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Water Bugs is a game in the vein of JezzBall, in that the player must divide the playfield into sections in order to clear it of enemies. As the player divides the playfield, the smaller section will be blanked out killing any enemies trapped within and walking along the border. When the playfield is reduced to 15% of its original size, the level is cleared and the player can move on to the next.

There are two different kinds of enemies: ones walking around the border of the playfield and ones swimming around inside the playfield. The enemies display different movements. While most walk in their own random patterns, some will actually follow the player's launcher. Some border walking enemies will even attack the player's dividing lines in order to stop the division from happening. There are 9 stages which are essentially just backgrounds, with 599 playable levels in total.


Water Bugs Windows Map Screen.
Water Bugs Windows The border enemies can shoot projectiles at your rope to blow it up like these guys did to mine.
Water Bugs Windows Naturally the game includes a tutorial.
Water Bugs Windows When you continue a game you can select the last stage you had left off at.

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Game Tunnel Jan 07, 2006 8 out of 10 80


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Depeche Mike (17555) added Water Bugs (Windows) on Nov 24, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (257603)
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