December 13th-16th 2013 :: Theme: You Only Get One

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You Only Get 1s

by treip - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You Only Get 1s is a simple math game played in a web browser with pure JavaScript (no plugins).

The goal for each problem is to make the equation equal. To accomplish this, you change one of the numbers to a 1.

I really wish I had more time out of these two days that I was able to work. It was such a fun project and the current state isn't nearly as polished as I had hoped I could make it, but it's perfectly playable as a proof-of-concept.

Confirmed browser support:
Probably works in Opera, Safari, Konqueror, etc, but untested.

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Baknik says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:17am

Math Rules! It's simple, but it got me thinking.

Garrick says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:19am

This is more like a simple math exercise than a game, and when it's subtracting numbers I never got a negative difference, so the number on the right was always 1.

ThatGuy says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:25am

Nice and simple, perhaps you could expand the idea with more math operations, like multiplication, division, and powers. Good job!

ParaPup says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:34am

Simple and effective nice work.

Lacutis says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:54am

Great idea for a game, I can see how it could be expanded and made a lot of fun. I like the flipping number mechanic.
Good job!

Blooperly says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 9:25pm

Good job! I like the idea. The hard ones really got me thinking.

olafsworld98 says ...
Dec 23, 2013 @ 1:26pm


Dec 25, 2013 @ 8:17pm

Math is awesome, excellent work on this game! i love games that train my brain! n_n

plancien says ...
Jan 6, 2014 @ 2:50pm

good idea !
Math education could benefit this type of ideas and games.

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