Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

chromenopePSA: As of Chrome 42 (Released April 14th), NPAPI plugins are disabled by default! That means Unity Player, Java, and Silverlight games will not work in the Chrome browser! That said, Flash in the Chrome browser continues to work fine (PPAPI).

To Developers: Consider using HTML5 and WebGL instead. Having troubles with the export? Don’t worry. See Ports below.

To Players: A workaround is to enable NPAPI plugins in your Chrome settings. Click or Copy+Paste this URL in to a tab:


As of September 2015 however, this option will no longer be available.

Other browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari) and Flash are unaffected, but FWIW there is no Unity Player or Silverlight for Linux.X

Back to Browse Entries

Prism Break

by gatinmnsok - Jam Entry

In this puzzle game your weapon is light.
Drag prisms to kill coloured boxes with light containing the same colour.
Kill all boxes at once, if you don't hit them they regenerate.

Other team member: Icewind

Downloads and Links




PaulJs says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:08pm

Nice idea but it may be not enough.

Luminar says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:37pm

Hmm.. Interesting choice. Like the physics!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:02pm

I like it! I think that is possible to create something great by using this idea. It needs some features and music. Now it's just a good prototype which I have liked. I like the basic aesthetic. First when I have seen this prism, I expected to hear a tribute to Pink Floyds band or something similar :)
A very good entry. Thank you ++

hexdie says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:12pm

Interesting idea! I like the puzzles and things that effect the rays. I don't think it quite fits the theme though. And definitely needs some sound.

rplnt says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:19pm

Very nice. The scroll-wheel rotating is way too slow though.

rgehan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:20pm

I really like the idea, even if there are some weird angles sometimes. I'm not sure it's a really accurate physic model, but who cares, it's a game, and it's quite fun :)

IYang says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:30pm

It's very innovative, but game itself seems like it could be more

Yozz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:01am

That is a really good idea though. However you could add better visuals.

PachowStudios says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:10am

Excellent game. It was pretty difficult though. The scroll wheel rotation is painfully slow though. Very novel concept!

SiENcE says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:00am

Great idea and mechanic! Very well coded as it's not just another tiled map map game :). For a real game I would only add music and some fun.

Barnabbas says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:47am

I really like how the physics works and all the elements that are added to it to work with the light beams.
Scrolling did however not work for me in the embedded web version and some music would improve this game.
But the game was fun and very innovative.

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:36pm

Whoah! I really like this idea!
Nice gameplay, I had fun! Well done!

ianh says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 9:45am

Really clever idea for a game!

Zeriver says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 1:59pm

Nice puzzle game, interesting puzzles.

HeffJoker says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 9:37pm

Clever! I really love the concept and would play a game like this. Some feedback:

- Mouse wheel rotate is too slow
- Sound effects (perhaps guitar string plucks?) would add more personality
- More movement. Maybe a slowly rotating prism or some moving "enemies"
- Allow prisms to push each other around

Keep up the good work!

IL_yoshioka says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 4:56pm

Cool and good Idea!

You must sign in to comment.

Mini Submission FAQ

TEAMS: Teams entering the Jam should pick a single representative to submit your game, or create a team specific account you can share. We currently do not support Team Voting, but sharing an account and together playing and rating games is acceptable.

CAN I ENTER BOTH EVENTS?: You should pick 1 event, whichever you think it’ll do better in. If the idea is strong, and everything plays well enough, you can go Compo. If you’re a perfectionist, and would prefer people to play a more polished game, do the Jam. Historically, more games are entered in the Compo, but with more people and more time, Jam games have the potential to be better (that doesn’t mean they are). Many solo participants do enter the Jam.

If you made 2 games, unfortunately, the website doesn’t support multiple submissions per user. To submit your 2nd game, you will have to make a 2nd account. Only do this if you made 2 games. Alternatively, if one game is better than the other, then consider just entering the better game.

CAN I KEEP WORKING UNTIL THE DEADLINE?: Yes! Immediately after the 48 or 72 hours, we do something called Submission Hour. As the name suggests, it’s an extra hour for you to package, upload, and submit your games. If there were catastrophic issues trying submitting your game, or you misunderstood how submissions work, that’s okay. It happens. We’re flexible. If you need advice, check with the folks on IRC. If you need an admin, get in touch.

CAN I KEEP WORKING ON MY GAME?: Oh definitely! You should! But for the sake of judging, keep the Compo or Jam version around. You can include a link to the Post-Compo/Post-Jam version of your game on your games page, but sure your main links are the original version.

PORTS: Ports to other platforms can be done after the deadline. That said, the sooner you finish your port, the sooner people can play your game, improving your chances of placing in the final results. For best results, provide a Web version of your game, or a Windows version with no dependencies. Also be sure to rate at least 20 games to improve your visibility (Coolness).

MY GAME CRASHES, IS UNBEATABLE, OR I MADE A TYPO: We allow you to fix crashes, win condition, or tiny bugs after the deadline. In a sense, this is like “porting” to support more players. We leave this open to interpretation, but generally speaking your game should be identical to the game you submitted. No new features, just fixing mistakes you should have caught had you been better rested.

MY GAME DOESN’T SHOW UP: If you can’t find your game, it’s usually because the URL to your downloads are missing ‘http://‘. Fix your URLs ( and you will show up. Alternatively, if you just posted it, wait a minute. The cache may not have refreshed yet.

NOT LOGGED IN?: If you get a message about not being logged in, even though you are, it’s because your web browser cached the non-logged in page. You can fix this by either refreshing your cache or clearing your cache. CTRL+F5 in many browsers. Chrome is a bit more work. Press F12 to enable Developer Mode, then you can right click on the refresh button and select “Empty Cache and Hard Reload”. This option is unavailable if you are not in Developer Mode.

[cache: storing page]