Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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by MarekkPie - Compo Entry

Masyu is a puzzle game.

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JamesTanm says ...
Aug 23, 2015 @ 11:58pm

There is no way to undo your actions in this. Makes it a little hard to figure out

Arcadonauts says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:14am

This is a great song! Not being able to undo makes game-play frustrating. Also, I couldn't figure out how to restart without refreshing the page. The mechanic sure was interesting though.

MarekkPie says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 12:36pm

You should be able to erase your lines with the middle mouse button just like you add them. It shows it in the tutorial, but I'll add that info too the page as well.

trashmob says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:16am

Good job :D just missing the monster part a bit?

inurashii says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:30am

This game is a port of an existing game and has nothing to do with the theme. It shouldn't be a compo entry. :<

Somfin says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:31am

Core controls are a bit fiddly- it's not clear where the actual detection is.

bentglasstube says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:44am

A cool concept for a puzzle game. The music got pretty irritating after a bit - could have used a longer loop maybe.

Dodechotomy says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:15am

Nothing to do with the theme, but I've played this puzzle before and I always enjoy it. The mouse controls need some work. Middle click feels weird to erase lines.

thedashdude says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:22am

You seem to be missing the theme, but the game is fun and hard.

MarekkPie says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:43am

@inurashii: why does this upset you so much? I made a game in 48 hours, and since the change in voting, I can removing the theme from the equation. Isn't this supposed to be a celebration of indie game development more than a real competition?

Shina69 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:26pm

It's intriguing and a pretty intelligent puzzle but it doesn't fit the theme at all.

colludium says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:12pm

You are the monster? Nice music :).

glerikud says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:35pm

It's interesting to see a puzzle game in this LD. Not a bad one. :)

inurashii says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:49pm

I'm not upset, I'm pointing out a clear violation of the compo rules ( ). My understanding was that LD is a celebration of quick innovation under pressure; that's why there's a theme at all.

I'm not saying you don't deserve to feel good about having implemented someone else's puzzle game in a new format, I'm saying that you could and should have done it elsewhere ... or at the very least, in the jam, where the theme is not mandatory.

MarekkPie says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:00pm

@inurashii: They need to update the main rules page, then. doesn't specify the requirement of the theme. Either that or have it as one of the checkboxes for entering a game in the compo. I had a good 9 hours left when I submitted and had plenty of time to "fit my game to the theme;" I could have easily been able to do so, but didn't see the need since everything I had seen (for the 6+ compos I have entered) didn't have it explicitly stated.

inurashii says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:07pm

All right. I'm not here to get you disqualified or anything, but I didn't think this was a good compo entry and wanted to say something.

I don't feel that a bog-standard port of an internationally acclaimed puzzle game is in the spirit of LD, especially since you don't say anywhere in your game description that you did not invent this puzzle.

That having been said, I'll leave you alone going forward. Good luck to you.

van noctar says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 11:08pm

Good job , but this game not according with the theme.

peecestudios says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 2:32am

Good idea!

reheated says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 1:23am

Um... did you forget something?

Dizzyman572 says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:10am

This was a very nice puzzle game. Good work. :D

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