August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds
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10 Second Roguelikeby BadgerPriest - 48 Hour Compo Entry
"Darkness has descended on Atalaria. A mighty Time Dragon has taken residence in the dungeon beneath the city and has warped the fabric of spacetime, causing the city's inhabitants to age at an accelerated rate.
You have been chosen to venture into the dungeon and face the dragon there. You will surely fail, but perhaps one of your descendants will succeed."
Who says that roguelikes all have to be slow-paced and strategic? For this entry, I've decided to mess with genre conventions with a roguelike that only gives each character 10 seconds of life. But fear not! Every time you die, you can get back where you left off with a new random character, a la Rogue Legacy. Can you fight your way to the bottom of the dungeon and defeat the dragon?
I recommend using Chrome for the smoothest possible experience, but any modern browser should work.
Just for fun, I also made a Game Jam version of this game, which adds an infinite mode (with progressively higher difficulty) and lets you continue playing after completing the story, as well as featuring randomly generated character art (created by Jimmy Hack aka Humphihzly). Ignore the Game Jam version for rating purposes, but check it out if you're interested.
Tools used: Google Chrome, Sublime Text 2, BFXR, LMMS, Pinta
Libraries used: ROT.js, Underscore, jQuery, Faker.js
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