Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Chroma Maze

by gana0 - Compo Entry

Navigate through the colored maze during the time limit! You can reveal the whole maze, but your remaining time will deplete faster!

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Ratings

Coolness58%
#68Fun3.79
#129Audio3.48
#145Mood3.48
#152Theme4.00
#173Innovation3.73
#193Overall3.61
#685Graphics2.88

Comments

Domicuc says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:16pm

Fist thing mate.. CG for first time in Ludum dare (me too) :)
i played your game and i can say IT WAS HARD FOR ME ! XD.. im feeling like noob.. xD but idea is great and i like it.. its cute :) also check my project if you like "weird tower defense games" :-)..

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:22pm

Really fun game. Although on my last go there was no possible way to get to the exit. Still very enjoyable. The music was pretty good too.

Aglavra says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:40pm

It is very fun, and I enjoyed playing it several times. I think time increasing bonuses should appear more often (every second level or such), it will make the game more balanced.

crazyrems says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:51pm

Hurry up !
That's a phrase I heard constantly in my head when playing it !
My best is 26 :(

Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:41am

Fantastic game! Really like the core mechanic of knowledge vs. time. Music really sold it. Good work!

Chris Mondok says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:42am

Neat! I like this concept. I really like how the music pauses when you get the hourglass item. This game does a great job of setting a frantic pace.

Ryan Kline says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:49am

Fantastic. Set a mood that made me want to rush to the finish and barely press space, Graphics did there job very well. Very thematic.

tielbyrd says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:59am

Very nice and very addictive! I love the unique concept, and the music sets the mood excellently. (though it would be nice if it repeated a little less!)

hwinwuzhere says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:06pm

Pretty cool, but very hard :)

DesignerNap says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:16pm

21 NEW HIGH SCORE!... although this may have been because I glitched it. If you die after collecting a torch, it stays on indefinitely in the next game... until you collect another powerup.. doh! I liked the way the that holding space made the timer go faster but it wasn't immediately obvious. Add some audio next time! Great little addictive game and superb as a first entry!

Empyrealhell says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:58pm

This was more fun than I was expecting, based on the description. I liked the upgrades, it made it feel like more than just a maze, and added a lot more variety than just finding the exit. I also really liked the risk/reward aspect of the map reveal mechanic. More depth than I've seen from most maze games.

A couple of bugs: If you pick up the flashlight, die, and then play again, you start the game with the flashlight upgrade. Also, sometimes the map generates with no path to the exit.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:40am

Very fun game! It's hard, but I had a good time.

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:01pm

Had more fun with this than I thought I would. Showing the maze in exchange for time is an interesting mechanic and the power ups add another layer on top of that. The music, while a bit crude, actually complements the game rather well since it really gets you going. All in all, a nice surprise!

rottenmage says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:03pm

This game is tough as nails! But undeniably charming =), good job!

Sharky says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:42pm

Fun game too bad the timer is so short

TheExGenesis says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Loved it

Xanjos says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 2:56pm

Pretty fun and interesting concept and I love how the mazes are randomly generated. I think it might be too easy for people to just "guess" their way out so I would probably suggest adding stuff like maybe enemies or traps (which you can't see without revealing the maze of course) to make things a bit harder.

Dec 23, 2014 @ 6:38pm

Great Idea. I did find an impossible maze though unfortunately.

Dec 24, 2014 @ 2:44pm

Cool! Enjoyed the music too

puppetmaster says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 11:32pm

Funny game an cool game play.
You can play it harder on you own, love it.

Got also am maze you can't reach the exit.

Well made!

MatejaS says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:44pm

I seem to be the only one who can't run the game :(
I extracted the files and tried to run the game but it told me it wasn't compatible with the version of Windows I was running. I am on Windows 7 32-bit.

gana0 says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 4:20pm

Wow, I'm kind of embarrassed that nobody pointed that out until just now. I think it is because I had it for 64 bit Windows. I added a link for a 32-bit version. Let me know if that works!

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