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by Loren - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Hello and welcome to 1000ms, the fast-paced eye-candysplosion fun time!

=>Seizure Warning: This game has bright flashing colors <=

Four modes of play!

Choose from:
1x10 Sprint : 10 bars close in 1 second
1x10 Crazy Rush : 10 bars close in 1 second with points multipliers!
10x10 Stroll : 10 bars close in 10 seconds
10x10 Point Rush: 10 bars close in 10 seconds with points multipliers!

Each bar has a number value 1-10 (1-0 on your keyboard)

Hit the appropriate key and clear a bar in non-rush modes.

Bars don't clear in rush modes for MORE POINTS!

Get the points, have fun, mash your keyboard to bits!

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bonsairobo says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:03am

I'm getting a black screen on Firefox and Chromium.

Budda says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:06am

I have no idea what I'm doing, just spamming 1-0 keys - apparently I on though, so yay?

Malor says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:08am

I got 10983 points, but i can't explayne how. Maybe if i could read more carefully....

megashroom says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:09am

I'm getting a black screen on firefox too.
Looks good though.

scriptorum says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:21am

The sprint and crazy modes appeared to be both crazy... I could only get 1 or 2 lines out at those levels and that's because the game telegraphs the first line. The other two modes are more interesting.

Loren says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 5:38am

Thanks for the bug reports! I think the black screen issues are resolved now. The 1 second rounds are supposed to be whacky :) I added the 10 second ones to act as a more relaxed experience, I'm glad you enjoyed them!

Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:26am

hahaha, well that was interesting. Can't get more than 30000 in the 10 second modes, but I feel like getting a high score takes a back seat to the pretty colors... which are indeed bright and pretty, and is what you do so well!

Quick review: Not much of a game, but bright pretty colors were excellent :D

ratalaika says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:45am

I do not understand why everything happens o.O. The game is too confusing

nihilocrat says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 4:15pm

My highest score in "score rush" was 10206.

The one-second modes are basically trolling. :)

agmcleod says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 6:46pm

Like others i did find the speed a bit confusing at first. In a revision, maybe name them in addition to 10 x 10.

Loren says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:01pm

yeah I tried to add some better descriptions in this post. Would have been better to add them in-game too

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:19pm

Excellent game! The graphics are just brilliant :)

Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:19pm

very difficult, took me a moment to realize what I am doing. I wonder how 1x10 Sprint and 1x10 Crazy Rush are supposed to be possible though, they seem to end in two seconds.

jeffibacache says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:23am

I'm just spamming keys, I will try it stoned :)

Jan Marcano says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 6:00am

117257 points on 10x10 Point Rush.

Loved the art direction, it's so... you.
Had fun, was a good game. :)

zillix says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 6:12am

awesome effects. well done!

amidos2006 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:02pm

it have nice look but I don't know what do I read the instructions and it tells me to press keys fast from 0 to 9

rogueNoodle says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:09pm

Pretty cool once I figured it out (feeling slow today). Always a fan of a good Loren color palette :)

CoffeeOnimal says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:40pm

Nice. First couple rounds were random button mashing, but once I got it, I felt like a champion.
Terrific work.

folmerkelly says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 9:51am

F YEAH. Not super intuitive but in a way that only means figuring it out makes you feel really dang good about yourself. Superb use of color and style as usual.

FunByJohn says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 10:04am

This is the most dazzling random number generator ever @_@

Jokes aside though, this is really neat - especially the 10x10 modes

Nick Weihs says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 11:11am

Intense colors! This is an unusual game by it's appreciated.

nddrylliog says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 6:54pm

Aaaaaaaand another winner by Loren. Nice work there!

EggDestroyer says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 12:19pm

100000pts or so in 10*10. Insane game, very satisfying audio & flashy colors even if there's pretty much no gameplay. MASH MOAR

Hypnohustla says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 10:52am

Audio and graphics were pretty good! I had no idea what I was doing first. :P After learning how to play I came to the conclusion that I'm just too slow for these kind of games. Nice entry! :)

Aug 31, 2013 @ 11:26am

Looks great. Sounds great. Not 100% that 10 keys at once isn't too much for my brain to cope with though! Also, this is a new keyboard and I'm scared to mash it too hard...

netgrind says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 6:46pm

So many shapes. I really dug your particle effects.

GarethIW says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 9:17pm

Haha, I think I'm waaay too slow for this game :) But it is pretty!

Sep 3, 2013 @ 10:28pm

Great visual flair as always! I'm a bad touch typist so the Stroll mode is the only one I had much of a chance in :) Very polished.

Jimanzium says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 9:26am

I have no idea what just happened

Sep 4, 2013 @ 1:41pm

Lovely idea! The colors make it much more appealing and confusing.

Also I think I did just get motion-sick from that one :P

tigerj says ...
Sep 17, 2013 @ 12:53am

I don't know what I am doing but it's REALLY fun and looks AMAZING!

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