You Can Change This Free Game If You’re The First To Beat It

You Can Change This Free Game If You’re The First To Beat It

Aran Koning has participated in several game jams, and apparently he enjoys them so much that he came up with an idea that amounts to a new game jam every day, at the whim of the internet.

The initial version of the game was just a red dot that you had to move to the opposite corner of the screen, but the first person to beat each version of the game gets to suggest a new feature. Somehow the first improvement suggested was “character selection screen”. Here are the first four suggestions:

Somehow, he convinced two of his friends, Sander Vanheste and Herman Groenenboom, to work on this project with him, and they have already made 4 versions in three hours. Here’s a look at version 4:

Apparently it was inspired by Twitch Plays Pokemon, but for the viewers, having to wait even just an hour for a new version is much more tedious than twitch’s ~30 second delay. To balance this out, they’re streaming development as they make each new version:

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The game is live now, you can get it here. There’s also a page showing the changes made through each version of the game here.


  • I hope this ends up being a very good lesson for all the gamers out there wishing that game developers would listen to every player-requested feature, or want them to change endings… Hahaha, yeah I know it’ll never happen but I can hope can’t I?

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