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

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by Pitzik4 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

A platformer all taking place in one screen's worth of space with portals and level modification. Hence, a lot made from a little, which is the idea of minimalism.

It reminds me a bit of a poor-graphics version of Nitrome's Test Subject Blue and sort of a storyline like Portal's.

It has a level editor, the button to go there is at the bottom-left of the title screen.

I may expand this description, later, but right now there's no time. I spent most of submission hour on bugfixes. (That is allowed, by the way.)

Oh, yeah, maybe I should mention that I used FlashDevelop, Flixel, GIMP, SFXR, Autotracker-bu, Audacity, and DAME. I hope I didn't forget anything.

Important thing to know: The tutorial guy lies a lot.

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Baknik says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:20pm

Good humor and well designed levels. The level editor is a nice touch too.

hgouveia says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:11am

Cool, but confusing, but i think that was the idea :D

VictorGrunn says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:17am

Excellent. This was a brilliant way to deal with the minimalist concept. One level that shifts whenever you go through the 'portals' was just a superb idea - was a pleasure to see this one.

ChuiGum says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:19am

Very Nice game. Potato Cake... Hehe :P

Prelucid says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:24am

I played this for quite awhile. Good game!

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:31am

Very nice, I definitely had a couple of those "Aha" moments when I discovered things about the puzzle mechanics.

sleepyhammer says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:52am

Minimalism makes for maximal fun. Playing this game reminded me of some stuff we played back in the 80s. But the sound is much better than ^G terminal beeps.

uncade says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:49pm

Really rad concept! I loved the portal-style puzzles, the shifting levels, going back to the start and continuing left, great job!

Alink says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 10:07pm

Very funny with some good puzzles. Valve should hire you for Portal 3 ;)

HelkeGames says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 7:12pm

Nice game, i like the concept!

Spiridios says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 6:24am

Nice mechanic, good dialog, fun to play. The "ending" seemed a bit anticlimactic, but mainly because being taunted throughout the game, I don't trust that what I found really was the ending. :P

Pitzik4 says ...
May 17, 2013 @ 11:13pm

Spiridios: That was the ending, and yes, it is very anticlimactic. I was just getting really tired of making levels at that point. I wish I was better at level designing, then I probably could have made an actual false ending, which would have been cool.

Pitzik4 says ...
May 28, 2013 @ 7:42am

I forgot to rate games again! I always do that! Gah.

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