Time Fcuk (alternatively, "Time Fukc", "Time Fkcu", etc.) is a flash game created by "Team Kufc" (which includes Edmund McMillen) and released on Newgrounds on September 16, 2009.The player character, while idly walking by, finds himself confronted by a strange box. Out of the box comes someone looking just like him, claiming to be him from the very recent future. After telling him to get into the box himself, he forces him in.He finds himself in a square monochrome hell.This game is confusing.Got an updated release along with other games by Edmund McMillen in The Basement Collection.Has nothing to do with the French Connection UK clothing line, which uses the same joke.
Multiple Endings: The final scene where all of your temporal doppelgangers are freed from the box doesn't change regardless of how you finish the final stage, but if you commit suicide, a tiny you pops out of your exploding head, takes another pill and explodes his own head, after which yet another, even tinier you pops out and repeats the process, presumably ad infinitum. However, if you actually solve the final puzzle and reach your other self, the two of you fuse into one and escape the box together.
In the Basement Collection version, beating the game unlocks Chapter Two. Completing that results in the final ending, which is... the first two endings in succession, followed by a different monologue, this one a letter from one Steven to another, or possibly to himself, or... something.
Timey-Wimey Ball: It's not quite clear how time travel works in this game. On the one hand, you experience a linear progression of events as long as you stay alive, and every time you return to the past shows you dying and the body vanishing. On the other hand, there seem to be several different "selves" wandering around, including a paranoiac, a Perky Goth, and a tormented soul who's started hallucinating, and they don't seem to be logical progressions so much as several possibilities for how you could go nuts. Also to be noted is that, although to you Everything Fades, another self finds a room with hundreds of dead bodies, all of them you. Not to mention, of course, the fact that by the end of the game the player presumably has not sent any of those messages to himself... And somehow frees all of the time-displaced copies of himself from the box at once, leading to an army of himselves, none of whom have any chance of becoming the others. And yet the whole thing's kicked off by a seemingly-invokedStable Time Loop.
Updated Re-release: Part of The Basement Collection, an assortment of Edmund's games given similar treatment.
Wham Line: When you get to the 29th level, you will get one of two messages: "Steven said something weird to me when he left. He said your name is also Steven. Is that true?" or "I feel better now that Steven is gone... I cant [sic] help but feel like maybe I'm Steven and I have been lying to you this whole time..."