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Second's Showdown

by aschearer - Jam Entry

Do you yearn for a simpler time free of the constant interruptions and pressures of modern life? Then look no further! Grab your favorite pistol, a friend or enemy, and join us on a journey to a world of dueling.

In a city where every little problem is resolved with a fight to the death, it's up to you, the dueler's second, to keep heads on shoulders and bodies hole-free. Bring your guile and skill to the table and outsmart your opponent in a battle for the ages!

This is a local multiplayer game. Grab a friend and enjoy!

Note that there is no sound.

Requires a modern browser. I've tested the game using IE10 and Chrome 29. If you encounter an error please let me know!

Written with TypeScript. The game's source code is available under the MIT license from GitHub:

Thanks for playing!

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SasoriDama says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:05pm

That was fun. I like the setting and graphics style a lot. It's pretty silly too!

Hitonagashi says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:34pm

I quite liked it. Found it was quite hard to win, even with a friend, we kept drawing each other. Interesting game though!

Paul Sinnett says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:39pm

I love the graphical style.

frankbsad says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:42pm

It felt really cool, but I didn't have anyone to play against :( I'll give it another shot later.

gravyhands says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:48pm

Ever since the Pokemon Trading Card Game on Game Boy Color, I've always had a soft spot for games with flipping coins...

Zer0Kelvin says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:07am

Love the look of it and the silly characters! Would like to see a single player mode, could just randomize the enemy's choice?

Rave Radbury says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:12am

Great game! A lower health bar or a larger item pool might make draws less frequent. The strategy aspect leads to a sort of stalemate, so more luck may be needed to break that up.

wulfdesign says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 2:45am

I like the old style wood cut prints and trap iconography.. be good to see this in a phone/tablet game you can play against someone on another device...

fgielow says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 3:42am

the looks are very clear and direct. very different gameplay too!

flavio says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 8:16am

Easy to get after the first coin :)
Nice design
I did not get the theme here?
Anyway, fun to play a couple of parties with a friend ! :)

KeithE. says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 7:49pm

love the style.

tigerj says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 3:36am

really crazy fun. the images and icons are great.

Capro says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 8:36am

Great graphics here. The board/card game mechanics are awesome. :)

SneManden says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 8:43am

The graphics are really great; nice to see a different artstyle. It's a bid sad that you got to have friends (around;)) to play it. Solid game mechanic although I found a tad boring - sorry, but too many draws.

However, a great entry.

Will Edwards says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 8:57am

Really gorgeous artwork!

mutilator says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:32am

requires a second person at the pc to properly have fun but otherwise was alrite

blackotus says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:43am

Interesting take on the theme, also nice to see something you can play with a friend.

Great visuals too! Well done!

Sep 15, 2013 @ 12:47am

hmm interesting strategy and good game with other people. 5 stars

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