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

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Save Yourself

by hazzen - 48 Hour Compo Entry

HTML5/WebGL arena shooter.

How long can you survive the onslaught? You've got a time machine - just one - so if you die, you can go back and stop yourself from dying. If you can't, the timeline is destroyed (how did you go back in time if you were dead?). And, of course, now that you didn't die, you are free to go back in time again should you die.

Just, please, don't break the timeline. It isn't nice.

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rnlf says ...
Dec 15, 2013 @ 11:14pm

The text intro is way too fast for non native english speakers. I could barely follow. The game itself is fun though.

Manou says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 11:19am

excellent concept and great art

capnramses says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 1:32pm

nice! get's extremely difficult very quickly. i didn't get past when the blue things pop up. well done on using webgl for good platform support/easy to get into.

Ysty says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:55pm

Great use of the theme and really well executed.

d_0o_d says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 5:26pm

This is a very nice game, I think some upgrades would work also. I like it!

ovenchips says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:04pm

This is really, really good. You're really onto something with the mechanic here. It's very difficult right from the get go, but once you understand what's going on, it's really fun. Congratulations on a very original idea and please do continue to develop it! :)

Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:17am

Very nice mechanic with an interesting artstyle but some more in-depth instructions would have been nice.

phi6 says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:28pm

Interesting idea, time fracturing. Was this inspired by 300 mechanics? Would be nice to see clearly who actually did kill you!

SaintHeiser says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 2:12pm

Interesting gameplay I think. Not clear but it worth!

SamH says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 3:38pm

I tried this yesterday, then played it again today. It has more depth than I initially thought and I’m enjoying it a lot more. You get extra stars :-)

I’m just not terribly fond of the visual effects each time I die: I’d rather see clearly how I died so that I can prepare for the next wave.

daredevildave says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 1:20pm

Very clever idea, nicely done. I wish you could shoot in a different direction to your motion though.

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

Interesting game. Really nice idea.

The game was quite hard for me. Perhaps you should slow down the speed and allow to aim the gun by mouse.

cappelnord says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 1:08pm

Fun bullethell game with a twist. Lack of audio is a pity :(. Text intro was too fast imho.

BradleySmith says ...
Jan 4, 2014 @ 11:30pm

Holy shit this is really awesome, loving the unique gameplay mechanics and clean cut art style and animations - shame there's no sound. Rated very highly nonetheless!

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