Ludum Dare 30 — August 22nd-25th, 2014 — Theme: Connected Worlds

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The Mirror

by Fjoergyn - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Hi folks! My first entry is ready. Took nearly 6 hours.

It is an interactive text adventure.

My goals:

- I wanted to get a feeling how hard is is to write a branching story - it escalates pretty quickly: The game is only about 5 minutes long, but has 9 endings.
- I wanted a little stat system, that shows the player how many other players discovered an ending
- I also wanted to write a little interactive fiction engine.

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CrazyDog says ...
Aug 23, 2014 @ 4:10pm

very nice game. Different from others good job

akios says ...
Aug 23, 2014 @ 5:54pm

really cool, very nice way to see the theme 08/10

PowerSpark says ...
Aug 23, 2014 @ 6:05pm

Nice choice with the font, real fun to play.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:51am

This story is clear. Minimalism adds some mood. Bravo ++

Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:40pm

Interesting game! I like the nice smooth transitions between branches. And the sudden transition in font to the 'other' side was awesome.

Typo: You removed the blanked!

Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:41pm

Very nice concept, but there aren't a lot of options :/

xWarZonex says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:43pm


xWarZonex says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:44pm

I really like the storyline.

mrexcessive says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:44pm

Hi there, interesting idea. 18.9% saw the ending I reached. Good job!

rjhelms says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 4:55pm

Very nice change of pace from all the other entries I've seen so far. Not bad at all for 6 hours work, I'd love to see more!

MrSylar59 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 4:56pm

I love the branching story, you made a great job, maybe could be better with some sound effects ?

Sunflower says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:02pm

One of the more interesting takes on the theme, the narration is good, too; yet it's a tad short, and I'm afraid trying to develop this further would make the thing escalate pretty quickly. ^^"

gwa says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 3:28pm

Very cool game. I liked the story :)

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