In the year 198X, somewhere in outer space, an elite time-traveling squad is setting out to “erase history’s dumb mistakes,” including nazis, alien invasions, and boy bands by jumping through time to “kill stuff that never should’ve happened.”
Yet, rewriting history does not always go over well, and in this case, consequences range from “pissing off God,” to “total annihilation of all matter of existence,” or even “accidentally dating your own mother.”
This is the setting for a new indie game, Super T.I.M.E. Force , a retro-style, side-scrolling shooter with some familiar scenes (like hopping across flying missiles, similar to Contra 3), and some massive raids of gun-toting, bullet-flying, time-traveling chaos.
It also has a sense of humor.
It is among the submissions for the IGF 2012, 14th annual independent game festival, which will be held in Toronto, Canada.
Read the description below, and check out the teaser at the bottom of this post. You can also check out the Super T.I.M.E. Force website , but there’s not much on it yet.
THE YEAR: 198X
THE PROBLEM: EVERYTHING’S GONE TO SHIT
THE MISSION: ERASE HISTORY’S DUMB MISTAKES
THE GOAL: MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR YOU AND ME
THE TEAM: T.I.M.E (TEMPORAL INEVITABILITY MANIPULATION EXPERTS), AN ELITE SQUAD OF TIME-TRAVELING BADASSES
QUALIFICATIONS: MAXIMUM BADASSERY
ALSO: THEY HOLD PATENTS ON TIME TRAVEL GEAR THAT NO ONE HAS
THE PLAN: JUMP THROUGH TIME AND KILL STUFF THAT NEVER SHOULD’VE HAPPENED
FOR INSTANCE: COVERT ALIEN INVASIONS, NAZIS, BOY BANDS, ETC.
THE CATCH: ALTERING PRE-EXISTING EVENTS IN SPACE-TIME COULD HAVE DIRE CONSEQUENCES
– PISSING OFF GOD
– TOTAL ANNIHILATION OF ALL MATTER OF EXISTENCE
– ACCIDENTALLY DATING YOUR MOTHER
PROBABILITY OF SUCCESS: UNCERTAIN
THE RISK: WORTH IT
WHEN DO THEY START: NOW!
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