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When Rex's delicious gumball collection is stolen by an evil alien army, he dons his powerful dinosaur costume and becomes the intergalactic superhero Rexzilla in order to get them back! Also, a pixelly 2D platformer.

Patch Your 'Zilla

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Patch Your 'Zilla

Rexzilla has officially been updated to version 1.1! This new version fixes several problems, and it is recommended all current users upgrade at their earliest convenience. Check inside for more details.

Mar 20, 2013 News
Patchwork

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Patchwork

After noticing a major oversight in the current release of Rexzilla, I've started working on a patch. If you've run into any bugs so far, please check out this post to contact me about them.

Mar 13, 2013 News
Rexzilla News: First Professional Review!

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Rexzilla News: First Professional Review!

The first professional review of Rexzilla is online! Go read it!

Mar 12, 2013 News
Rexzilla Released on Desura

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Rexzilla Released on Desura

Rex's delicious gumball collection was stolen by an evil alien army and he wants it back!

Mar 7, 2013 News
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kalirion
kalirion Nov 17 2014, 12:33am said:

A word of warning to new players - do NOT skip any gumballs in the early levels. And even if by late game you are 10+ gumballs ahead of the number required to finish a level, still try to get any that you possibly can. You'll need all the "slack" you can get later on.

If I had gotten to the last level with just 1 less gumball, I probably would've had to restart to stand a chance of beating it.

I'm not sure I like this idea since it does not warn you this is what the game will be like, and punishes players in late game for very early mistakes. It would be nice if you could revisit earlier levels to collect any missed gumballs without losing your progress...

Other than that, pretty cool game :)

EDIT: Do you know that in windowed mode the window title says Rexzilla 1.00, even though in the title/menu screen, it says 1.1? Kinda confusing.

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orzlab
orzlab Nov 27 2014, 6:58am replied:

Hi kalirion,

Thanks for your message, and sorry for the late reply!

All of the exits are calibrated so that you will never get 'stuck' (i.e. there are always enough gumballs in each level to ensure that you can open the exit, even if you've only collected the bare minimum up to that point).

However, as you pointed out, the last world will require you to get every gumball in every of its levels if you've gotten by on the skin of your teeth to that point.

The game doesn't warn you - as you pointed out, it probably should! - but the instruction manual sort of does (though I'm aware few if any have read it). -_-;

Also, the window version setting was not possible to edit - an oversight of the engine I used that apparently never got addressed by the publisher. The version number on the title screen and the changelog file are correct.

Thanks again for your feedback!

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kalirion
kalirion Nov 17 2014, 1:33am replied:

Huh, just noticed the Level Select - was that always there, or did it just appear since I beat the game?

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orzlab
orzlab Nov 27 2014, 7:00am replied:

Yep, the level select option appears after you complete the game. Using it, though, will set your total gumballs to the minimum required up to that level.

Congrats on finishing it, btw!

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kalirion
kalirion Nov 17 2014, 12:47am replied:

Also, I got the "Standard" ending. Anyone have a video of the non-Standard one? I assume I'd have to collect every gumball to get it, or at least every gold one, and that ain't happening.

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orzlab
orzlab Nov 27 2014, 7:03am replied:

You're right, the Special ending is available if you get all the gumballs (including all the gold ones, which means you can't use the warp zones either).

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Draygera
Draygera Mar 12 2013, 1:42am said:

Youtube.com

I think he just uploaded that yesterday or early today.

But, like everyone else has said, you have a winner here. ;)

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orzlab
orzlab Mar 12 2013, 4:45am replied:

Thank you! I'm glad you like it!
Also, I didn't know Dallinsaurus had started uploading to YouTube. Cool!

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OldPacMan
OldPacMan Mar 11 2013, 4:52pm said:

Yikes! I had some bad baby sitters but never this bad. Cool idea. Makes me want to go to the mall and buy gumballs.
PS. Awesome sound track. Reminds me of those old space themes.

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orzlab
orzlab Mar 11 2013, 9:52pm replied:

Haha! Yeah, I loved gumballs when I was a kid!
And most of my babysitters were nice, too, but I secretly wondered if some of them were just after my sweet sweet gumball collection... Or something.
And thanks for your comment on the soundtrack - I'll pass it along to the composer!

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