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zoggles6538171%Windows DX7 Shrooms! 
Total score is calculated by averaging all votes for that category, after throwing out the highest and lowest scores. Votes placed by people who didn't submit an entry are also thrown out. If you received less than 5 votes in a category, you get a score of zero in that category.N/A votes are ignored.

Average Scores
overall
3.47
innovation
3.88
fun
2.73
graphics
4.31
sound
N/A
humor
2.82
theme
3.70
completeness
3.67

flgrNice graphics, but some more phases would have been nice. The game feels very slow and because of that doesn't feel very motivating. It would have been better to either give more interaction possibilities to the player or to speed up the mushroom growing. Over all the possibilities this game offers are a bit too limited. Oh, and if you click the bar at the bottom after the game has started you get a runtime error which you can't see because the game's running maximized.
overall: 2innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 2theme: 3completeness: 2

ImpossibleNice graphics and not a bad idea, it just gets boring waiting for the mushrooms to grow. Also as far as I could tell there wasn't much strategy to the game, you just had to hope the rats would eat the poisonous mushrooms.
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 2theme: 5completeness: 3

randomnineNice twist - controlling the thing that spreads instead of trying to kill it. Tactical is fun!
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 4

EndurionLooks very polished, all is there. Some cute sounds would have been nice.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 5

GnatinatorNot too bad. But it just was not as fun to play. Very nice graphics.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 4theme: 5completeness: 4

mrfunCalled by some a modern day picasso, Zoggles proves he's more than a pretty font face today. Armed with VB and an unexplained hate of gophers he masterfully puts together a very original, playable game - although noticably missing was the gopher die anim. With that and some sound this game could spread its software spores to the ends of the earth.
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 4

wobblerLooks fantastic, but a bit slow to play. Very polished.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 5

aliaNice polish to it.. but gameplay lacking a little..
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: 2theme: 3completeness: 3

Ufo ZPretty fun game, I like the crisp graphics. Non-rectangular maps would've been nice, since you already have the isometric graphics all done (maybe there are some after level 4, I didn't get further) A small dislike with the gameplay: sometimes there are single empty spaces but the mushrooms just waste their seeds on random occupied spaces, and pretty soon there's no way to infect the empty tile... otherwise, fun!
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 4graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 4theme: 3completeness: 3

ThenendI like the fonts. Have some gameplay problems. Fits well the theme
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 4completeness: 3

Sol_HSAA bit confusing on what the winning condition is..
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

survivorThe menu and instructions screens look pretty good, but the game itself does not really convince me. Plus the crash when clicking on the lower part of the screen is annoying.
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

dumpleI like it. It looks good - great grass backround, nice logo, and cute gophers. The gameplay is novel and enjoyable. Having the thought-bubble show where the gopher is heading is a great cue.
overall: 5innovation: 5fun: 5graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

philhasseyGreat graphics! Very nice transitions between screens.
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 3completeness: 4

missingdialtoneGood game. Shame it doesn't have any sound though...
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 4

tonicThe graphics are well tuned and look nice! Only sound is missing..
overall: N/Ainnovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 3completeness: 4

summaky
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

sinsolentSimple graphics, but defnitely effective. It reminded me of a retro 8 or 16 bit console. The whole thing looked quite polished, and I liked how there was a screen to explain what to do; I'm sort of lazy about readmes. Innovative game concept, but it kind of falls flat in execution-- the gopher kept stealing my last mushroom, I couldn't even pass Level 1, and I didn't feel like retrying to try a different strategy considering how long I had to wait for the rest of them to grow. The relation to the theme was tangential, unless I missed something.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 1graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 2completeness: 4

JaciusVery cute graphics, and the concept is good, although a bit simple. The end of a level tends to get very slow, when you are trying to get the last few squares, but do not have an active mushroom nearby... you must wait for the gophers to clear a spot, so that you can hopefully lay a spore there, and it can hopefully lay a spore on the last spot... perhaps in future versions, there could be more interesting levels (perhaps some stones, or rotting logs), and maybe very old mushrooms could decay on their own and provide fertilizer for new mushrooms. A nice game in general.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

LordCovenantTop notch graphics... the gameplay was a bit boring sometimes (and it was possible to reach a dead end in the game, which was quite anoying... :( )
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

TwinnedArakVery polished and professional look! The rules of the game were easy to figure out, but maybe they could have been explained a little more. Although I see the point is to avoid having blank spots in the field with no "fresh" mushrooms available nearby, there was too much of a random factor for my taste... mainly in the distribution pattern of the spores. It sucks when you have a blank space with only one live mushroom nearby and you use it but a spore doesn't fall on the blank space!
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 2completeness: 5

JolleIt looks really good, and the idea is nice. But I always end up with about one gap left... but then, maybe I'm bad at it.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 3

ChronocoreDoesn't run on my system - but the screenshot looks nice.
overall: N/Ainnovation: N/Afun: N/Agraphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: N/Acompleteness: N/A

smxDon't work here. Get a blue background and nothing else. Win98, DirectX 9
overall: N/Ainnovation: N/Afun: N/Agraphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: N/Acompleteness: N/A

cairnswmNicely rounded off game. Just not very exciting.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 4graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 3completeness: 4

bluescreenVery nice art and presentation. The randomness of the spore spreading seemed a potential problem - if it was more predictable, it could have been more of a puzzle game and less frantic clicking?
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 5

wisebedeA nicely presented puzzle game. Its unusual to see a game that has concentrated on the idea of 'spreading' rather than 'infection'. No sound and the early games are slow. Is there some way of seeing how may rats are left and how many have been poisoned? An option to speed the game up would be useful as well.
overall: 4innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 4

rtf
overall: N/Ainnovation: N/Afun: N/Agraphics: N/Asound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: N/Acompleteness: N/A

peitzNice graphics and a fresh idea. It would be cool to see more things to do with the shrooms, making it more RTS-ish. The gophers seemed a bit too random in order to be stopped. The game needs something more to get fun, as it is not it's pretty stale and repetetive.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 4completeness: 3

illumevery nice graphics :)
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 1graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 2completeness: 2

McSteel
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: 3humor: 2theme: 3completeness: 4

Algeroth
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 5

Mark Fassett
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 3

tareco
overall: 4innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

ZaphosIt's a solid production, great art, a new concept ... but it's boring, horribly so. The idea just didn't work out. Maybe if it played faster, but even then it's a bit too random to be interesting to me.
overall: 2innovation: 4fun: 1graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 4

GopherVery nice, finally at the bottom of the list and judging one of the first games I played, heh. I've talked to you a lot already, I know. The game's pretty cool.
overall: 4innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

NegatorWell produced graphics and gameplay, I managed to get into level 4 before giving up. The game would be better to have some sort of mechanism to stop levels going on too long.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

Krzysiek-KNice entry! Idea is really cool but game becomes too hard at later levels. It also sometimes feel too slow. Graphics are really nice. Some gameplay fixes (I think gophers shouldn't be picking shrooms randomly, but first not poisonous), maybe additional features (like different shaped maps) and it will be a great game. :)
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

flgrNice graphics, but some more phases would have been nice. The game feels very slow and because of that doesn't feel very motivating. It would have been better to either give more interaction possibilities to the player or to speed up the mushroom growing. Over all the possibilities this game offers are a bit too limited. Oh, and if you click the bar at the bottom after the game has started you get a runtime error which you can't see because the game's running maximized.
overall: 2innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 2theme: 3completeness: 2

ImpossibleNice graphics and not a bad idea, it just gets boring waiting for the mushrooms to grow. Also as far as I could tell there wasn't much strategy to the game, you just had to hope the rats would eat the poisonous mushrooms.
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 2theme: 5completeness: 3

randomnineNice twist - controlling the thing that spreads instead of trying to kill it. Tactical is fun!
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 4

EndurionLooks very polished, all is there. Some cute sounds would have been nice.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 5

GnatinatorNot too bad. But it just was not as fun to play. Very nice graphics.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 4theme: 5completeness: 4

mrfunCalled by some a modern day picasso, Zoggles proves he's more than a pretty font face today. Armed with VB and an unexplained hate of gophers he masterfully puts together a very original, playable game - although noticably missing was the gopher die anim. With that and some sound this game could spread its software spores to the ends of the earth.
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 4

wobblerLooks fantastic, but a bit slow to play. Very polished.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 5

aliaNice polish to it.. but gameplay lacking a little..
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: 2theme: 3completeness: 3

Ufo ZPretty fun game, I like the crisp graphics. Non-rectangular maps would've been nice, since you already have the isometric graphics all done (maybe there are some after level 4, I didn't get further) A small dislike with the gameplay: sometimes there are single empty spaces but the mushrooms just waste their seeds on random occupied spaces, and pretty soon there's no way to infect the empty tile... otherwise, fun!
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 4graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 4theme: 3completeness: 3

ThenendI like the fonts. Have some gameplay problems. Fits well the theme
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 4completeness: 3

Sol_HSAA bit confusing on what the winning condition is..
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

survivorThe menu and instructions screens look pretty good, but the game itself does not really convince me. Plus the crash when clicking on the lower part of the screen is annoying.
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

dumpleI like it. It looks good - great grass backround, nice logo, and cute gophers. The gameplay is novel and enjoyable. Having the thought-bubble show where the gopher is heading is a great cue.
overall: 5innovation: 5fun: 5graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

philhasseyGreat graphics! Very nice transitions between screens.
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 3completeness: 4

missingdialtoneGood game. Shame it doesn't have any sound though...
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 4

tonicThe graphics are well tuned and look nice! Only sound is missing..
overall: N/Ainnovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 3completeness: 4

summaky
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

sinsolentSimple graphics, but defnitely effective. It reminded me of a retro 8 or 16 bit console. The whole thing looked quite polished, and I liked how there was a screen to explain what to do; I'm sort of lazy about readmes. Innovative game concept, but it kind of falls flat in execution-- the gopher kept stealing my last mushroom, I couldn't even pass Level 1, and I didn't feel like retrying to try a different strategy considering how long I had to wait for the rest of them to grow. The relation to the theme was tangential, unless I missed something.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 1graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 2completeness: 4

JaciusVery cute graphics, and the concept is good, although a bit simple. The end of a level tends to get very slow, when you are trying to get the last few squares, but do not have an active mushroom nearby... you must wait for the gophers to clear a spot, so that you can hopefully lay a spore there, and it can hopefully lay a spore on the last spot... perhaps in future versions, there could be more interesting levels (perhaps some stones, or rotting logs), and maybe very old mushrooms could decay on their own and provide fertilizer for new mushrooms. A nice game in general.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

LordCovenantTop notch graphics... the gameplay was a bit boring sometimes (and it was possible to reach a dead end in the game, which was quite anoying... :( )
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

TwinnedArakVery polished and professional look! The rules of the game were easy to figure out, but maybe they could have been explained a little more. Although I see the point is to avoid having blank spots in the field with no "fresh" mushrooms available nearby, there was too much of a random factor for my taste... mainly in the distribution pattern of the spores. It sucks when you have a blank space with only one live mushroom nearby and you use it but a spore doesn't fall on the blank space!
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 2completeness: 5

JolleIt looks really good, and the idea is nice. But I always end up with about one gap left... but then, maybe I'm bad at it.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 3

ChronocoreDoesn't run on my system - but the screenshot looks nice.
overall: N/Ainnovation: N/Afun: N/Agraphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: N/Acompleteness: N/A

smxDon't work here. Get a blue background and nothing else. Win98, DirectX 9
overall: N/Ainnovation: N/Afun: N/Agraphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: N/Acompleteness: N/A

cairnswmNicely rounded off game. Just not very exciting.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 4graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 3completeness: 4

bluescreenVery nice art and presentation. The randomness of the spore spreading seemed a potential problem - if it was more predictable, it could have been more of a puzzle game and less frantic clicking?
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 5

wisebedeA nicely presented puzzle game. Its unusual to see a game that has concentrated on the idea of 'spreading' rather than 'infection'. No sound and the early games are slow. Is there some way of seeing how may rats are left and how many have been poisoned? An option to speed the game up would be useful as well.
overall: 4innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 4

rtf
overall: N/Ainnovation: N/Afun: N/Agraphics: N/Asound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: N/Acompleteness: N/A

peitzNice graphics and a fresh idea. It would be cool to see more things to do with the shrooms, making it more RTS-ish. The gophers seemed a bit too random in order to be stopped. The game needs something more to get fun, as it is not it's pretty stale and repetetive.
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 4completeness: 3

illumevery nice graphics :)
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 1graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 2completeness: 2

McSteel
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: 3humor: 2theme: 3completeness: 4

Algeroth
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 5

Mark Fassett
overall: 3innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: 3theme: 3completeness: 3

tareco
overall: 4innovation: 3fun: 2graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

ZaphosIt's a solid production, great art, a new concept ... but it's boring, horribly so. The idea just didn't work out. Maybe if it played faster, but even then it's a bit too random to be interesting to me.
overall: 2innovation: 4fun: 1graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 5completeness: 4

GopherVery nice, finally at the bottom of the list and judging one of the first games I played, heh. I've talked to you a lot already, I know. The game's pretty cool.
overall: 4innovation: 3fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

NegatorWell produced graphics and gameplay, I managed to get into level 4 before giving up. The game would be better to have some sort of mechanism to stop levels going on too long.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 4sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

Krzysiek-KNice entry! Idea is really cool but game becomes too hard at later levels. It also sometimes feel too slow. Graphics are really nice. Some gameplay fixes (I think gophers shouldn't be picking shrooms randomly, but first not poisonous), maybe additional features (like different shaped maps) and it will be a great game. :)
overall: 4innovation: 5fun: 4graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 4

summy2004
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 1graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

ferrisrVery nice game.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 4theme: 5completeness: 4

summy2004
overall: 3innovation: 3fun: 1graphics: 3sound: N/Ahumor: N/Atheme: 4completeness: 3

ferrisrVery nice game.
overall: 4innovation: 4fun: 3graphics: 5sound: N/Ahumor: 4theme: 5completeness: 4