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10 Second Tai

by Teejay5 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Tai overslept and now he's late fashionably late for school! Play as he tries desperately to get to school on time, only to be interrupted by the SharkNATO (its like the North Atlantic Treaty Organization but with sharks).

This game has no affiliation with the SyFy channel, any suggestion towards that is meant in a parodic manner. enjoy!

Be my friend on twitter: @_Teejay5 (please friends are nice)

If you're confused on the bus level, you must survive the first 10 seconds, then get in the bus within the next 10 seconds. SHARKS

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loolpolo says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:57am

ahahahahahaha, oh my god, that game is great!!

flod says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:26am

can't stop laughting!

PaidGEEK says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:15pm

Haha I like it!

dudsen says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:43pm

Haaaaaaaaaa, oh dear. Shitted my pants. Dude, this is clearly a 5/5 . Still have tears in my eyes from laughing.

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

This was hilarious! If my teeth ever rot and turn black, I hope he can send me some of his toothpaste :D Awesome job!

cardboard says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 6:04am

Hahahahaha, that was awesome. Your game is unique and interesting. The mechanics vary from level to level which is nice. I love the game's graphical style and all of the game's humor, I just wish there was more to play :D

netgrind says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:56pm

That was awesome. Your game is hilarious. I love the getting out of bed at the beginning. Reminds me of how I often have to jump out in the morning.

blackotus says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:25pm

Very, very funny!
The introduction "a capella" was great. Heck, everything was great.
Congrats! ;P

Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:12pm

Pretty funny, good job on the improvised SFX/BGM. Couldn't figure out how to protect the bus but I don't think it matters. This could be the next McPixel.

Teejay5 says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:35am

Thanks for the responses, everyone! :D

@Dark Acre Jack McPixel, you say?! I sorta reminded myself of McPixel after I made this haha. Thanks!

@BenWhi I'll be sure to get you some 10 Second Tai™ brand toothpaste when I inevitably start making merch!

flarb says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:03am

Hilarious. I wish I had a jet pack to get to school back in the day.

Kotstulle says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:10am

this game made me laugh so hard I nearly couldn't play it :D

mamoniem says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:10am

hahah, funny experience !

Sebastian says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:16am

Hah! Extremely funny man, nice game. Couldn't get passed the bus stage though, what am I meant to do? I'll be looking out for that toothpaste, don't disappoint me!

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

This was really entertaining and a wonderful "gamification" of a common experience. The over-the-topness sold it. The controls were a little loose and hard to get working in points, but overall very enjoyable.

Split82 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 12:49am

Cool story :)

Aug 29, 2013 @ 2:23am

I love the sheer absurdity of it all! The gameplay and story shared the same breathlessly joyous excitement, making them mesh perfectly together and compliment each other.

A full-length game of this sort would give birth to a new genre and I would raucously applaud it.

Teejay5 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 4:15am

@Blennosoft wooa if i could spark a new genre..WOWEE
Dude, thanks so much for your comment, it's really pushing me forward to do more with this crazy project :D

Actually, thanks everyone for your comments, it's giving me some mad motivation >:D

Thermite says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:37am

Hahaha, amazing. It's Octodad meets WarioWare, and it's absolute genius :D

marccspro says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:39am

Very funny game ! :D This is hilarious !

porglezomp says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:10pm

SharkNATO is the best thing ever.

OkayHughes says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:19pm

Great game. SharkNATO indeed...

Sergey Mohov says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 8:12am

Nice and ridiculous! Loved the humour, and especially putting the pants on and the sharks. Great!

onzephyr says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 5:03am

fantastic humor. and anything with jetpacks has to be great.

ratalaika says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 10:37am

good job

dook says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 5:05pm

Hehe. Everything about this is awesome.

Sep 3, 2013 @ 3:24am

This game is pure awesome. Great humor, very well done. I featured it in my Ludum Dare 27 video compilation series, if you'd like to check it out :)

Antidote says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 4:17am

Lol, funniest game I've played this LD

Antidote says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 4:17am

lol! that's hilarious. Pretty interesting story for sure...Not sure how I could get to school safely with sharknatos on the way..

Travis Irby says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 4:47am

This is hilariously awesome Teejay! great job :D

TobiasW says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 2:10pm

The emergent humor is strong in this one! Well, and also the normal humor. Pretty strong too. And some meta humor. In other news, that was hilarious :D

I loved how you apologized in the menu for the lack of music. You should've commented the whole game like the alarm thing! I think your voice is perfect for that.

Why is there no beat box music the whole game, whyyyy? I was so much expecting that, and that would've earned you a pretty high audio score!

The graphics fit perfectly for this kind of game. Your character designs are awesome, especially the faces Tai makes.

The gameplay itself is pretty hilarious too. I love (ab)using physics for stuff like this.

Colapsydo says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 4:46pm

I think the part I like the most is the splash screen with the a Capella music, I'm just messing around with books and balls listening to funky beat-boxing.
The rest of the game is excellent, I'm found of this kind of humor. And you did such a variety of gameplay, nice.

Teejay5 says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 5:17am

@ToabiasW Duuude I so would've put some beatbox music across the whole game, but unfortunately I was doing the audio in literally the last few minutes of the Dare :/

nice job nailing down all the type of humor present; haha I didn't even know it was called emergent humor until just now so thanks for pointing that out!
And yes, (ab)using physics to win is the way to go.

Thanks for your comments, everyone!

GFM says ...
Sep 7, 2013 @ 10:35pm

This was great! Somewhat of a 10 seconds Wario Ware like game...
Nice and funny graphics and extra points for the a cappella sounds! I was pretty much laughing through all the game. :D

DreamTeam says ...
Sep 13, 2013 @ 1:08am

Um.... lol

Some nice lighting effects going on in here, actually. The game is funny and I just wish there was an actual upbeat song to go with the totally ridiculous action. Good work!

SmudgedCat says ...
Sep 16, 2013 @ 1:24pm

I like the music and sound effects. Quite a bewildering experience!

Teejay5 says ...
Sep 17, 2013 @ 3:37am

Heeeey peeps, please contact me if you would like the source of 10 Second Tai!

(twitter @_Teejay5)

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