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Ten Seconds of Thrust!

by wulfdesign - 48 Hour Compo Entry

For Ludum Dare 27
Theme: 10 Seconds

Game Idea
you are on a space mining mission and discover there is a coronal mass ejection
(Solar Flare) headed your way...

your ship only has 10 seconds of main thruster fuel and the flare will be here in 60 seconds!

fly the ship to safety inside the cave...
the deeper the better (if you plan on having kids)...
otherwise say hello to grizzly irradiated death!

Controls: Thrust - left/right/up/down.

Good Luck!

unfortunately only had about 8hrs time make my first game so no ship/crew death... death from collision, or timer/fuel running out. but still playable.
(you'll need to refresh to restart level)

hope to add later after the Ludem Dare 24hr solo comp challenge.

add timer out, scene reset, fuel out, ground/cave collision damage, passenger pickup.. , sound, music, etc..

also have better rocket graphics.. (Done)

IDE: Stencyl
Graphics: Inkscape

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Aug 26, 2013 @ 3:43am

Yay for usable negative fuel. :-D

wulfdesign says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:17am

think the fuel gauge just must have been stuck...! ;)

wulfdesign says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:18am

hmmm... Stencyl site (and Arcade) seems to be down.. trying to get it to host from my dropbox account as well...

wulfdesign says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:22am

ok, must have been just an site update... working now.

jay griffin says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 6:21am

Cool, I always enjoy these thrust-style games.

greysphere says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 6:22am

Heh, the soft failure was actually pretty nice for my first time. Then replayed and did it 'legit'!

kantieno says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:37pm

Though you ran out of time and didn't get to add a lot of the stuff, I liked the concept and some of the bugs were entertaining!

Sergey Mohov says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:54pm

Oh man, I'm bad at this. Nice idea though :-)

MegaMasterX says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:57pm

Given the timeframe, not bad!

ahm99 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:00pm

If I were you, I would quit game development and start working on a jet engine that works without fuel XD. Nice concept though. Next time you'll do better :)

kristof says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:01pm

Although a lot of the game is still missing, one can definitely see where this is going. Nice graphical stile. I especially like that you can see the thrusters burning ;)

elementz123 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:10am

Nice game mechanic going on. I can see this becoming a great game!

Unept says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:14am

Fun. I got nervous when I realized I had 20 seconds left and I wasn't even close. Well don!

Photon says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:05am

Well, its a nice start. Good idea... just a bit of a skeleton, obviously. Not to mention the humorous bugs. The solar flare will be here in -15 seconds? Well, keep at it!

Satyre says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:28am

Nice concept. When fully polished, would definitely become a neat game.
I missed some damage or an instant kill, when the rocket hits the ground and not in landing position.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 8:16am

Sad face, made it into the deepest part of the cave first try, with fuel and time to spare, alas no win condition.
Great game, first spaceship I've controlled that handles like a glacier.

Tipyx says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:19pm

Negative fuel, ah ah ah ^^

flarb says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 6:36pm

Same title as mine, great minds think alike! :)

tombsar says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:06pm

Well done on achieving what you did; I look forward to seeing if you make it into a more complete game. I liked the art style, and the rocket physics.

Kramin42 says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 7:03am

I managed to do it legit, I think the difficulty should be about right when the timers run out and crashing is implemented. Funny that you chose the same name for your game as I did for mine!

zillix says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 7:15am

nicely done! I'd love to see it with more features. I was amused that I could navigate the whole thing using my reverse thrusters, which used no fuel!

Jacob123 says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 11:46am

Would've been a nice game if both timers didn't go into the negative. We can always pretend though!

Connors says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 6:16am

The pages seem to be down at the moment. I might try again later. ;)

mamoniem says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 10:02am

Little hard to control. But i though i will get exploded when i hit the walls !

vikingpotato says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 9:13pm

The game looked and played well.. Some more interesting levels would be nice

manuq says ...
Sep 11, 2013 @ 10:16pm

In only 8 hours?! Nice!

Crowbeak says ...
Sep 12, 2013 @ 11:41am

Not bad for a first time. Not bad at all. Keep it up.

LpSamuelm says ...
Sep 15, 2013 @ 5:04pm

The time is going negative, my thrust is going negative, I can fly through some walls and nothing is happening. I think a few bugs might need fixing.

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