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Beneath The Surface - The Path

by Baknik - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Here's my prototype for a divided-world puzzle game called The Path. The idea is for the player to indirectly manipulate the underground world in order to continue along the path.

This is the first time I've used the Unity engine to create anything, so there is limited content and may be major bugs.

I've only including a web build due to time constraints.

Thanks for playing!!

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liamtwose says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:13am

This game, whilst short, shows a lot of potential for future builds. Great idea, keep working on it!

Skywilly says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:57pm

Great concept !

Wakka says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:13pm

cool idea

SuperMsp10 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:05pm


ryangatts says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:37am

I'd love to see this expanded into a few levels. Maybe have different types of switches the player interacts with.

allinlabs says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:39am

It fits to the theme. Too bad there isn't much levels. I liked the indirect control over the physics bellow

Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:39am

Quite a decent first time. Visually, the environments are clean, and the important elements stand out. Your concept has some good potential. Good work!

Also, next time, go for a better title. Go wild! That's half the fun! (Alright, not really. But it's still important. First impressions and stuff.)

Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:42am

Little addendum to my previous comment: thought the title was only "Beneath The Surface". My bad. (But it *is* a bit confusing!)

Vinyl Pixels says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:55pm

Cool concept, simple controls, nice physics. Could be a neat mobile game :)

DaanVanYperen says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:38pm

Cut short, but I like the concept!

kirbytails7 says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:16am

An interesting concept. I'd be curious to see how you could take advantage of the indirect control for puzzles, or maybe have some timing-based challenges with more buttons to press above-ground.

ninjascript says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:38am

I love the idea and would definitely play an expanded version.

Photon says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 5:01am

Short and sweet. Yup.

But its still nice for what's there. A bit of a shame you didn't get to make some stronger, cooler puzzles with this, but still nifty.

fullmontis says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 2:27pm

The concept is very interesting. Of course it needs some fleshing out, but I think it has some potential.

AutumnGuy says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 4:26am

Not bad! I can see where the execution is working, and you've built a good base for potential awesomeness in the future.

Keep up the hard work!

May 6, 2014 @ 9:19pm

Nice puzzle-ideas!

ptsilent says ...
May 12, 2014 @ 7:32am


May 12, 2014 @ 12:24pm

Nice concept, shame you didn't have time to make more levels! Brilliant for your first stab at Unity though.

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