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The Mondrian Crash

by sirGustav - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Bug: For some reason the browser gets stuck at 0% when playing the flash game online, so please download it and run the index.html file instead.

Inspired by the minimalistic art by Piet Mondrian you place colored boxes on lines and then explode them in order to destroy the black boxes and get as many points as possible.

Created with Flash develop, haxe+nme+haxeflixel on Win 7 with sfxr, paint.net and Notepad++.

Font by Fernando Haro, http://openfontlibrary.org/en/font/la-chata

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Comments

Tyro says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:41am

Cool concept! I thought this was a very polished and creative way to interpret minimalism. Had a decent bit of fun playing, too! :)

May 2, 2013 @ 9:48pm

After this LD I think everyone who's rated will be familiar with Mondrian. Nice little bit of design here, couldn't get the swf to load but the download was fine.

Hamumu says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 10:03pm

I'm not sure if this is buggy or I just SUPER don't understand the rules... I won a few times, but I'm not sure why, or why the explosions wouldn't start sometimes when I placed something next to black, and other times it was immediate, and other times I had to start it by clicking the bomb. Then the explosions happen in seemingly random order, but apparently it remembers which ones have exploded so it can still chain properly? I am so confused!

An interface suggestion: don't make me click, just let me hit AWD on spaces as I mouse-over them, it'd be much easier to play.

I also wanted to throw this out there: Many LDs ago, back in my day you whippersnapper, there was another Mondrian game I immediately thought of. I can't actually remember what the rules were, but like this game, it made a very real-looking Mondrian. It's definitely a good idea - makes me wonder what you could be inspired to do in making a game by various paintings... swirly effects for Van Gogh, pointilist stuff, of course weird shape compression and twisting for Picasso.

CMaster says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 8:01pm

I erm err what?

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