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Spudcannon

by YarharALC - Compo Entry

This is a text adventure that will give you hope, break your heart, and maybe... just maybe... teach you a lesson.

I lied, it's a story about a spudcannon.

Note: I cut it short, because I was scared I'd go over time if I didn't. There will be a post compo version at some point.

"Why am I high on fire ant poison?" -ManicMiner
"Should replace geography in public school curricula." -FreeholdGames
"At least something different than Unity." -Huo-Cuo

Uses Squiffy:
http://docs.textadventures.co.uk/squiffy/

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness74%
#26Humor4.08
#352Theme3.58
#380Overall3.36
#469Mood3.03
#664Fun2.93

Comments

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:55am

Amusing text adventure - Why am I high on fire ant poison?

Neonlare says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:58am

Pretty damn funny, not much to say on the gameplay front aside from the humour, which was great and pretty unexpected considering this is LD. looking forward to the Post Compo additions. One potato... Two potato... Three potato... How many was that again?

Mantlair says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:18am

Commenting so i could play/rate later...

kaype says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:18am

Good game.

Awesome graphics.
Amazing soundtrack.

11/10.

oranebeast says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:12am

A very intersting game with a really innovative text engine. I like.

Mantlair says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:24am

Kinda short. But it was fun.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:00am

Great text adventure, and surprisingly well presented too. Very good. Can't wait to play the full version :D

Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:58am

Love it!

Sorak86 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:39am

Perfect. 5 on humor :D

terpin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:48pm

I love text adventures and your humor kills it!

freeholdgames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:48pm

I think this teaches very many valuable life lessons. Should replace geography in public school curricula.

YarharALC says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:10pm

@freeholdgames gets it!

arhpositive says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:14pm

Nice little adventure, but shooting zombies with a spudcannon (almost) never works. :D

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:12pm

Very cool text adventure! I rarely see this genre around, and i really enjoyed it!

iceburg7 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:24am

Brilliant text adventure; it gets right to the point; my scarves were beautiful. This game made me really happy, and it's all the funnier because it won't let me replay it, which adds weight to the narrative. Bravo!

YarharALC says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:35pm

@Iceburg7 WHOAWHOAWHOA. You can totally replay it. I shouldn't allow for that in hind sight, but you can. Top right of the screen

badlydrawnrod says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 11:13am

I really wanted to get a chance to use the spudcannon.

Huo-cuo says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:48pm

Haha, very good. At least something different than Unity.

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 7:15pm

Seriously hilarious. One of the few examples where the feeling that I'm fighting against the game's wishes actually feels good and fun. Great job!

Jasonsumm says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 8:04pm

hehe I like the humour ^_^! nice work

Nomys_Tempar says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 11:24am

Nice one, the spudcannon is a nice idea to play with (or not).

May 10, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Pretty funny!

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