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Feb 6, 2013 | 5:35 PM EST
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The patience of a rock 5 Points Game completed
It only took a while 10 Points Complete game in 150 years or less
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Author Comments

The game is known to lag in Chrome browser. If the game is unplayable, consider using different browser to see if that helps.

A calamity is coming and you embark on a journey to stop it. You only have 400 years.

This is an experimental game about the passage of time. Don't expect swift action. Slow down and think, just don't wait too long...

Thanks for the front page NG !



Rated 5 / 5 stars February 8, 2013

Well worth the time played, including the time waiting for it to load ;)
This is not simply a game but a unique experience. Kudos and really looking forward to your future works!


Rated 5 / 5 stars February 8, 2013

Was realy great game. Had hard time with <SPOILER>those people and grain. </SPOILER>. But at the end it was really great.


scriptwelder, why not making the movment taking time ? like the rock is in one place (for people) but moves in term of long time.. ?! :-)

scriptwelder responds:

I was messing around with that concept but eventually it turned out to be too complicated and unpredictable for the amount of time I gave myself to make this game :)

But hell yeah that would have added more depth to the entire idea.


Rated 5 / 5 stars February 8, 2013

I love everything about this....played it once...great...played it for the under 150...still great.....played again to let the world blow up....kind of dissapointing.....I loved how you got to watch civilization progress up until about 60/70 years...after that I was hoping for more...seeing that the volcano goes off in 2013 I was hoping to see the whole landscape become cities/ first century had a lot of progress...but it stopped after that....I was really hoping for more......that said...still one of the best games I've ever played....Beautiful Idea...and well executed....I hope to see more games as imaginative as this...I love it...well done

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Rated 5 / 5 stars February 8, 2013

This is an awesome idea for a game, the way you use the seasons to further your journey, over the course of hundreds of years. I was waiting for ground to wither so I could keep walking at first, until I realized I could walk on frozen water. Doh. After that I started thinking better, and it really is a game where you need to slow down and think. At times, the pace can be aggrevatingly slow, but overall it's a creative adventure, both mindful and fun to play. Great work!



Rated 3.5 / 5 stars February 8, 2013

Slow protagonist gets really frustrating on a second run for anything I might have missed. Otherwise, solid game.

For the Chrome lag, the problem might be the type of flash Chrome uses by default. Look up some info on Pepper flash compared to non-Pepper flash, and switch to whichever you're not on (I believe default Chrome uses Pepper, which is the probably the source of the issue). Hope that helps.

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