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Game Description

Hard Time is a 3d third-person prison simulation. As a newly-instated prisoner of the Southtown Correctional Facility, you have to endure the endless abuse of correctional officers and other inmates. Make alliances, do drugs, work out, and engage in bloody combat, where you can dismember your opponents with various weapons.

The game also features a small amount of character customization, allowing you to change your prisoner's look and choose his crime.

Community Rating:
3.6
3.6
from 7 ratings

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Game Info

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indie-intro character-creation humor violence dismemberment 3d B-game  
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April 2007
MDickie
Action, Sim
Windows
Singleplayer
Blitz Basic
English
Freeware
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Reviews

6 of 6 people found
this review helpful.


Tigdb-av 4 "It won't be a long time, but it will be a HARD time!"
In terms of sheer entertainment, I’d probably give Hard Time a “5!” This free-roaming prison sim is about the perfect mix of inadvertent laughs and genuinely interesting gameplay. Well, okay, so it’s mostly inadvertent laughs…

But I really do enjoy the non-linear nature of the game, which lets you roam around the prison freely, meeting with guards and other inmates, and picking up things like beachballs, katanas, and hypodermic needles. Granted, there isn’t too much to do in the game other than get into fights and otherwise cause trouble… but the sheer silliness of it all never seems to get old for me. Seeing a dismembered cellmate goofily hop toward you on one leg, threatening to kick your ass, is hilarious enough – but when your character then gets on his knees and inexplicably breaks into tears it’s a down-and-out riot.

There’s so much wrong with this game, from the character customization, to the goofy dialogue, to the courtroom scenes (where your character can stand trial without a shirt on and get only 6 days for aggravated assault), to the rather shifty 3d engine… but it’s still incredibly playable. I’d venture to say that Hard Time would be worse off if these things were polished up – the hallmark of a great B-game. Grab some friends and some beers and this is a perfect game to waste a few hours with.