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10 Second Space Voyage

by thedeadlybutter - 48 Hour Compo Entry

[FTL DRIVE] - Warp complete

[Ground control] Major Bob you must fix your ship! The backup fault detector will help you determine what is broken, but you will only have 10 seconds to fix each part. To speed up the process use your Fix-I Gun 9000 on anything that is broken!

-- Controls --
WASD for walking around
Space for jumping (in low gravity of course)
Left click for firing the fixigun

-- Tips --
* Read the screens to figure out what computers are!
* Think what the pipe and wire colors could represent in real life
* You get 2 extra shots each round, use both shots if you have too!
* Don't pretend play spaceship pilot for too long Major, you have a mission to complete!

-- Other notes --
* I'm going to do a walktrhough for anyone who gets stuck, but the 2 beta testers I had play both were able to find everything so it's not impossible!

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TheBlueRage says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:41am

A neat idea! Reminds me of an old school game called "Bomb Squad" lol. Good stuff though, keep it up!

qrunchmonkey says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:49am

Nice concept but the extremely long level loading time kills the replayability for me.

Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:53am

@qrunchmonkey I guess that's the problem with working on good computers, you don't notice these things until people have problems. Sorry it caused that issue for you, I will look into optimizing the scene/level.

Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:13am

Ha, looking at the console with its 167+ buttons is a nice panic-event :)

jammy12789 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 8:11am

Good game love how the ship was about to crash into the earth! I didn't really understand the game. Also like qrunchmonkey said the loading is too long and kills the ability to play the game again!

Aug 26, 2013 @ 4:54pm

@jammy - I felt I explained the concept both through the intro and the entry page. Can you explain what you were confused about?

Aug 28, 2013 @ 6:43pm

Quite a fun game, at first I was frustrated that I didn't always know what the things were. But I realised after a few tries that it became part of the fun :)

MinionStudios says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 10:11pm

Nice! hard to play, but nice!

Sep 3, 2013 @ 3:25am

Hard yet really fun game. Good job! I featured it in my Ludum Dare 27 video compilation series, if you'd like to check it out :)

Antidote says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 4:08am

Interesting game, I like the fixing stuff idea :)

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