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10 Seconds to Live

by Darthone - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Roguelike Survival Game

The story so far

You have been captured and poisoned by Allen the Alchemist. He has thrown you into his dungeon and now you must slay the crazy alchemist's dungeon dwellers and scour seemingly endless rooms for an antidote.

W A S D - Basic Movement
Left Click - Attack
Q and E / Mouse Wheel - Change Weapons
R - Drop Currently Selected Weapon

You can find new randomly generated weapons in chests.
You lose 1 heart every 10 seconds so be careful.

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Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:27pm

Really enjoyed playing this. Super challenging, and makes you want to keep playing until you beat it.

Stryphe says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:03am

Nice implantation of the theme and good game!

Generalgore says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:14am

Very hard, quite fun. good job!

Laelien says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:28am

This is great !

Okay, maybe a little more details :P
The game is very challenging, but in a good way. It can be a little unfair, mainly when changing rooms. Loved the different weapons, even if the sword is SO DAMN SLOW I COULD BREW MY OWN COFFEE BEFORE BEING DONE HITTING SOMETHING.( Yeah, I'm a fast brewer. ) Lacks a little audio, but otherwise excellent.
Good job !

Kragnir says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:35pm

Like most parts of the game.

The weapon system seems unnecessarily complicated and time consuming though.

Solifuge says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 4:34am

I liked the game, particularly the challenge. As a major balance consideration, though, consider that you lose 1 health every second, and it takes longer than 10 seconds on average to find a health potion to restore that lost HP. All I kept getting were mana potions I couldn't use because I rarely made it far enough to find a spell.

Unless you're extremely lucky, this game seems almost unbeatable. That said, I like it. With some balancing, I think it could be really fun to play.

Vaalen says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 4:53pm

A good game rather difficult. But really addictive.

Sep 1, 2013 @ 3:07am

Nice gameplay!

motty says ...
Sep 6, 2013 @ 1:58am


Nearly runs under Wine but doesn't seem to get the keyboard input. Mouse yes but not keyboard. Really wanted a go on this.

Oh well. Can't rate it as haven't played it but looks great.

Xaychru04 says ...
Sep 6, 2013 @ 9:45am

I really enjoyed this game, It's sooo difficult! There are some collision problems with ennemies/boxes, but I doesn't impact the overall gameplay.

Sheep says ...
Sep 6, 2013 @ 11:22am

It's pretty hard. Less monsters would've been nice, haha. Overall good game.

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