🌟Second place in the Interact-IF Story Jam 2022!🌟

RECLAMATION

Corporate Space, the Year 21XX.

You awaken from a month of cryosleep to discover that a missing research vessel has suddenly surfaced in the deep. There are no signs of life. You are now tasked with investigating the nature of the ship’s disappearance and the fate of its crew.

Can you do it before time runs out?

ABOUT THE GAME

[Created in one month as an entrant for the Interact-If Story Jam 2022]

This is a story-heavy TEXT ADVENTURE game which uses three primary commands (LOOK, TAKE, and USE) alongside directions (NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST [alternately N, S, E, W]), and interactive choice menus.

The game can be completed in roughly 90 minutes (give or take, depending on reading speed and how much you want to explore). Thanks to Adventuron, your browser will automatically save your progress, so feel free to come back!

This game is also mobile-friendly.

Type "TUTORIAL" at any time for an overview of the available commands and instructions.

Type "FONT SWITCH" at any time to swap to a larger, potentially more readable font (and type it again to switch back).

A walk-through can be found here if you happen to get stuck.

CREDITS

  • Created by groggydog in the Adventuron Engine
  • Milky Way Galaxy During Night photo by Hristo Fidanov
  • Magic Square Puzzles from DadsWorksheets.com
  • Playtesters / Puzzle Solvers:  booktorious, Chris Hay, jbeebs305 / AsenathBernkastel, Bondman006, Dee Cooke, Garry, Shiroke


StatusReleased
PlatformsHTML5
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4)
Authorgroggydog
GenreInteractive Fiction, Puzzle
TagsSingleplayer, text-adventure
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Smartphone

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RECLAMATION.html 5 MB

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Comments

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I had a great time playing this! The plot was interesting and I felt like the time loop aspect was cool and never felt too stringent, and I quickly discovered there was a friendly critter there to, um, help me reset the time loop faster if I needed to. The puzzles and exploration were in a similar spot, providing a challenge without getting frustrating. Very good work!

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Thank you for the kind words! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed it.