The Great Escape - Pt one: Jail Bird
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mechtakendall Oct 20, 2012 @ 12:25pm 
Nice puzzle, not too hard. Difficulty 5/10 Design 8/10
SteventheSlayer  [author] Oct 13, 2012 @ 9:38pm 
Oh, and I've subscribe to your map, and will play it soon.
SteventheSlayer  [author] Oct 13, 2012 @ 9:37pm 
Thanks for playing!

Yeah, I don't know the exact stats, but I think it's happening for about every other tester. I'm not sure how to fix it, but since you've finished the test anyway, I don't think it matters much.

yeah, I loved the momentum room too ;)

As for the fall, that's a good idea. I am a bit near the item limit, but I should be able to make it longer.

So again, thank you!
dethbykity Oct 13, 2012 @ 9:28pm 
Really good level:
Do you know the final exit door past the pistons isn't working? Just lighting blur that won't let you into the normal elevator sequence.
I really like the momentum room, it could be a level unto itself.
Recomendation: when you fall into the service tunnels it would be cool to have you drop further, its 3 cubes deep now, maybe 5 would be perfect.
dethbykity Oct 13, 2012 @ 9:17pm 
Try this level, one solid concept with a fun ending to watch.
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=99094226
Butters Stotch Oct 9, 2012 @ 8:15am 
Very cool, I loved the momentum room as well.
Raemari Sep 24, 2012 @ 12:33pm 
Wow, that has to be the best update ever. I SEE ! ! !

I really like the momentum room, it feels much free-er, I don't see any ways to skip past it (which I now think I must have the first play through), and the timing is right on. Thanks for reminding me about the grates, it's amazing how not stuck I was this time :D The final room was quite fun, good use of pistons!
levitatingspleen Sep 24, 2012 @ 11:58am 
I checked out the new momentum section. I admit it is a large improvement. It has a nice sense of flow to it. It doesn't sacrifice the quick pace either which is quite an accomplishment. As for the rest. I'd say you have a very solid and well built map. Keep up the good work.
Stagger Lee Sep 24, 2012 @ 11:01am 
I got the Frankencube onto the button that lets me into the exit downstairs (past the pistons). The last exit door past the fizzler won't let me in. The door is open but I see graphic anomolies and I can't walk forward into it.
Raemari Sep 23, 2012 @ 8:58am 
Replaying today...and wow, duh, thank you. I forgot you could do that!
SteventheSlayer  [author] Sep 22, 2012 @ 6:14pm 
Yeah that area was supposed to be dark.
You need to grab the cube through the grate and move it into the laser, pointed at the laser catcher. That should disable the laserfield.
Raemari Sep 22, 2012 @ 5:55pm 
I'm not certain, but I seem to be stuck. I flung myself into a cage, with a hallway behind it going past many dropping cubes, one of which (a reflector) I can catch with a light bridge, but I don't seem to be able to do anything else. I could be missing something, though, it is quite dark.
SteventheSlayer  [author] Sep 22, 2012 @ 3:38pm 
Thanks for the comments!

Yeah I thought the momentum thing was a little bland. I was even planning on redoing it eventually, but now I think I'll do it sooner then later. ;)
levitatingspleen Sep 22, 2012 @ 3:29pm 
Wow I was blown away by this map. The escape sequence was perfectly timed. The difficulty was at the right level keeping it fast paced but never too easy. The underground is well conceived and looks authentic. I do however have a few suggestions. The momentum section could perhaps be expanded on. It feels a bit too simple and isn't visually interesting enough to compensate. Overall a very satisfying experience and a great new take on the genre.
SteventheSlayer  [author] Sep 22, 2012 @ 1:19pm 
Did you read the description? Well, anyway the point isn't to solve the beggining puzzle, though you do have to do part of it.
Well, when you push the suspended button, it supposed to drop you into the underground automaticly. You actually can solve the puzzle, but it doesn't open the door...
Geneosis Sep 22, 2012 @ 10:36am 
That's a nasty fake exit you have there X) Tried almost everything to open it... Then I visited the underground ;)
SteventheSlayer  [author] Sep 22, 2012 @ 8:14am 
cobalt77: Really? Strange, in all the times I tested it the cube got destroyed if it landed behind the platform. Anyway, I'll be sure to fix that.

levitatingslpeen: Yeah, go ahead, I'd love some constructive criticism. Just remember that this is not the finished version, as it will be playtested over the week.
levitatingspleen Sep 22, 2012 @ 2:07am 
Thank you for submitting this to the contest! As part of a service avalible to all competitors If you want I can quickly review your chamber and give some constructive critisism. Or if you prefer I can reserve judgement untill november first.
cobalt77 Sep 22, 2012 @ 12:06am 
Nice level, one problem is that the franken cube can become trapped behind the platform with the only fix being a restart.