Demo Playtest

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Molecats sincerely thank you for your interest in our game!

We have launched a Greenlight campaign and the main reason behind this is that we are strongly in need of feedback from players.

We want you to try playing the game at it’s current state and describe your experience. You can download the demo from the below links and if you will have any thoughts after playing, please fill this form, or leave a comment here or on the greenlight discussions page.

It will really help us to make the game better and to reach the release as soon as possible!

Download Links
Windows x32 (zip 125MB)
– Google Drive http://goo.gl/UvQcDx
– Dropbox http://goo.gl/EmJlMJ

Windows x64 (zip 126MB)
– Google Drive http://goo.gl/13S3ru
– Dropbox http://goo.gl/1xeXu2

There are some notes for this particular playtest we need to clarify:

1.Despite this build is absolutely playable with mouse+keyboard controls, please consider them as “still early in development”. We also recommend to try the game with gamepad controller with this particular demo (Xbox360 controller & compatible), as we think it is more comfortable at the moment. We hope to receive some feedback about controls from you to make the best gameplay experience both with gamepad and on mouse+keyboard.

2.This Beta is a “vertical slice” of the game, which consists of several specially chosen levels designed to represent the diversity of game mechanics, puzzles and difficulty scale. Although this levels are sorted by difficulty, they can’t form a suitable learning-curve to teach you all mechanics and Molecat’s tricks, trivially because of their low number. We have added 8 specially made tutorial levels for this demo, which we hope will help you to understand game mechanics before you dive into further levels.
Still, be prepared for some unclear moments and for some levels to be difficult and confusing. For sure, this will change in the release, where we will smoothly teach you to control Molecats and the world around them before you will be really challenged.

3.If you have already participated in our “beta-tests”, then thank you greatly! This is almost the same version of the game, so there is no new content you may be expecting. We will note you when there will be a content update!

Thank you for your understanding!

Molecats hope you will not be dissapointed by this surely unfinished and unpolished version, and will help us filling the forementioned form.
Also, you can send us a more detailed review to molecats[at]gmail[dot]com if you want (we accept pancakes and cookies as well!)!

Thank you for all feedback in advance!

All links
Windows x32 (zip 125MB)
– Google Drive http://goo.gl/UvQcDx
– Dropbox http://goo.gl/EmJlMJ

Windows x64 (zip 126MB)
– Google Drive http://goo.gl/13S3ru
– Dropbox http://goo.gl/1xeXu2

Review Form http://www.molecats.com/beta/review/

Molecats, http://molecats.com/

  • For everyone, who wants to leave their feedback in the comments:

    A few points for discussion that are especially important to us:

    1. Controls. The most painful part. We know that mouse+keyboard setup in our game is in the worst state by now. What can you suggest to improve this? And what do you like/dislike about gamepad controls (if you are using one)?

    2. Using powers (run, stop, reverse). We are in a middle of testing this. Those powers are meant to have a properly animated fx (such as “eqrthquake” effect that will motivate Molecats to RUN), so they will be visually presented in a more intuitive way. But still there are some issues in mechanics. What do you like/dislike about using powers?

    3. Your experience playing various levels. Write a few words about each level (except for tutorials).

    4. Character animations. We have some reports that not everyone pleased with how Molecats march through the levels. How do you think? We are planning to extend their animation set (making more cute idle & crazy interaction animations), so we need to know if we are on the right route with this.

    Apart from all that above, feel free to write anything else you think about the game.

    THANK YOU!