The main thing I hate about this game is that you literally need shields to play. There are certain parts of the game where there's nowhere on the screen where you won't get hit, so if you miss/lose your shield you will die no matter what. Not only that, but none of the yellow shields would pick up for me. It'd make the same sound effect as if I had picked it up while I already had a shield on, but it wouldn't do anything or protect me against anything. It didn't even change the colour of my block. The gameplay was okay and mildly entertaining, and I probably would have played more and given you a three or a four if it wasn't for the impossibility factor at certain points in the game. The block is somewhat difficult to control but that didn't bother me, it just made it more of a challenge, which is good.
The only two problems I have with this game is that it doesn't save it, so you have to start all over if you leave the page. The other issue is towards the end, it's impossible to win. I think I got to 29 or 30, and because of the enemy mages all of my spells but the wind one were blocked, and that's not enough to hold off the horde of enemies that come charging through. Make it so that there are less mages to get rid of but maybe more ogres or something and it'll at least be possible to beat.
Thanks for your review. Both problems are solved, because the game autosaves your progress and achievements when you log in to GamerSafe, and the difficulty has been adjusted so people don't get stuck on level 29 any longer.
There should definitely be more to it than just that. Some sort of ending other than "Now everything is black." I get that it's supposed to be dark, creepy, and mysterious, but it just doesn't quite work in such a short game. Maybe if you extended it and gave us some more clues as to what happened at the end it would be a lot better. Like, if the guy was going insane and did it, or if there was some sort of monster, etc. Good concept, just not quite there yet.
Good point, and thanks for the feedback. I will indeed come back will some real games, thanks for the critique!
It's a pretty good concept, the only issues I found with it is that it gets annoying having to go back and forth until you hit a wall in order to turn around (though that's kind of the point and I enjoyed the extra challenge) and after I completed each level it would go back to the "Newgrounds: PLAY" screen and make you click "play" before being able to select the next level. The concept of the game is a good one, and the only thing I suggest actually changing is the issue with the Newgrounds "play" screen.
Thank you for your feedback. I'm working on to fix these issues.
I fixed some issues. Check it out.
I've played through this series so many times now (definitely one of my favourite games :) ) and I just barely made the connection to the experiments in this one and the Chesire Cat (?) or whatever it was in the second game who appears when you look through the hole in the brick wall.
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