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Picos Quest

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rated 3.63 / 5 stars
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Genre:
Adventure - RPG
Tags:
pico
text
based
picoday2011

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Uploaded
Apr 30, 2011 | 3:22 PM EDT
  • Frontpaged May 1, 2011
  • Underdog of the Week May 3, 2011

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Author Comments

Thanks for the Frontpage! This one was for you!

I wanted to make something for Pico day but I couldn't think of what to make. So of course I had to make a text based game. Something inspired by countless hours playing Sarien.net games like King's Quest and The Black Cauldron.

-You can view the items in your inventory by holding the
[ctrl] button

-Play the game by pressing an arrow key to start moving, and
the same arrow key again to stop. Type things into the box
and press return. Type 'help' for a list of commands

-You can look at things or examine your surroundings by
typing things like "look rock" or you can just type "look"

-You can talk to people by typing things like "talk man" or
"talk darnell"

-You can obtain items by typing things like "get food"

-You can do stuff with items by typing things like "use map",
"give apple", "throw bat", or any other verbs before the
item you intend to perform that action on

-You can control the speed of the player by pressing - or +

-You can turn off the music by typing 'mute'

Make sure you look at everything and explore every inch the game or you probably won't be able to figure out how to beat it. I tried to dumb it down a bit, though.
Also, if you click off of the game screen and are coming back to it, you don't have to click on the text box to be able to type into it, just click anywhere on the game and focus will be brought to the text box. Isn't that cool?

Big thanks to all the people that tested it and helped me make it better. And if you find any bugs, PM me with the details. I would be most appreciative.

Reviews


KrutznikKrutznik

Rated 2 / 5 stars

I like the concept...

But is too short and there are so little things you can do...
It doesn't appeal to the beautiful things that text based games got... When graphics are not top notch I think one has to develop more on the information and things that sorrounds the story... And even in the most stupid things...
I think text based games were great beacuse you could do everything wrong and yet get a lot of response from the game... I'm thinking about Leisure Suit Larry 1... That was a game full of things to do... And yet you could be doing everything wrong...
But you get the concept and I know you can improve it to be something great...

Keep it up and don't surrender =D


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xPretzelsticksxxPretzelsticksx

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Uh... yeah

Its good, but im not getting anywhere.



CooperMan1519CooperMan1519

Rated 5 / 5 stars

brilliant game but...

HOW DO U BEAT STAMPER I GET TO HIM AND I CAN'T DO ANYTHING!

btw what IS that guys name??


Magical-Zorse responds:

You have a sword, do something with it.


kirbykid77kirbykid77

Rated 4 / 5 stars

lol

type in mute, it is funny. the music is repeditive so it gets 8 stars



deadlytowerssuxdeadlytowerssux

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Fantastic!

An excellent tribute to both Pico and King's Quest! This game is good for a few laughs, or if you just want to have some fun typing things in to see what the game says. Great job on this game!