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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.



I like education games like this!I think this is the best game at my games list! 1.Cellcraft 2.I Knights quest 3.LEVEL UP!

Very Good Game, Educational!

1st time playing this game. It's a very nice game to play. Also, very educational and challenging. It's like playing and learning at the same time. I hope you make more games like this so when people play this they also gain some knowledge. Thanks for the game!

- Sherwin

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I think i learned mor playing this than I did studying it. Nice work, all of you.

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The game's design and artwork and its amazingly calm yet exciting soundtrack just got me hooked. Great job and I hope to see more of these!!


One of the best games I've ever played on newgrounds. Great strategic elements, and balancing. I would very much like to see a sequel that's more open ended, with more options, upgrades, evolutions, etc...maybe something not directly related to the platypus.

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Credits & Info

4.45 / 5.00

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