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Rats Time is running out feedback request

07-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Rats Time is running out feedback request

Feel the ultimate rush of a heist by sneaking in, snatch as much loot as possible, grab the diamond, avoid the guards & get out as quickly as possible before your time runs out. Your ultimate goal is to take down the Pig’s cruel control over the world!

Rats – Time is running out! is a time based game in which you will need to be focused, quick & strategic. Be mindful since all of your actions will affect time & keep an eye out for powerful items that will aid you to succeed. You will be constantly pressured but the rewards will be even greater. With success, you will even be able to elevate your character’s abilities. In the end, will you play it safe or be greedy & risk it all?


Players will be able to rob banks near september 2014 on Mac, Windows and Linux, and mobile.

RATS – Time is running out!

RATS is a bank robbery game in which the player progresses in a world where time is of the essence; every second counts!

The pressure of time and the feeling to be between freedom and prison

Pressed by time ? You have not seen anything yet ! It is pressured by a diabolical countdown that the player will have to fulfil tasks and reach goals.

Game mechanics:

Pressure plate doors

Upgrade your ability

Special Items

Fire Boots

New power up items:

Invisibility cheese

Reverse time cheese

Double coin cheese

Speed cheese particules

If you have some suggestions for new special item feel free to tell us.



RATS is a cross between Gauntlet and Pac-Man with a hint of Roguelike elements.

Gauntlet (NES) : For its arcade feel, its musical style and the urgency feeling you get while discovering the different levels.

Pac-Man (Arcade) : For the simplicity of its level design.

FTL : We must admit, we have been playing FTL for several hours and we just love the Roguelike genre it brings!

What is to come?

In its present state, the available demo is not complete. That said, the following aspects mentioned will be implemented for the release of RATS.

Other playable RATS with special abilities.
Array of artistic elements to diversify the next maps.
Develop for Iosand Android.
And much more!

Game Access

OS: Windows XP/2000/Vista/7/8, Mac OSX 10.6+ or Linux
Memory: 2GB
Graphics: 256 MB, minimum resolution of 1024×768, dedicated card recommended
Disk Space: <1GB

Last edited by joelatciteremis; 07-24-2014 at 09:36 AM. Reason: the video is not ok
07-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Rats tribute to Pac-Man

Rats tribute to Pac-Man – one of the most famous arcade games of all time!

Did you notice something special about the gameplay of Rats that makes you think of the classic arcade game Pac-Man ? Yeah, Pac-Man !? Who doesn’t know the animated pizza racing through a maze eating things with its absent-slice mouth?

In tribute to one of the most famous arcade game of all time and to honour his accessible gameplay ; easy to understand; simple and fun to play; where only one level design is enough to became addicted… but mostly for every nostalgic gamer who liked those kind of game; here is a special level of Rats built specially for you! With the 4 deadly ghosts…

Check the video with the remix of Pac-Man intro music :


07-24-2014, 11:32 AM
Looks like a fun game

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07-24-2014, 11:46 AM
Maybe a release period will be fine.
08-05-2014, 09:21 PM
@GreedPhantom release is schedul to october 2014

@dreadnok thank's for the feedback!
08-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Originally Posted by joelatciteremis View Post
@GreedPhantom release is schedul to october 2014

@dreadnok thank's for the feedback!
Okdok thx looking forward. Good luck !
08-05-2014, 09:36 PM
Download Rats time is running out soundtrack for free.

Download the soundtrack here:


Enjoy the music and watch for the second soundtrack soon.

05-12-2015, 07:56 PM
It's time for a big update on "Rats Time is running out" development.

We are in the final step of production a PC/Mac/Linux Beta build is coming with a lot of new integrated elements in the game.

We plan to launch on steam in late summer 2015 and the next step is porting to mobile

You wonder what's new in #RatsGame here we goes:

World, levels and challenges:
Our level designer Samuel have worked hard on this to get you:
  • 5 stections in world map
  • 38 exciting banks levels
  • 12 challenges mode levels
  • New power up cheese:
  • Speed cheese
  • Invisibility cheese
  • Freezing cheese
  • Double coin cheese
Watch the video to see these cheeses effect in action.


The world map is coming really well and going to be integrated soon.

The first section is finished:

West side Hamlem district:

Zeppelin transportation:
Rat travel in world map by a beautiful Zepplin

Guards knock out animation:

Blue print can be find in level and build with the coins you get when you rob banks.
  • Magnet: Attract more coins!
  • Typewriter: Transform himself in a typewriter to disappear from your pursuers.
    Watch this video to see the typewriter in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Npn29pCURyc
  • Fire boots: If collect a certain amount of coins in a short time your boots will catch fire and give you extra running speed.
  • Google: See all secret door when you pass near them.
  • Rocket: Ride the rocket to kick out enemy from level.
  • Roller Skate: Dash on your roller skate
Stay tuned for more Items videos soon.

Full-controller support
Yes you can now play Rats sitting comfortably in your sofa without touching the mouse or the keyboard.

Watch this short time lapse of one of many Citeremis gamedev weekend work.

Follow us for more updates real soon.

05-12-2015, 08:05 PM
Being waiting for this one

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05-12-2015, 09:48 PM
Oh thx a lot dreadnok!

If you want we are in search of Beta tester on Pc/Mac/Linux to have some feedback before launching?

Let me know, I'll send you a build (steam key).