The Floor is Jelly is a game by Ian Snyder with music by Disasterpeace that answers the question: what if everything you touched was made of jello?
User reviews: Very Positive (177 reviews) - 87% of the 177 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 30, 2014

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“Impeccably crafted and almost absurdly polished.”
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“The world is alive. It’s two years of love and effort in the making, and it shows in every moment.”
9.5 – Indie Game Magazine

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About This Game

Who hasn't dreamt, at some point, of filling a pool full of jello and swimming in it? In some of us, that dream never died. Some of us kept dreaming: what if the whole street was jello? Or the continent? The world!? The Floor is Jelly posits a universe made of jello, made purely for one's own amusement. No longer need we look to our walls and our floors and sigh, "How solid! How sadly immalleable! How I wish for a world consisting only of Non-Newtonian fluids!" That world has arrived, via the dark magic of videogames, as The Floor is Jelly.

Soundtrack by Disasterpeace available here.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64 bit editions) with Service Pack 2, Windows 7, or Windows 8 Classic
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbook class devices
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • OS: Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, or v10.9
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
Helpful customer reviews
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
First of all, this was a game with which I had a true love-hate relationship. Why so? well, the hate part comes purely from the controls and that mixed with the theme of the game (jelly floor mechanic). There were times when I was close to rage quit, the controls just feel so off in some of the segments of the game (there were numerous times, when I just dies because of the really overly sensitive and not so accurate controls). Also the only way I was able to play this game with a controller, was to use Joy2Key. Normally control issues like this would be a total turn-off for me, BUT the love part was just so strong, that it made me want to play and play it again until I finished the game.

I'd like to say, that in a way this game is a lot like games 140 and BOXBOY!, not because its mechanics or simple aesthetics, but the fact, that this is a kind of game I'd like to call "concept game". What I mean by this is, that it takes one core mechanic and then explores that mechanic to the fullest, presenting all kinds of scenarios tightly wrapped around that core. And boy, The Floor Is Jelly does it so well, like 140 and BOXBOY! do to their mechanics.

The level and scenario design is just really good, and has a lot of variety between the different challenges the game throws at you. Sometimes the consistency of difficulty level isn't perfect, having some difficulty spikes, but overall the difficulty is well executed, not easy, not frustratingly hard either. Aesthetics are simple but very pleasing to the eye. Music/sounds are also perfect fit for this game. All in all I'd like to say, that this is once again a real gem, that explores mechanics boldly and while doing so, is presenting one of the most enjoyable platformers I've played. You still remember how I trashed the controls in the beginning of my review? Yeah, the other stuff just is so good, that I can forgive the control issues.

tl;dr: BUY IT!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
A great game, that is worth playing till the end. Also, go into it blind. Trust me.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
+ Funny jump & run game at first
+ The consistency of the floor is changing with the area which gives the game a little variety
- The levels at the end are just ridiculous and they're very hard because of this
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
It is extremely fun for the first day. It gets really confusing and i sometimes end up going backwards. also there are WAY too many glitches. This is a waste of money. If you can memorize every little detail then i recommend this. Play at your own risk
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