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Maze Dog

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Maze Land is in trouble! Eight cute birds have vanished from their nests, into the depths of mysterious hedge mazes!

You are Maze Dog, a chubby puppy who loves to nap, dig and bark! Venture into the deep hedges, find the lost birds, and have some snacks along the way. Good luck!

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I can't beat the game

platformalist responds:

Hey OdinMurphy! Sorry you couldn't beat it! What part did you get stuck at?

Yay! All 8 snacks! Really like this game. Especially the hidden pathways.

platformalist responds:

Nice! 8 snacks is nothing to sneeze at! So glad that you had a fun time with it. :)

Haha! Love this game! Doggy was cute and loved the extra secrets revealed via mailboxes. Dogs sure do love them mailboxes!!! Diggin' was so cute with the brown pixel dirt! And was that MazeCat I saw in the second labyrinth section? Man, that was like a whole second game! Well done all around.

platformalist responds:

Hi stinkbug! I'm so glad that you enjoyed the labyrinth section. I loved making it, and I feel like it made the second half of the game much more mysterious. :)

Thanks for the feedback! :)

Funny and creative, i love the 8-bit style! :D

platformalist responds:

Hi Charles-The-Cat!

I'm so glad that you had a good time with Maze Dog. :)

Thanks for playing!

I was enjoying this game so much, that I didn't even realize I played for 24 minutes! Really felt like just "moments" of my time, since I was having fun :).

Really liked the different kind of messages and little hidden things (didn't find Maze Cat :(, but did bark at some ducks!). My only two gripes are faster dog speed, and wanting a longer game.

I liked the half block movement of the bull dogs. It helped me at least once from over pushing into a corner. Also liked Glitch Dog, even if it turned out to only be an aesthetic. Would love to see a longer more fleshed out game in the future, but as someone who has zero game-making skill, I can only imagine how difficult that would be!

platformalist responds:

Hi LinkTheChain!

Thanks for the feedback! I'm so glad that you had fun playing Maze Dog! :)

Movement speed and the length of the game seem like common gripes, so you're not alone! Considering how many people seem to have enjoyed Maze Dog, I'm definitely considering a sequel, so you might see a longer, fleshed-out game in the future!

Nice to hear that you liked the half-block movement of the bulldogs. In hindsight, I'd probably opt for a smooth-scroll style with a grid-lock once you stop pushing the block, but it's hard to imagine how well that would work, without actually sitting down and doing the legwork! It's always fun to hear how people interact differently with the same mechanics.

Thanks for playing! :D