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The Seasons Processor

by Simon - Compo Entry

What about some configuration of seasons?

Try to unlock the seasons by changing their values in the dedicated text files you will find in the same folder as the game.
Each season has a dominant.

(You actually need to launch the game once if you want to see the files).
(Also, you need to save the file for the changes to take effect).

Really not sure weather it works on OS X or Linux. Let me know how it goes, I will make sure to make it work on all three platforms.

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Ratings

#25Innovation4.18
#375Mood3.05
#450Audio2.74
#531Theme3.27
#570Overall3.09
#696Graphics2.57
#829Fun2.52
#1350Coolness45%

Comments

Marcellus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:43pm

Unlocked all seasons, don't know what to do with the last one. Maybe trying to play with the colors is what the game wants me to do.

Spectacular entry, I felt like a computer detective figuring about what to do.

amras0000 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:19am

Running on Linux my Desktop Environment ireevertably crashed when I booted the game. I didn't have anything else unusual running, so it's hard to imagine something else causing that. You'll pardon me if I don't try again.

Simon says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:20am

Sorry about that, it comes from the way I read and write the files I believe. I will try to use a more platform independent system.

Somnium says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:13am

An interesting entry. It was interesting to play around with different configurations, to see how it impacted the colors. Literal shapeshifting :)

It would probably be preferable to be able to change the values from inside the interface though :)

plko says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 7:51pm

What a special entry, interesting idea and presentation, only control not so easy. But it's still cool

frogcheese says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 10:46am

A cool idea with playing the game by messing with the files, but I never really figured it out. I just entered in some random numbers until I got bored, didn't really see any sign of progress.

Played it on OSX, seems to work fine except that the season file is created inside of the app package rather than in the same folder as the app.

rayman1900 says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 1:31pm

But.... 0,o what Kind of wizardry is thiiisss !!!! Modifying a txt file live while unity is running is sure impressing. I'm sure there are a lot of applications (live digital performance for example) that could make this kind of game cool !

May 5, 2016 @ 1:38pm

An interesting concept but the goal is a little unclear. Nice thought process you have! This runs in Linux under WINE.

Seregy7 says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 7:06pm

Cool idea, though goal is kind of unclear

May 5, 2016 @ 7:06pm

It's hard to understand, but it's very innovative! Congrats!

cmayhem says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 2:50pm

Unique idea for sure. Very good!

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