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    NG Game Jam 5 Teams had to make games based on literary classics.

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EDIT: v1.1 submitted. v1.1 converts typing the combination into clicking, as was originally planned for. Most books and quotes are now manually exit-able, as requested by many. Also, most of the hotspots for movement are smaller and now only cover an area slightly bigger than the arrow. Plus a few other bugfixes.

Submitted for Newgrounds Game Jam 5. The game was made in three days, as with all the other Game Jam games.

The Outsider is a point-and-click adventure using only mouse controls. Click on items to interact with them or pick them up. Click on items in inventory to use them or combine them with other iventory items.

This is Team New World Order's entry into the Newgrounds Game Jam 5! The theme was literature, and we have adapted H.P. Lovecraft's short story The Outsider into a point and click adventure game. I had a blast working with Aigis and J-qb this past weekend, and we all had fun giving it our all.

There's really not a whole lot to say in terms of the game. We'll let it speak for itself. Any bug reports go to me. Near the end the game looked like it was about to fall apart, but thankfully my programming and Aigis's testing saved us from total failure. Nevertheless, there may be some remnants of the more uncommon bugs or glitches in there, but we know the game is perfectly playable.

Also, the original short story, The Outsider, is available to read online. Search for it.

Reviews


moggiogmoggiog

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 22, 2011

spooky...

love it!



DerHellRazorDerHellRazor

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 22, 2011

Breath-taking

This is one of the very few games that have really blown me away! The art, the music, the colours, setting and story, all blend together perfectly to make this amazing flash. The ending was quite touching and un-expecting, and I LOVED Lillium at the end of this!! It's a version that I had not heard before. Well done Brian :D


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baku11baku11

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars June 22, 2011

nice

good but too short HINT DOOR 432 top to bottom



k1ngdeathk1ngdeath

Rated 4 / 5 stars June 22, 2011

Wonderful.

Despite this statement possibly becoming a double-edged sword, I really do wish that people would make more games based off Lovecraft's works. It feels as though it is an untapped fount for games. the game in my opinion is very well made and it kept me interested and wanting to see what was past every door (I'm not a point-n-click fan). the artwork complemented the atmosphere, and the familiar musicbox tied it all together pretty well. Kudos.



dimsirdimsir

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 22, 2011

I'm stuck...

How do i light the candle?