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Oct 28, 2012 | 10:08 AM EDT
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Beat Level 7 5 Points So you've figured out how the game works..
Make a level 5 Points Get creative with the level editor
"Invest" 2 hours in the game 10 Points All things in moderation. Especially breaks, don't want to overdo it with those.
Beat Level 13 10 Points That's the easy part out of the way.
Beat Level 17 10 Points That was the small-scale stuff. Literally.
Beat Level 24 25 Points Onto the elite four! Spoiler: there's a fifth. I hated when that happened in the Pokemon games.
Beat Level 28 25 Points Nearly there, two more to go! Hexagons probably aren't high up on your list of favorite shapes right now.
Complete HEXEP 50 Points Nice!

Author Comments

(Best played in Chrome or - though the level editor lags - Firefox. Avoid with IE due to glitches, working on that)

A simple yet increasingly challenging puzzle game about lighting a path through hexagons.

Comes with a level editor for creating levels and sharing them through Newgrounds' new(ish) data API, and also some medals to unlock.

Use the mouse to light up unlit tiles (by rolling over them), with the brighter coloured tiles as starting points. Click to restart the level. Some tiles have different requirements, such as needing to be covered twice or in a particular order.

The idea was to make a puzzle game where the puzzle or challenge wasn't in failing to understand the mechanics or accidentally missing something. Many puzzle games (point and click, spot the difference games, sometimes the puzzle elements of RPGs etc) could be quite cheap I felt, so I tried to make the focus of this on understanding and mastering a fairly simple concept instead of overloading you with new, confusing stuff. That went quite well and the game does manage to get incredibly challenging. Also, you can switch the theme from the options menu for a change of atmosphere. Enjoy!

Sponsored by Spiked Math Games

Reviews


IzookFTWIzookFTW

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Haven't quite beaten it yet, but I love what I've played so far. The simple, yet increasingly not-so-simple gameplay adds a lot to the difficulty of the puzzles. I think it'd make a great game on iOS or Android or something. *wink wink nudge nudge*

Good Work!


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erik487erik487

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Pretty good game, the puzzles were hard but solvable. I would have liked an option to return one or a few moves, sometimes I'd get to the end of a hard level, make a stupid mistake or overshoot with the mouse pointer and have to do the whole level again.

Btw, your high score table needs to be inverted, it now shows the people that took the most tries and time to get through it as being in first place.


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PoopsaucePoopsauce

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I had a lot of fun with this one.



kujiokujio

Rated 5 / 5 stars

The create a lvl is a bit buggy but the game was challenging and great!!!



KajenxKajenx

Rated 3 / 5 stars

The concept was good, but I think the large levels were a bad idea. Like, they weren't harder, they just had more busywork. I think I got to level 22 and I was bored of filling stuff in.


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