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Byte 5 Points

That's 8 bits! (Feeling nostalgic?)

Datum 5 Points

The singular form of data!

Detour 5 Points

Step on the arrow!

Groundhog Day 5 Points

36 Groundhog Days were shown in the move "Groundhog Day".

Ouchies 5 Points

Everybody hurts~

Space Warp 5 Points

Let's do the Space Warp again!~

The Persistence of Memory 5 Points

Reach level 13 with less than 11 deaths.

Under Cover 5 Points

Not as cool as it sounds.

Wall Toucher 5 Points

Touch a Wall!

First Gear 10 Points

Speed run the first three levels!

Flashlight 10 Points

You're not afraid of the dark, are you?

Laser Avoider 10 Points

Get to level 7 without a single death!

Second Gear 10 Points

Speedrun the first 9 levels.

Side Quest 10 Points

You don't go on these in real life. (You should!)

Thanks For Playing 10 Points

Thank you for playing my terrible design!

The Fly 10 Points

You may not want to use these too much.

Touch With Avengeance 10 Points

See that wall? Touch it.

Touhou 100 Points

Reach the end without dying!

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Unlock this medal to learn its secrets!

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Author Comments

...of 13 linear levels.

Happy Robot Day 2014!

Thanks for the front page, Newgrounds! It really means a lot! :)

UPDATE! Now you can reset the whole game by pressing R!
UPDATE! Now you can see some important stats while paused!
UPDATE! Silent Synapse Spot the Differences Edition!
The levels have been rearranged to be more approachable. Can you find all of the differences?
UPDATE! Now the final level is even easier!

STRETCH GOAL!
When this game hits 20000 views, I will add DUBSTEP! NO SILENCE FOR YOU!
UPDATE! The play count facing me has surpassed 20000 views! You can mute the dubstep with M! Or turn it back on too...

Don't forget to download a high-quality mp3 file here https://gumroad.com/l/KYCD to support the deveopment of more awesome games!

Reviews


The game is not insanely hard, it is manageable, I only hate you a bit because of the level in which there is a completely dark corridor and that slowly moving red block, it is constantly ruining my attempts to get the Touhou medal ;-) I also wonder what are some of the secret medals about, like Aint Portal or Wall Simulator. For others - I got some ideas that need checking.
There is also one thing that made me take a whole star from the game: the controls.
I'd like to ask why are you discriminating people that prefer arrow keys for movement? ;-) The same is about your - great ones - Strawberry games (waiting for more of them).
Back to controls issue: with the arrow keys I would probably earned more of the medals already, because my right hand+arrows=power ;-) But my right hand hates wasd and my left hand with that controls is not that good as my right hand with arrows. I also completely don't understand why many developers think that if somebody is a right-hander then should like the wasd more. I personally hate this scheme.
Concluding: make changes so the player could choose which control scheme wants to use :-)



The music thing is kinda funny but the gameplay is upsetting, not a lot of fun.


TerribleDesign responds:

I am glad you enjoyed the music joke. I really honestly wanted the game to be silent, but when enough people demanded music, they got what they wanted. ;)

If you wouldn't mind sending me a PM explaining what about the game play you don't like, I would very much appreciate that. This is my most popular game, so anywhere I could make improvements would be awesome to know. :)


I feel generous here, I think your emotional so beware honesty.
o,5? 1? w.e 1.
Music is innapropriate for the game.
Mouse controls would of been better as an added option.
There is no intelectual challenge, maybe if I was dumb enough.
The most difficult thing is avoiding stuff.
The game is almost devoid of purpose.
The resolution scaled, good.


TerribleDesign responds:

This is the first that anyone has brought up mouse controls. What would they add to the game, and how would you implement them?

There are lots of different intelligences, one of them may even involve not dying 20 or so times on the windmill and treadmill levels. If you want mouse controls because you would like to speed past the obstacles instead of figuring out the pattern, this just isn't the game for you. However, there are plenty of classic mouse avoiders on NG! :)

The purpose of the game is to challenge yourself and burn about five to ten minutes of spare time.

Side note: "Beware honesty?" What is that even supposed to mean? Honest reviews are the only helpful kind, but sometimes they need a bit more detail to be useful.


Very clever. The levels are variations on a theme, but the visual tricks and figuring out how each level worked made me a little giddy. This is the kind of game that really stands out to me. Well done, and hopefully more levels will be forthcoming.


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TerribleDesign responds:

Thanks for the kind words. I am glad that you enjoyed figuring out the levels. I had fun designing them. :)
If you have any favorite parts you would like to see expanded upon, feel free to message me. Some more in-depth information would be great so I can make even more fun puzzles and levels.


I was playing... I went... far.... I pressed R to see what happens.... Srsly from the freaking start? I just quit it there...


TerribleDesign responds:

Curiosity killed the gameplay.
R resets the game not the level. In fact, there is no level reset.

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Score
3.59 / 5.00

Uploaded
Jul 18, 2014
3:18 AM EDT
Genre
Skill - Other
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