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Health Bar Hero

by itsjfletch - Mini LD Entry

Used 1024x128. Hope it works in IE. it's the only browser I don't test anymore.
I'm not responsible for the health of your keyboard and/or fingers.

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onefineline says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 4:21am

My tendons snapped

Mulack123 says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 6:30am

Nice game just a little hard well done

NeiloGD says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 11:48am

That doesn't even seem possible >_> I am hitting the keys at a pretty ridiculous pace with 8 fingers!

hirsch says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 12:02pm

i nearly got to the half :)
i like that it's possible to use every key.

itsjfletch says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 12:10pm

Thanks for the feedback.
So I've lowered the difficulty just a bit. I wonder if the type of keyboard has anything to do with it. Mine is relatively new.

orangepascal says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 2:34pm

need my keyboard too much to give this another go, but entertaining concept :p

steamx says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 4:54pm

Inputhandling seems a bit messy. I was just able to hold one key down and win the game.

netmute says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 6:29pm

One of the more stressful games I have played lately ;)
Great idea, tho. Lots of fun with the princess text :)
Also:

(function cheat() { setTimeout(function(){ keyIsPressed(); cheat(); }, 10); })();

Yes, I feel guilty...

itsjfletch says ...
May 20, 2012 @ 6:44pm

@steamx yea it was my first time making a game in javascript, though I haven't been able to replicate holding down one key to win.
@netmute Thanks, and nice work thinking outside the box there haha. Was wondering if someone might do something like that.

onehandclap says ...
May 21, 2012 @ 9:52am

Quite stressing, but also a lot of fun. =)

Rococoman says ...
May 21, 2012 @ 3:20pm

I like the spirit of it, and the artwork is catchy. However, I must admit that I REALLY don't like mashing-style games. However, as a small banner, and the healthbar-death idea, it's pretty funny, and I can't help but like it.

May 21, 2012 @ 6:32pm

god thats hard.. the holding down seems to work for awhile but doesnt last that long for me.. i wonder if key repeat speed in windows has any effect.. good job anyhoot :)

Darkfrost says ...
May 21, 2012 @ 8:16pm

Got about 70% of the way, then hit a key that made firefox bring up some popup! Couldn't make it pause when it loses input somehow could you? :( I then tried again and did the same with the search key, ahhh

Cool idea though :D

itsjfletch says ...
May 22, 2012 @ 3:06am

Thanks everyone.
@Darkfrost that happened to me as well. I might just look into adding some sort or pause mechanism.

GIB3D says ...
May 23, 2012 @ 2:27pm

Hehehe I cheated. I used a macro key on my new mechanical keyboard and set it to press space lots of times per press. Without that, I deem this game literally impossible but at least it made me use my brain.

commando says ...
May 26, 2012 @ 10:08pm

That was a whole new level of intense. I broke off my "k" key. It took me 5 minutes to get it back in. :P

Sparrow says ...
May 31, 2012 @ 4:14pm

Fun concept, I don't like buttonmashing though.

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