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Exclamation Life

by Punga - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Adventurer game with story. It's about you only getting one existence... It's your thing what will you do with it.. You may do stupid things... But you also may be really usefull, and heroic.

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Tanner says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:41pm

Nice story :P

zorfmorf says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 8:08pm

One of the more unique games. It felt a little bit masochistic playing the game until the end. Liked your writing style and I actually planned to tell you about your typos but apparently the text is self aware and put these typos in there on purpose!

acp_ld says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 8:11pm

this story is better than bioshock...

ThatGuy says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 8:57pm

Funny writing, though not sure how I was convinced to do all those strange things.

Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:03pm

The story is definitely better than bioshock, but that's not saying much. I think this is a very interesting genre, and you did well to explore it for ludum dare. I would say: go deeper. Control the player psychologically, rather than just by limiting their options.

Check out "in the stream".

Nick Weihs says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:05pm

Dat dragon

Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:06pm

Also, good writing can replace vulgarity perfectly. I was kind of 50/50 on saying this (as is evidenced by me posting two comments), since you probably will just think I'm an upset old man, or something. Seriously, though, the most shocking and upsetting things I've ever heard were not "retard" or "nigger": if you want to make a really evocative game that enrages the player, do it subtly. You know what I mean? The truth, man, the truth can be way more shocking and enraging than meaningless, out of context, curse-words.

Punga says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:50pm

arrogant.gamer: Thank you. I'm not a native english speaker, do it is not as easy for me to express some things in another way. I also didn't cosider most of these words as "cursing"... maybe with an exception of "dumbass". I was convinced that the rest are just mean words, but not curse words. I also don't recall using a word "nigger".. Anyway, thank you for your time. Next Ludum Dare I will try to make it less "cursative". ;D

Dec 25, 2013 @ 5:44pm

Lol, nice story.

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