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

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Second Screen Exists

by pavel_insight - Compo Entry

A metaphorical puzzle game.

Entire game, entire life on One Screen... They say so.
One man believes Second Screen exists, too.
Find a way to it through Mobius forest.

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Ratings

Coolness51%
#75Mood3.67
#210Theme3.91
#327Innovation3.45
#438Graphics3.27
#539Humor2.50
#704Overall3.06
#864Fun2.75

Comments

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

Quite hard, but wow, one of my favorite entries.

Creating good puzzle, interesting, puzzle in a limited time is not easy, and you did an awesome job, bravo !

sharp911 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:05am

Not really my kind of game. But graphics are ok.

datachomper says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:05am

Killer mood, nice graphics

ruthiepee says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:31am

Nice mood but I'm afraid the puzzle is totally lost on me. I couldn't figure it out at all. I love your interpretation of the theme, though. Life in different dimensions is interesting. OH and I like your particles!

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:22am

A reset would be really appreciated instead of having to reload the webpage, especially when it takes a while to load, walk to the map again, and read the map again.

It was also easy to sometimes accidentally click the wrong direction since I was not sure where the direction button boundaries were, and I clicked too quickly without watching the overlay text.

I got to the second screen though!

Interface says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:26am

Pretty difficult, couldn't finish it. Great interpretation of the theme.

Domicuc says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:33am

I hate this type of game! But this is good,love graphics x)
if you have some time also check my project mate x)

DXsmiley says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:04am

I felt like this game was one of those silly puzzles that people give you to make you look like a fool. Luckily, nobody else was around and the source code was provided.

Don't judge me.

Despite that, I felt that the storytelling was lacklustre, and that an 'anonymous' character (essentially a silhouette that suggests a human) would have been more appropriate. I will give credit for the originality of the puzzle, and I had a great time digging through the code to find the solution :P

DavidLv says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:58am

You're very humor! :)

pandamicro says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:14pm

Great idea base on the theme, I really like your perspective. Though, I haven't succeed yet...
B.t.w, like others said, I think a reset is really useful, and I don't think it changes the game, so why not modify the compo version

Diventurer says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:06pm

I love the theme interpretation, that's what I'm most impressed by here. The game looks nice, but it is confusing. I did not manage to finish it. But it is a great entry!

pavel_insight says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:50pm

Thanks, guys!
I've added a reset button. Press R to restart. :)

deyteris_team says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:44am

"South Park: The Stick of truth" has exectly the same "forest puzzle" but with Zombie-Nazi:) Good job!

OttersDen says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:27am

Neat game. It is almost like an interactive riddle! The compo version cried out for sound, which you added to the extended version, so that was nice.

Good job!

pavel_insight says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:59am

@deyteris_team, it's not the same puzzle.
I didn't play "South Park: The Stick of truth", but according to the walkthrough, that puzzle is different. Watch this video:
http://www.ign.com/wikis/south-park-the-stick-of-truth/Lost_Forest
And a map: http://i.stack.imgur.com/sSWAq.jpg

pavel_insight says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:00pm

@OttersDen, thank you. :)

JonnyGinger says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:15am

Very interesting take on the theme.

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:20pm

Made it! :P

Great idea and nice execution. No hand-holding or tips, I appreciate that. Interesting interpretation of the theme!

dieblume86 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 3:11pm

Nice concept

ramonparaiba says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 3:15pm

Hard... but cool! congrats

Hempuli says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:14pm

Liked the first puzzle but couldn't solve the anagram, English not being my native language. Really nice concept and atmosphere!

Renaldo says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:38pm

The cat made me get lost!
Nice puzzle and the graphics are very cozy.

pjimmy says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:04pm

very moody game, nice visuals, could use some sound though, well done

nesis says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:46pm

I enjoyed the lateral thinking needed in your game to solve the puzzles. It wasn't too complex to be frustrated, but was just complex enough to be challenging - which is a tricky thing to achieve in a gamejam!

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