OCTOPTICOM is an open-ended puzzle programming game about designing and optimizing optical computing devices. Use lasers, mirrors, filters and other components to read, transform and write sequences of colored squares.
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Oct 3, 2018
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June 18

Version 1.1 - Step function and Color blindness mode

Below is a list of new features, changes and bugfixes for version 1.1 of OCTOPTICOM. Some highlights are - added step and pause functions and color blindness mode.

New features
  • Step and pause functions
  • Color blindness mode
  • Hotkeys for all components
  • Sum of component costs shown in the right bottom corner(can be toggled on and off by pressing 'K')
  • Change simulation time(speed) by scrolling
  • Delete selection when an input/output component is also selected
  • The Options menu is accessible inside a loaded level

Changes
  • Level select menu is restructured showing the names of the levels and grouping them in 3 groups - easy, medium and hard
  • Goals are visible in all levels
  • Clarifications in the instructions for some levels
  • Instructions for all unsolved levels show automatically
Bugfixes
  • Holding the output component and pressing R results in a solved level
  • Escape while running disables buttons when returning to level
  • Right mouse click over menu buttons crashes the game
  • Accumulator bug on step 31 due to overflow(reported by shuffleskye on reddit)
  • Various issues with the switches(reported by algorithmshark, shuffleskye and others)
  • Partially solved an issue reported by Baltazár Radics related to the switches and the behavior of splitters.
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About This Game

OCTOPTICOM is an open-ended puzzle programming game about designing and optimizing optical computing devices. Use lasers, mirrors, filters and other components to read, transform and write sequences of colored squares. Solve a variety of light puzzles and find clever ways to make your solutions elegant and compact.

Features
  • Lasers
  • 8 colors
  • A lot of squares
  • More than 40 levels of light programming
  • Not a single line of assembly code required

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04+, SteamOS
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit operating system

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