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

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by khahem - Jam Entry

Trapped in a maze by boring people, they'll only let you escape on one condition,
if you give up your colorful attitude and stay a conformant, single-colored being.

Try to look presentable, reach the exit, and solve the 15 puzzles, good luck !

Notes :
- The current puzzle is saved, you can come back later and keep solving more levels :)
- Except for the delay caused by a busy weekend, it was made with the restrictions of a compo, solo and with all assets and game code done during the LD.
- I wrote a post mortem here :

Pushed a small compatibility fix, it now works on Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer 11.
Lesson learned, WebGL is cool, but don't use VAO :D

Downloads and Links




Mekuri says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:13am

Great graphics, and very fun gameplay! I managed to beat the game, which means I had fun. Some interesting puzzles. The difficultie varied quite a bit, but I wouldn't mind playing it with even harder puzzles.! Really great job! I'm glad this was the first game I played for this Dare :-)

n42k says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:52am

Good graphics and some very interesting puzzles. However it gets a bit boring after the first few tries.

Mozz says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:14am

<3 I cant say how much I love the monster design

NuSan says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:15am

I like the puzzle ideas. It can be prety tricky and require actualy thinking. Good job, it's a very polished game.

hinerz says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:32am

Great game mechanics :D Reminds me sort of stacking by double fine :D

hdong says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:40am

Found the game pretty challenging
Nice graphics and great puzzle game overall

imalerich says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:41am

Awesome graphics. Pretty cool concept. I enjoyed it.

m3_on says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:47am

Wow! Very super impressive, this is a great game, clean graphics, creative gameplay and interesting puzzles! Congrats!!!

Fiveathome says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:34am

Great game, great graphics. Good job

mantis says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:35am

Really great puzzle game! :)

ruerob says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 7:51am

Wonderful little game! Nice graphics, nice sounds nice headaching puzzles!

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:19am

Having a level number shown (maybe briefly) when a level starts would be nice, since I knew there were 15 levels but I lost track of how close I was to the end. I beat all the levels though!

I thought this was a very innovative puzzle idea. It required thought, but was not so hard as to be frustrating. The art was nice and clean.

Ithildin says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:26pm

Cool concept, the mechanics are original and interesting :)

Techblogogy says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:42pm

Graphics are great, puzzles are challenging. Overall nicely made game, I would love to see it as a full game

disperse says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:26pm

Really well done. I'm terrible at puzzle games but this kept my interest longer than most!

zuurr says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:15pm

really liked this one, but i'm a sucker for challenging puzzle games.

its one of my favorites so far actually. i think there is potential here.

and also it looks nice and is pretty well polished.

reheated says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:30am

Really great. My brain doesn't work any more. Thanks for the interesting postmortem too!

Frump says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:52am

Very clever. It took me a while to figure out the first puzzle but was smooth from there. I kept getting confused which side I was on after switching.

los.pixelados says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 2:12pm

A very nice puzzle game. Doesn't fit the theme in my opinion but a good effort indeed. I liked it. The puzzles are quite difficult and entertaining. Some music would have been nice, but i guess there wasn't time for that.
Good job.

garygreen says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 1:14pm

Great puzzles and fun graphics. :-)

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