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Jul 3, 2013 | 5:11 PM EDT

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Take The Black 1 5 Points Beat The Black And White Level 1
Take The Black 2 5 Points Beat BAW Level 2
Take The Black 3 5 Points Beat BAW Level 3
Take The Black 4 5 Points Beat BAW Level 4
Take The Black 5 5 Points Beat BAW Level 5
Blue Level 1 10 Points Beat Blue Level 1
COLORS! 10 Points Get to the Colored Levels
Green Level 1 10 Points Beat Green Level 1
Indigo Level 1 10 Points Beat Indigo Level 1
Orange Level 1 10 Points Beat Orange Level 1
Red Level 1 10 Points Beat Red Level 1
View The Credits 10 Points View The Credits
Violet Level 1 10 Points Beat Violet Level 1
WOO FREAKING RAINBOW 10 Points Beat The Rainbow Level
Yellow Level 1 10 Points Beat Yellow Level 1
HowTo 25 Points View the HowTo
Seizurific 50 Points Have the screen be unbearably flashy while playing
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Author Comments

WARNING: This Game no longer has flashing images, but shakey camera is annoying. so those with photosensitive epilepsy beware.

I have playtested the game with WASD as the controls, and confirmed that all you people complaining about the nonstandard control schemes are morons who don't understand what it would do to the game. It would ruin it.

This is the kind%uFEFF of game that turns people into Batman villains.-MountedDragoon

XCVB: QWOP on drugs and Malaria

MARKIPLIER has done an awesome LP of this. Check it out here:

This is a game made in 4 days as part of Newgrounds Game Jam 9.


"Rainbows are coming out of all my orifices."-malthusian
Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

"It's fun because it's challenging. I kind of feel like my critical thinking has improved for playing this game."-Kadako
Rated 5 / 5 stars

"After every level I thought, that it was hardest one. Every time I've been wrong.
Really well done."- szx
Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

"You my friend are the Devil.
I could feel my Brain scrambling around like a Rubiks Cube :D
Simple, so simple, that it gets hard."- Nachter
Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

"Oh fuck yeah! I beat it! That was intense and truly satisfying!!"-mkurt
Rated 4 / 5 stars

"a perfect masterpiece, the controls were simple enough to be played but hard enough to our brain takes a while to get used to it, sadly, when I finally understood, the screen begun spinning more and more ;-; you evil genius, I LOVE IT"-THE-VOID
Rated 5 / 5 stars

It has a very alternate control scheme and is inspired very vaguely by this screenshot:

And I mean very vaguely.

This is a challenging skill based game where quick reflexes and quick thinking let you beat the game.

You start off in a Black and White World, not knowing where you are or what to do. And then BOOOM COLORS!!!!! RAINBOWS!!

X.C.V.B stands for something but I'm not sure what yet. You tell me XD.

X to left and right. C to up and down. V to go in the direction of UP or DOWN. B to go in the direction of Left or Right.

Get to the end of the levels.

The game gets faster as you go along.

Eventually you will come across the Malevolent Levels where what you are shown and what you will are the opposite. You must use considerable thinking to beat this game.

I would love you forever if you beat this game.

It's quite hard.

For those who like to look for messages and such in things. There's a subtle political commentary on the attitude of gay rights going on. As can be seen by the introduction of the rainbow levels.
That's only if you want to look further into something than you should



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Every medal earned in this game is deserved! Damn it gets hard!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

What makes this so hard is that the controls are backwards. X is horizontal, C is vertical. Rather than match that, V and B are the opposite, and that screws me over so freakin much. I could do this game so easily but I always push X instead of C. If there was a way to change it I'd love this game, but as it is I just can't do it

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

The Control is easy enough
it just my head and my panda eye can't endure it
could you please put box around the arrow ?
it's hard to pass through little path
it's just keep crash the wall there
i can't see it well

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

It was fun at first to learn the mechanics, but I feel like there's a missed opportunity in the game. The first few levels build up the difficulty and make sure the player can instinctively maneuver in the right way, without taking too long to figure out the buttons.

Then comes the precision levels (the ones with 1 tile of space to go through), which do not build upon the main mechanic, but rather rely on the right timing; often introducing a factor of luck.

And finally there is the view distortion, at first the rotation and then actual distortion. Not making the game more interesting from a mechanics standpoint but simply more annoying for the player.

At last you take what the player has learned and switch it around, it took me about 30 seconds to switch from the modes; again not really making the game inherently harder.

This game could have been way harder. It feels as if you had something good, but then didn't knew what to do with it so you just threw some random stuff in it to make it feel harder.

All in all it has been an interesting experience, but it could've been so much more.

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makehimanoffer responds:

Created in 4 days. I think I got what I wanted out of it. Super X.C.V.B will be much more refined. I agree about the difficulty curve and odd level layout. But since I found the game quite easy in the opening levels it becomes difficult to make more of those levels without being like: The player will be bored of this.

I went at this game with the idea that someone playing a free flash game is bored easily and prone to move on. therefore something new has to be introduced quite rapidly. If you get me. The player mindset is different and as such I have to try and accomodate. And when the mechanics are learned, expanding on them is actually fairly hard. I have ways to do it though. but I wouldn't have had the time for this particular game.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

i beat the game, that was a good one, oh it gets hard holy shit

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