December 8, 2006 2:44 PM   Subscribe

It's Flash Friday, but surprisingly no one's mentioned this yet. Since you seem to be fans of Orisinal's work, I thought it prudent to point out that he's put up a new game just in time for the holidays. So, let's go play some Winterbells, shall we?
posted by revmitcz (21 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
love his stuff--i wish they would award those Macarthur "genius" grants to people like him--thanks!
posted by amberglow at 2:53 PM on December 8, 2006

It makes me sad when the little bunny falls from so high up - cute little ears flapping in the wind, cute little eyes peering below, hurling toward instant splattification.

though I'd like to see the splat, I admit. Not orisinal style i guess.
posted by freebird at 2:55 PM on December 8, 2006

I only had about 55,000 when my admittedly sub-standard mousing skills failed me.
posted by The God Complex at 2:56 PM on December 8, 2006

(Cool art style, too.)
posted by The God Complex at 2:57 PM on December 8, 2006

needs more pancakes

I kid!
posted by leotrotsky at 2:57 PM on December 8, 2006

Why won't you GO TO HEAVEN on the FUCKING BELLS, rabbit?!?
posted by Astro Zombie at 2:59 PM on December 8, 2006 [1 favorite]

Thanks for reminding me that Orisinal exists. The combination of charming graphics, beautiful music, and ridiculously simple, twitchy flash action never ceases to amuse me.

And yeah, I feel a bit sorry for the bunny when he falls.
posted by Riovanes at 3:02 PM on December 8, 2006

That is one cute game, thanks!
posted by interrobang at 3:18 PM on December 8, 2006

Is 592,600 good? It's a pretty fun game. So simple, yet so tasty.
posted by splice at 3:20 PM on December 8, 2006

I can't get past the space station. Any ideas?
posted by randomination at 3:29 PM on December 8, 2006

Is 592,600 good?
Not really. I scored one brazillion.
posted by found missing at 3:46 PM on December 8, 2006

Everytime I see this work, I get a renewed sense of faith about the internet in general. Just beautiful.
posted by squidfartz at 4:03 PM on December 8, 2006

Great stuff. I love Orisinal
posted by joedan at 4:43 PM on December 8, 2006

This made my day. Thank you!!
posted by Verdandi at 4:44 PM on December 8, 2006

can anyone identify the musical score? sounds like a version of Canon in D major, but I'd love to know the particulars...
posted by stuehler at 5:04 PM on December 8, 2006

Canon in D is used with the piggies who say "Mee."

But it sounds like the same chord progression with a different melody.
posted by mckenney at 5:19 PM on December 8, 2006

Scored over 5 million. Whatevs, I was barely trying.
posted by Falconetti at 5:21 PM on December 8, 2006

kernel panic at a billion. anyone else get that?
posted by phaedon at 5:35 PM on December 8, 2006

At two billion, the bunny turns into Mothra.
posted by randomination at 5:51 PM on December 8, 2006

Thanks so much for reminding me to check in on dear Orsinal, even though I apparently currently possess the mousing skills of a St. Vitus dance victim.

My favorite Orsinal games are It Takes Two, Among the Clouds, and the stunning High Delivery.

In addition to having a subtle and beautiful design aesthetic, if this interview is any indication, Ferry Halim is also modest, funny, and kind, just as you'd expect of a man who spends so much of his time contemplating bunnies and kittens. I wish I could thank him for making the beautiful things he does and offering them freely with minimal advertisement with a fistful of roses on a hot air balloon ride, but perhaps I'll just ask for some of his merchandise for Christmas instead. Thanks again, revmitcz.
posted by melissa may at 1:16 AM on December 9, 2006

Gorgeous game!
posted by algreer at 10:13 AM on December 9, 2006

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