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Evil Lunix System Admin

by c0nfused - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I made a game about getting snacky cakes, avoiding work, and filling out randomly generated trouble tickets. It has the bare minimum of layer interactivity, movement, and no GUI.
From there its just you and your wits against a seemingly endless stream of users and trouble tickets.

It is old school enough that if you screw up you start over. None of those fancy health bars, jumping, or combat systems. To enforce some sort of dying penalty you are forced to watch your admin deal with the trouble ticket you just picked up for a few seconds.

I am somewhat concerned that I made this too easy. My wife assured me that it was "pretty hard". So, I made it harder. It is still winnable.

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IndieRetro says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:58pm

Gave me a good laugh, but I cant get past the second floor! xD

Diventurer says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:08am

Haha, this is just brilliant. 5/5 audio and mood, pal. This feels like an office, 'lright?
I couldn't find the exit on the 4th floor though, so... :|
I searched everywhere... I tried to get back there, but those pesky users, man. :P

c0nfused says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:25pm

The 4th floor exit should be top right.

Are people generally having trouble finishing it now? have I made things too hard? There are some console commands that let you do stuff like change the level you start at.

Cosmologicon says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:48pm

I tried it about 10 times and I can't even come close to getting to the floor 2 exit....

tnovelli says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 12:29am

Shouldn't have to start the whole game over everytime I die. Also, I would like to go faster :)

May 3, 2013 @ 10:25pm

Funny. Dying is actually more fun than completing the game.

dick_claus says ...
May 18, 2013 @ 4:39am

Nice idea, but so sloooooww speed :)

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