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Ridiculous Text Adventures

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Jan 23, 2017 | 9:25 AM EST
  • Frontpaged January 25, 2017
  • Review Crew Pick January 25, 2017
  • Daily Feature January 24, 2017

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How stupid are you? 5 Points Please tell me you were just trying to get this medal.
Suicide 5 Points You monster.
That was smart 5 Points What you should have done is really obvious.
Your pants are on fire 5 Points Liar, get where this is going.
AI never gives up 25 Points You found a stalker!
Undiscovered, but also working as a toilet cleaner 25 Points Good luck with your new career.
You are a murderer 25 Points Sure, it's just a video game, but also, you killed someone.
Nailed the interview 50 Points You're going to be such a good zookeeper.
You are the chair 50 Points And you should be damn proud.
The only kind of emotional ending in the entire game 100 Points ...
You made a deal! 100 Points I hope you chose the money.

Author Comments

You are either Dan Norton or Courtney Cook, two average people who themselves in bizarre circumstances. As Dan, you must fend off the advances of a smitten AI companion. As Courtney, meanwhile, you'll interview with a belligerent, possibly drunk executive.

Fall in love. Time travel. Clean toilets.

The possibilities are endless, except that there are only nine of them, because there are nine endings.


Press X to go on a job interview, and Z to be given a personalized AI.

In dialogue, Z allows you to advance, and X lets you read faster.

Writing: Hershall Cook
Music: Alex Grover
Art: Grace Howson


Ridiculous Text Adventures combines two games I developed as Christmas gifts. Each game functions a conversation with extensive branching dialogue and several endings, and both were made in under twenty-four hours with the goal of making the recipient laugh. The first went to my then coworker, Dan Norton. Along with concrete things like quadcopters and video games, Dan listed 'nice people' as one of his interests for our office secret santa. So I built him an artificial nice person. The second was a gift to my sister. She's been looking for a full-time job for a bit, so I pitched her the game as 'interview advice.'

If you'd like a personalized text adventure, PM me and we can talk pricing.




Rated 4 / 5 stars

Like it!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

I seriously think this is sooo adorable and you need to make more, but I kinda was hoping for videos as well.. that would have been really neat.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Its really funny and HOW THE #### COULD YOU MAKE THIS ON STENCYL! I also use stencyl


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

The one with Courtney Cook made me laugh out loud several times. And even though the Dan Norton path was more serious, I enjoyed finding all the endings. In my opinion, I enjoyed this game very much, but it should have more paths and endings. Once you extend it, you should definitely air it on Steam Greenlight! :)

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Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

my brain is melting... i dont mean to be rude, i just didnt understand anything... just WTF?!