The Making of Crucial Pain

Recently outofscope has open sourced Crucial Pain, an HTML5 game in which you control a puck through 32 levels with increasing difficulty. You can find it on GitHub, play it online or download it from the AppStore for free.

The rules are fairly simple. When you tap a point on the screen, you accelerate towards it. The greater the distance between you and that point, the faster you go. After tapping, you lose control over the game. When you hit a wall, you lose one of your three lives and in return win back control. Apart from this (more…)