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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.



The gameplay itself is decent, and the function of the organelles is correct, at least.

However, using creationists from Liberty University as "Scientific Advisors" might not have been the best idea. The game is rife with anti-science comments which, in a game supposedly about learning, is not excusable.

For anyone viewing this as a learning tool, please keep in mind that the terminology and function is correct, and that is just about it. Why the game designer felt it necessary to take a creationist bent on things is beyond me.


The art was great, the game was fun, it was humorous and I learned stuff.

almost flawless

This game is really good. that's it.
I learned a lot of things(and I am good I biology) so bravo.
The music was nice and represented the feel of the game.
Graphics are really good and funny.
Humor factor also gave this game a big plus.
It's hard, I had, at several occasions, restart a level because I was getting my ass handed to me-_-(Maybe it's because I suck).
all in all: really good but hard. keep up the awesome work dudes!

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you know this could be helpful when i was on high school? ¬¬


Nice game man and i didnt know shit about biologics in cellular topics but i was talking like a science nerd by the time i was done playing this game the first time

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4.45 / 5.00

Jul 9, 2010
2:39 PM EDT
Strategy - Tower Defense