Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting ldjam.com working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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by yeknomerif - Compo Entry

Text adventure game with only one room.

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Ratings

#100Humor3.35
#177Theme3.90
#247Overall3.42
#307Mood3.11
#319Fun3.15
#412Innovation2.85
#1071Coolness41%

Comments

Oreolek says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 8:34am

A wrong item combination can restart the game. There are no saves. It's very frustrating and I can't finish the game if I have to restart and do everything again if I make a mistake.

yeknomerif says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 8:22pm

Stop burning the room down then :P In seriousness, thanks for the feedback. It was a last minute decision based on feedback that there was no fail conditions.

Palarus says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:06pm

I like the typography used. I'm not a fan of this kind of games, when the game restart is like, really? Maybe if I cannot click again on an option already used the game feels much faster.

schizoid2k says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 3:43pm

I'm old enough to remember playing text adventures, and I like this one. Using buttons helps move the player along. Nice job.

HappySaila says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 3:53pm

I enjoyed the game. however, when I escaped the room, I would have liked the game to end. however it just started over.

Dec 14, 2016 @ 7:52pm

Dear god, why would you do that? gaaah. no more.
Also what do you know about my behind.. and my soul?

Really cool (for a text adventure :) )

Dec 14, 2016 @ 8:17pm

Absolutely loved this. Great and fun and funny and I had to laugh quite a bit at the ending. Britlliantly done. :)

awesomerex says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 12:31am

Really nice mood and writing style. I kept wanting to see what was next.

Maffew says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 7:46pm

Nice little text adventure game

erikiene says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 8:13pm

Very good! Not too much of a fan of text-based stuff, but kept me engaged long enough to open the door. Won't spoil what happens then, but I assure you it's very Sisyphus-like

Hempuli says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 8:24pm

Very nice! The puzzles were logical and the game felt mostly very coherent and neat. I got 2 endings!

acotis says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 8:50pm

"You butt looks as good as ever." Haha :)

But in all seriousness, I think this game was a little too hard. There didn't seem to be much indication as to which item I should use one what, and one mistake meant a restart. I think the restarting is fair, but maybe only from a certain checkpoint? Then again, I wanted checkpoints in my game too, but 48 hours pass quickly... ;)

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 10:40am

Humorous enough for a text adventure. A bit of a cliché to do the whole loop thing but hey. Thank the good green earth that I didn't have to type hundreds of commands, esp. after I burned the place down and had to start over. Only once though. I'm a quick study.

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