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Animal Jam is a match-3 game, where the objective is to match at least 3 animals in a row, vertically or horizontally.
The spin from other games of this type is that you will be playing against an opponent, on the same board, at the same time. You will be trying to score more points than him.

The game presents this concept, in order for the player to get a feel for the competitive spin-off of this genre and decide whether he would like to play a fully fledged game of this type.

Following is how the game is now and, complementing that, what will be added in the full game:

- Now: two player competitive game. Future: bigger boards with multiple players, single or team-based matches.
- Now: simultaneous play, on the same board. Future: turn-based modes, parallel boards a.s.o.
- Now: point-based match. Future: combos, chains, power-ups, skills.
- Now: single player, hot seat, multiplayer LAN. Future: Steam-based multiplayer matches; coop, competitive and mixed.
- Now: single game mode, single board. Future: multiple game modes with different objectives, story driven, unlockables, multiple boards with different, diversified items.
- Now: localization in a few languages. Future: localization in more languages, of course.
- Now: fixed AI, not too hard, but not too easy. Future: different game difficulty settings.
- Now: multiple input devices, including 2 XBox game-pads. Future: also multiple input devices, unlimited XBox game-pads.
- Now: simple tutorial, explaining the basic game rules. Future: interactive tutorial.

Fun fact: you can deny an opponent's match if you move one of the animals that would form a row, before his moved animal comes into position with the others. This requires skill, but once you've mastered it, it becomes interesting and gratifying.


To extract the game, you can use your favorite compression tool or the following, free one:

- 7-Zip, from: http://www.7-zip.org/

Before running the game, you must install:

- DirectX End-User Runtimes (June 2010), from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.a...
- Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 (x86), from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-ie/download/details.a...
- LAVFilters (for playing music), from: http://www.videohelp.com/software/LAV-Filters

Music Credits
- Blarsa, Garden Party: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/199965
- LimeDisciple, Jungle Music: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/478215


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AniJam.7z 5 MB


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Gameplay video.