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10 Seconds to Earth

by EmptyFlash - Jam Entry

***Requires Java***
Double the .jar file to launch

Defend the earth in this fast paced top down shooter and get power ups as go.

Press W, and S to move toward the mouse
Press A, and d to strafe
The arrow keys also do the same functions
Click the mouse to shoot

*Standard Gun
*Machine Gun
*Lightning Gun

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LionelJitro says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:53am

Nice take on the genre.

Cool use of the theme, quite an addicting game.

borden says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:52am

Pretty fun!
Nice graphics.

Gaspard_ says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:12am

Loved the upgrades!
The "next wave in ten" however seems really unimportant, but whatever: nice graphics!

Aug 28, 2013 @ 3:35am

Hey cool space game. Need a little bit of polish on the controller but overall, nice game with cute graphic !

RARoadkill says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 3:35am

Fun game, I didn't really move from earth the whole time. Loved the flame thrower

ghostmaple says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:17am

Before I started up the game, I thought that control scheme was going to be awful. After playing it...neat. Took a little getting used to, but I like it. Got that flamethrower/plasma gun upgrade just in time!

Zer0Kelvin says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:25am

Maybe need a mechanic to encourage moving away from the Earth sometimes? Seemed like the controls went weird and seemed to stick, sending me off in one direction and hard to get back?

MrRoboman says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:25am

Good job. Loved my flame thrower!

Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:02pm

Great game! cool glowy coloring effect, and simple but polished gameplay. My score: 69600.

I friggin loved the flamethrower lol.

SnoringFrog says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 5:08am

Mac version doesn't seem to run. I open the jar, and the frame of the game flashes up a couple times (pure white) and then nothing.

Aug 29, 2013 @ 5:20pm

Nice take on the theme! The game is fun and looks really nice. However, there needs to be an incentive or something to move away from the Earth otherwise I see no point to move away from it.

Makio says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 10:16am

Good SF atmosphere. But my score is quite low ... because of mac version?

namrog84 says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 10:27am

Non traditional controls are a little hard to get used too. I thought the earth healthbar was part of the level. Should have had that off to side/hud somewhere else

It was fun and good!
keep it up!

ashdnazg says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 5:11pm

This damn lightning! I was doing so well with the flamethrower...

motty says ...
Sep 6, 2013 @ 1:53am

Great little game. Bit hard for me. Died a lot. Fun though. Will play again. Nice one. Thanks for this.

manuq says ...
Sep 11, 2013 @ 8:54pm

Nice space shooter :) Everything was OK. I couldn't advance many floats, but I will definetely come back to this.

jwolf says ...
Sep 16, 2013 @ 12:54am

Pretty solid shooter, with decent power-ups. I didn't see any good reason to move away from the Earth though (probably need drops of some kind?)

Sep 16, 2013 @ 2:59pm

This game is really addicting! I like it loads. I featured this game in my LD27 compilation video series, if you'd like to check it out :)

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