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  • Publisher: Jiadi deng
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 74.8 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: Free
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App description: Dandelion is a simple yet philosophical game. Normally speaking, it is a 2D mobile puzzle game. You helps the dandelion to spread seeds among the mountains and caves. The main mechanics include shifting your perspective and striking the screen to blow seeds through the wind. Your aim is to bring life to every corners of the world.
07-19-2016, 06:25 PM
#2
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07-20-2016, 04:34 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,119
It's a really lovely looking thing - art style is very similar to Prune and the objectives seem to be to shake plants to scatter seeds to new areas to pollinate them.
I've had to give up fairly early on because I cannot for the life of me work out how to accurately scatter the seeds. It seems to do it totally randomly - the instructions seem to imply swiping over the plant but I just don't get it.
Also I quit back to the main menu to replay the first level with the instructions and then I can't find any option to select the last level I played all I can do is start the game and press forward through the levels loading each one at a time.

I'd love for someone else to try this and tell me I'm a fool and that I'm just doing it wrong because it's something I wanted to like but I'm struggling at the moment.
07-21-2016, 12:33 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 283
I gave it a quick go last night before bed and I had the same problem as you, not sure if it was the game ro the fact I was falling asleep!

I'll have another try today


Quote:
Originally Posted by orangecan View Post
It's a really lovely looking thing - art style is very similar to Prune and the objectives seem to be to shake plants to scatter seeds to new areas to pollinate them.
I've had to give up fairly early on because I cannot for the life of me work out how to accurately scatter the seeds. It seems to do it totally randomly - the instructions seem to imply swiping over the plant but I just don't get it.
Also I quit back to the main menu to replay the first level with the instructions and then I can't find any option to select the last level I played all I can do is start the game and press forward through the levels loading each one at a time.

I'd love for someone else to try this and tell me I'm a fool and that I'm just doing it wrong because it's something I wanted to like but I'm struggling at the moment.
07-22-2016, 07:35 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 625
I have the Same problem with the controls. Seems unreliable to trigger and accurately spreading the seeds is almost impossible.
07-22-2016, 08:27 AM
#6
What I figured is that each level has a pre-established wind pattern. You can see it by using the "wind" button at the lower right bottom. The swiping only determines the direction in which you let go of the seeds and the wind does the rest. For example if the wind goes up, and you swipe up as well and not down, surely the seeds go too high and get lost.

And yes, I couldn't find a way either to go back to the last level played. Once back in the menu, you only can start the game at level 1 and press forward even passed the last level played. There is no progression control at all, or an indication what already has been played/passed. We are looking at this with Western eyes while the spirit of the game is Zen