chanukah game.

work on the second level because it was impossible....

FrostedMuffins responds:

Thanks buddy!
To kill the big guy, just use a few attacks on him.

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3.29 / 5.00

Dec 20, 2006
11:03 PM EST
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