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10 seconds til Midnight

by nolann - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Had a lot a fun creating my 1st game "10 seconds til' Midnight"
My main character is matthew hopkins witch finder.

Use arrows keys and Space Bar
You get 10 seconds and only a few nets to throw at the Witch so make sure to aim wisely.

I created it using Gamemaker.

thanks for playing

Downloads and Links




Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:05pm

Crashes as soon as I open it. Windows 7, sp1

Sergey Mohov says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:55pm

OSX version doesn't launch, the OS doesn't recognize the file as a valid app.

h8urf8 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:13pm

Confirm the crash on Win 7.

loxo says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:18pm

Error on OS X Mountain Lion: "Classic environment is no longer supported".

voltorben says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:24pm

yeah, sorry. have the same problem on Mac OS 10.8.2 as above :/

Beerman says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:32pm

Another crash here. win7 x64, died immediately and did something weird to the brightness on my screen.

nolann says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:17pm

Ahh man I guess i need to look in that:(

nolann says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:02pm

The Files Should play now, I don't know what happened, obviously something i did wrong;(

Tork says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:20am

too simple too fast

KunoNoOni says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:50am

Like the graphics and the sound/music. Very interesting use of the theme :)

Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:50am

I had to use firefox to get it to work, but I did end up catching the witch. It was a struggle, but it paid off in the end. Nice concept. It could have been longer, though.

Laelien says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:53am

The music is great ! Too bad Matthew doesn't have a moving animation, this would have made him much more lively. I would have enjoyed at least a few more enemies, and the red font kind of constrats with the dark mood.

Pretty damn good for a first game though !

oajfh says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:12pm

Nice art and pretty good music. The concept is a bit simple, but pretty nice for a first game.

Tanser says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:32pm

Nice graphics. :)

AmyDee says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:59am

I liked the twitch necessary to track the ridiculously fast witch. Overall the game was a bit too simple, however, and only held my attention for a few plays. Needs more variation, in levels and in witch behavior.

Plus, a bit of personal bias here, I'd rather play the witch >:D

haxpor says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 1:42pm

I have a hard time trying to catch that cat, it moves too fast. It seems I can shoot only 3 times, I guess, making impossible to catch the cat.

tigerj says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 4:24am

I like how fast you can restart. it gives it a real hook. nice game.

Darien says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 11:37am

Your "web" link appears to point to a .zip file.

Sheep says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 11:20am

Really short and not so good, but at least you made something. Now try to make something even better next time :D

Sep 16, 2013 @ 2:55pm

Really short, simple game. I think its a cat, not a witch so that confused me a bit, and your Web link does point to a file that doesnt work in the end, however you did submit a game and in the time restraint, it is a pretty good game. I featured this game in my LD27 compilation video series, if you'd like to check it out :)

Eelfroth says ...
Sep 16, 2013 @ 8:12pm

As I lay dying in the darkest of forests, where no living thing can ever be, a haunting melody sent shivers up my spine. And I beheld, half in terror half in admiration, the witch dancing around the ashen trees like a wild beast. I would be her supper tonight. I could see it in her mad, cat-like eyes.

I love the athmosphere in this game. Nice job!

nolann says ...
Sep 18, 2013 @ 2:05pm

Thanks for all the comments and feedback, what a great positive experience!

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