Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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Four Horsemen: Chapter 1

by eott - Compo Entry

Four Horsemen: Chapter 1

Welcome to Earth, only somewhat in the future and a lot worse for the wear. This interactive fiction, technically a game, tells the story of... well, that would be a spoiler. I guess you have to play it to find out. I made the first chapter for this compo. I hope that someday I will write a second chapter and maybe more. There is a story to tell, you know. Anyway, I hope you have a bit of fun with this. Don't worry it's not long.

Warnings: Not suited for children. Themes of death and graphic violence.

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Ratings

#218Mood3.30
#237Humor2.86
#618Overall3.04
#704Theme2.96
#709Fun2.77
#1350Coolness45%

Comments

chobrah says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:12am

A gripping tale :)

rupazero says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:16pm

Coffee and self-loathing, my favourite!

ThommazK says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:24pm

Interesting, I'd like to see a further development of this. :)

fizzhog says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:45pm

Like the tone. Worth developing further. Shapeshifting choices could work well in a game of this sort.

grayhaze says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:46pm

An interesting story, only slightly let down by some odd phrasing. Good work. :)

neondx says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:02pm

it was a good tale, a little long to begin, but fun anyway (cornflakes and water, made me smile)

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:05pm

Interesting take on theme. A fun read.

Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:19pm

I enjoy IF games in Ludum Dare. Good use of the theme, you included a couple story paths that hint to playing separate characters, and there are some colorful descriptions that entertain. I do wish you ran your story through a spell checker, but your story came across nonetheless. Good entry!

Hempuli says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 9:26pm

An interesting take on the theme. Also fairly well written, although I did note some typos here and there. I like your use of metaphor!

TheCain says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 3:56am

Pretty interesting. The ending took me by surprise.
(There was a typo on one of the pages- "...youths across the street. They |look looking| for trouble...")

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