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by KevinWorkman - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You have 10 seconds to defuse the bomb! Cut the correct wire in time, or the bomb goes BOOM!

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Aug 26, 2013 @ 3:04am

Ha, lovely idea!

ethankennerly says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 3:22am

Tracing the wires in 10 seconds alerted me. If you continue to develop this, have you considered gradually introducing the tangles?

KevinWorkman says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 1:25pm

Thanks for playing!

@ethankennerly: I actually tried to gradually introduce the tangles and ramp up the difficult as you go. The first few levels only have 1 curve in them, then more curves are added as you play to make it harder. The problem is that there's a big different between 1 and 2 curves, but then less of a difference between having 2 and 3 curves, even less for 3 or 4 curves, etc. It's an interesting problem though.

GNecro1 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:34pm

Cool locking game but sound would be nice :)

HeroesGrave says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:16am

What kind of crazy person wired up those bombs??!!

Highscore: 171110

Adjotur says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:44am

Liked it, got pretty far into it too :D

Kramin42 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 8:10am

It would be better if the wires didn't have sharp kinks. That should be possible if they're made out of cubic Bezier curves.

Good game though, I got 180653 on my third try :)

KevinWorkman says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 12:40pm

Thanks everybody!

I agree that sound would be nice, it just didn't happen.

@HeroesGrave: the same kind of crazy person who leaves exploding red barrels next to groups of enemies in every shooting game! :D

@Kramin42- they are indeed cubic Bezier curves, and I did try to get rid of the kinks, but this is the best I could come up with. I'd be interested to hear how you'd do it!

Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:28am

Makes me want to join the bomb squad. Not sure if this is a good or bad thing but I enjoyed this game. Nice one Kevin!

Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:32am

Nice take on the bomb theme!

kristof says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 11:33am

Nice little game. Seems easier than it is at first, which is great! Some sounds like ticking and a scissor sound when cutting would be cool.

Sh1rogane says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 11:36am

Fun entry, quite hard sometimes when ALL the cables is like a ball in the middle :P

triforcespark says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 6:02am

I thought this was a bad game, but as I progressed,
Earphone chords.

KunoNoOni says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:57pm

Challenging game. I really liked it. Good job! :)

truiton says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:59pm

Nice idea :D

Kragnir says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:44pm

Like the idea and implementation. Nice use of the theme.

Brassawiking says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:54pm

This could be a really good mobile game if you polish it more =)Sound is definitely needed.

nihilocrat says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 4:28pm

I scored 66942. I really like the concept of the game.

imef says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 8:35pm

Nice concept! Simple works well.

Aug 31, 2013 @ 10:40pm

Nice one! Getting harder and harder to find the wire.

caranha says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 2:43pm

Nice and sweet game, short and to the point. The lack of sound is a great disservice to this game, but other than that I really liked it!

Have a video review :-)

RawBits says ...
Sep 16, 2013 @ 5:51pm

Too many booms in this LD. :)

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