GHOST TOWN - Release...

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Alright.... Here we go...
Below is the link to the final version of Ghost town.
It's a 30Mb game so I can't upload it to the Adventure page without permission from Campbell.
If you have a go at it (and I hope you will) please be sure you read the Read me first file.
I am looking forward to some honest and serious feedback.
Have fun....

The link is removed since it's no longer active. In stead you can download the game on the adventure page.




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Ghost town V 1,05: Adrift best game of the year award 2009
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Post by Beanless »

Woo! It's done! *downloads*
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First impressions are excellent, the drawings really do make a difference. I've made it into the cabin and spotted a few (very minor) slips. You can usually tell when there's a usable object in the room as it adds "Also here....." after the room description and you've missed a few capital letters.

Everything I've examined seems to have a description (trying to catch you out ;)) which is always good, if it's mentioned in the description, it should be examinable. The writing is spot on for me, simple and straight to the point, no page and a half of fancy words that lose you half way through. Liked the first puzzle (wooden they like to know). First impressions? Looks like a game I'd like to play till the end.

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NickyDude wrote:First impressions are excellent, the drawings really do make a difference. I've made it into the cabin and spotted a few (very minor) slips. You can usually tell when there's a usable object in the room as it adds "Also here....." after the room description and you've missed a few capital letters.

Everything I've examined seems to have a description (trying to catch you out ;)) which is always good, if it's mentioned in the description, it should be examinable. The writing is spot on for me, simple and straight to the point, no page and a half of fancy words that lose you half way through. Liked the first puzzle (wooden they like to know). First impressions? Looks like a game I'd like to play till the end.

:bravo:

I'm glad you like it so far... and thanks for the kind words. :D

It's on purpose that not all objects are mentioned with the usual. "Also there is a ... " So if you find something interesting in the room description, you should give it a look.. who knows ]:)
How did you like the intro music? Too long??




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Ghost town V 1,05: Adrift best game of the year award 2009
WIP:
"Through Time" Idle
"D-Day" Prog rep: Feb 16
Char: 5 Events: 5 Tasks: 185 Objects: 156 Rooms: 34... Size 47Kb
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The music was fine, the length was just right as I was setting up the layout of the screen. :)
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you've missed a few capital letters.

Told you so!;)
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nick wrote:
you've missed a few capital letters.

Told you so!;)
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I know you did .. :p
The problem is ( I think) that English is not my native language and you use capital letters differently than we do. For instance you wite the week days and month with a capital letter whereas we don't and that goes for other things too...
So although I used a wordprocessor to check the spelling and grammar, a few things did slip through. I hope for your forgiveness... :(




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Ghost town V 1,05: Adrift best game of the year award 2009
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"Through Time" Idle
"D-Day" Prog rep: Feb 16
Char: 5 Events: 5 Tasks: 185 Objects: 156 Rooms: 34... Size 47Kb
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Congratulations, Cowboy!!!!

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reelyor wrote:Congratulations, Cowboy!!!!

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thanks.... I hope people will like it... :blush:
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"Through Time" Idle
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Post by Leftyslim »

I got stuck a little playing the demo, but I'll download the full thing and give it another go- looking forward to it! (Especially if there are any hints of Western-ness in it- I'm a huge Western fan!)

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Leftyslim wrote:I got stuck a little playing the demo, but I'll download the full thing and give it another go- looking forward to it! (Especially if there are any hints of Western-ness in it- I'm a huge Western fan!)

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"Through Time" Idle
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Pictures? :O

Music? :O

:bravo:

*Downloads... tries to find time to check it out... * :dancer:
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madquest8 wrote:Pictures? :O

Music? :O

:bravo:

*Downloads... tries to find time to check it out... * :dancer:
;)
I take that as a compliment "Madquest8"
Thanks a lot... :thanks:
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"Through Time" Idle
"D-Day" Prog rep: Feb 16
Char: 5 Events: 5 Tasks: 185 Objects: 156 Rooms: 34... Size 47Kb
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Post by rotter »

Well done Cowboy. It is good to see a proper ADRIFT game released.

Congrats!!

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Post by madquest8 »

I've only just gone into the cabin and I'm looking about, the art seems to have two different styles (the bedroom is different to the outside view for example).

Did you draw it all yourself or did you 'sub contract' ? :cool:

No way could I find the time to draw stuff as well. :oh-no:
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