Welcome to a cell! Be a part of a cellular machinery, use amino acid to produce proteins, enzymes and build strong immune system (antibodies, membrane) to protect you from the infection. A small world lives inside every cell of every being.

CONTROLS (keyboard only)

  • Arrows – move
  • Tab – switch current block
  • Space – take / put / interact
  • ESC – skip tutorial


  • Build defense towers and walls by placing blue blocks (protein).
  • Upgrade defense towers using yellow blocks (enzyme).
  • Collect green blocks (amino acid) and convert them to blue/yellow blocks.
  • Kill all the infection!


Volcanic Giraffe, ladies and gentlemen:

  • Alexey Grishin – code, music, sounds, pirogi & coke
  • Ruslan Kibets – code, PR, pizza & tea
  • Anatoly Sazanov – art, idea, second monitor
Published Apr 24, 2017
StatusIn development
AuthorsAlexey Grishin, icxon
Made withPhaser
TagsCrafting, Ludum Dare 38, Pixel Art, Real time strategy, Tower Defense
Average sessionA few minutes
LinksSteam, Ludum Dare


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Pretty cool, took me a minute to figure out how to actually build towers but from then on it was smooth sailing.  It's a bit slow for me, but I really like the concept

Thank you!

BTW, we've released the full version of this game (with much better graphics :)), you may find it in steam


A fun little concept, I can't wait till the full steam game release is available.

So it is released! You may find it here


Absolutely amazing work. Love it. The music, the idea, how it plays. Really well done. Keep it up


Interesting game, kind of hard. would like more towers/more possibilities. good concept tho!



Actually we are working on finishing the game, here is a example of new look. You may notice some new buildings to create, and there will be more of them.

Stay tuned!


Are you still working on this, it looks promising :)

Yep, we are. Here is steam link with announcement: Protolife on steam Thanks :)

add summon tower plz for more fun


Great job on this game! It took me to realize it was sort of like a tower defense game xD

I especially enjoy the pixel graphics.