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Magnets & Lasers

by Dustician - Compo Entry

This is a simple puzzle game where you use magnets to guide a metal ball into a waiting laser beam.

Change Log
April 20 - Added Mac and Linux builds

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ZQMony says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:11am

Clever idea and a very a addicting game. Very hard though.

Rahazan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:28am

Very challenging game!

The graphics could use some work (get rid of the default Unity camera background color!), but the mechanics are implemented flawlessly. Whenever I failed I felt it was my own fault.

That last level made me want to punch a baby, but with challenge comes more satisfaction when you finally make it :).

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:30am

Cute little game. I managed to play past 2 levels. After that, it's getting hard, couldn't complete more.

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:30am

You could have spent some more time on graphics and level design, but nice game :)

seankimdesign says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:32am

A seemingly simple game that turned out to be very fun and rewarding. My only suggestion would be for you to adopt different graphics for the magnets to differentiate when they're on / off. Kudos.

Joris says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:32am

Really interesting concept! Works perfectly. Some music and graphics would really go a long way (although the sound effects for activating and deactivating the magnets were very helpful already).

Lord bobyness says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:33am

Well. I hate you, but not in a bad way. More of a you made me lose half an hour playing your extremely hard game kind of way :P

Seriously though. That was fun!

bpvelloso says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:40am

Clever idea, but the game is very hard!!!!! If you set the control to be press and release, and not press to turn on and press again to turn off the magnet, the gameplay can be better.

rlangewi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:43am

Very hard but addicting, the masochist in me end up beating all the levels though, evidenced by me following you on Twitter. :P Good job!

Dustician says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:35pm

Thanks for all the comments guys. Regarding the difficulty: I didn't want the game to be to easy, I guess I over did it a bit.

gene-z says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:48am

Very nice concept

Red_Fan games says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:54am

Linux Bulid?

Adreqi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:59am

I found it hard but I'm not a puzzle game person x) (also it's 3 a.m)
I liked the idea though, nice one. Surprised myself to stay much longer than I planned to x)

Huo-cuo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:57am

Cannot press "1" to change the magnet orientation :( (Mac)

grillaface says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:18am

Dang that's hard!! I kept wanting to retry though, so something addictive about it.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:06am

Cool puzzle game. Wow is it ever hard though.

diiq says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:06am

Boy this is very difficult! It's a great concept, though! I think the addition of some rhythmic music would help me time my re-tries; and better graphics would make me less mad when I fail. But that's all easy to improve now that you have time.

The core gameplay is clear and fair. Great work!

ianh says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 7:37am

Simple but tricky! Nice work.

bace1000 says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:25pm

Really difficult but it was very fun to play :)

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