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One Square One

by NiklasRiewald - 48 Hour Compo Entry

In a computer game the computer screen usually gives you a huge amount of information by displaying various objects. But you give them only very little information and just press some buttons from time to time.

In One Square One this relation is reverted. You can use your whole keyboard to input keys, but you only get one giant rectangle that tells you how you do.

Controls: All keys, escpecially "return". Escape to quit.

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Ratings

#135Innovation3.53
#494Theme2.87
#665Audio2.07
#941Overall2.33
#973Fun1.87
#1479Coolness28%

Comments

Tim Kaldor says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 7:35pm

I love the premise, but assuming you are meant to, I could not solve it.

NiklasRiewald says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 5:12pm

You are ment to solve it. I have to admit that the game may feel very abitrary but there is no random element in it;)

WBojangles says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 5:44pm

I had everything figured out up until the magenta in the screenshot, cannot get past that one

NiklasRiewald says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 6:42pm

That's the last one and like all end bosses it can be a *SPOILER* loooooong fight.

patrickgh3 says ...
Jan 5, 2014 @ 6:58am

Beat it! It was fun first figuring out what was going on, and then figuring out how to solve the puzzles. I bet you could expand a lot upon this kind of puzzle / toy.

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