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App description: 60 Seconds! is a dark comedy atomic adventure of scavenge and survival. Collect supplies and rescue your family before the nuke hits. Stay alive in your fallout shelter. Make difficult decisions, ration food and hunt mutant cockroaches. And maybe survive. Or not.

60 Seconds! requires at least an iPhone 5, iPad 3, or iPad mini 2.

As Ted, a responsible citizen and a family man, you are faced with a slight disturbance to your happy, suburban lifestyle. THE NUCLEAR APOCALYPSE.

With only 60 seconds left to impact, guide Ted in a mad, intense and action packed dash through his house in search of his family and useful supplies. Everything will be against you - time, your very own furniture, the house that's different every time you play and the fundamental question - what to take with you and who to leave behind?

Reaching the fallout shelter in time and alive is only the beginning. Whatever you scavenged and whoever you saved will play a vital role in your survival. Each survival story will be different, with every day surprising you with unexpected events. Will all of these stories end well? It's up to you. Ration food and water, make best use of your supplies, face difficult choices and even venture into the wasteland.

Good luck.

EXPERIENCE
the suburbian nightmare of a nuke dropping down on your neighbourhood in this atomic, dark comedy set in 1950s.

SCAVENGE
any supplies, you will need to survive, and family members in a 60 second rush through your randomly generated house.

PREPARE
for the worst. Dont just grab arbitrary items, plan your survival and follow helpful tips from emergency broadcasts!

SURVIVE
in a fallout shelter with whatever you brought with you. How many days will you last? Will everyone make it out alive?

DECIDE
what to do, when the post-apocalyptic world pushes you to the corner. Will you risk going outside? Who is not eating dinner, when barely any food is left? How do you deal with a mutant cockroach infestation?

Andy C83's comments:


09-22-2016, 06:37 AM
#2
I've got mixed feelings about this one. My first game lasted 55 days even though my people were all sick for much of it and I had zero first aid kits. It gets repetitive and feels a little unfinished. I like the idea, but I just think it could have been executed better. Maybe try it on a harder difficulty if you play? There's a lot of flexibility for ways to play *if* you like it enough to try different options. Also, I highly recommend playing on iPad if you can -- the notebook fits on the screen and you don't have to scroll every page.


09-22-2016, 06:56 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 1,964
Prolly should've read your post first I jumped in immediately haha
At least I'm on 6s plus shouldn't be too bad
It just sounded so good haha I will be alright and will enjoy it over time I'm sure. Thanks for the video.
09-22-2016, 07:29 AM
#4
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Originally Posted by Dailon80 View Post
Prolly should've read your post first I jumped in immediately haha
At least I'm on 6s plus shouldn't be too bad
It just sounded so good haha I will be alright and will enjoy it over time I'm sure. Thanks for the video.
The scrolling's not a big deal, but it did start to get annoying after a while. The tutorial only lasted 11 days, so I didn't expect my first real game to last 55! Otherwise I would have chosen my iPad to play on.
09-22-2016, 08:46 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 1,964
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Originally Posted by AppUnwrapper View Post
The scrolling's not a big deal, but it did start to get annoying after a while. The tutorial only lasted 11 days, so I didn't expect my first real game to last 55! Otherwise I would have chosen my iPad to play on.
Right haha
I played it a few mins
It's not too bad just some little things they could and prolly will fix that's why I'm not worried about it too much
Cheap game too for a PC port
I've only had a short run with it how did you survive that long
I collected my stuff got to the shelter couldn't get in and then realized cuz my kid was in his room coloring so got him got in next thing I know its saying I parished
So I just figured that's all the game is
When I get off work and have the time I will go through the tutorial I didn't even do that yet

Last edited by Dailon80; 09-22-2016 at 08:49 AM.
09-22-2016, 08:52 AM
#6
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Originally Posted by Dailon80 View Post
Right haha
I played it a few mins
It's not too bad just some little things they could and prolly will fix that's why I'm not worried about it too much
Cheap game too for a PC port
I've only had a short run with it how did you survive that long
I collected my stuff got to the shelter couldn't get in and then realized cuz my kid was in his room coloring so got him got in next thing I know its saying I parished
So I just figured that's all the game is
When I get off work and have the time I will go through the tutorial I didn't even do that yet
Ah yeah play the tutorial first. It gives you time to learn the ropes. I'm still awful at gathering things for the shelter, but it tells you about rationing, etc for once you're down there.
09-22-2016, 06:26 PM
#7
Btw, I just noticed the notebook can be zoomed out to fit on the page. I reaaaally wish I noticed that a lot sooner. But hopefully that info helps anyone else playing on iPhone.
09-22-2016, 07:01 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 825
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Originally Posted by AppUnwrapper View Post
Btw, I just noticed the notebook can be zoomed out to fit on the page. I reaaaally wish I noticed that a lot sooner. But hopefully that info helps anyone else playing on iPhone.
So you're still playing, any more impressions? I watched you video (all of it) and your seemed kind of frustrated with it by the end.

What struck me as odd is it seems that if you don't grab the right stuff or enough of it in the scavenge part you might as well just exit and start over because you will have an unsuccessful and frustrating play trough.

Last edited by sobriquet; 09-22-2016 at 07:16 PM.
09-22-2016, 07:11 PM
#9
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 1,964
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Originally Posted by sobriquet View Post
So you're still playing, any more impressions? I watched you video (all of it) and you seemed kind of frustrated with it by the end.

What struck me as odd is it seems that if you don't grab the right stuff or enough of it in the scavenge part you might as well just exit and start over because you will have an unsuccessful and frustrating play trough.
It's good stuff
09-22-2016, 07:19 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by sobriquet View Post
So you're still playing, any more impressions? I watched you video (all of it) and you seemed kind of frustrated with it by the end.

What struck me as odd is it seems that if you don't grab the right stuff or enough of it in the scavenge part you might as well just exit and start over because you will have an unsuccessful and frustrating play trough.
No not still playing. I took a look at the App Store description and noticed the iPhone screenshots showed the whole journal page, so I messed around to see if I could manage that and lo and behold, you can pinch to zoom out. I just never thought to try it before.

My main frustration with it was how repetitive it was in that single game. How many times did I get those two messages about the radio even when I didn't *have* a radio? Or asked me if I want to prepare for an expedition even though I had no one available who could go? I think if the game filtered out those things (and especially duplicates of the same events/descriptions within the same game), I might enjoy it more. It's just way too random, like they hardly bothered putting any restrictions on the randomization.

And that my characters were sick for so long? I don't think I should have survived 55 days in the awful shape they were in. It's a fun idea, but I think poorly executed. It's meant to be replayed over and over (there are a lot of achievements), but once was plenty for me.

I should also mention that you can choose to just play the survival mode with the shelter pre-stocked. If you don't like the 60-second part of the game. It looks like that starts you off fairly balanced -- but is it really needed if I could last 55 days so poorly prepared?

Last edited by AppUnwrapper; 09-22-2016 at 07:50 PM.