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Go With the Flow

by clearlyspam23 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Place and rotate pipes to let the water flow to the end of the level.

Controls:

Click on a pipe that is already in the world to rotate it 90 degrees clockwise.

Click on a pipe on the sidebar, then click on the world somewhere to place that pipe there.

press the green play button to start a level

press the purple undo button to undo your last change

While the water is running, press the red cancel button to stop the water and go back to editing.

While the water is running, hold down the blue fast forward button to speed up the water.

Remember, you can only make one change!

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Ratings

#208Theme3.43
#784Fun2.42
#825Overall2.58
#859Innovation2.26
#886Graphics2.08
#902Mood1.95
#1259Coolness41%

Comments

Jellycakes says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:04am

Really liked it. Nice concept, although the one move constraint was a little heavy on it's potential and it ended up being 'click the right thing'. Still really nice entry :)

cappelnord says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:28am

Good idea for a puzzle game, unfortunately way to short! (Also the puzzles were too easy, and the one piece constraint made the levels too simplistic). Now that you got all the nice mechanics going you should go an do more and harder levels (without the constraint).

Personally I also thought that the water flow was way to slow.

smnbackwards says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:28am

Some sound, and a few more (harder) levels would have been nice.

Fenixin says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:23am

It's a nice game but misses some more levels and more dificulty.

wdebowicz says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 3:30pm

Very short, but nice to play.

AMSmirnov says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 6:30am

Really, it's very short.

ColdBrain says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 6:38am

Pump is not powerful enough;)

It's hard to get tough puzzle when you have only one turn, so probably some additional mechanics would help to solve it, but anyway, nice idea and good implementation, imho.

Will Edwards says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 7:32pm

The core mechanics are nice. It could be turned into a nice little game, ideal even for ipads etc. Take a look at Ri Li https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75QjI6URj6I and see how it parallels this.

Lifting the one move restriction, allowing the laying of multiple pipes, making the water run immediately so the user is under time pressure to find a solution, making the water leak out of open ends, and so on could make a very nice little puzzle game, and with nice artwork could really be a polished little piece.

Dec 25, 2013 @ 8:14pm

The game idea is cool, a shame there is no sound :c but its ok, great work! n_n

Dec 31, 2013 @ 2:55am

Cool idea. Definitely too easy.

kirbytails7 says ...
Jan 2, 2014 @ 6:24am

Cool idea. It's a little strange to require keyboard input to advance the level but mouse input for everything else.

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