Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Adventure Story 34

by PuddleOfWater - Jam Entry

Use the mouse to click on one of the two buttons.

Wow, still under time pressure! Made me feel alive.
I had a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs during this Ludum Dare, but I am glad I am here. Looking around the posts I see talented people. And that makes me grow up towards the skills I see.

I hope you are in the habit of giving feedback on what is important to you. No matter good or bad, that is a way of being respectful. That way you enable people to adapt.

Enable me to adapt. <3

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blurryroots says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:39pm

Clever storytelling. Really liked the idea of being more left or right brainy xD

AzureAspect says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:17pm

I wonder who the other person was who you were trying to forget (or not forget). In the end I didnt get any suprises, guide just told me that I made it to the end (weeee).
Didnt play again, but it left me wonder what the other two endings are

Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:18pm

Tried the Linux version, but it wouldn't start because of me having a too old Java version. Maybe you can compile so it works in older versions?

$ java -jar Adventure\ Story\ 34.jar
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: twoButtons/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(
at Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at sun.launcher.LauncherHelper.checkAndLoadMain(

bobismijnnaam says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:23pm

Nice idea for the game. Gui was not very exciting but clear, and the story was interesting.

PuddleOfWater says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:07pm

Martin Vilcans: I have changed the download link for Linux. It includes an alternative version that I hope works for you. I barely have any experience with Linux, so I am crossing my fingers at this point.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:34pm

Yup, now it works!

Zeriver says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:43pm

Neat game, i like story driven games and that one was fine, but story could be a bit more engaging. Anyway solid entry

Jakob37 says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:23pm

Nice idea, I enjoy this kind of games! Some feedback: Sometimes the right/left-brain choices felt distinguished, sometimes they didn't. Some of the less distinguished could perhaps be cut out, to highlight the more interesting parts of the story line. Nevertheless, good job and good luck with future games!

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