Another superb game.
I think this game is brilliant. I really do think it is. The extent of the use of metagaming in this game is incredible.
There isn't much eye candy to behold, but the graphics are typical of John's "elephant" games, which is very nice. At least there was a change in the palette. The visuals are satisfactory and the lack of detail is what makes the visuals unique. There is a certain style to them. Anyway, 7.5/10.
I like the musical accompaniment in jmtb02's games. They suit the games well. In this game, the music is very suitable. It sounds good to theear. In spite of that, I think that perhaps, there should be more than one track. Though, there is no problem with the music. There isn't much to say about the sound effects. There aren't many but the ones that are present, are good.
There is one level, composed of about thirty stages. The game's description is a misleading lie. I don't find that detrimental. You take control of the elephant (yes the blue one) and you have to finish the remaining level that he/she did not forget. As you slowly (or quickly) make your way through the game, there are special twists that require thinking. Changing of controls, concealed obstacles and physics changes are just some of them.
My favorite is found in the level where you had to refresh the page. I have not seen a game where you had to refresh the page to advance. I thought the game was tricking me into losing my progress.
The use of metagaming is heavy throughout the game. Metagaming (the use of external knowledge to progress through a game) is what this game is revolved around. There are slight clues as to what should be done, but the rest is for you to solve. I have not seen this much metagaming in the games of other flash developers. I love metagaming!
The controls may be ever changing and there may not be much help provided with this game, but that is an important element of this game.
Overall, gameplay is very amusing and the concept is distinctive compared to some other game's concepts. The game should of lasted longer though. Since I was able to defeat the game in a couple of minutes, I think it should be harder next time around.
Frankly, there isn't a really good reason to play this game repeatedly. Probably if there was more duration, achievements or unlockables in this game, it would be more replayable.
7/10 To be fair, I will give this category that score.
More than one sound track
Another game like this?
This game gets a score of 8.5/10 which should translate into a 9/10.
Man, I love your flash submittions!!
ohmygosh! that game is awesome!
it annoys the crap out of me but I finished it!
BUT I FINISHED! :D
wow that was amazing. Those puzzles were very creative and i enjoyed thinking my way around them. Also im glad that the titles for each stage were helpful.
Love these games!
Maybe next time you should have achievements. Oh, wait.......
Seriously, this game was great and had some interesting puzzles to solve. I ended up with 7:25:80 and 49 deaths. Most of them were from the second level that required the mouse. Games like this deserve frontpage!