What if alien life is closer than we think? Not in faraway galaxies or on planets still unknown to the human race... What if it was shining into our eyes every night for the past 4.5 billion years? They call themselves the Bantarans for Bantara is the native name of the Moon. Similar to humans, and yet so much different.
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Release Date: Jan 6, 2016

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About This Game

What if alien life is closer than we think? Not in faraway galaxies or on planets still unknown to the human race... What if it was shining into our eyes every night for the past 4.5 billion years? They call themselves the Bantarans for Bantara is the native name of the Moon. Similar to humans, and yet so much different. Bantarans are known to have not one heart like the humans, not even two hearts like the Doctor, but even three hearts functioning perfectly within their bodies. But where are they? And why haven't we ever seen them? There's a catch... The Bantara mother carries the Bantara baby inside of her for about 4000 years... That's how much it takes for those three hearts to become perfectly synchronized. But their lifespan reaches more than 100 000 years. How come? There are absolutely no known bacteria nor viruses on the Moon leaving them with the perfect chance to evolve very fast... Until 1969 - human year. That's when us, humans, had made our big achievement and landed on the Moon's surface. We gloated for a while and then simply gone away leaving behind a neovirus that is not detectable by human technology. That was the end of the life as the Bantarans knew. Afraid, desperate and almost hopeless, the Bantarans decided to run for their lives... And their target was Earth... They didn't hate, they didn't want revenge, they simply wanted the humans to help them. But they were, as us humans would say, naive. As soon as they have landed and made contact, we started protesting against helping the aliens for they might be our enemies. Typically. Human scientists were forced to lock the Bantarans inside laboratories and conduct experiments, but there was one person who has restored the faith in humanity. Dr. Oliver Pendaka declined to commit genocide and released the Bantarans making it possible for them to flee further inside the laboratory. There still might be hope for the Bantarans from the Moon. Save the race of our night light!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Intel dual core 2.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: HD 5670
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: HD 5670 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
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Mixed (30 reviews)
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🐾 Wolf-San
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 14
I would recommend this game, IF the devs kick out a patch, that features this stuff:

- No Glitches
- Shortcuts on the keyboard (for the blocks)
- A little shadoweffect...so the game doesn't look THAT bad.
- Restart Button (this kill all to fail and then restart is pretty annoying)
- The possibility to remove placed blocks.

It is not a bad game, but there is still little work to do!
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Midge
( 4.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 12
It's ♥♥♥♥, only good for card idling.
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JasmineTheFriendly
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 9
well this is way too easy. you don't even have to work hard to make the puzzles. you can just put the spawner and exits right near each other and boom you beat the level. i mean if you feel like being creative and seeing how you could build a puzzle then by all means put in all the work and stuff. but honestly... its too easy. 4/10
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Pale Dolphin
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 6
TL;DR: This game is an utter unplayable pile of garbage.

You can't seriously call this a game. There's no gameplay here, like, at all. This looks more like a free Unity demo.

There are no controls that are explained to you. There's no tutorial. There's no story to this. There's basically no gameplay. Oh, and all the texts are missing -- you can't even read what the menu says.

The assets, by the way, were taken from some free asset libraries, which shames (or at least should shame) the devs even more.

Verdict:
Surely, you can spend your $1.99 on something better than this. Avoid at all costs.
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Enkazadas The Empiricist
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 5
A nice simple little puzzle game. Definately enjoyable and fun to play, for a while
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B a l l a g e
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 30
Not bad game, but not so good.
The gameplay isn't good but the game is funny. And the game isn't short because you have to think if you want to do all levels.
And you can get trading cards.
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Lordan
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
Until you can choose the blocks/jumpads etc with keyboard instead of need to go down in the corner and drag them to the placement you want dont get it.
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joseletras44
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
The idea is nice, but it feels more like a prototype than a full game.
Could use a few more months in development imo
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SPB-Daniël
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Really fun game just bought it!
Really recommend it!
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Zee Zaa Zo
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
I figure the other reviewers have laid the groundwork for this one. No thanks.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Not bad game, but not so good.
The gameplay isn't good but the game is funny. And the game isn't short because you have to think if you want to do all levels.
And you can get trading cards.
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18 of 18 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 22
This game is both frustrating and boring at the same time.

The physics of the game don't behave properly at times, collision detection is spotty on what it counts as touching something. I can't tell you how many times I'd gotten mad when those little creatures fell though something they should have bounced off of...

Some of the puzzles can be solved in ONE move... and those are later in the game where things should be more difficult.

The practically non-existent controls are just horrible. Again I can't tell you how many times I've tried to drag and drop something only to move the camera at a moment where seconds are critical. And at one point I couldn't complete a level even though I figured out where every single object needs to go because I can't move my hand fast and accurate enough to save all 69 of the little buggers.

If the controls were at least improved for some keyboard shortcuts then I'd say it would be a 'meh' game. Something to kill time.

But as it is right now with the flaky physics the horrible controls I can say that it isn't worth your time...

Good thing I got it on sale for practically nothing or else I'd have complained.
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18 of 22 people (82%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 16
Zonitron Production's entire business models of getting people to buy thei junk games that aren't even at a free flash level for $0.14 because they have cards worth $0.20 has been upended by Steam's new minimum $0,49 selling price. At least there's always Indie Gala to bundle their entire terrible catalog for $1!
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 14
A Basic Physics Puzzle Game
https://youtu.be/on8tkpVssHQ
Essentially you are trying to lead a group of guys to the goal by placing jump pads and blocks around the level.

+ Relaxing, not too difficult or demanding

- UI is pretty poorly designed, you have to click and drag on the jump pads to the stage, but if you click slightly off of it your entire screen will move.
- Men spawn too quickly which makes it hard to place everything you need on the stage in time.
- The goal sound isn't very appealing
- I think the game is too simple to really be worth a purchase.

Overall it's a decent physics based puzzle game, but it's just too basic to really recommend.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 14
This game need improvements, the drag & drop is not cool, the mouse icon prevents to correctly grasp the tiles!

This game need keyboard shortcuts to grab tiles directly without having to go down at the bottom left of the screen to catch them and risking to move the camera accidentally.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
Took me 15 minutes to figure out the controls. Maybe I'm an idiot, but still... By that time I was already tired of the game. At least it was cheap at 90% off.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 2
This game is so incredibly horrible, that it's overpriced at 90% off. I'll be asking for a refund...
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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
This game need improvements, the drag & drop is not cool, the mouse icon prevents to correctly grasp the tiles!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 27
Though I was fortunate enough to get the game for 20 cents I wasn't entertained in any way by the contents in this game. If any update could be made: I would highly recommend the developer to create a new item slot cycle and creating at least one new soundtrack.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 4
To win a round you have to guide little blue guys to exit. You can place 4 types of jumping platforms and a simple block by dragging them with mouse from bottom left corner. It's very unfortunate that game does not have keyboard shortcuts for choosing which object to place, since on some levels you need to place them really fast, and it's impossible to do with just a mouse.
Game is poorly made. On start screen there are tiles for "new game", "options", "help", and one more, but there's no text on them.
For some unknown reason the game pretends to have a plot in some setting, which it does not. And nobody cares.

Still, the game is very addictive. And short. Worth buying.
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