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Puzzle Party

by donvermo - Jam Entry

Puzzle Party is my play on the theme of transformation. In Puzzle Party the puzzles you encounter and the rules surrounding them are constantly subject to change.

Included are the first 5 levels that I could build before I ran out of time.
Try and work your way to the end of the 5 levels for a small reward.

For this entry I was working way out of my comfort zone and tried to go for the streamlining of the entire process instead. I hope it was worth my time for making it and yours for playing it.

I also tried to implement a highscore system but unfortunately it seems the UnityWebGL player does not really like cross site scripting so I had to take it out. T_T

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varuns says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:08am

Took me a moment to realize the puzzle was 3D! Nice little game. Requires some patience though :)
Also, add a windows build. Microsoft edge doesn't like UnityWebGL.

AnaGF says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:22pm

Wow! A bit hard maybe, but innovative. Reminds me to rubik and similar puzzkes

Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:21pm

I didn't realize the puzzle was 3d. I'm not really a fan of this kind of puzzles (never been able to finish one) but I think this was a good idea for the theme.

LeReveur says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:49pm

I like puzzles, and my first LD was a slice puzzle. But, 3D slice puzzles, waow. It's really hard. I managed to finish the first one, but next... ^^ Good job anyway. :)

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