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Picos Quest

rated 3.63 / 5 stars
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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 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.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

But where are the medals?!

I loved playing this until I checked my profile and saw that none of the medals that I had earned actually showed up. Then I checked the profiles of reviewers, and none of them got medals either. D: What is this madness??

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great game.

A very enticing game and a great choice for Pico Day. Very slow and a bit hard to figure out at the beginning, but it picks up and gets very fun. The unique controls are cool, and the music is especially impressive.

By the way, if you type in "masturbate," it says "not until you finish the game."

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


try typing obnoxious things like "fart"
to get a medal
i typed it and got a medal!!!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

O my god

What's that guys name?


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Not bad~

Nice text based game, it was simple enough to complete with the guide of the help command...

For those whose brains are dying...
Talk to Tom for the cup
Drink water
Get 2 sticks to make a fire and claim a reward from Darnell
Talk to Luis
Fix bat
Throw Bat at goth
Look Tree
Shake Tree
Look Rock in the map where the goth used to be
Go back to Nene, type out the number
Go to the orange tree and get orange
Go to the castle crusher and talk to him
Give Orange Juice to the black and white guy
Go slaughter Stamper

Typing Rape <insert word here> gets you rapetastic
Looking under the rock with the black and white guy and getting drugs gets you adidicted

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