Grayscale is a maze game with grayscale graphics as its name suggests. This puzzle game features simple controls, splendid music, particle effects, and twenty levels that will test your problem-solving abilities.
Grayscale is a brain game that starts off testing players' cognitive ability of problem-solving. Figuring out how to play is not rocket science, but it is an exercise in problem-solving since players must figure out what the goal is and in-game instructions are not provided.. The controls section of this game's description has already spoiled some of the fun, but if you want to retain some of the initial challenge of figuring things out for yourself, then I suggest you read no further.
If you haven't figured it out for yourself, the objective of Grayscale is to get the dot from the start of the stage to the large circular goal. Unlike other maze games, you are not penalized for moving your mouse outside course. You may move your mouse cursor freely, and the white dot will attempt to move towards it. Keep in mind that the white dot is restricted to the course of the maze, however. There is no time limit in this brain game. If you need to take a break, you can come back later since your progress is saved upon the completion of each level.
In order to reach your goal in Grayscale, you will have to rotate gears and pulleys to move objects out of your way and to connect paths. Wheels and gears are rotated when as your dot passes by them. Study each stage carefully so that you will know which direction that the gears or wheels need to be rotated. Some levels of this brain game require the use of the cognitive ability of sequencing since solutions may be broken down into steps.
Finally, Grayscale requires the cognitive skill of working memory as well. Once you have figured out how somethings works, the same knowledge can be applied to similar encounters in future levels. If you choose to play this brain game in one sitting, it can be beaten in about one hour so you should be able to retain information in your short-term memory.
Grayscale is a challenging puzzle game that takes a bit of intuition to get started. Once you have figured out the gameplay mechanics, you will have a brain-busting good time completing Grayscale's twenty levels!