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Polygon Phase

by ArcticPuffin - Jam Entry

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit

Control a shape attempting to remain within the bounds of a playing field. Other polygons bombard your humble shape, trying to force you off of the screen. You must remain strong. You have one tool at your disposal against the onslaught of geometry, you can shape shift. You may pass through polygons of similar shape, destroying them, and gaining a massive score bonus. Stay alive and score high!

Please check out which made this project possible.

All art was created in Paint.NET by the developers.

Music - All Music files can be found at

"Raknights" by Smurd is licensed under CC BY SA

"Diji" by fast idio is licensed under CC BY NC SA

"Time Lapse" by Möbius is licensed under CC BY NC SA

"Snare Attack" by Sylergic is licensed under CC BY NC SA

"Machinations" by Technoillogical is licensed under CC BY NC SA


See Seperate SIL Open Font License License for "TERMINAL GROTESQUE REGULAR"

Sound Effects - All sound effect files can be found at

"btn402.mp3" by junggle is licensed under CC BY

"mini moon-mobile" by suonho is licensed under CC BY

"Machine Shutdown" PatrickLieberkind is licensed under CC 0

Downloads and Links




Jin47 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:55pm

Great game! I found it quite easy has it is very easy to avoid being pushed too far. Great concept . Good job

retrograze says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:04am

Unfortunately, for me the game crashed when I pressed the Play button...some sort of javascript error on the page. Wish I could grade it, it looked like it would've been fun. Also, in the web browser version, I had to go fullscreen in order for the UI to fit...did you forget to use UI Anchors?

Odyssey says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:09am

Love the hectic feel to it

LudumAnthony says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:17am
Browser: Waterfox (lightweight firefox)

Doesn't work for me :P

Jadernak says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:21am

Not very challenging concept.

CoderJoe says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:23pm

Nice! A bit too easy but a cool new idea!

Powersource says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 1:46am

Also getting the js error.

LeftRight92 says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 2:48am

Game throws a js error on Play. Running on Chrome.

LeReveur says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 7:59pm

Too hard for me, but still a good game. :)

curtamyth says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 12:23am

Got an error trying to run in Firefox.

ragnta says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 9:09am

Got an error trying to run in Firefox.

btwj_ says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 2:25pm

JS error as well on Firefox

May 6, 2016 @ 12:30am

I got a js error on chrome, edge, and internet explorer

alyphen says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 8:56am

Cool mechanic. Could have done with music during the actual game, but your choice for the menu was fitting.
Only big complaint is that it's too easy. When you do slide of the screen, it's anticlimatic and you don't really feel anything, but you can stay on as long as you play safe.

h2n0 says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 9:13am

Its a fun little game, had to read the instructions twice to understand what to do. Only thing that I would change is the speed at which you can swap shade.

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