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Slow and Steady 5 Points Survive 100m!
Lightning Pace 10 Points Survive an impressive 200m!
Hurdle Hero 25 Points Survive an unbelievable 300m!
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Hey all you retro gaming fans!

"Slow and steady wins the race?" That's for chumps! For this turtle, it's all about pure speed and sweet spin jumps! This is an online version of our hit 8-Bit Xbox Live Indie Game, Hurdle Turtle! The object is simple.. survive this brutal hurdle course as long as you can while Hurdle Turtle goes as fast as hit little legs can carry him!

See if you can make it onto the global leaderboards, as well as earn all of the medals!

Controls:

Arrow keys .. Move around
Spacebar .. Jump
Enter .. Pause game

You can find the Xbox version (which contains additional difficulty settings, levels and multiplayer!) here:
http://marketplace.xbox.c om/en-US/games/media/66ac d000-77fe-1000-9115-d8025 855056b/ (Remove any spaces from the link)

Have fun, and good luck!

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UPDATES:

Sep 8 2010

- Frontpage!!! Woohoo, thanks Tom! :) Also, daily 6th!
- Latest version now live, which adds score/hiscore display to the Game Over screen so you can better keep track of how you did! Keep hurdlin'! (Clear browser cache to ensure you're seeing the latest version)
- Also.. how the heck did someone get 521m? Honestly, are you some sort of robot sent back from the future to destroy us all with your mad hurdling skillz?

Reviews


DanMasterDanMaster

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 19, 2011

great game

i love the 8-bit music, it reminds me the old school days of the NES (on my computer)
i need to practice to get the third medal but...how the heck did someone get 2,057m
i think hackers are with us


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Holmfry responds:

Thanks so much for the review! It's awesome you're enjoying it. :D Honestly, I thought the same thing about hackers at first, but the dude in 2nd place (who was in first for a long while) actually had a video posted for a while on youtube of his playthrough - it was fairly epic. ;)

Thanks for playing!


HolyKonniHolyKonni

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 15, 2011

loVE

The game is nice and fun, but the main reason I'm playing this is the INCREDIBLE CHIPMUSIC!!! Good luck with the xbox sale!


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Holmfry responds:

Thanks!! :D Glad you're having fun!

My boy Octapus is a very talented musician, for sure :) Check out the soundtrack for the Xbox games here: http://octapus.bandcamp.com/album/hur dle-turtle (remove any spaces)


Henchman800Henchman800

Rated 4 / 5 stars May 9, 2011

Hahaha great

It's actually pretty fun, at the beginning it's like ''Meh too slow I'll count the pixels or something'' and then you're like ''OHMYGOD SLOW DOWN DAMMIT TURTLES AREN'T THIS FAST'' hahaha, no seriously, this is wonderful. Also it's a simple, but good concept!

If I had an Xbox 360 I would SO buy it! Very good and recommendable game in my opinion.


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Holmfry responds:

Thank you SO much for the review and for playing! :D You made my day! If you have an iPhone, it's also available there :) Glad you enjoyed it!


LittleluckylinkLittleluckylink

Rated 4 / 5 stars February 27, 2011

Nice.

You did a good job with making the game feel "retro". It's not a bad game, kinda fun, definitely something I'd play on the NES or something. The overall gameplay increases with progress, and becomes more and more entertaining. Also, the music is fucking CATCHY.


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SizzlebuzzSizzlebuzz

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 18, 2011

Too hard!

But I do like it. It's a fun little game. I doubt I will ever get 300m though.