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No Time To Explain is a side-scrolling platformer in which the protagonist is visited by a man claiming to be his future self, who is then abducted by aliens.

The player character is equipped with a heavy duty laser, which they can aim by pointing with the cursor. As well as a weapon, they can use the laser for solving problems, such as destroying obstacles, or to gain forward momentum in order to propel oneself over spikes.


No Time To Explain Windows One of the first bosses
No Time To Explain Windows Sucked in by time
No Time To Explain Windows The baseball character has a different way to move around.
No Time To Explain Windows Propel yourself with the laser beam

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Critic Reviews Windows Jan 30, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Windows Feb 15, 2013 14 out of 20 70
Thunderbolt Games Windows Feb 11, 2013 7 out of 10 70
GameFront Windows Feb 14, 2013 70 out of 100 70
Indius Windows Feb 05, 2013 13 out of 20 65
Gamekult Windows Jan 30, 2013 5 out of 10 50
Hooked Gamers Windows Feb 14, 2013 5 out of 10 50
PC Gamer Windows Mar, 2013 43 out of 100 43
Digital Spy Windows Jan 31, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep 28, 2011 Unscored Unscored


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Torrent release

Along with the regular, commercial release, the developers uploaded unannounced an edited version of the full game to the popular file sharing site The Pirate Bay for free. People who downloaded that version assumed to be playing an illegal edition, but they were treated to the full game provided by the developers without any cut content. The creators however filled the game with references to pirates, pirate characters, and pirate hats, but without disrupting the regular gameplay. Alex Nichiporchik, on of the developers, stated:

You can't really stop piracy, all you can do is make it work for you and/or provide something that people actually want to pay for. For us this is humour, we like making people laugh.

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