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Initiation 5 Points

Complete Lesson of Peace.

Understanding 10 Points

Complete Going for the Top.

Enlightenment? 25 Points

Complete Enlightenment.

Enlightenment. 50 Points

Complete the Koan.

More than Body 50 Points

Complete levels 16-25 with a total of 20 preserved drops.

More than Thoughts 50 Points

Complete levels 6-15 with a total of 5 preserved drops.

Good Karma 100 Points

Complete the game without dying or restarting levels more than 10 times total.

There Is No "More" 100 Points

Complete levels 31-35 with a total of 20 preserved drops.

Secret Medal ????? Points

Unlock this medal to learn its secrets!

Author Comments

A kōan /ˈkoʊ.ɑːn/ is a story, dialogue, question, or statement.

'Koan' is a puzzle platformer telling the story of a typical city dweller on his way to enlightenment. The Protagonist follows the tutelage of a mysterious Zen teacher who sends the him on perilous journeys through metaphorical landscapes and the depths of his subconsciousness.

WASD/Arrows - to move
R - Restart level
The mouse will be useful too

UPDATES:
- We sent our game to Indie Basement 2.0 contest! It is the biggest indie contest in Poland (on Pixel Heaven event). The jury leader will be Johannes Wadin - the man who created Pid and Shelter. Here you can find some details: http://pixelheaven.pl/en/kategorie/indie-basement-2-0-awards/
Wish us good luck!
- We are very happy about our 2nd Place at StencylJam :). We will soon start our new, bigger, standalone project in Stencyl 3.
- Hey guys, If you haven't found it yet, JayIsGames.com wrote positive but truthful review about Koan. We are very happy about that : ) Check it out! http://jayisgames.com/archives/2014/03/koan.php
- Just found there is a Stencyl Jam [And we wanted to buy Stencyl 3.0. I think the world is trying to help us : )], so we tag Koan as stencyljam2014.
- Logo sound added
- "Going for the Top" bug fixed
- Some levels have better graphics
- Space can be use to jump
- Medals fixed

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This is a very well made game.

That was wonderful, one of my favorite games ever. One obvious bug is that the rightmost orb during the boss battle always falls WAY through the tiles. There were a few other similar tile glitches throughout the game, but none so noticeable. I'm not complaining, it's just that it probably wouldn't be too hard of a fix, and it would make that important moment in the game more polished.

I'm always having a mini heart attack whenever I jump dangerously on some blocks XD Hahahaha It's quite challenging a bit but It's amazing :D

ALMOST perfect.

Challenging but not impossible! I don't usually play platform game, but this!

Credits & Info

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Score
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Uploaded
Mar 15, 2014
12:12 PM EDT
Genre
Action - Platformer - Puzzle
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