Oshidama Monthly


| Comments (4) | Views (133)

oshidamamonthly.jpgJohnBSince we last featured Game-Pure's atmospheric orb-nudging Oshidama, good things have transpired from the developer. For starters, Oshidama Plus has replaced the previous version and adds a great new Time Attack mode. The game is played in the same manner as before — use the mouse to nudge an orb (like playing billiards), avoiding pit traps and walls as you snake your way to the goal. Instead of fighting against a limited number of pushes, your only objective is to complete each level as quickly as possible. Oshidama isn't a game of speed, however, so you're still forced to temper your moves with a helping of forethought.

Brand new from Game-Pure is Oshidama Monthly, a mutation of Oshidama that's heavy on the challenge. The game features several puzzle levels packed with gravity wells, shape-shifting pits, movable platforms and areas that change the size of your orb. At the beginning of each level you get a random time bonus and must make it to the goal before the counter reaches zero. It's more action-oriented than Oshidama Plus and features some really tense moments, so don't be surprised if you have to give each stage several tries before you make progress.

Oshidama Plus and the new Time Attack mode effectively doubles the amount of pleasure you can extract from Oshidama, which is no small accomplishment considering how enjoyable the game is. Oshidama Monthly, while a bit on the difficult side, successfully builds on the formula just enough to make it feel unique without destroying what made the original game so inviting. Excellent work from Game-Pure!

Play Oshidama Plus

Update: Oshidama Monthly is no longer available.

4 Comments

Ezrabbit June 5, 2007 1:51 PM

WAY too sensitive.
I touch the ball once and the push counter goes down by four or five pushes!
Not cool.

Reply

While I could be mistaken, I'm almost certain that the "Monthly" part of the name implies there will be new challenges posted each month. That would make a nice reason to keep coming back to this one.

What's also nice is to see how many people have cleared each stage versus how many attempted it. Showing data such as that is a neat way to show a stage's relative difficulty.

Reply
Steven Duncan June 7, 2007 2:17 PM

o my goodness, so hard! like, the rebounds are so reboundy and the gameplay is crazy! as far as quality, its a great game, but just TOO difficult

Reply
Anonymous June 10, 2007 11:29 AM

the quality cannot be recognized under the frustration this game creates

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)
2,623 Views
0 Comments
Card Crawl> Dora Dungeon crawling goes card based in this strategic RPG-like spin on traditional Solitaire for iOS. Deal your way through monsters, treasure, and special abilities and unlock new cards, but don't get cocky... you never know what the dealer is going to hand you.  ...
4,137 Views
9 Comments
The Comet's Calling> Dora They're just your average monsters living in a junkyard trying to gather all the food and materials they can before the place closes at the end of the month! A simple and repetitive action game that still manages to shine and charm thanks to a great sense of humour and endearing story and characters.  ...
5,330 Views
14 Comments
Myosotis Chapter 5> Dora The stylish, neon-soaked point-and-click puzzle series comes to an abrupt and puzzling close as PI Rick must solve an odd mixup of puzzles to set right the bizarre events from the rest of the series.  ...
5,208 Views
1 Comment
Living Playground> Dora Tony and her brothers Pablo and Octavio are just your average, ordinary kids who can turn into playground equipment, but searching for snails near an abandoned factory puts both them, and their hearts, in grave danger in this clever, unexpectedly warm free indie horror adventure that deals with family and humanity.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

PuppetShow: The Price of Immortality

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 ©2003-2015 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!