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by ChrisPugh - 48 Hour Compo Entry

An experiment in the democratic process. A multiplayer text adventure written in JavaScript.

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robashton says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:50am

Need a link to the actual game dude :)

ChrisPugh says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 4:42pm

Thanks! It's a web game so I only filled in the "web" link, which caused nothing to show up. Fixed now.

mtrc says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:17pm

Superb idea! Loved the twist at the end.

reostra says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:53am

Interesting - I like the use of the subreddit

Darien says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:32am

Mutant raccoon virus? Oh noes!

jammy12789 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:40am

I found it Hilarious and Awesome Idea with the speech. I submitted "What do i Do?" and it Made me ROFL. Then the Idea of looking at other peoples was Genius!

brogrammers says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:54am

looooved the concept! I wanted to do a text game too, but I didn't know how to make it coherent with the theme - you totally did it right.

Shmarah says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:52pm

Perhaps a longer pause before the 10 seconds starts just for the slower readers? I didn't finish reading so I refreshed the page, which kind of changed the effect on me, but man do I LOVE this!

ChrisPugh says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 6:18am

@Shmarah, Thanks for the feedback. Done! And thanks to everyone else who's played the game so far.

doonay21 says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 7:30pm

Nice idea. I do not like text games, but I can say this one is good :)

Pinktreeleaf says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 7:47pm

short but unique. nice reddit integration.

KunoNoOni says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:16pm

Interesting idea and concept. :)

Merudo says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 5:04pm

Interesting concept. It makes sense to only have 10 seconds to write our plea.

What doesn't make sense, however, is that we have no time at all to prepare our speech before stepping on the podium. Aren't we supposed to have waited nervously in line for four hours? Why not use that time to prepare an excellent speech?

parrotlord says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 5:49pm


Sep 2, 2013 @ 2:13pm

Wow, such a great and well thought-out experiment! Hopefully you'll get quite some votes in the subreddit, and will be able to offer interesting conclusions. Stressful in any case :D

Crowbeak says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 10:47pm

Your source code link isn't really a source code link if the files can't be downloaded. I was going to try to play this offline. :(

X-0r says ...
Sep 5, 2013 @ 11:35am

This game definitely serves for a dark mood - seeing as it is text-only, it's quite something. Most of the categories can't really be rated... Graphics and Audio aren't really existing.
Awesome idea to collect all the entries ^_^
10 seconds to think and type was a bit too short for me, I didn't really get I what was expecting me (which I probably would have, if I've *really* been in that situation)
But hey, I'd go for the mutant racoon virus rather than immediate death :D

SnoringFrog says ...
Sep 10, 2013 @ 3:07am

Wow. Kinda figured out what was coming and I completely biffed it. Nicely done.

Sep 14, 2013 @ 8:54pm

Not really a game, but a pretty great experience nonetheless.

By far the best part was


reading the other players' justifications afterwards.

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