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by Forstride - 48 Hour Compo Entry

10TICK is a fast-paced, arena-style TDS. Your goal is to stay alive as long as possible, avoiding hazards, and collecting more time. To get more time, you must shoot targets to make potted plants appear.

If you shoot a green potted plant, the timer will reset back to 10. If you shoot a golden potted plant, the timer will freeze for a short period of time. If you shoot a purple potted plant, the timer will go down by 1 second.

If the timer reaches 0, you explode, and have to start over.


WASD - Move
Shift - Slide
R - Restart
Left Mouse Button - Shoot
Right Mouse Button - Smooth Aiming

Made with Game Maker: Studio Standard.

(Source is included in the download)

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SmudgedCat says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 1:17pm

Man, this is hard! I like the basic idea but it took me ages to realise I needed to hit the targets and then back into the middle of the map. Those gun turrets are pretty lethal.

Dwel says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:35pm

I like the idea, however a certain part (intentional or unintentional) made it a big pain. To complete it, you kinda have to scout the area and then plan the best path. However, the turrets don't seem to reset to ther initial rotation on death, so it became a "find the best route and pray the turrets are looking the other way". Could have used a more zoomed out camera due to that.

kunzbe says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:38pm

Good graphihcs. The blood looks nice.

BenWhi says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:39pm

Really liked this one! Very original idea!

m110 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:59pm

Cool idea, very well designed. It's pretty hard!

Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:34pm

Very hard game! I wouldn't mind that, but I think the turrets make the game unneccessary difficult. It's hard to notice where they are and where they are aiming until it's too late.

Otherwise the game was pretty well done.

reostra says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:11am

Wow, this was a lot harder than it looked - fun though!

lopiky1 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 3:44am


GigaBass says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 6:43am

Could use some ingame instructions, but fun concept (why do you shoot plants LOL)

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