Great Permutator is a puzzle. Hard and tricky. One in which you will have to build a complex system of conveyors and various devices so that the colored boxes can travel across the factory and arrive at right places and in right order. If you are into clever engineering puzzles like LightBot, Manufactoria and SpaceChem, this game is for you. Features: - 50 puzzles (+15 bonus puzzles) - 10+ types of action blocks - 16 not-so-easy achievements - Global score leaderboard - Nice pixel art graphics and cool soundtrack - Level editor - Sharing levels via Internet * * planned for the near future

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0 comments by ripatti on Mar 20th, 2014

After a long pause Great Permutator is updated to v1.13. The major addition of this update is profile system. Now you can play up to 4 different walkthroughs simultaneously. Don't worry about your previous progress - it will be stored in the first profile.

Full list of changes:
- added profile system
- added redist files into delivery package
- added icon image for executable
- changed format of save file (for multiple profiles)
note: save for previous version v1.1 will be stored in backup
but your progress in v1.13 will be lost if you will run v1.1
- changed scores page: now you can submit record only with your profile name
- changed buttons on control panel: repeated click on "run" button
will make "pause"; the same is for button "run with 2x speed"
- fixed bug with wrong folder for decrypring addon files
- fixed bug with buttons "options"/"credits" in select level menu

Now we are going to release new updates much faster.

Also we glad to report that we celebrate 1 year after release!

Happy birthday Great Permutator!

In honor of this event we declare the anniversary sale with 80% off!

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All buyers will get Steam key for free when Great Permutator will greenlit. So, don't forget to vote it on Greenlight after purchase!

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Great Permutator - Demo for Linux from 6 Jul 2013

Great Permutator - Demo for Linux from 6 Jul 2013

Jul 6, 2013 Demo 0 comments

The first verstion of port of the Demo for Linux. Please test it! For launch you need OpenGL and OpenAL.

Great Permutator - Demo from 7 Mar 2013

Great Permutator - Demo from 7 Mar 2013

Mar 8, 2013 Demo 0 comments

It is pre-release demo. Levels are same, changes are technical only again. Many bugs are fixed, user interface is polished. I feel it is perfect now.

Great Permutator - Demo from 18 Jan 2013

Great Permutator - Demo from 18 Jan 2013

Jan 20, 2013 Demo 0 comments

New demo of the game. It has same 15 levels that previous demo has. There are only technical changes. I fixed many bugs and polished many other things...

Great Permutator - Demo from 18 Dec 2012

Great Permutator - Demo from 18 Dec 2012

Dec 17, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Demo has only 15 first levels of the full version. System requirements: Windows (only XP and 7 are tested), DirectX9c, MSVC++2008 Redist, any videocard...

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Sniped50 Jan 17 2014, 4:07pm says:

I can't get the demo to run. I'd prefer to be able to try the demo before buying the full game, but I've tried it with both the stand-alone version and the Desura version, and the process just... sits there, in the Task Manager, idling. If I'm running the Desura version, then Desura also locks up and refuses to accept any commands, including trying to shut it down through Task Manager. I have to restart my entire computer before I can interact with Desura again.

The files seemed to be downloaded fine, I've tried verifying the files and that was fine, there's no error messages I can find anywhere, and nothing else I can think of is working. Help?

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit, btw.

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ripatti Creator
ripatti Jan 18 2014, 12:41am replied:

Hmm... Can you write me info from log file? You can find it as Log.log here:
C:\Users\ $USERNAME$ \AppData\Roaming\great-permutator

Also maybe you have not installed DirectX9c or MSVC++2008 Redist.

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Sniped50 Jan 18 2014, 8:39am replied:

There's no log file that I can find - anywhere. I've looked in the Roaming folder but there's no folder called great-permutator in there (I also checked to see if it was hidden, before you ask), so whatevers causing the problem, it's happening before a log file can even be created.

As for those two items, I've got DirectX11 and MSVC++2008 installed. So... yeah. They're not the problem, I don't think.

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ripatti Creator
ripatti Jan 18 2014, 2:59pm replied:

The "great-permutator" folder sould not be hidden.
It's very interesting that it wasn't created here.

Hmm... can you write to my e-mail ripatti [cat] inbox [dot] ru?
Maybe I'll need one or two runs of a bit modied exe on your computer.

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masterretro Dec 22 2013, 9:26pm says:

well done hope to see new things from you guys

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Slambert-Anders Oct 28 2013, 3:18pm says:

I get an error saying something like "this program could not run, because OpenAl32.dll was not found".
What do I do?

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ripatti Creator
ripatti Oct 28 2013, 4:31pm replied:

You need to install OpenAL onto your computer. Looks like the official website is down. So, I have uploaded OpenAL redist specially for you:

Also for me it is good precedent to include all redists into standalone version of the game in the next update...

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Slambert-Anders Oct 30 2013, 12:22pm replied:

It worked!

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Slambert-Anders Oct 28 2013, 6:22pm replied:

Thanks! I'll try!

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ripatti Creator
ripatti Oct 27 2013, 9:42pm says:

Version 1.1 have bug with rights access in add-ons support.
The bug is decrypting level pack files inside "Program Files" folder instead of save files folder. It violates system rights and your OS may kill the game. If you have crash after installation of IGS level pack, you can run gp.exe as administrator (or grant these rights and then launch from Desura client).
The bug will be fixed in the next update.

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Great game like SpaceChem. Need more games like this!!

Mar 22 2013, 1:29am by mik3k

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