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Loop Hell

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Greedy 5 Points

took everything you could at the beginning

Smith 5 Points

melted an object

Leave Room 10 Points

left room for the first time

Reader 25 Points

read all articles

Restart 50 Points

tried again after initial sequence failure

Wrong Sequence 50 Points

got the order of melting and tiles wrong

Illusion of Escape 100 Points

found a way of leaving the room

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You are stuck in a time loop damned to loop over and over again in the same room.

This is not a straightforward puzzle game. This might even be be what you call a nogame (but it is a game nevertheless). The annoyingness serves a purpose.

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made for Ludum Dare 37 compo in 48H, the theme of the jam was One Room.

link to the submission on ludumdare.com :
http://ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-37/?action=preview&uid=56919

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the game was made with webGL. don't worry if at first load it shows black screen for a long moment...

update: slightly augmented character speed and added show all text on click
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solution: http://www.axoona.net/loop-hell-solution/

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I tried 2-4-1-3 and then I got a punishment.

2-1-4-3 is the pattern?

When you put an item in the melting machine, it takes a ridiculous long time to melt. Sometimes clicking the focus in and out of the game itself helps, sometimes not.

It's not really frozen, but I can see how some people might think it is when you're waiting 5 minutes and nothing, but a few more minutes and you get your part.

This is especially annoying as it takes such a long time *if* you do everything right, so it'll take even longer if you get stuff wrong. How it should work is the melting machine immediately melts the part and gives you back the other part, no waiting for ridiculous amounts of time.

Game does not move past melting coin; it simply freezes.

(does the pattern (2-4-1-3) and it loops) WHAT?

axoona responds:

did you try the pattern?

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Dec 13, 2016
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  • Daily 2nd Place December 15, 2016