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Super Cowbell Text Adventure

by Joeslayer97 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Unzip the contents first!

Source is included in the download link!

Stats, Help, Go left, Go right, Go up, Go down
Attack up, Attack down, Attack left, Attack right,
clear (for clearing the screen)

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nintendoeats says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:29am

Did it just crash? I think it crashed. I'm not sure, that may have been the point.

Joeslayer97 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:18pm

if you die it closes :)

Aiji777 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:41am

Great game, very fun to play, though it is hard to navigate without the map. I love the cowbell, it's a great addeition that every game needs to have.

Joeslayer97 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:57am

I would of added more and a map of some sort... however I started making it only a couple of hours before the end of Ludum Dare

Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:31am

Game is fun, though found a bit confusing at first (with exactly what to type) and I found it more fun actually with the map. Obviously minimal, but there was some fun RPG/grinding in the text-based game. I feel there could of been some more ways to interact with everything, or more of a story even, but for what it is it was a surprisingly fun time.

Joeslayer97 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:09pm

Bug fixed and when you die the command prompt doesn't instantly exit

Meep says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:59pm

Pretty fun text-based RPG. Like others've said, a map or an option to view a map would've been nice (Unless there actually is no world and the directions you walk don't matter). Nice work, regardless. :)

Joeslayer97 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:45pm

There is an image which represents the map... if you look in the source code and then res folder :D

whilefun says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:13pm

I got a glowing sword and killed a minotaur, then died at the hands of another, more vile minotaur. I found the commands a bit hard to learn on my own, but I guess they are there in he entry page so it's all good. Fun game :)

Tainted_Code says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 11:38am

Very strange, but new! :o

badlydrawnrod says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 8:56pm

I can see where you were going with this. Those minotaurs are vicious.

f7f5 says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 8:59pm

Don't know much about Java, but I got the following exception (Linux fedora 16)

$ java -jar LD26.jar
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: hyperkitty/game/LD26/LD26 : Unsupported major.minor version 51.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:634)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:142)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:277)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:73)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:212)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:205)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:321)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:294)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:266)
Could not find the main class: hyperkitty.game.LD26.LD26. Program will exit.

BumpkinRich says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:01pm

*Adds cowbell to all future games*

Nice one.

CMaster says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 7:56pm

A look around option, or some decision making would be a nice addition.

Joeslayer97 says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 5:01pm

f7f5... my guess would be that either you have a version of java lower than java 7... or that the version of linux you are using doesn't like my .bat file

May 14, 2013 @ 9:20pm

Sort of boring wish it had a story or something

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