Photon is a simple game where you move along a laser, making your path using mirrors to complete various goals.

planned features include:
-limited items "puzzle mode"
-detached from beam, unlimited items "free mode"
-explosives
-multiple beams & color filters
-moving blocks
-level editor

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No longer working on Photon

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In case you hadn't noticed, Photon isn't getting anywhere. I stopped working on this version about a year ago due to feedback saying it would probably be better on mobile platforms and that the graphics needed improvement. I gave a go at remaking it with Unity, but I haven't gotten very far because of schoolwork. Now I have come to realize that puzzle making isn't my forte, at all. At best they end up being tedious obstacle courses. So I have decided to cease putting my time into it, and have put the original code up on GitHub under the MIT licence. I honestly wouldn't recommend trying to dig through it though. When I started I was experimenting with different code styles and it ended up a little weird...

Anyway, I may return to this concept in the future, but only only if I find some way to compensate for my lack of puzzle making ability. In the meantime I am directing my attention to other projects and my schoolwork.

-chipgw

Photon alpha4 released

Photon alpha4 released

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adds Lua scripted levels and "targets" basic game mode!

Photon alpha3 released

Photon alpha3 released

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alpha3 is available for download. Now there are actually some game modes! And there are Linux builds this time...

Photon alpha2 released

Photon alpha2 released

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alpha2 is freely available to the public! head on over to the download page and try it out. this is a very early pre-release, so some planned features...

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Photon alpha4 Linux 32bit

Photon alpha4 Linux 32bit

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32bit Linux pre-release demo of Photon, packaged in a .tar.gz archive.

Photon alpha4 Windows 32bit

Photon alpha4 Windows 32bit

Demo

32bit Windows pre-release demo of Photon, packaged in a self extracting archive.

Photon alpha4 Linux 64bit

Photon alpha4 Linux 64bit

Demo

64bit Linux pre-release demo of Photon, packaged in a .tar.gz archive.

Photon alpha4 Windows 64bit

Photon alpha4 Windows 64bit

Demo

64bit Windows pre-release demo of Photon, packaged in a self extracting archive. will not run on a 32bit OS, if you don't know if your computer is 64bit...

Photon alpha3 Linux 32bit

Photon alpha3 Linux 32bit

Demo

32bit Linux pre-release demo of Photon, packaged in a .tar.gz archive.

Photon alpha3 Linux 64bit

Photon alpha3 Linux 64bit

Demo

64bit Linux pre-release demo of Photon, packaged in a .tar.gz archive.

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RT @nixcraft: What happens when I debug code... T.co

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