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Who Goes There?

by Orangy Tang - Competition Entry

The arctic research station has suffered a power failure and chaos has taken over. Find the backup power core to restore order.

You'll need to talk to other scientists and recruit their companions to gain extra abilities to find your way to the core.

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Ratings

#11Theme3.88
#30Community3.58
#40Graphics3.72
#48Humor3.14
#76Overall3.29
#92Innovation3.24
#119Coolness5%
#134Fun2.88
#222Audio1.58

Comments

pgil says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:36pm

This game looks great, but it crashed after I tried to leave a room (the one with the guy who broke space-time). This was the Windows version btw:

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Game: WhoGoesThere.exe - Application Error
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The instruction at "0x0c74c059" referenced memory at "0x0c2af140". The memory could not be "read".

Click on OK to terminate the program

philomory says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 12:38am

Tried running on OS X (10.4.11), got this error:
[JavaAppLauncher Error] CallStaticVoidMethod() threw an exception
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: Bad version number in .class file
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
... etc. Not sure if it requires a newer version of Java or what.

Cybs says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 1:03am

Nice and polished. So far this has been the best themed game!

Well done

Orangy Tang says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 8:58am

philomory: Ok, I think i know what that is, I've compiled it for 1.6 rather than 1.5.

I'll put up a new build later today.

tonic says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 2:55pm

Was fun/funny during the initial "tutorial" (which is pretty nice achievement since usually I hate anything which smells like a tutorial). But the levels of the actual game after that are quite tiresome to wander through.

SonnyBone says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 6:28pm

Things I love:
- The room transition effect
- Character design / overall visual style
- Companion powers! (ICE WEASEL!)
- GAME OVER SCREEN

Things I didn't like:
- No Sound
- THOSE FRIGGIN FIRE TURRETS! GAAAAAAHHHH! KILLED ME SO MUCH!

Your LOW TECH time lapse was great, btw!

May 4, 2011 @ 7:02am

Ice Weasel was my first ever handle on the old BBS systems in the 80's. Crazy nostalgic moment, there.

Pretty cool take on the 'powers' progression player ability. Nice graphics, interesting setting.

Milo says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 12:59am

A bit boring beyond the tutorial, but a neat concept. The transitions between rooms was extremely awesome.

mjb67 says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 7:30pm

Ice climber with a wyvern wins.

Endurion says ...
May 6, 2011 @ 5:51am

Looks very nice, and starts out very good too. However after the tutorial things get tedious. I think the rooms are bit too big (or the player a tad to slow?).
Other than that, I dig the level transitions and the companion idea.

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