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Flame Wars Episode VI: A New Post

by rennbahncookie - Jam Entry

Working Title: FLAME WARS VI: A New Post

Game Genre: Typing/Spelling Game

Game platform: PC

Game Premise: Simulate a keyboard warrior’s experience defending what he loves on the interwebs.

Gameplay summary:

1. Players have 20 seconds each turn to write as many complete words as possible into their comment. The comment is then weighed against an opponent according to how many complete words they manage to type out. Larger words grant larger bonuses.

2. Possible multiplayer

3. “AI” sends predesigned sentences with preset points for players to overcome with their own points.

Game Art Direction:

Core Features:
1. Typing complete words to gain points, winning against AI or opponents.
2. swear words are worth double points, but after being used in three comments they lose their effectiveness.
3. You win after a certain score against the opponent is reached.

Downloads and Links




TwixtorTitan says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 4:52pm

Why is there no playable download?

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:45am

Could not play it :(

Liam :D says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:47pm

Aw maan, this looks so good in the screenshots. Please provide a compiled version. I'll come back later cause I actually want to play this!

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:57am

For some reason the download link is not available. I followed the source code and could find the binary compressed at My git labs admin would freak out with a binary file commited to the repository :D.

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:59am

I like the intro, seems like very 90s to me :). However, the game can be a bit frustrating, because it's not actually trying to make sense of the posts to see how offensive they are. Unless, of course, the idea is to have an offense by only posting something :).

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:50pm

I found this very entertaining! (Found the game through pvwradtke's link).

blubberquark says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 12:31pm

the github link is dead

May 8, 2015 @ 2:54am


Almost says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 3:41am

You should probably make it easier for people to playtest.

gv1351 says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 5:00am

No download

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