In this puzzler, you play as a magnet and must use your attract and repel abilities to move objects, clear threats, and unlock portals. Think ahead, as one wrong move could have you literally bringing the danger towards you.

Controls:

  • WASD/Arrow Keys to move
  • Hold Left Mouse Button or Spacebar to attract
  • Release Left Mouse Button  or Spacebar  to repel
  • ESC for in-game menu

Collaborators:

  • Nelson: Lead Programmer
  • Michael: Graphics, Sound, and Level Designer  
  • Jesse: Music
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Android, HTML5
Release date Jul 17, 2017
Rating
(8)
AuthorsProdigalSon Games, Drums
GenrePuzzle
Made withUnity
Tags3D, Casual, Game Maker's Toolkit Jam, html, magnets, mobile, pc, puzzler, Top-Down
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Touchscreen
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, Textless

Install instructions

Windows/Mac:

  • Download the .zip file
  • Unarchive .zip file
  • Run the executable (altering the Data directory can corrupt the game)
  • Game made with Unity3d Engine for PC

Android:

  • Install the .apk

Download

Download
Magnetic v2.0 26 MB
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Magnetic v2.0 (Android) 41 MB
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Magnetic (Jam Version) 25 MB
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Magnetic_MacOS.zip 29 MB

Development log

Comments

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I had fun with this one. The concept works very well. I played it a few months ago, and iirc I had a couple of bugs, and some levels were less fun than others (more backtracking ? Can't remember offhand), but overall a nice experience.

thanks for playing and for the feedback. This was our first game ever so we were definitely learning.  (Still are of course) 


I would like to revisit this one some day and give it the remastered treatment  😀

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That's a very good puzzle game. However it has a few bugs. Since this is a three year old game, I'm asking if you want me to post more details about the bugs.

Hi Itap88. Thanks for playing our game and being willing to report bugs. We are always open to them as we have taught about remastering our older game jam games. :)

1. The magnet can get stuck inside a box if it comes on the crate's respawn tile a while before the box respawns. The first time, I could do nothing but restart. I reproduced the bug right before writing this and now the crate is gone and does not respawn. This time, it was harder to get stuck.

2. Those mine-like exploding things might act weirdly. When I played before, some of them could be attracted without explosion if the magnet was right next to them. After repeling, they started to fall below the floor and teleporting back up, causing an explosion when magnet went on that tile. This time, they acted almost normally except I've managed to repel them before explosion and the explosion occured but didn't reset the level. Both times, I did it at the start of level 11.

I'm actually not sure if it is something wrong with the game or my browser.

Thank you. I'll look into this when I have time. Thanks again for playing :)

nice

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This game really Pulled me right in!
It's super Attractive and at $0, this game is a Steel!