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Blind Path

by Gameness Monster - Jam Entry

In this game you try to navigare a metalic object (eg. ball) using a magnet. The thing is you can't see the object or the maze around it. You have to figure out the correct path and move the object on before the time runs out. The only thing you can see, is the mark of the object on the surface that covers the maze. The mark is visible only when the object is attached to the magnet. Also you can notice the magnet react to the object.

Of course you have to be carefull not to move the magnet too fast because you will drop the object in the way and you will have to grab it again.

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Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:42pm

Cool concept. It will be a fun phone game. Maybe have the wind blow some sand and give people a little snapshot of what the walls look like.

Zarkith says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:50pm

Reminds me of an old board game I used to have, can't remember its name though. Nice take on the theme, and I'm really diggin' the music too. (I'm a sucker for saxophones :P)

Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:19pm

Thanks guys for the feedback.
Actually the initial idea was about a phone game.
I think the tune was catchy too. I loved it.

Garris says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:37am

Neat idea. I found it a little frustrating at times, but I liked the music, and the graphics were nice.

SmilingCat says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 2:33pm

site seems to be down.

May 2, 2014 @ 7:34pm

It works fine to us! Could you check again please?

ALobker says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 9:36pm

The controls were kind of wonky from time to time, but overall a nice game.

CeriseGhost says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 8:17am

This was an interesting idea and quite fun to play. The thing I didn't like was that you have no idea where the object is the first time you play each level. This meant that you had to play each level twice.. Well I did anyway. It may have just been that I wasn't very good at the game :P

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