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Chroma-Chrono-Block

by Thor Thunderfist - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You are a cube making your way through color-based levels. You can only cross over colored tiles if you are the same color. Each level you must unlock the red, green, and blue colors to proceed. Every 10 seconds you have to start the level again, but you retain any colors you have unlocked for that level.

Try to get the lowest score possible by the end! Can you get a perfect score of 9?!

Controls:
WASD - Movement
Left/Up/Right Arrow - Toggle Red/Green/Blue
Down Arrow - Reset Color

Chroma-Chrono-Block was created using the free version of Unity 4.2. The code written by me is contained in a single file attached to the player cube.

Many thanks to the sfxr program for the sound effects.

Unfortunately, Chroma-Chrono-Block is not color blind friendly. If you are color blind, I am very sorry that this game will be difficult for you.

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Ratings

#439Innovation3.13
#700Theme3.00
#800Overall2.81
#894Graphics2.31
#962Fun2.38
#1738Coolness22%

Comments

TaleLore says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:26am

Pretty challenging.

nathanhoffer says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:29am

I didn't quite get the color idea the first couple of times, but once I got it I thought it was pretty fun. Simple graphics and fun to play! Really challenging too!

Nizan says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:33am

I am actually colourblind, so took me a while to realise I was mixing colours. Still, I figured it out in the end, that bit wasn't so bad. xD

The hardest thing for me though is the controls. It's really slippery and those mazes are quite complex for 10 seconds!

All in all a really great idea and I can see it being a lot of fun, but the controls need to be tighter as the frustration levels are a bit high at the moment, for me at least.

Dooleus says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:36am

The difficulty of the red maze in the second level, coupled with the floaty nature of the movement, completely frustrated me to the point of quitting.

Interesting concept, and the graphics are functional, clear, and also pretty nice to look at with the 3D effect while moving. The audio leaves a lot to be desired, though, as without music the game feels pretty bleak. A sound for changing colors would have been nice, too.

Ghostik says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 6:42pm

I did not get the green color even when I picked it up :/

Spelchan says ...
Sep 13, 2013 @ 11:04pm

Liked that you had the ability to mix colors. The mazes were way too tight (for deadly walls). I'm not sure deadly walls were even needed as the time limit was already really short for the complexity of the mazes so constantly dying from sliding into a wall made what would have been a great game into a very frustrating one instead.

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