Pacman 5D

3D Level

You think it is your old friend Pacman placed in some strange three-dimensional maze? Yes and no. Some levels of the game are really 3D, but there are four- and five-dimensional mazes. For example, this one is shaped as a set of edges of so-called truncated 5D simplex.

5D Level

And it really lives in 5D! If you drag with the right mouse button, you'll see that shape of the field is changing: maze parts of different colors are moving toward or away from you depending of their color. And if you click right button, shape changes dramatically: What was a color is a position now, and vise versa. For example, violet points go to the top of the screen, and top points become violet.

Running is easy: pacman always goes into the screen. When you rotate the view by dragging the left mouse button, the game pauses. That way you always have time to prepare for the next turn. And if you need more time, just click left button or press F1 to pause/resume the game. Just remember that you see only half of the existing dimensions. Sometimes pacman misses desired path (on the first picture).

Main View Secondary View

When you click the right button (to see last two dimensions) you will see the reason it missed: pass with points goes far into 4th and 5th dimensions! So if you want to be more confident about the next turn, orient the pass in your main view, then right-click, orient the pass from you, right-click again. And be sure that the crossing is deeper than the pacman, otherwise pacman will turn around and go away from the crossing, probably to the closest monster...

Use Ctrl+Left button (up/down) to zoom in/out

There are three sets of levels, you can run them by buttons 3D, 4D and 5D respectively. There are currently only four different levels in each dimension.

You can download game here. It is in zip file. Unpack it in any folder and run exe file.

Good luck!
–Andrey Astrelin

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