IFCOMP 2019

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IFCOMP 2019

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:32 am

This is the official JC thread.

Go here for the site - https://ifcomp.org - there's links to all 82! games!

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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Flack » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:46 am

So far I have played two IFComp 2019 games: Enceladus and The House on Sycamore Lane.
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by bryanb » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:25 pm

Flack wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:46 am
So far I have played two IFComp 2019 games: Enceladus and The House on Sycamore Lane.
You mean you haven't played the game that features you as a major character yet? I mean I suppose I don't know you're not a major character in The House on Sycamore Lane also as I haven't played it yet, but it's hard to believe you didn't play Meeting Robb Sherwin first. Unless you beta tested it, I suppose. I can imagine you telling Jizaboz that the Flack character isn't realistic.

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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Tdarcos » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:12 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:32 am
This is the official JC thread.

Go here for the site - https://ifcomp.org - there's links to all 82! games!
Jonsey, 82 factorial - which is what 82! is - equals 4.753643e+122. We all need to get busy - no not that kind of get busy - I mean get busy playing all those games. If between the what, eight of us here, we can play 1,000 of them an hour, we should be finished in only 5.426533e+115 years. Now, that is only 4.522111e+105 times the approximately 12 billion years the universe has existed, but if we dedicate ourselves...
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Flack » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:30 pm

Well, I had no idea!

I have now played THREE games in the 2019 IFComp!

"Meeting Robb Sherwin" was exactly how I remember the weekend, except for Jiz downplayed the effort I put into avoiding contact with another character in the game. My only disappointment was that I wasn't able to revisit that pizza truck again, even virtually!
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Jizaboz » Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:11 pm

Flack wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:30 pm
Well, I had no idea!

I have now played THREE games in the 2019 IFComp!

"Meeting Robb Sherwin" was exactly how I remember the weekend, except for Jiz downplayed the effort I put into avoiding contact with another character in the game. My only disappointment was that I wasn't able to revisit that pizza truck again, even virtually!
Haha nice! Now finally I can say someone has played it other than the 3 play-testers. Thank you. Yes, the pizza truck seemed completely off-limits to me in real life unless I wanted to type "wait" 10 times and it all be over! I also wanted to include our trip to the 1-up, Flack but it was one of those things I had as a basic place-holder room then later cut out like my experience at the Roo-Bar after the wedding.

I am planning on playing Robb's game first and am about to do that now. There are quite a few on the list I'd like to play based on cover art or premise but we'll see what I get time for..

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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Flack » Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:33 pm

If you ever get a chance to expand the game I would like to see a local dispensary added downtown and some mention of the pinata cake!
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:45 pm

Tdarcos wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:12 pm
Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:32 am
This is the official JC thread.

Go here for the site - https://ifcomp.org - there's links to all 82! games!
Jonsey, 82 factorial - which is what 82! is - equals 4.753643e+122. We all need to get busy - no not that kind of get busy - I mean get busy playing all those games. If between the what, eight of us here, we can play 1,000 of them an hour, we should be finished in only 5.426533e+115 years. Now, that is only 4.522111e+105 times the approximately 12 billion years the universe has existed, but if we dedicate ourselves...
Yeah, bit of a bumper crop of games for the comp this year, Commander!
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:48 pm

Jizaboz wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:11 pm
Flack wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:30 pm
My only disappointment was that I wasn't able to revisit that pizza truck again, even virtually!
Haha nice! Now finally I can say someone has played it other than the 3 play-testers. Thank you. Yes, the pizza truck seemed completely off-limits to me in real life unless --
Unless you were one of the AREA HOMELESS I fed that day, which I absolutely did not mind in the slightest. Though I will admit that I minded a bit that they got served ahead of some of the guests.

Also, the Mystery Guy that Ate The Cake Early making an appearance is also a definite comp highlight, that guy's getting my vote for Best Non-Player Character at the XYZZYs.
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Jizaboz » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:54 pm

Flack wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:33 pm
If you ever get a chance to expand the game I would like to see a local dispensary added downtown and some mention of the pinata cake!
Haha sorry for not providing 2 dispensaries. (There is only one from the Parking Lot) I did actually have a note about the fake cake because it fooled me the night before the wedding heh

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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Jizaboz » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:58 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:48 pm

Also, the Mystery Guy that Ate The Cake Early making an appearance is also a definite comp highlight, that guy's getting my vote for Best Non-Player Character at the XYZZYs.
Yeah, this guy is much higher on the shitlist than the random homeless people.

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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Flack » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:11 am

I am currently playing "the secret of vegibal island"

So far it is full of typos, like one on every line. I need to do some research because I believe there are a lot of references I am not getting.
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Flack » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:46 am

Finished it. It's obviously written by someone who is not a native English speaker and loved the Secret of Monkey Island. So if that sounds like your bag, download away.
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Re: IFCOMP 2019

Post by Jizaboz » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:29 pm

Eye Contact - Thomas McMullan

Choice game featuring a conversation. It would seem you don’t want to be a negative Nancy. The facial features of the eye pictures are neat, but there’s not much else in this short conversation sim.

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