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You Have to Dye

by Dialock - 48 Hour Compo Entry

When the guy in grey disappears. Hit [Space] to start followed by the [arrow keys] under the tub with the same color shown at the center of the window.

To enter the sequence you just did hit space again. If you did it right the sheet will be green and the color sequence will disappear. Do it wrong and it will be red, but you can try again.

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Ciaran54 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 3:29am

Haha tricky! Instructions were a bit difficult to understand, you might want to rewrite them. Also, try to make it so you don't have to install if that's possible ;)

tamashihoshi says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:54pm

I have to agree to Ciaran54.. It's really hard to know what to do :o

johnl says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:15pm

I didn't really know what was going on, or whether I was doing anything right or wrong. It might be nice to have some sort of feedback when when you are trying to dye a cloth as to whether you have pressed a button correctly or not.

Dialock says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 5:17pm

Yeah sorry, since I made it the control scheme of course makes senses to me and is very hard to explain. I'll try to rework the notes so others have an easier time.

Diptoman says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 6:53pm

It took me a while to understand how the game works. But on figuring it out, it was pretty fun, but hard. I'm bad at hand eye co-ordination games, haha!
I love the way the text changes in the game over screen. Its a funny and neat touch!

KhaoTom says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:17am

That ending screen is the best.

Foxtacy says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:35pm

Really nice ^_^ my comments are pretty much what everyone else have said so far, so... no comments :)

Starspell says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:52pm

I couldn't run the game unfortunately. It crashed on running, never even saw the windows. Running on Win7.

Dialock says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 6:25pm

I updated it so there's no need to install. @Starspell Did you check the folder that says "Install if I Crash _ OpenAl"?

ashdnazg says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:58pm

Wonderful name, and a solid game.

The music drove me nuts though

VeloSpectre says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 5:20am

I little hard to follow at first. Entertaining though.

KunoNoOni says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:36pm

Really cool idea. Very original. Good job!

doonay21 says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 8:02pm

Whoa original entry! A bit hard to understand what is going on there ;) Anyways good job!

Delca says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 5:11pm

I totally failed at this game. Seeing as I sometimes have problems with colors, I must say I expected to. But I had fun nonetheless.
Oh, and I liked the music too!

wbobeirne says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 5:45pm

I feel like I'm in a David Lynch movie. A+ would be punished by a man in a grey morph suit again.

Integershift says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 3:38pm

Controls a bit hard, but fun overall.

bobleny says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 9:32pm

I was unable to play the game. Error: Unable to initialize. I tried installing openAI, but got same result. I am running windows XP home

Dialock says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 11:40pm

XP is not supported, sorry. Win 7 is great if you can get your hands on it.

4xisblack says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 12:48am

A striking representation of what hell might be like for colourblind people :P

Has a surprisingly compelling core mechanic! And I like the bizarre nature of the storyworld.

Jedi says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 5:23am

Like 4xisblack said, your game's random colors didn't have enough variance. *Argh* My eyeballs hurt.

Having said that, the game is really, REALLY fun! I made it up to day 9, with 22 worthy sheets and one abhorrent one, and after understanding your difficult but fair controls I feel fairly accomplished - which is rare for an arcade game :)

Sheep says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 7:23pm

It gets really hard after lvl 6 or so. Fun concept, the false sound was a bit loud, and the graphics aren't the best part. But it's about the gameplay itself in the end :D

kratorspore says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 5:00pm

Sorry but this was too obtuse for me. Very interesting art style though!

Katamori says ...
Sep 6, 2013 @ 1:11pm

The scond ugly game that I love :D good concept!

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