Colour Bind is a physics platform-puzzler set in an abstract world where gravity is determined not by mass, but by colour.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (24 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 24, 2012
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"For the most part Colour Bind is an enjoyable, if not difficult, puzzle platformer. "
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“Brain bending brilliance from downunder!”
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“...one of the best puzzle platformers in recent years.”
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About This Game

Colour Bind is a physics platform-puzzler set in an abstract world where gravity is determined not by mass, but by colour. Navigate this unique world by manipulating colour and gravity to solve each level. Beating each unique puzzle in Colour Bind will take patience, intelligence, quick reflexes and sometimes even a helping hand from a friend.

Key Features

  • A true challenge: Over 50 unique puzzles with multiple solutions will keep you platforming for a long time. This game is hard. Early-90's hard. Don't be afraid to step back and think.
  • Colour-based physics: Change your colour and manipulate each level's gravity to solve every puzzle. Primary colours have different gravities applied to them, and when combined form a secondary colour that takes the vector sum of that gravity.
  • A world of secrets: Take your time to explore every level. There’s a world of hidden solutions, distractions, and more to discover. Can you unlock every achievement?
  • Procedural music: Colour doesn’t only control your physical experience, but your aural as well. Each colour has a different music track, and combining and changing your colour will mix these tracks on the fly to transform your auditory experience.
  • Play with a friend: 20 local co-op levels that take not only two hands, but two minds to defeat. It will take impeccable timing and skill to reach the end. The ultimate challenge for the ambidextrous gamer.
  • Create your own levels: Colour Bind’s challenge doesn’t stop once you’ve beaten every level. Download new levels through Steam Workshop or create your own with ColourBind’s fully featured level editor for a never-ending experience!
  • Leaderboards and achievements: Compete with your friends online to get the fastest times per level! Can you find the fastest alternate solutions and jump to the top of the leaderboards?

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP
    • Processor: 1.4GHz or faster
    • Memory: 768 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Pixel Shader 2.0 (some older integrated cards might not work)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.6 hrs on record
This game is really a hidden Gem, I havnt played much of the singleplayer but with two controllers the local co-op is amazing. Possible one of the best experiences our there if you are ready to test your friendship with a buddy. I wish there was more co-op levels on the workshop though. Check the Hub video section for some of the co-op plays with one of my buddies.
Posted: May 8
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Control a two wheeled "car" to an exit point. Multiple direction of gravity exist which are color coded so when your car turns a certain color, the gravity of your "car" changes accordingly. Switches are placed among the levels to change the gravitation effects of each color. Even for the simple puzzles, it's a very tough game and the control response feels awkward making it overly frustrating when just learning the basics. The mazes are not engaging enough to think about for long periods of time. Instead, the game forces the player to try and try again or just quit when it starts to feel like a chore.
Posted: September 11
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
57.6 hrs on record
If you play it enough to get over the initial trickiness of the movement, this game has so much potential. It can get hard in both a platformer and a puzzle sense, and it is one of my favorite games to date simply because of how limitless it seems to stretch. I've probably played Colour Bind more than most people writing the reviews here, and my only complaint is that for some it may take some getting used to before seeing it for what it is. The fact that it has a level editor would be one of my favorite "pros" so to speak. The only reason as far as I have heard was people complaining about the controls and physics, but I'm telling you, it isn't that bad once you get used to it. I honestly can't find a reason not to buy this game unless you aren't very good at grasping different control systems. I personally think the creator of this game got everything right.

9.5/10 even though I never do out of ten scales on my reviews, just in case this was too long to read.
Posted: November 26, 2013
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
161.9 hrs on record
This is a must have if you like physics based platform games. Don't expect amazing graphics, music or sound effects, but a quite unique game with a challenging gameplay that will keep you busy for a long time if you get hooked. Warning, it's not for everyone, as you will need to be patient and fight against frustration to finish all the levels and beat some times.

Even though it's hard, the best is that finishing the levels is not very difficult (only the last ones), the hard thing is to get the gold and platinum medals, the difficulty increase is very well measured. Furthermore, the leaderboards, the level editor and the cooperative mode are added value features that make it even better.

I heartily recommend this game, there should be more games like this.
Posted: December 6, 2013
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Great way to spend your time :)
Posted: September 25, 2012
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