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Bontãgo (Windows)

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Description

Bontãgo is a strategy game where players must pile various shapes of blocks high to gain influence around a board and use this influence to capture flags. Using the Tokamak physics engine, the player can rotate the blocks in any direction before dropping them, and they stretch the player's influence where they are dropped, increasing it more the higher they are. This requires blocks to be piled high in organized towers or disorderly clumps in order to encircle the flag area in your influence to win. There are also several special pieces that tilt the game board or do other things to shift blocks, and they can be used in your influence or "thrown" outwards to cause effects outside. The game can be played free for all or team based, single or multiplayer. There is also a sandbox mode for people who just want to build.


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Bontãgo Windows Main menu
Bontãgo Windows Land size depends on blocks height
Bontãgo Windows Volcanos - gift

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Game Tunnel Mar 19, 2004 7 out of 10 70

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Development

The game was produced at a $79.00 budget over 7 months. It was programmed with C++.

Awards

  • Computer Game Technology Conference (Toronto, Canada)
    • 2004 - #1 in the "Built/New Category"
  • Independent Games Festival
    • 2004 - Innovation in Game Design Award

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Zack Green (1015) added Bontãgo (Windows) on Jun 23, 2004