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

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

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Sitting here, thinking. The VN!

by TrashLord - Compo Entry

I'm almostly sure that it is a shortest visual novel with ideas and decisions!

The story is as old as the world: you're sitting, thinking, dreaming.
Nothing special. Nothing non-special. Just nothing.

Archive contains source code and executables for different operating systems.
Made with GIMP and Ren'Py.

P.S. I'm not fast enough to devise a good idea and develop it in 2 days. Sorry

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Tauka says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:56am

Does not run on MacOS Sierra 10.12

TrashLord says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:07am

Python support is required.

eerongal says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:16am

I dont know if its just me, but the game had a long start up time. I had to wait 2~3 minutes after clicking it for anything to open, but that was on windows.

MrEvilGuy says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:22am

It was an interesting development in story and mood, and the fire especially was impacting given recent events, but the lack of gameplay and control over anything makes it hard to really like. Great interface and tools though! I like the history function.

victorcrafty says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:48am

Does not run on MacOS Sierra 10.12

fishbrain says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:26am

Nice mood, even using those simple graphics. Just needs some more game-play elements. Well done for completing something in 48 hours!

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:47am

Nice mood and melancolic atmosphere. I like the setting of the story, being stuck in the prison and just facing your own memories. Sometimes the grammar was a bit off, but it wasn't unsettling. Pretty good textual game overall, backed by some simple nice art. Cheers

Catwheel says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:53am

Pretty cool stuff. I actually really liked this. A spot of soft audio could add a lot of atmosphere/

Jurgler says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 9:11am

I have to 100% agree with MrEvilGuy. Your game has a lot of potential and implementing a little bit more story and some more things to interact on (Maybe axamining some things or so) could improve it by a lot.

zeoxo says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 3:42pm

Took a long time to start up and didn't seem that interesting, I see a lot of potential but I think it needs more work. Great job anyways though :)

srakowski says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:17am

Neat story :) Great job on building mood.

Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:49am

The overall premise is fun, but as a fellow visual novel creator, I recommend that you polish your game in all aspects.

Loyance says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 3:18am

A small visual novel. Flashbacks to the past are very well combined with the dark atmosphere of the prison cell. Although I tried to take this seriously - some CG's made me laugh very hard. Nice work =P

fullmontis says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 6:16pm

Story has a good mood. I like the fact that it has plenty of different images that aid the storytelling visually. Maybe a little too scattered.

Sarge3v says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 9:31pm

You need an artist and musician, then good to go!

caryoscelus says ...
Dec 22, 2016 @ 4:44pm

Well, as far as LD goes, this is pretty original, i think.

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