entropyby alyphen - Compo Entry
8/12/14: Bundled versions are now available.
Reasoning behind the naming:
Definition of entropy (WordNik):
n. For a closed thermodynamic system, a quantitative measure of the amount of thermal energy not available to do work.
n. A measure of the disorder or randomness in a closed system.
n. A measure of the loss of information in a transmitted message.
I felt it matched the second and third definitions.
Although it usually refers to chemistry, the game is still a closed system of sorts, and there is much disorder and randomness. (Some of the events that occur are actually chance-based)
Espionage & hacking is also closely related to the interception of transmitted messages.
entropy is essentially a form a visual novel, about espionage, deceit, hacking, and some other stuff.
It's not quite as polished or smooth as I wanted it to be, but it runs decently well to a standard I'm happy to publish.
The entire game plays with the left mouse button, as there is no free movement, only your choices affect the flow of the story.
For Linux, there are both 32 bit and 64 bit versions, so I linked to the GH release page - get the one for your platform.
For Windows, if you get MSVCR100.dll errors, make sure to have Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable installed (you can get it from Microsoft's site at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5555 or searching Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable should allow you to find it)
Downloads and Links
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