SMSby Newt_ - Compo Entry
SMS is a Text (Message) Based adventure game that takes place all from the view of a single phone screen. With over 50 possible decisions to make, you can control how the story will turn out! Play multiple times for different experiences!
*Complex and detailed story
*Approximately 50 decisions with several options each, resulting in many interesting outcomes
*Interact with at least 4 unique characters, including a lovable exiled prince
*3 added cups of awesome
Up/Down Arrow Keys to scroll
Point/Click with Mouse to select responses
Download the zip, extract it, and double-click "Run SMS.exe"
And that's it! Have fun!
**WARNING: There is a crash bug that sometimes occurs if the user clicks on anything besides a message. As of yet, I have not been able to locate this bug hidden amongst the tangles of my sleep-deprived code. To prevent crashing, make sure you click only on message choices, and only click once! Thanks for understanding!** [EDIT: I've hacked together an error handler for the time being. It's ugly, but it seems to be preventing the crashes!]
[EDIT2 (12/8/14): I've updated the source to include the hack that I threw together last night. Anyone who can find a more elegant solution will receive a gold star from me! :) Also, as pta2002 has pointed out, Mac users can just download the source and run the code from there. (Assuming you have Python installed, of course! It will work for sure with 2.x, but I can't think of any reason why it wouldn't work with 3.x as well.)]
[FINAL EDIT (12/10/14): After giving my mind a rest for a couple days, I came back and tried to squash that bug. It took about 10 minutes and 3 lines of code. I guess I'll be giving myself that gold star. Download and source are both updated, probably for the last time. Thanks guys!]
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