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by orangepascal - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I decided to make a prequel to my LD#23 entry Predicament, the gameplay is the same, but with a bigger focus on minimalistic.

You find your self in a room, and your goal is to find a way out.. just like in Predicament there really IS a way out (some people still believe the previous game had no exit !)

Think outside of the box, work with the minimal tools available, and escape your boring room.

All done in HTML5, most browsers should be running it without problems, worst case just use Chrome!

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Apr 28, 2013 @ 12:52pm

Well, I found the door, but nothing else seemed to be possible. Is it bugged?

Panda313 says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 1:40pm

ah ah, great, good job !

orangepascal says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 2:25pm

it's not bugged.. there is an actual exit :)

rubna says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 2:35pm

Just when that textbubble sound was beginning to drive me crazy, the phone appeared out of nowhere xD
Funny game, but it's kind of unfair to just have your players wait around, don't you think?

orangepascal says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 3:51pm

play it again, it has nothing to do with waiting

beshr says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 4:14pm

Very cool! I got out :)

omaromeir says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 5:04pm

Lol, I found the way out, this is pretty cool :).

madzack says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 11:42pm

ahhh very cool.

Drabiter says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:28am

Nice art as usual. Poor kitty.

Yeah, it's kinda unfair to have wait for next clue :)

xel says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:16am

(Spoil free) Still can't figure out the correlation between my actions and one of the steps. Overall a pretty interesting game. Good art, fitting sound, and a cool concept.

shaircast says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:17am

LoL. I thought it was bugged, but was not! humorous and neat!

NAMKCOR says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:17am

It's fun to figure out, well done.

deathray says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:19am

Great kind of game for a 48hr compo... I don't know where the phone comes from...

JonRB says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:31am

It's certainly minimal. I used to be obsessed with these kinds of puzzles. The character's brow probably closely resembled my own as I tried to figure out what caused what in the game. The cat is a strange turn of events.

gmaker says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:46am

very nice!!!

guestcheap says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:37am

That's the weirdest escape game I ever played. I had to resort to mashing the keyboard constantly while walking back and forth. The text bubble idea was pretty good though, but at times it was quite confusing. STUPID ... FRIDGE DOOR ... IS BROKEN STUPID ...... BORING!

sparkleswirl says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:41am

Can I have a hint on what to do after the door shows up?

Ludipe says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:44am

Very nice, too short but very nice. The cat is the key to everything O.O

ilovepixel says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:50am

Nice experience but it was kind of hard to figure out what was going on at first, I moved once and pressed X.

zapaman says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:54am

I found my freedom! Also the cat, is ADORABLE!

jhrrsn says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:29am

One of our favourites for sure.

Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:17am

Haha, nice one! I found the exit.
At first I thought it's impossible... Yet by doing random stuffs (you guys will know this as you'll play)... It's possible. And the texts I saw are really funny from flashing at the right time.

justin35f says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:27am

I think it is the number of jumps, as it kept saying 'boring'. Also, you don't leave through the door. After you leave, and it says you find your freedom, is their an end? or is that it? I could still jump, wasn't sure if that was intended or not. Fun little game though.

Sebastian says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:38am

Really short, but adorable!

d_durham says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:52am

Ha, I figured it out eventually. Really great job with the presentation and a nice little game play gimmick. Well done.

Mythalore says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 12:04pm

I got a bit stuck, but very interesting art and smooth gameplay!

Chman says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 12:09pm

Cute game ! The phone part was quite smart :]

Manuel777 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 12:10pm

haha nice one orange! :D

EdoMiyamoto says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 12:58pm

At first i was "nooo it's nice but buggy!" then i understood. It's cool :)

sparkleswirl says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:00pm

Okay, I figured it out. This was amazing. I really like it. =)

stqn says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:41pm

Very nice :). I just wish the background wasn’t white.

McFunkypants says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:19pm

Great work... nice art... good sounds... but I gave up quickly after nothing seemed to happen. After reading the comments, it sounds like I just had to wait around for something? Patience and gamers do not go hand-in-hand. =)

orangepascal says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:34pm

no it has nothing to do with waiting.. it's to soon to spoil the solution here, so if people can't solve it just ask on twitter ! *spoilhint* it's not a boRING game!

spilth says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:08pm

Nice art and interesting concept. Might be better with different sounds for things happening. Just kind of clicked randomly and eventually got free.

Beerman says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:10pm

Very nice. Cool puzzles.

Jackamikaz says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:22pm

Fun game is fun!

jerombd says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:18am

Short but fun!

domrein says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:56am

Short and sweet. Well done.

Travis Irby says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 7:09am

Thanks for the comment on my game! This is very well done, love the style

mollymus says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:15am

I like it! Just like last year! Good job!

mchaza says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:45pm

took me a while and the comments convincing me to keep playing, no bad, just annoying waiting for the phone.

josefnpat says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:51pm

I won, but I don't understand what I did.

martijn says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:52pm

Got stuck for a while after drawing the door.

bobiniki says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:47pm

I really love this.

Puzzlem00n says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:29pm

Haha, wow! I got the phone by accident at first, but then I went back to read the comments and see if you mentioned how I got it. BoRING... Hahaha, funny. But you really do need to make it more apparent to the player how they solved the problem.

All in all, love it.

Husky says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 6:33am

Pretty cute!
I like the way the dialog expression :D

robotality says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:29am

Simple (but hard first puzzle) and fun! :)

hirsch says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:23pm

Hehe, nice little game :)

Mikel says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 10:18pm

Short but very nice

multikorv says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 11:02pm

Just got the door drawn and got stuck. Felt nice on the way there though. :)

rogueNoodle says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 1:39pm

Great art, and while I was tempted to quit at one point (after finding the door), I stuck with it and was glad I did :)

May 6, 2013 @ 8:37pm

Very nice game! Took me a while to discover what to do, but when you do, it's great!

Please, take a minute to play and rate game, thanks!

dector says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 8:42am

I liked your story line.

badlydrawnrod says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 7:13pm

The graphics are unmistakably yours. It took a while for me to figure out how to get the phone, but everything fell into place after that. A nice little puzzler, and clearly it's not just my cat that goes crazy for fish.

alcazar says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 4:52pm

I like it, but i dont know if it's bugged or what? because, i'm blocked in the wall's hole

TurboDindon says ...
May 20, 2013 @ 6:29pm

Noooooooo, it's so great but so shooooooort! Nooooo.
I wanted mooooore. x'D
Very very fun and amazing.

- SEPHY (@sephyka)

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