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Ten Seconds

by motty - Jam Entry

It's not great, but it's a game, I made it, and I'm very grateful for Ludum Dare for giving me the impetus to do so. Next one will be better. I promise. See you in a few months.

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RandomM00 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:39am

I have no idea what to do, pressing keys has no effect after the game starts!

Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:43am

Good god, my brain does not work that fast! Good (if not wicked ;p)entry. Looking forward to seeing you at the next LD.

CustomPhase says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:43am

Dont you understand?! Its a "10 second" game! Hehe, get it? "10 second"

adekto says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:47am

im stuck at 6 not sure how to do that, or is it the end of the game?

motty says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 12:09pm

RandomM00 - pressing keys after the game starts should have an effect, but you have to be quick. You've got about a second to figure it out.

adekto - '6' isn't the end of the game, it's just when the game starts taking the gloves off a bit.

rustybroomhandle - cheers, and likewise :)

adekto says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 1:16pm

had to look true code since 6 dint make sense, probably since i never use kiss in the first place, 3 makes no sense ether and the ones you commented where actually pretty good

cwkx says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 1:51pm

A little cryptic after 6 (I admit looking at the source to finish the last two!)

Gremlin says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:27am

That's hard. And confusing. But it's definitely a game.

Spotline says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:59am

Very hard, but brilliant ideas there :)

Jimanzium says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 12:37pm

Nice use of the theme, very difficult though.

Larzan says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:55pm

Errrrr, don't get it, just a countdown after pressing a key for 10 and 9?

Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:26pm

Took me a while to figure this one out, but turned out to be somewhat interesting. Very basic idea but tricky. Cool stuff.

esayitch says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 5:32pm

Very original I must say, at least among the slew of 10-seconds-to-finish-level platformers xD

Found it very hard, but pretty cool at the same time, good job!

Unept says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 6:50pm

Fun game. Took me a while to conquer.

BUT CONQUER I DID. And how dare you suggest that I used Google to figure out the last clue?!?

One of my favorites so far for sure. It's like my fingers were doing a panicky little dance on the keyboard.

Starspell says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:32pm

Like everybody else I was really confused at first. And I also had to look at the source code *shame* to get an idea of it. Clever little clues in the hints. Very cute little game.

Beerman says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 8:01pm

That's just plain evil. Yeah, I cheated, very clever puzzles :)

timujin says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:22pm

Hehe. Clever.

GarethIW says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 1:17am

Got stuck at 4! Neat idea :)

Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:11pm

So hard Oo But very fun and clever use of the theme! Well done!

Travis Irby says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 6:28pm

Ooo very tricky! Had fun trying to figure it out, eventually had to check the source :) Cool to see a fellow mefi on here (saw the metatalk post (im meta87 on there)) Hope you do more ludums!

Meedoc says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 6:40am

I love the sadistic idea but some input seems to be a bit buggy :\ couldn't press zero twice in a row as the game ask for instance :\

Sh1rogane says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 8:51am

Lol, very hard game, had to check the source when "Give a kiss" came

motty says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 8:20pm

Meedoc, the game may well have unsquashed bugs I haven't found yet but without being too spoilery I can assure you that the matter you mention is absolutely 100% definitely not a bug. You certainly can press zero twice in a row, if you like, but the way that is handled - as you describe it - results in entirely intended behaviour ;)

MrBlade says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 4:59pm

Hm? This game is okay, seems a bit bland. Nice sound effects!

Darthone says ...
Sep 6, 2013 @ 1:44am

I didn't really understand this game until I looked at the source, but after reading I played through it and I liked it!

urth says ...
Sep 7, 2013 @ 2:40am

I thought 3 was S not the large key at the bottom of the keyboard.

Sep 11, 2013 @ 1:52pm

I never would have figured this out without looking at the source code, and most people will probably not give it a chance but for those who figured it out I bet it was very satisfying, like solving a riddle. Really cool idea.

Sep 13, 2013 @ 12:48am

Hahaha awesome, it's very simple but very effective use of the theme and cleverly challenging.

Sep 15, 2013 @ 1:28am

redefines the gaming genre

MrBlade says ...
Sep 15, 2013 @ 6:40am

I wanted to say sorry, you wrote such a nice and long review of my game and I pretty much gave you rubbish. Sorry Motty.

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