Weekend Download №82


| Comments (18) | Views (30)

Weekend Download

JohnBThis edition of Weekend Download is dedicated to cells. No, not the kind you find in prison, the kind you find right here, inside your body. The squishy little things surrounded by a lipid bilayer membrane. How about a hand for cells? All 100 trillion of them!

themushroomengine.gifThe Mushroom Engine (download) (Windows, 4.1MB, free) - The Mushroom Engine is a platform game based on Hempuli's original Jump On Mushrooms: The Game, reworked in collaboration with Nifflas. In this game you don't play, you un-play. It begins with the end credits and you undo everything you would have done, from un-collecting coins to un-stomping enemies and so on. You can't break the game rules, meaning you can't do something that would have been impossible if you were playing the game from start to end (falling too far, getting coins twice, etc.). Because you have to mind things like the number of coins you un-collect or bumping into a reanimated enemy, the game plays more like an action-based puzzler. Which is... unique!

madhouse.gifMadhouse (Windows, 4.8MB, free) - Described as a "top-down shooter adventure-RPG with a comical horror theme", Madhouse plays like a cutesy version of an old-school zombie splatterfest (Zombies Ate My Neighbors, anyone?), only it's much more than that. Play as a zombie, amnesiac mercenary, deranged sociopath dressed as a clown, a little guy wearing rags, or any of twelve other unlockable characters, each with its own special abilities, weapons and stats. There's even multiplayer support! And don't let the cute pixel graphics fool you, as this one packs quite a lot of blood and carnage into a tiny package.

gate88.gifGate 88 (Mac/Win/Linux, 13MB, free) - A 2D multiplayer action/real-time strategy (RTS) game! You are in control of a small ship that must defend structures placed in the middle of space. As you fly around blasting foes, plop buildings such as turrets and research stations to help expand your little colony. Features multiplayer over internet and LAN.

pandaland.gifPandaland (Windows, 18.8MB, free) - As simple as platformers can be, Pandaland is all about an indie pop girl saving her home from evil brats. Throw cherries to defeat your enemies and grab food floating in the sky to keep your health up. The game is a bit on the short side, but the amount of quirky, colorful settings are worth running through at least once.

18 Comments

It seems the download for the mushroom engine is broken. Maybe its just me.

[Edit: Just tried it, works fine - maybe you have a firewall or some, that does not allow a download? Greetings, Kayleigh]

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

I have the same problem, can't download Mushroom Engine. I get this message: "404 Not Found
The requested URL /mush/www.hempuli.com/MEngine.zip does not exist."

I've looked at my firewall, it's not that... could it possibly be a broken link?

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Also meant to add that I'm able to download Jump On Mushrooms just fine! So I think there is something wrong with the link?

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

I managed to find a direct link, try this one out: http://www.hempuli.com/MEngine.zip

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Toaren - awesome! Thanks so much, it works a charm :)

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous April 25, 2009 1:23 PM

gate88 hasn't been updated since two thousand five. It also quits every thirty seconds on my computer.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

After playing The Mushroom Engine I'm imagining a first-person shooter where you aim at dead enemies and pull bullets back into your gun.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous April 25, 2009 4:42 PM

Make sure to read the entire credits when you beat Pandaland. Hard mode is really hard :P

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous April 25, 2009 4:45 PM

Mushroom game is irritating; you have to watch it slowly rewind your progress every time you make a mistake and start from the beginning.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous April 25, 2009 4:55 PM

JIGuest, that sounds like the old version of mushroom engine. The new version doesn't playback every time you die and has many bug fixes and new features.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous April 25, 2009 5:24 PM

In the mushroom game you can press esc to skip the rewinding.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Some of the "Imposible Situations" in ME are possible. They probably made it so the game would check if it was possible using the SAME thrust!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Madhouse is cute and fun for a little while, but the unrefined gameplay and setup ruin it. I'm stuck on this level where:

Invisible enemies pop up to drain HP and mana, bugs intermittently dive bomb you from off-screen, and the boss one-shots you in a tiny room.

I'd give it 1.5/5.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Gate 88 was never mentioned before?

Oh man, you guys missed out!!! Play it, now!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

ok.

I try and access the mushroom game through the link, pops up error.

I use Jig's download link and it works fine.

I download it, unpack it... play it.

It pops up, and says play '1' level. I click start.

Nothing happens.

I have unpacked the game but I can't get it to load. Anyone else having that problem?

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Mushroom Engine is _almost_ fun. If you didn't have to replay the entire level...

Sorry, after playing Braid, I can't step down to this.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Offriender Author Profile Page April 30, 2009 7:47 PM

Hey, my computer told me there is a virus in two of the files of the MEngine zip. You might want to check this out and change/remove the link.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous March 25, 2010 8:38 PM

i dont get how to do level 6 in the mushroom madness game because i dont know how to kill the bears!!! :(

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
Surface: Game of Gods> Dora You've been invited to play a strange new game, but when all your friends are sucked inside it, you quickly realize the stakes are higher than you ever dreamed. A gorgeous, cinematic, and creepy-cool hidden-object adventure from Elephant Games.  ...
583 Views
1 Comment
Sneaky Sneaky> Lori.h Just as you escape with your best haul yet, a group of thugs stop you before you can spend your reward. Sneak around to recollect your loot and trick your enemies to meet their makers sooner than they would have liked and if you do so strategically, perhaps you'll end up with more than you stole in the first place. And isn't that every thief's dream?  ...
2,275 Views
1 Comment
Crossy Road> Dora Endless arcade action meets classic Frogger style gameplay in this free iOS game where you control a series of hapless unlockable creatures trying to cross some very busy and very deadly roads and rapids. With a sense of humor and vibrant voxel graphics, it's both charming and hard to put down.  ...
Find the Escape-Men Part 126: The Special Property> Dora The apartment in this escape game's rent is suspiciously low, and there's a weird smell here too... so it's probably not a good sign your realtor has locked you inside! Experience a whole lot of weirdness (and a jump scare or two) in this very silly game from no1game.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!