August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds

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by drmanitoba - Jam Entry

My tale is short, and my motives vauge, but believe me, oh doubtful one, I fought, and I adventured harder than I've ever adventure...rured before! Join me as I recount my amazing adventure of epic...stuff!

Editors note: There's probably a million sound syncing and timing bugs in here, so forgive me. Also, I know it's a JS game, and I know I didn't minify the source, but be a good sport and don't view source to cheat. It's not a hard game anyways.

How to Play: It's basically a choose-your-own adventure, text-based dungeon crawler. Each bullet is a "door" and you can read what adventures await you behind each one. Find your way to the end and save your love from certain horribleness.

Daniel Barron - Code
Daniel Nick - Words

I may be mistaken, but I think this is the first game to ever use Twitter Bootstrap.

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Moosefly says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:13pm

10 seconds to read that amount of text? I must've been playing on HARDCORE or something :P!

Aug 28, 2013 @ 1:57am

Hahaha same for me, so much text and so little time ;) Nice concept by the way :)

Aug 28, 2013 @ 8:44pm

It seemed good but the time constraints meant I couldn't really take in what I was doing. Great to see you using bootstrap and trying something different!

Spotline says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:59pm

Haha you made me laugh :D

Darien says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 2:02pm

It's a neat idea. Sadly, the theme is definitely detrimental to the game; requiring each choice to be made within ten seconds forces the player to rush through the dialogue.

drmanitoba says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 2:26pm

Confession time: I wrote the engine before I wrote the game content, so the "too much text" problem wasn't made apparent until I plugged in the actual content...which was ~2 hours before the submission deadline >_<. Thanks for playing though! I apologize for the issue.

Aug 31, 2013 @ 9:56pm

Well, making it fit the theme really kills the game a bit, 10 seconds just isn't enough to read and make a choice... :(

Jayjay says ...
Sep 13, 2013 @ 12:18am

It's fun, takes a few plays to soak all the text in =]

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