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Portals of Despair

by Optimus6128 - Jam Entry

So, here it is, a simple idea I decided to do in just one evening with Unity3d. This is the first time I release something with this engine.

The concept is simple. You only get one portal that doesn't lead to death!

Wait for text to appear around the screen, the text will give you hints about the colored portal you have to jump into. If you succeed, you fall back into the platform and try the next levels. If you see YEAHHH and a white landscape you have won. If you fall and the screen shakes you lost (no time for proper winner loser text :P)

WASD for movement, Space for Jump, and I to invert mouse.

p.s. I know there are bugs (sometimes teleporting will push you away from center) and no sound, but I started this today in the evening after work, after abandoning my older plans from yesterday.

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Masadow says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 1:15am

Small, simple but funny :)

Tyro says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 1:18am

Cool! Despite the glitches, I thought the concept was unique.

jsspiegel says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 1:48am

Really interesting concept!

skarab says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 2:51am

Nice one!

Winterblood says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:54pm

Nice idea, shame the core mechanic (jumping at portals) hangs the game if you miss :(
Some of the words were funny though. What colour is "matter"? :)

Optimus6128 says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 3:01pm

Well yeah, some where like a riddle. It's grey matter :)

psc1997 says ...
Dec 25, 2013 @ 1:21am

Interesting concept! I never see anything like this before ;-)

Patacorow says ...
Dec 25, 2013 @ 7:49pm

Interesting concept!

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 27, 2013 @ 7:30pm

Not a bad idea, though I think having a greater variety of more obscure colored things might work better. Also, you should have a kill plane to respawn the player if s/he falls too far.

Jan 1, 2014 @ 7:50am

I like the style, but I got hung up on the execution. My bad, but well done.

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