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Halfway There 25 Points

Go Figure...

At the Bottom 100 Points

Beat the game.

Secret Medal ????? Points

Unlock this medal to learn its secrets!

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Extreme Edit: In 2021 one must do some research, should one feel a need to play a game such as this one. Here's somewhere to start: https://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1462882


-If the game is lagging, try right clicking and selecting "low" quality. It shouldn't change anything visually, but it will most probably cause the game to run smoother.

-To reset your save, press "r" while in the Title Screen.

-Mute the music with "m" (if the game is not paused).


Alright. So this is my submission for the Ludum Dare 29 Jam, with the theme "Beneath the Surface".

You can view the LD page here:


The game is pretty simple, but not necessarily easy. Here are some instructions:

You can jump between the white and the black dimension by using either "z" & "x", or the left and the right arrow keys.

Pause with "p", restart a level with "r".

You can also return to the title by pressing "t", when the game is paused.

Everything is made by me, including the music, and even the art, if one can call it that. I used a program called "Stencyl" to make this game.

This is in no way a unique or super original game. A better, but visually and functionally similar (puzzle) game is SHIFT: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/422855

(there're several sequels ;).


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Really tough game, but very addictive. No idea on the secret medal - any hints? :)

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

It's so old now, so I may as well tell you! Thank you for playing :D

When you're in total darkness, there is actually a simple level playing invisibly! It's just a few simple swaps. The level restarts often, so just try it a few times, and I'm sure you'll get it :)

Why do I need TWO buttons? With only one action available at any given time, it seems like playing the game with one button should be an option.

A very challenging game.
I loved it!

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thanks for playing, and for the quick review :D
I'm glad you enjoyed it :)

Clever theme & beautiful music.

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thank you! I'm glad to see you took a look at one of my older works :)

You are merciless in this game, just as difficult as D-pression but the good thing is I didn't need a walk-through as the other which was satisfying. The music really gives the environment. And please be more merciful in your other projects xD. Nice game though I enjoyed it to the point of getting the 3 medals.

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Whoah! Good job getting the secret medal! Not even 1% get that ;)
I know, I always seem to make my games too difficult... I WILL TRY to do better in the Construct 2 Jam. I need to come up with a good game idea first though...
Thanks a lot for playing through the entire game, and for leaving a review! :3