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Sleeping dogs Lie

by thePalindrome - Mini LD Entry

Sorry about the lack of music, I'm not as good at composing as I'd like...

Anyway, it's just another night, and nothing can go wrong, can it?

Bugs,Comments,Critique,I'd like to hear it!

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SusanTheCat says ...
Sep 18, 2011 @ 3:28am

Interesting game so far.

Falleco says ...
Sep 18, 2011 @ 11:06pm

It's not loading on firefox 6, I had to open it from google chrome. Interesting so far! Keep it up!

thePalindrome says ...
Sep 19, 2011 @ 8:51pm

I don't know why the swf doesn't load but I know a fix:
change the .php at the end to .swf, it'll load fine!

imake says ...
Sep 22, 2011 @ 5:44pm

Uh, can you get past THAT THING? Yes, no, maybe? NO?

Texts (even being short) were changing too fast - missed reading all of those at the first time and still don't remember what those said, so no idea what just happened :(

thePalindrome says ...
Sep 22, 2011 @ 11:12pm

yeah, about half-way through, I realized that I'd have to shorten the game a ton, so there is no 'win' condition...
Anyway, there's a replay game button at the very end...
Sorry for making such a short game :(

mikemacdee says ...
Sep 25, 2011 @ 8:58am

Got it to work thanks to your ".php to .swf" solution.

It's a neat game premise, though it's really more like interactive fiction. The ending could've been executed better.

mildmojo says ...
Sep 26, 2011 @ 5:45pm

I also had to load the SWF directly in FF6 for it to work. I think the abstract representations worked well (you start at a party, right?), but I would've liked to see several more metaphors on the way to the ending.

thePalindrome says ...
Sep 29, 2011 @ 2:30am

I thought It was more like that, I wanted more interaction, but my abilities weren't high enough, I left my fingers of +2 coding on my other save :P

I don't know why FireFox doesn't like my embedding, I'll have to find out...
I actually saw the main part as an amusement park (my lamps look vaguely like streetlamps), never saw it that way...

I'll probably add a retouch and add multiple endings, probably based on time (like for example, running from that demon-thingy for long enough would get you a better ending), but I'm not quite sure how this'll work...

Thanks for the reviews everybody!

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