the controls in Flux is crucial to success as a player.
The controls are designed to be very intuitive and the basic
controls are easy enough for anyone who has experience with
a mouse to sit down and play a few levels.
mouse over an interactive region of the screen will cause
some animation to occur. If you wish to perform that
action, click once with the left mouse button.
game, if you wish to select a "chain" of pieces,
left-click once on any piece in the desired chain.
If you wish to destroy the selected chain left-click on
any highlighted piece.
||If there are
arrows present at the extremes of the puzzle window then
there is a part of the puzzle off of the screen in that
direction. If you wish to scroll the window to see
that part of the puzzle, hold down the right mouse button
and move the mouse as if you were sliding a piece of paper
(e.g. if you wish to see something off to the ride side
of the screen, hold down the right mouse button and move
the mouse to the left.)
you may scroll the puzzle using the arrows on the keyboard.
If you wish to quickly re-center the displayed area of the
puzzle, simply press the spacebar.
At any point
during gameplay you may change the music or stop it completely.
In the top-right of the screen there are several controls.
the Stop button. Clicking this
button will cause the music to end immediately.
After clicking the Stop button, it
will turn into the Play button.
Click this button at any time to start the music again.
the Repeat button. If this button
is depressed, the current song will loop. If it
is not then the next song will be played.
the Shuffle button. If this button
is depressed the order of the songs is completely random.
If it is not then the songs will always be played
in the same order.
just to the left of the Song Title
is the Previous Song button.
Clicking this button will change the current song to
the previous one in the playlist.
on the other side of the Song Title
is the Next Song button. Clicking
this button advances the current song to the next one
in the playlist.
you are in the middle of trying to solve one of the
challenging puzzles of Flux, there's nothing more
annoying than having to move your mouse away from
the game to change the music. That's why we made it
possible to control all of the music functions from
- toggle stop/play
X - toggle repeat
C - toggle random
V - previous song
B - next song
following keys are helpful to know, but almost all of
them can be done (albeit not as conveniently) with the
- toggle background on/off
F2 - toggle Frames-per-Second counter on/off
F12 - instant quit (here comes the boss)
ESC - reset current level
- reset current level
Alt+X - exit puzzle