December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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by Goldendice - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Once upon a time there was a small town in which a hero lived. His town was destroyed and he was late to wake up. Sound cliched?

Well, what if the villain set out to destroy the world is nowhere to be found? In fact, there doesn't seem to be anyone other than the hero.

A humorous yet eerie visual novel remnant of a high fantasy world.

Made using Ren'Py. All sounds by my voice, some creaky-ish floorboards and a bag of dice, edited with Audacity.

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Cell says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 3:25pm

Scary as shit :O, but well put together :)

VDOgamez says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 4:09pm

Really neat, I liked the atmosphere and stuff. Really fit the theme. The endings were also good with the theme but it didn't stop me from trying everything to get a "good" ending.

mnem says ...
Dec 22, 2011 @ 8:06pm

Loved the atmosphere of it!

SonnyBone says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 10:14am

I got a lot of black screens. Are a lot of the areas supposed to be just black screens? Were you hitting paper for the music? lol

Goldendice says ...
Dec 24, 2011 @ 5:25am

@SonnyBone: Yeah, there were several black screens either a. because it was dark or b. because none of the images I made seemed appropriate. And it wasn't paper - all I used were a bag full of dice and my own voice.

AyCe says ...
Dec 30, 2011 @ 2:51pm

Mood & idea -> Super!
Really nice game, although I don't see the need for a save option. :D
Well the game crashed at some point. Maybe it helps you fixing it ;-)

I'm sorry, but an uncaught exception occurred.

While running game code:
File "game/script.rpy", line 460, in script
scene bg black with fade(2,0,0)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xe9 in position 37: invalid continuation byte

-- Full Traceback ------------------------------------------------------------

Full traceback:
File "C:\Users\[me]\Desktop\LD22\Soloing-win32\renpy\", line 276, in bootstrap
File "C:\Users\[me]\Desktop\LD22\Soloing-win32\renpy\", line 354, in main
File "C:\Users\[me]\Desktop\LD22\Soloing-win32\renpy\", line 95, in run
File "C:\Users\[me]\Desktop\LD22\Soloing-win32\renpy\", line 267, in run
File "C:\Users\[me]\Desktop\LD22\Soloing-win32\renpy\", line 451, in report_exception
File "encodings\utf_8.pyo", line 16, in decode
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xe9 in position 37: invalid continuation byte

Soloing 1.0

Stargoat says ...
Jan 4, 2012 @ 1:52pm

Mood, theme and audio all brilliant. Nice work!

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