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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


RivothRivoth

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 27, 2013

Short and to the Point. This Game was good and Truly gave me a feel of H.P. Lovecraft's classic. In the long run This games Story is sad and leaves you thinking.



EnticeEntice

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 23, 2011

Play It

A perfect example of how games can be art. Absolutely beautiful.

It was easy and short, feeling more like an interactive movie than a game, but that's not a problem at all. The atmosphere was just perfect, the ending actually left me feeling emotional. It's even more impressive that it was put together in three days.


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MagnovxMagnovx

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 27, 2011

awsome

man i ussaly hate games like thisbut it was awsome wait a captial k



Meto741Meto741

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 21, 2011

Great game, strong ending

I knew as soon as lillium from Elfen lied started I was in for a sad ending, it was a great game with a good story line. Great art too, props to you guys



thedeadlyfbthedeadlyfb

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 21, 2011

Great game!

The game was good.
There should be more games like this (gomes of books, tales and so)
Great job, but it was to easy


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