A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

Stuck in a water bubble after having been thrown up among the treetops by a storm, this little tadpole now has to navigate through the leaves and branches to find his way back home in this one-button platformer.

Use your momentum and time your jumps to complete the different levels, and seek refuge within the lotus flowers. However, be wary of the effects the platforms and other obstacles have on your bubble. You wouldn’t want it to pop!

There are also stars to gather, sprinkled throughout for an added challenge. Get them all for the satisfaction of completion!


 Spacebar - Jump.


Team Tadpole

  • Programming: 
    • Joakim Stenmark.
    •  Oscar Wilhelmsson.
    •  Axel Eriksson.
  • Graphics and animation:
    • Moa Hansen. 
    • Ted Lai. 
    • Trang Nguyen.
  • Music and Sound effects:
    • Joakim Stenmark

Special thanks to our teachers Robert Esbjörnsson and Max Friberg and all our classmates. 

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(6 total ratings)
AuthorsYrgo_Game_Creator, JoakimStenmark, poppzy, TrangN, Stargaze99, Theleafcuter, AlmostGosu
GenrePlatformer, Adventure
Tags2D, cartoony, Cute, Frogs, one-button, Short, Singleplayer, Unity
Average sessionA few seconds
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityOne button


Misfortunate_Tadpole_1.01.zip 50 MB
Misfortunate_Tadpole_1.01_Mac.zip 53 MB


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A very cute game. We had a lot of fun testing it. It would be an awesome mobile game. 

Thank you for playing our game! We're very happy you enjoyed it!

Well polished game with great animations! It is in my Top 5 of the week!

Check my video!


Thank you so much for playing our game. It's an honour to be in your video. We in Team Tadpole are really glad to see you enjoy our game!!

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Cute, fun, and addicting. I would love to see this game on mobile.

Nice work!

Thank you so much for playing our game!

A mobile version of the game is something that we definitely had thought about and we will look into it in future development.

It was a good time for a short time of entertainment.

I found the hints in how to play the game a bit over due as the game pushes you the right way with how it interacts with your tadpole and the bubble quite clearly and I think the experience would be more fluid without them. 

The message at the first star at level 3 were quite annoying as it made it hard to time your jump to catch it.

Thank you so much for playing our game and the feedbacks. 

We'll consider your suggestions for future updates if we sometimes continue development. 


Simple, Fun and kinda hard att some places. i have got mostly some silvers.

i like it. make more levels.

Hi, thanks for playing our game! We have definitely thought about making more levels, however we're unsure whether we will have the time to do so.