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App description: Time Ducks will take you back in time in more than one way:
It is a through-and-through homage to the adventurous spirit and pixel art of the arcade games from the hey-days.
You simply control the safe passing of a variety of animals across a road brimming with infuriated drivers in order to boost your multiplier, and unlock an ever unfolding universe of illogical logic ranging from Justin Bieber through a +5 Machete all the way to the recipe for a very tasty rabbit stew...
Oh, by the way, you also control time.

What they said:

[...] it is one of the most unique experiences on any platform, and comes highly recommended for the iPad and iPhone.

But 1.49 [prize has been lowered even further] is a small price to pay for a game that most will happily fritter away an afternoon or two with.
Time Ducks may not be the finest iOS game of the year, but its easily one of the most memorable.

The clash of the superb sound with the comically nave artwork - and a few genuinely funny lines - is enough to keep Time Ducks on the right side of twee indie whimsy. But of course, what matters is a moreish pot-pourri game design that mixes Braid's time manipulation in with Frogger, that ios game about landing planes and a gloriously illogical hierarchy of animal
combo scoring.
-Eurogamer [Game of the week 2011-12-09]

Aside from the solid gameplay, Time Ducks is also brimming with personality. The tutorial is packed with humor and the pixel visuals are simple but eye catching. There are also tons of funny achievements and tiny bits interspersed through the game which will almost always
draw a chuckle. [...] it's actually one of the most fun and interesting line drawing games I've ever played. Definitely give it a look.

[...]the highscore table and note-perfect humour (which, just like the
pixel-art graphics and whimsical audio, strikes the perfect balance between faux-naivety and self-awareness) proves more than enough to keep you playing in the traffic.

"[...]so the brain will melt nicely."
"Contrary to associate with the kitsch look, pure logical game design."
-Exite Japan (Both quotes loosly translated)

by spencekarl - Version 1.2.3 - Jan 25, 2012
Great update... Love this game. So strange, so fast, so fun!

Honest, charming and fun
by Norondor - Version 1.2.3 - Jan 26, 2012
Even before the addition of 12-minute challenge and the excellent
mindcraft mode this was one of the best uses of your app money.

christian@TGS's comments:
We at Tough Guy Studios are very proud to announce our first game 'Time Ducks'.
We had one hell of ride making it, and we truly hope that you all will have a touch of that feeling while playing the game.
Here is the game trailer and some promo codes:

Youtube link | Pop Up


iTunes link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/time-ducks/id481310810?mt=8

Tough Guy Studios
12-06-2011, 08:00 AM
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 293
A7A3EXXNW944 taken - thanks! The pixel art looks fantastic - can't wait to give this a try later. Is this Game Center enabled with achievements or leaderboards? I saw achievements mentioned in the app description but can't tell if it's Game Center or not.

12-06-2011, 08:04 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,702
I took 9X96A3A6KPWY. Thanks!

This is a fun little game with a twisted sense of humor and very nice pixel art.

Game Center: MarinasideSteve

Last edited by slewis7; 12-06-2011 at 08:39 AM.
12-06-2011, 08:12 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Copenhagen
Posts: 4
It is not game center enabled, but the achievements are awesome, and we are working on putting some kind of online leaderboard in the next update.

Last edited by christian@TGS; 12-06-2011 at 08:27 AM.
12-06-2011, 08:27 AM
76J39FTWETPL taken, thanks -- will leave impressions in this thread and iTunes review a little later today. Looks wild, RANDOM as all get out and a whole lotta fun.
12-06-2011, 03:35 PM
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Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 355
Grabbed EE4AFHT6TNRK. Thanks!

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12-06-2011, 03:38 PM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 9
Took A7A3EXXNW944 - will reply soon with comments! Thanks!
12-06-2011, 06:12 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: East London
Posts: 800
Damn, all codes gone!

I've gotta say that this looks awesome! Right up my street too.

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12-06-2011, 06:29 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
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Sorry I missed the codes - that trailer is EPIC!

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
12-07-2011, 01:07 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,442
My contention is that there is no way to improve upon this game. Imagine Enviro-Bear driving the stagecoach from So Long, Oregon! and that may give you an idea of the scope of perfection that Time Ducks so effortlessly realizes.

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