August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds
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Guest Houseby cardboard - 48 Hour Compo Entry
==== WALKTHROUGH =====
==== GAMEPLAY ====
The game is an adventure game similar to Myst (or at least more similar to Myst than other adventure games I've played). You have no visual inventory, no on-screen character representation, and you never see any people. Yes, I know Myst has people in it, but when it does it isn't very often. Click on objects and navigate the room by clicking the far left and far right of the screen. (The cursor will change to let you know when you will change views). That is all! Oh, the game ends when you open the door. Enjoy!
==== BUILDS =====
unzip 'cardboard_guest_house.zip' and run 'main.exe'
- Python / Linux
requires Python 2.7 and Pygame.
run 'main.py' to play
I'm pretty sure the Python version should work for you. Let me know if there is a way I can compile a version for you (to make it easier to play) and I'll try to get my hands on a Mac to do so.
for windows users, unzip and then run 'main.exe'
for other OS's, download the source from github and run 'main.py'
==== ABOUT ====
I recently got into the Myst games (and lore) and finished Myst in about two days. I'm now working on reading the Book of Atrus before I start playing/experiencing Riven. After playing Myst I decided I would make an adventure game for the upcoming Ludum Dare (because it was only a week or so away at the time). I had a little mishap around the 45 hour mark, where I accidentally clicked a shortcut I have defined in Vim that exectutes '%!xxd -r' and then saves and quits. This totally screwed my game.py file over and I had to revert to the backup I made the night before. Luckily I have my code pretty well spread out across multiple files, so all I had to do was type out a bunch of repetitive and way-too-drawn-out code to get back up to speed. The moral of the story: don't put off putting your project on GitHub because you cannot think of a good repo name. Also, don't put volatile Vim shortcuts where you might accidentally press them.
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