December 13th-16th 2013 :: Theme: You Only Get One

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by mckoss - Jam Entry

OneWords is a simple typing game. Type the missing "O", "N", "E" letters (in order) to score points. The faster you solve, the more time you get.

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BradleySmith says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:29pm

Nice simple idea have here. :)
Apologies for annoying ads in my game! D:

mckoss says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:39pm

That's OK, @BradleySmith - I'm sure some game engines force you to publish with ads on their site? The worst part was having to be forced to watch a pre-roll ad before seeing any part of the game.


CaptainNakou says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:42pm

That's what I love. A good concept via an full exploited theme! You have my vote!

sprawl says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:44pm

This is simple, but fun and it really fits the theme !
Quite clean too.

mckoss says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:44pm

Sorry so bare bones - my first Ludum Dare entry and I started on Sunday afternoon (too busy watching Notch).

My high score is 41.

sprawl says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:44pm

This is simple, but fun and it really fits the theme !
Quite clean too.

Shigor says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:46pm

Simple but working... also the first inventive use of the theme I've seen :D

SnoringFrog says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:07pm

Very simple, but fun and surprisingly challenging at some points. My only complaint is that the single-word timer would often kick me to the next word while I was typing in a word that had stumped me for a second, which often meant I typed the wrong letters into that following word. Other than that, I thought it was very well executed and a very clever use of the theme.

eternalmajin says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:45pm

I love the take on the theme in this one and had more fun than I expected working my way through the words. Nice job.

blasmena says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:51pm

I enjoyed it!

mckoss says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 1:04am

@SnoringFrog - Good point. I fixed that usability bug by ignoring any false letters typed in the first 100ms after the new word is shown (sometimes you'll get lucky and your type-ahead letter will be correct and you'll still get credit).

sknoslo says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 4:01pm

Actually quite challenging, with the short amount of time given. Really unique take on the theme.

miwuc says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 8:56am

So simple yet so much fun :)

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