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Getting Buggy With It

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Flawless Victory 5 Points

Use a bug bomb

Rock Band 10 Points

Let some bugs hold a concert in your garden

Oops! 25 Points

Complete level 100

Critter Mash 50 Points

Let time run out with only one of each bug type

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Defend your garden from the nasty critters invading it. Along the way you will pick up new devices to use in your defense. All you have to do is point and click to watch the critters go poof. Click "next season" with something highlighted tto bring it with you to the garden.

Two things to keep in mind. You can win a level without clicking the good critters. The other thing is that the critter mash medal can only be obtained after level 80ish when all 11 bugs have a chance of appearing. There needs to be one of each in play when time runs out (meaning 11 bugs on the board). It is considered difficult because a couple of the bugs vanish if another bug touches them. Good luck!

Made for stencyl jam 2014. Check out other entries at http://www.newgrounds.com/collection/stencyljam2014

***3/28/14 second update on this. I found I had the system looking for a certain bug after it had changed to the explosion graphic. It should now properly score a kill before switching to the explosion. Also, the game was calling monarchs when a mantis would spawn. I think this may finally be the solution to the major glitch. Thanks for the patience.
***UPDATE 3/28/14
I was able to playtest through levels 50-100 without the game-ending glitch. All it took was a complete overhaul of the kill detection system. No worries :)
The three easier medals work. Let me know if you want the critter mash medal to be upgraded to brutal. I can guess it will be tough to get.
***UPDATE 3/27/14
Fixed a text bug and added medals (listed as untested so I don't know if they work). I have also been playing around with making a touch screen capable version. That might be completed next week.

Planned updates:
Touch capable
More backgrounds for your garden
Animated garden backgrounds for "hard mode"
More bugs and devices to interact with

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I Tested this game
I got the First Medal
The things you can use are great
nice job

This game seems to be a bit buggy (no pun intended). There's a few occasions where I squished all the bugs and the level didn't end. The time would run out and it would say I would lose the level. It also appears that the Bugbomb medal doesn't work? I've used several of them now and still haven't gotten the medal for it.

ceosol responds:

The medals were listed as "untested". I'll have to look into it. ***fixed*** I found out that I had missed a step in medal creation. I used a bugbomb and it gave me the first achievement. Please let me know if the other achievements have issues.

On the timer issue, I had to put a one second delay into the code so the actor wasn't killed too early. I'll try some other variations on the code to try to fix your problem. ***fixed*** The timer now ends the level at -1. That way if you kill something just before 0 seconds, it will count.

Thanks very much for the comment! ***I also added a fourth medal***

This is a simple, but fun game. My three year old loves it!

ceosol responds:

I was just talking with someone about the game. They mentioned the issue of time running out when all bugs were dead. I thought I had fixed that error last week, but there must have been another spot where bugs were not being counted. I will fix it ASAP. Thank you for the feedback. It is very helpful.