Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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The House On Rotham Drive

by offwhitefox - Competition Entry

Join Private Eye Elena Morrison on this adventure through a farm powered by ancient, cultist technology.

Stuck somewhere? Try exploring, searching, and stealing anything that isn't nailed down!

==Useful Commands==
Type a command into the input field and then press Enter to submit it.
[Move] - Move in a direction. Can also just type the direction (as in "n", "w", "east", "up", etc).
[Look] - Look at the current room, or look at an object in the room or item in your inventory.
[Search] - Search the room, or search an object in the current room.
[Use] - Use an item on an object in the room.
[Take] - Pick up an object in the room.
[I] - View your current inventory
[Open] - Open or unlock an object

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peterthehe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:11pm

I didn't know what I was doing so I had to download the source and take a look. However, once I had gotten my head around controls, the game was really interesting. The ending was... uh... unexpected. Great job!

For others who are confused, the commands are:
Movement: move + (n,s,e,w,u,d)
Inventory: take, i
Observation: look, search
Interaction: open, use
Fun: dance, eat, drink, strip, cry, die

offwhitefox says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 3:30pm

Thanks @peterthehe - I updated the description to have the command list :)

WERT Studio says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:37pm

cool oldschool game thanks

Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:37am

Man, its readily apparent what generation and what platforms I played as a kid because the skills needed to excel at this are hard for me. But, once I understood the commands things starting coming together. Also bravo for getting me to pull out a piece of paper to make a map. That is rare XD

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