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SquareBoy and the Perplexing Maze of Time

by legacyforcefan - 48 Hour Compo Entry

SquareBoy has been trapped inside a maze of time-limited levels, and must escape! Unfortunately, he is allergic to almost everything and can't touch anything without dying... except for a peculiar box that has a "!" inside.

Use your skills to avoid touching the walls and dangerous objects to guide SquareBoy to safety!

Use either the arrow keys or WASD to move. Speed up SquareBoy by holding CTRL, and slow him down by holding SHIFT.

Can you beat the game without dying? Good luck!

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Comments

Darthone says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:14pm

I really like the idea behind the game. I wish there were more level though.

MrBlade says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 10:11pm

Pretty nice game! I really enjoyed this! The sounds were nice, art was pretty good, and all around very enjoyable. I only 134 times, and beat the game. Hahah. The background music was not quite fitting, but I am glad you added it. The way the game punishes you (dying and restarting) is very meat-boy esque. I like it alot. Some things I think you should improve would be (All very small things, this a REALLY good game.):
-Add a menu with credits, about, etc.
-Pause
-Maybe some more fitting music.

All in all, this is a great game. It lasts a nice amount of time, and was certainly well made given the time limit. (This isn't even a Jam game! Ha!) Great job, keep making games.

naufr4g0 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:50am

Game is very basic, but pretty enjoyable.
I'd like to have more levels! :)

doonay21 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:43pm

Quite nice entry, music may not be exactly fitting the rest but it is better then without it. Good job!

Endurion says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:58pm

Nice little game, tough last two stages.

Can't vote for Audio as you're supposed to create it yourself.

klianc09 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:29pm

The speed-up and slow-down are a nice risk VS reward mechanics, I like that.
But beating this game without dying is probably impossible.

Reyn says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 8:23pm

I died 61 times! Feels good to finish a game for a change :P

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