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Grid Challenge

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Grid Challenge
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General
Author(s)Miqualke
TypePuzzle
Version0.9
LicenceMixed
Links
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Grid Challenge is an improved version of GridLock (a puzzle game also released by Miqualke). It is based on the sliding block puzzle game invented by Nob Yoshigahara in the 1970s.

This homebrew was the 2nd of the NEO Coding Competition 2005.

Features

  • 750 levels.
  • 6 levels of difficulty.
  • 4 unlock-able skins.

User guide

Move blocks with Stylus to create a path for the master piece (smiley piece) to the exit.

Horizontal blocks can only move horizontally and vertical blocks can only move vertically. The square piece can move both way.

To unlock Challenge mode, You need to play 6 levels that are chosen randomly with 6 levels of difficulty.

Difficulties

  • Easy1 - Nothing special. No stress.
  • Easy2 - There is a step limit. If you don't make it in those step, you lose.
  • Mid1 - Time limit.
  • Mid2 - Time limit and step limit.
  • Hard1 - Only step limit, but shorter.
  • Hard2 - Same step limit, but a shorter time limit is added.

You can play in Free Play mode for high score, either by trying to do the most number of levels continuously by difficulty, or choose to beat your lower number of steps.

Additional notes

  • Saving - Progress is saved on sram flash card. Saving function does not work for wmb user.
  • Gridlock skins - Can be unlocked by winning in challenge mod. Go in the options and select it.
  • Scores - Can be found in highscore menu.

Screenshots

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Changelog

UPDATE

  • Thx to Hatrix for the new skin.

Credits

Lorezo Lamas, lestat and Sylfurd for gfx.