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The Time Traveller (working title)

03-11-2017, 08:57 AM
#1
Joined: May 2015
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 57
The Time Traveller (working title)

Hi,

I've been working on a new title over the last few months. It's a text-adventure game curated by the people of the internet. Each story starts off with a scenario and two choices. Each choice leads to a new scenario, leading the story to develop down different paths. Users will be able to upload as many stories as they want with an up-vote system to moderate the best ones.



I've taken inspiration from other games such as Reins and A Dark Room. I always liked the idea of text adventure games, but wanted to remove the complexity of the decision making process.

Here's the story editor so far (a work in progress)

Last edited by Cosmic Badger; 04-22-2017 at 10:47 AM. Reason: Edit description
03-11-2017, 10:09 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 1,039
Based on the sample story title and the working title of the game I wonder if you're using time travel in the Doctor Who fashion. Meaning each story is about the same characters but can take place anywhere at any time and be about anything. Stories could be Sci-Fi, horror, romance or pretty much anything. Am I close?
03-11-2017, 01:27 PM
#3
Keeping an eye on it.
03-20-2017, 12:59 PM
#4
Joined: May 2015
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by sobriquet View Post
Based on the sample story title and the working title of the game I wonder if you're using time travel in the Doctor Who fashion. Meaning each story is about the same characters but can take place anywhere at any time and be about anything. Stories could be Sci-Fi, horror, romance or pretty much anything. Am I close?
You might be about the stories being from any genre, at least The name isn't final so how/if the stories are linked is yet to be determined.

Right now I'm playing with different story concepts. Would love to get some feedback on whether these scripts are engaging or not. I'll be posting more of these as I go so keep an eye out for updates.

04-22-2017, 07:33 AM
#5
Joined: May 2015
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 57
Progress on the story editor

I've decided that content creation is not my centre of excellence so I'm going to suck it up and make a story editor so that users can submit their own quests. This was always the plan, just thought I'd get a minimal version released before progressing to this stage.

Here's what it looks like at the moment before applying any design/styling. Ugly, but it's working I'm also changing the title of the game (if I can figure out how to edit it in the thread)