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The Legend of Old Man

by eli - Competition Entry

The Legend of Old Man!

It's adventure o'clock, and Old Man is late! Player characters from all over are gathering to hear your sage advice and get The Item - don't let them down!!

Take control of the ultimate NPC and set the local record. Are you up for the task???

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ahmeni says ...
May 1, 2011 @ 10:20pm

Very nicely done!

ratking says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 2:50am

Great one!

oldsatchmo says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 2:51am

Haha! This is great. The voice over is perfect.

Nora Shishi says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 8:08am

Hahahahahahahahahaha, My stomach hurts! I Love this game! I respect your Humor! XD

Nora Shishi says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 7:13pm

And I recorded my voice too this time. I can clearly imagine how he recorded his. It made me laugh so much.

trialbyfun says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 9:25pm

The voice work really seals the deal! made me chuckle. I also like the idea of playing as the person who helps the protagonist rather than the hero.

Jhelle says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 11:28am

Loved the old man grumbling sound, it cracks me up everytime I hear it. Also nice use of the theme and overall game

May 4, 2011 @ 8:34pm

Thoroughly enjoyed that, well done!

May 5, 2011 @ 12:19pm

The voice sells this one.

treeman says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 5:33pm

lol! Great idea, nicely executed.

DrPetter says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 6:17pm

Har. Funny, plays rather well, is very short. Would be a lot of fun to see more of these "behind the scenes" games based on NPCs from famous titles. That could be a compo theme in itself, so many silly possibilities :)

alexlarioza says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 7:07pm

Reminds me of those books you fill in the missing words for. Then when you read it through, it sound hilarious.

Endurion says ...
May 8, 2011 @ 6:56am

Haha, really nice :)
Love the sound bits!

May 10, 2011 @ 6:09pm

One bug, it doesn't accept the word "tedious". Though overall a cool mashup of platforming and madlibs.

Petzi says ...
May 11, 2011 @ 4:06pm

Well it's kind of hard to excuse the terrible dictionary. I like what you did with the theme, and the old man's voice really made me laugh. The timer makes me feel pressured, like I'm going to lose if I don't hurry up, which isn't good. I do understand it's there for people who want to play through it quickly. It's not a bad game, but I can't shake the feeling that at the end of a day it's just a linear platform with a badly "dictionaried" word gimmick. Nice job on the transitions between the cave rooms and the platform segments.

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