Short adventure game with unique mechanic: talk to npcs instead interacting to open the dialog tree.

Game length: 5-20 minutes

INTRO:
You are one of many bounty hunters that is after Maggus, the royal mage, after you found King will pay handsomely for this task.
Allied mercenary lead you to enclosed, old, valley mine, where Maggus could hide.
This is your chance, there is only one exit from this place and your companion is guarding it.
There is only one catch, you have only two days - King will pay three times more if you deliver your bounty within specified time.

CHANGELOG:
1.0c:
- semi hotfix for bug reported in this post by Sibwara (even though character can still stuck in ground, it will always have ability to climb back above ground)
1.0b:
- hotfix for not working ladders, reported in this post by orangecode
1.0a:
- fixed bug reported in this post by Sibwara
- restored acknowledging (sometimes) player making statement by npcs
1.0:
- Initial release


LICENSE:
You have my permission to use/modify any fragments of the code provided, crediting is nice but not required.
You DON'T have my permission to use any music or graphics used in this game.

SOURCE CODE:
Non-minified version with comments: https://bitbucket.org/dagondev/save-yourself/src

POST MORTEM:
Expect in the following weeks...

GAME THREAD:
Pico 8 BBS game thread

Any feedback or just sharing your experience is encouraged.

acknowledgements:
Data composition based on, collision system, snow and clouds rendering taken from, game: celeste by matt thorson + noel berry

String data storage, and functions for those, based on this post.

More information

Published 208 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
AuthorDagonDev
GenreAdventure
Tagsadventure, save-yourself, Short, unique

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