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Speed Dating

by swinestudios - Jam Entry

USE SPACEBAR
YOU HAVE 10 SECONDS TO DATE EACH GIRL
5 GIRLS IN ALL

GAME BY:
THEBLUEGAMER55
JJ DOGE
HOGNIP
PIGROCKET

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Ratings

#1845Coolness14%

Comments

crashbanito says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:56am

Who knew that virtual speed dating could be so fun? The premise is wacky and gets more insane as you go further in. My only gripe would be that it can get a bit tedious to start up again, but it does allow for a second glance at that crazy dialogue.

Amber says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 8:19am

Heh, cute. It may be because I'm dumb, but sometimes I had trouble getting the game to start again after I lost. Not sure if the space bar is supposed to trigger that but the timing seemed inconsistent. Nice job with the music and the roses!

sam1373 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 10:16am

This an amazing game XD

swinestudios says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:21pm

It seems like the major bug we never fixed was that when pressing spacebar to start the game, it will take a few seconds to begin. But if you press spacebar again, it will reset the timer, which can make it confusing.
Thank you all for the positive words!

Ritzblues783 says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 9:06pm

This game it pretty funny. I enjoyed the dialog. and the fact that you had to mash the spacebar (cutting of the conversations) to get to the dialog options. I recommend randomizing the sequence of dates you encounter to create variety in each game.

kibertoad says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 10:17pm

That was great!

Solifuge says ...
Sep 14, 2013 @ 1:20am

Neat take on the theme, and highly silly. Good work!

I was secretly hoping to have a scene at the end, where all the successful dates wound up in the same place at the same time, and exploded the same way they do when you screw up.

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