A futuristic, fast paced, first person grappling adventure!

Tension takes place in a futuristic facility where you are training to join a prominent, high-tech group that opposes a totalitarian government. You use a full body suit, imbued with a grappling hook, air-brakes, and jump jets to navigate obstacles and prove yourself worthy.

This fast paced urban race/puzzle game is sure to keep you interested and excited for more.

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  • High tech suit employing new game mechanics like the grappling hook, air-brakes and jump jets.
  • Voice acting to accompany on-screen tips to aid the learning process.
  • Simple control scheme, minimal buttons with the same level of control.
  • Large and complex levels to combine skill and use of the suit.
  • Time trial mode to test your metal and compare with the rest of the community.
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2 comments by AnotherOne1 on Aug 7th, 2012

Hey all! Alex here, I know it's been a while since I've posted but this next feature I've been working on has taken quite a bit of time to get the proper infrastructure in place so here goes.

I've been working on implementing an online highscore system in for Tension to be used in time trial maps. This system would allow users to compare themselves to other players around the world and try and achieve recognition as top of the food chain.

Without further adieu here is an early screenshot of the post-game screen:

Time trial post-game 1

Name submission:

Time trial post-game 2

As you can see it will automatically retrieve the global times for the map you've completed, and clicking on any name in the list will show more detailed stats (steps, hooks and max speed).

If you've placed you can then submit the name of your choosing to the server and have it the envy of players everywhere, we are also actively looking into the option of allowing players to load “ghosts” of top players in game to view their route, or perhaps try a footprint/hook scheme similar to mirrors edge.

Or just let the player fend for themselves, since we've found that the most shall we say.. Creative (read: borderline cheating) solutions are found without prompting.

As always, comments and feedback are awesome!

Cheers,
-Alex

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Exavile
Exavile Mar 31 2012, 10:37pm says:

Can't wait to see this all come together! hope this mod doesn't die. btw are you planning to add drowning/dying animations with sound?

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Jim_Partridge
Jim_Partridge Mar 23 2012, 5:19am says:

This mod has been in development for two years.. the demo vids look amazing... for gods sake man... release some playable content!

Its obvious from the video the player interaction with the environment works, what are you waiting for? Put some dev maps together and get something out to the community! It doesnt have to be perfect... just playable and fun... or i fear this mod will die without ever having released anything and the work here is too good to waste...

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amkdude
amkdude Mar 20 2012, 4:33pm says:

do you guys have an estimated alpha release date?

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amkdude
amkdude Mar 20 2012, 4:35pm replied:

you guys should ask valve for the ability to sell this over steam as an indie title

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AnotherOne1
AnotherOne1 Apr 8 2012, 10:34pm replied:

Not sure on ETA, i would love too as VALVe unfortunately we have to have it pretty polished for them..

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DolphinC
DolphinC Mar 18 2012, 11:29am says:

WOW This looks like Mirror's Edge + Batman. Cant wait to play this.

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Matt92
Matt92 Mar 16 2012, 3:34pm says:

Can you do bunny jumping?

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Mr.Tomatoe
Mr.Tomatoe Jan 10 2012, 3:06am says:

nvm i got it and this game is basically batman training but cooler tracking

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Helmerdrake
Helmerdrake Jan 15 2012, 10:27am replied:

Bro, Dont call it that.

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Mr.Tomatoe
Mr.Tomatoe Jan 10 2012, 2:59am says:

omg havent been on moddb for a long time how do i track

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