RavalMatic defies the USA

RavalMatic has broken the embargo imposed to Russia by the USA and sold its most strategic game to Comon Games, a courageous Russian company.
The negotiations were conducted with maximum secrecy in Viena by one of our agents and high level officials of Comon Games. Once the deal was completed, we inserted an usb memory in a banana. That usb contained all the project files. The banana was part of a bananas cargo that left the harbour of Barcelona 3 weeks ago with direction to Istanbul.
Nobody of the crew was aware that among the thousands of bananas they that transported there was such a dangerous game!
The third of June, two members of the Russian embassy in Istanbul got the banana, carefully extracted the usb key, ate the banana to destroy all evidence and flew to Moscow to deliver the app-files to top executives of Comon Games.
 
 

 

bananamania – breaking the rules

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Our latest game is here. After the success of FootChinko any other studio would have done a sequel, but we decided to produce bananamania, surrealism in its pure state.

Hopefully players like it. We don’t know if it’s a good game, as players have to decide on that. But one thing is for sure: it’s a game that goes round and round in circles.

Its peculiarities start at the preload scene, as it lacks of the typical preload bar or a number measuring the loaded percentage. Progress is just a collection of unconnected dots that grow to conform a big pixel banana.

It’s original! We’ve taken the risk of not producing a match 3 or the clone of a successful mobile game, which is exactly what publishers love and finance.

Opposite to the html5 casual games currently published, it doesn’t target a particular kind of player. Everyone who is bored of playing clones of clones is welcomed to bananamania.

Its title is too long. Many publishers misspell the name when answering our emails.

The home scene is too elaborated and detailed, sometimes we think that we’ve invested more time on that scene than in the whole game.

No tutorial.

It lacks a story and its setting is unrelated to the game play.

The score text, which on any other game would be just readable and noticeable, gains prominence and spins, hurting even the game play itself by doing that.

3 of its 6 levels are hidden to the player, he/she doesn’t even know that they exist! and a semitransparent and disabled arrow button leads nowhere.

Its high graphic weight doesn’t correspond to its simple game play. Graphic assets and game play are quite unbalanced. The simplicity of the game mechanic rests value to the amount of work put on the pixel art, visual and audio effects instead of praising them (as a couple of publishers think).

The basis of the game mechanic is breaking the player’s flow continuously. Opposite of what game design books recommend, bananamania is ridiculously difficult and keeps on offering frustration without any rewards to the player (as real life sometimes).

The player can’t control the game characters, which is uncommon, just throw them bananas.

The player encounters hazards without previous warning.

And last but not least, maybe just one person in the world will be able to finish the game. So much effort on a single player in the era of the online masses, doesn’t make any sense from a materialistic point of view.

Too many contradictions in your head? Don’t go bananas and play bananamania. Here is the link:

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Pocahontas Slots features

 

Pocahontas Slots license is now available. Watch the video to see the features of the game or play it here.
Just drop a line at info[at]ravalmatic if you think it may look cool on your website.

Pocahontas Slots an HTML5 game about love, freedom and golden coins

Pocahontas Slots HTML5 game available for license
We are about to release Pocahontas Slots, a HTML5 slots machine available for non exclusive licensing.
The game mechanism itself is not particularly complicated, but instead, lots of work came from the visual effects tweaking and final polishing. You’ll certainly notice that once you play the game, specially if you are familiar with the current state of HTML5 games.

Alien Kindergarten (HTML5 game)

Finally and thanks to Ravalmatic, your secret fantasy of being becoming an alien single mom is virtually at stake. Hatch the eggs, place them carefully and give them your sweet caring love… after all they are your passport to expand your hive all though the galaxy.

We are selling non exclusive licenses, so if you are interested in acquiring this cute weird little game just send us a message.

You can play it HERE.

We’re eggstatic with our new HTML5 game!

Alien Kindergarten teaser
At the moment we are hatching these precious purple eggs at the studio. Having tea while sitting on an egg is a mind widening and pleasant experience for us. Also, the luminiscent green ooze gives us a very optimistic feeling about the creatures brewing inside. But I must admit there’s a bad point in all this situation: having someone else’s sticky slime in the crotch… (¬ -¬)”
More news soon!