Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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by Namide - Compo Entry


Polyfill is a puzzle/platform game.
You will fill the screen without holes and without square out of the bounds.

How to play

* Left and right arrows to move and change side
* Spacebar to jump
* Down arrow to add a polyomino on the ground


* Language: Haxe 3
* FlashPlayer: >11.8
* Samples and music created with Soundation

Downloads and Links




Lynx says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:37am

Not sure, but I can't seem to get the anything but a black screen...which is a SUPER bummer since I loved your screenshots (they remind me of my game's style a lot)

I'll try back later and hopefully it will work

Lynx says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:46am

NEVERMIND! A few more refreshes later and it worked (personal problem I guess)

I absolutely love everything about this game, the visuals are great, the concept in innovative and the gameplay is engaging, easy to pickup, and fun! Well done!

(as a side-note though it bothers me a little that the piano notes are random and don't follow a set octave or scale)

eruiz00 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:39am

Liked the (random?) music with you get putting tiles. Good done!

Namide says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:34pm

I have composed a melody, it play one note by action.
But I'm a very bad composer ;-)

johnbrynte says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:46pm

This is actually like a reinvented, slowpaced tetris game. I love the combination of platformer and pure puzzler. It's acutally really fun. Amazing job!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:10pm

Wow, very clever puzzle idea, this one could surely be released for mobile! Congratulations!

Xaychru says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:36pm

Nice entry, another innovative take on tetris! The audio could have been a bit better, but in overall I enjoyed the game. :)

RevoluGame says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:35pm

nice concept

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:35pm

Very nice concept! Is it possible to lose? I tried to stack as much as blocks in one place, but it never stopped :)

BtheDestroyer says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:36pm

Really good concept! Almost got it but pushed left too long and placed a block in the wrong spot. Very Super Mario Galaxy-ey

nbilyk says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:36pm

The web link gives me a black screen and the iframe gives me "Unable to resolve the server's DNS address."

Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:37pm

Super cool idea, like a multidimensional tetris. And the random melodies that are created are really nice. Excellent work!

nbilyk says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:37pm

Oh wait, it's back up, ooh de lolly :D

OldPeculier says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:37pm

Oh that is clever. Very nice puzzler.

arzi says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Really nice. Probably the best LD31 game I've played so far. I love the concept and the simplified art and sounds fit it very well.

Scrapworks says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Really nice calm, cerebral take on tetris!

Benjamin says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Clever move engine. But I think I would have prefer some combo/match mechanic to the filling square system. The little not on each block add a lot for the mood.

danielilett says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:41pm

This was pretty calming, thanks to the soft piano music. The notes seemed random, but turned out pretty calming, and kinda matched the slow pace of the game. This all gives it a calmed atmosphere, and made it enjoyable. It does feel like Tetris at my own pace, and the minimalist theme backed that. I noticed I could just get stuck then spam the down key and still get a win screen, so perhaps consider making a game over condition if you go too far into the black areas? Overall, a very strong entry. Great work.

ben_pxlplz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Very cute game! It takes quite a while to play with not a lot of feedback though. You might want to consider some kind of more frequent feedback (fill a smaller shape, for example).

nbilyk says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:54pm

Very nice! At first I was a little confused, and I thought the colors meant something, but once I figured it out it was a lot of fun. One suggestions is that the ending message is only whether you did 100% or not. It might be good to have intermediate accomplishments.
Anyway, nice work!

FerraWare says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:21am

It looks really interesting, but a more explaining tutorial would be better, as I couldn't fully understand it. Really like the minimalist art, props to you!

ramonparaiba says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:33pm

It took me a while to understand the concept. but in the end found it very good.

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:35pm

Interesting take on tetris.

wooltech says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:53am

Nice simple game which got fiddly to solve close to the end.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:51pm

Clever concept ! I love the stylish visuals.

Scam says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Very calm and meditative. One of the best games I've played in this LD so far. Good as it is. Maybe it would get even better with polishing?

Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:41pm

Yes, very innovative! Had a good time playing it. :)

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:25am

Hi there. Like the idea. Easy to build a prison as you near 50%. Nice gentle sounds. Like the dropping in of 'confirmation' piece when you pull next one. Good job!

Kitch says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:02am

Really cool idea. Really like the rotation and the audio cues! Little faster pace, to encourage a sense of urgency would have been nice, but overall good job!

thopis says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:28pm

Really nice concept.Needs music!keep up!

Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:02pm

Nice audio..!

Wiering says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 3:14am

Well done. I like the sounds, even though it's a very short repeating melody, but seemed like nice random notes at first. Compared to Tetris, having all the time to place a piece does kind of make it feel a bit slow. And there seems to be no way to move a piece under something else, even if it would fit.

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 9:37pm

Really nice and unique puzzle game! Great clean presentation.

Wusakko says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 9:59am

Really nice puzzle

jpmit says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 5:15pm

Cool! Good work.

Dec 18, 2014 @ 7:47pm

very fun! its like a thoughtful version of tetris. cool rotation mechanics!

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