April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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by sophron - Jam Entry

There are a lot of things to improve, but that's what we've done in 3 days.

Use the arrows or the 'wasd' to control the prism. Rotate the prism with 'space'.

Your target is to stay alive for as long as you can. You can go from one color to another only if the prism is pointing to the right color.

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Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:45am

Nice title.

visibleatom says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:33pm

Your links are all pointing to the source zip. You really should at least fix the web link to point to your game instead of relying on the description

Frosnite says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:35pm

Hint: Only link your index.html to allow us to play directly on our webpage ;). Couldn't play it when I downloaded it :S.

Pabo says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 2:33pm

A very interesting game mechanic - probably the most innovative from the games I've already played. I love the simple idea of combining an endless runner, so to speak, with a color matcher. You have one simple idea that is easy to pick up and generates the whole gameplay - a perfectly minimal game mechanic, in other words. Once I got the hang of it - which didn't take long - it was a thoroughly enjoyable game. I found myself trying to stay ahead, to have time to correct my course whenever a change of route appeared.
One minor complaint about the gameplay is that it's not clear when to switch the prism's front color on time, when changing tile colors - but luckily, there're enough green tiles to do that.
The game runs very smoothly, and the many colours are surprisingly not straining the eye. The music used also fits the game well. The controls are responsive and the level is generated with enough diversity to keep things interesting.
All in all, a good game fitting the "Minimalism" theme, with a very innovative gameplay mechanic. We all need fresh ideas, and this is a well implemented one.

@Frosnite: You must first extract the zip files - it worked for me after that.

AlexFili says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 5:27pm

Nice music, if I had one criticism to make it would be that there should be a tutorial of some kind as I was struggling to understand the rules at first. Good attempt though

IndieRetro says ...
May 15, 2013 @ 12:25pm

Interesting concept, it took me a minute to figure out what was going on, but other then that, pretty cool :)

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