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iPhone: One-dot Enemies free game from the Newtonica Developer

03-12-2009, 09:53 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 294
One-dot Enemies free game from the Newtonica Developer

Meet the smallest enemies in the history of games.
They're only one pixel big.
They're "one-dot enemies"!

Tap them to kill them!
Kill the enemy, kill your time!


The description of the app pretty much sums it up.

It's a very neat quirky must have time waster of an app. Oh yeah, did I tell you it's FREE? IT IS! GET IT!

http://appshopper.com/games/one-dot-enemies
03-12-2009, 10:17 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 472
Heh, only Kenji Eno can think up these things, and don't be surprised to see this game bundled with a load of Easter eggs as well as chill out music. It is just some of his staples with game design. If only he wasn't so against ports / remakes, as I would like to see "D" on the iphone.

03-12-2009, 10:20 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 294
BTW make sure you clean your iPhone or iTouch's screen as those one-pixel buggers are extremely hard to see.
03-12-2009, 10:31 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 472
Yep, this is certainly Eno's work. Only he is capable of making a mere high score screen completely mesmerising. As well as interacting with the doughnut shape, the screen after that with the simple plink plonk of the piano keys matched with that transcending sound off when more enemies are killed and their units added to the worldwide tally (just leave the initial score table alone for about 30 seconds), is quite special.

Right, now I am going to dig for more easter eggs.

Last edited by GDSage; 03-12-2009 at 10:44 AM.
03-12-2009, 10:39 AM
#5
Innovative. Love how you can 'flush' them. haha.
03-12-2009, 11:18 AM
#6
I don't know why, but this game makes me very happy.
03-12-2009, 01:57 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 6
but the first screenshot looks like a dong! :P (this is intentional right?)
03-12-2009, 02:06 PM
#8
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Posts: 294
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwistedFry View Post
but the first screenshot looks like a dong! :P (this is intentional right?)
I bet I would've gladly paid a dollar for this, just for him to continue making these quirky apps.

Last edited by dudehuge; 03-12-2009 at 02:09 PM.
03-12-2009, 02:10 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 70
just wondering what "easter eggs" people have found, i know there is once for killing two ODEs at a time, and one for killing 10 in a row, also the DOE that grows when you click on it, then explodes into a great number of them, and the White circle that does the same. Are there any more that you have discovered?
03-12-2009, 02:40 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 5
I started a thread on this game earlier in the week: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=6716

Not sure why mostly everyone panned it then, but are liking it now. Well, it's nice to know that some other people out there appreciate original games.