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The Corrupt One

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« : 11-10-2001 14:20 »

OK, if anyone around here has some interest in collaborating with me to create a Futurama interactive-fiction game (i-f: stuff like "Zork", "Adventure", etc). I have some ideas, but it'd be a lot easier if I had someone to help feed in the ideas so I can code 'em faster.  :)

-Kristen "Corrupt"
If it's male, I'll take it.   :love:
futurefreak

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« #1 : 11-10-2001 16:19 »

futurama interactive-fiction game? cool...im not male though  ;) and by the way, nice phrase hehe  :D
Kryten

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« #2 : 11-10-2001 19:08 »

Slavon's working on a Futurama adventure-type game... maybe you two can combine your efforts.
ShineyMetal@$$

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« #3 : 11-10-2001 19:39 »

Ya he needs some help with his English, and you seem to have that down.
Sarge

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« #4 : 11-11-2001 01:33 »

Zork Nemesis....ahhhhh, adventure gaming at it's best.  :)
Slavon

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« #5 : 11-11-2001 06:15 »

Mmhhh... It's a good idea. What language'll you use?
Sarge

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« #6 : 11-11-2001 13:41 »

Klingon.
The Corrupt One

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« #7 : 11-13-2001 18:38 »

FutureFreak: I was in a weird mood that day.
Kryten: Thanks, I'll check into that next chance I get.
Shiney: Why thank you, although I have a hell of a time with other languages...  :)
Sarge: I've played THAT game. Don't expect graphics from my kinda programming.
Slavon: It's called "Inform," and it's based on the language used to make the ol' Infocom classics, if anyone remembers them...
Sarge: Heh.  ;)

I'll be back. I hope.
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« #8 : 11-18-2001 12:13 »
« : 11-18-2001 12:13 »

Infocom .. sadly I only got to play the cames until after they were bankrupt ...

> Look into corner
It's too dark to see anything
> Look into corner
It's too dark, seriously
> Look again
Ok, ok, your eyes slowly adapt and you see ...


(quoted out of long lost memory, sorry    ;) )

I say, have a try with the game
The Corrupt One

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« #9 : 11-19-2001 18:00 »

Marc, plenty of those games still exist. Apparently Activision holds the license to all the old ones, and have 'em on modernized cd-rom (yay, no more 5-and-whatever-inch floppy!) and a bunch of amateur games are out there.

I'm working on the game a bit. Umm...working title, "All In A Day's Work"...hmmmm...
Slavon

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« #10 : 11-20-2001 13:26 »

I haven't played Zork or Adventure, but after reading mArc's post I think I know how will be the game. Can you take some screenshots from your current work?  :)

Right, as Kryten said, I'm making another Futurama game, an adventure like Monkey Island, Broken Sword or Discworld... Here there's a pair of screenshots:





Well, I don't know that "Inform" (I'm too young to know all the programming secrets of this world) I'm using DIV. Do you know it? is a language orientated for games (but not easy...) if you need help ask me for anything, I'll do all what will be on my hand  :)
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« #11 : 11-20-2001 15:08 »

infocom games look like this:
  ;)
Kryten

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« #12 : 11-20-2001 15:17 »

 
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Originally posted by [-mArc-]:
infocom games look like this:
     ;)

I used to love those. I wish there was somewhere I could get them.
futurefreak

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« #13 : 11-23-2001 16:56 »

uh? are these like internet games? im kinda lost now  :confused:
TheMadCapper

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« #14 : 11-23-2001 17:50 »

They're just old school games from the era before games had to have graphics. You say "eat the elf" and it says "The elf doesn't want to be eaten, he flies away". Preprogrammed responses to anticipated commands, basically. Great fun.
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« #15 : 11-23-2001 17:58 »

hahaha, how simple...yet hilarious  :D
Chump

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« #16 : 11-23-2001 20:26 »

Cool.
Slavon, i played your game, (i can't go anywhere in the damn tube!) And it was pretty cool. There were some English errors that jumped out at me. I can send you em if you want.

Another Futurama game would be awesome. (Shouldn't this thread be in Fan Art or General? its pretty futurama-related)
Sarge

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« #17 : 11-23-2001 23:44 »

Blind games. Kinda creeps me out.
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« #18 : 11-24-2001 00:12 »
« : 11-24-2001 00:12 »

you can play "hitchhikers guide" online here: http://www.nulldevice.net/infocom/hitchhik.html

too bad one can't save, cause hitchhiker is a game of the many deaths   :p
oh, and for hitchiker the eating was:
>eat myself
Stuffing yourself in your mouth would do little to help at this point.

sometimes the "parser" amazed me, sometimes annoyed me
Slavon

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« #19 : 11-24-2001 05:18 »

 
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Originally posted by Chump:
Cool.
Slavon, i played your game, (i can't go anywhere in the damn tube!) And it was pretty cool. There were some English errors that jumped out at me. I can send you em if you want.

Another Futurama game would be awesome. (Shouldn't this thread be in Fan Art or General? its pretty futurama-related)

Thanx  :)

Tip: at the moment you can't go anywhere in the tube, sorry. I'll continue the work soon. (and I hope the translation will be improved)

That's right, why aren't this thread moved to the fanfic or general forum?
rach_the_tall

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« #20 : 11-24-2001 05:33 »

Thats like 'hugo'. Based on the same kind of idea but with really shoddy graphics.
Tor

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« #21 : 11-24-2001 18:44 »
« : 11-24-2001 18:44 »

 
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Originally posted by [-mArc-]:
you can play "hitchhikers guide" online here: http://www.nulldevice.net/infocom/hitchhik.html

too bad one can't save, cause hitchhiker is a game of the many deaths      :p
oh, and for hitchiker the eating was:
>eat myself
Stuffing yourself in your mouth would do little to help at this point.

sometimes the "parser" amazed me, sometimes annoyed me

I have the original hitchhiker pc game from 1987... Even though it was fun, (I've read all the books) I played it for only 30 minutes, and got sick of it. I guess infocom games aren't my type. I have to see what I'm doing... Where's the fun in killing someone if you can't see him die, blood splattering on the floor, arms and legs flying in all directions...

By the way, here it is, hope you enjoy it http://home.no.net/kfnf2/stuff/The_Hitchhiker_s_Guide_To_The_Galaxy_1987.zip
You owe me one, mArc
Kryten

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« #22 : 11-24-2001 20:22 »

 
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Originally posted by Tor:
 I have the original hitchhiker pc game from 1987... Even though it was fun, (I've read all the books) I played it for only 30 minutes, and got sick of it. I guess infocom games aren't my type. I have to see what I'm doing... Where's the fun in killing someone if you can't see him die, blood splattering on the floor, arms and legs flying in all directions...

By the way, here it is, hope you enjoy it http://home.no.net/kfnf2/stuff/The_Hitchhiker_s_Guide_To_The_Galaxy_1987.zip
You owe me one, mArc

Does it work under Win98? Can you save?
The Corrupt One

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« #23 : 11-27-2001 19:05 »
« : 11-27-2001 19:05 »

Woah, thanks, Tor! I've been lookin' for that game since FOREVER...the only original Infocom game that I owned was "The Witness"...

If anybody out there has some free time, couldja think of creating a sorta map thing of the Old NY Ruins ( from "I Second That Emotion" )? That would help A LOT, since school is suckin' up my time...

  ;)
Tor

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« #24 : 11-27-2001 19:47 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
 Does it work under Win98? Can you save?
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Originally posted by The Corrupt One:
Woah, thanks, Tor! I've been lookin' for that game since FOREVER...the only original Infocom game that I owned was "The Witness"...

Hehe... looks like you all owe me one! Muhahahaha!

By the way, did you know that they found a script for the 6th book in the hitchhiker trilogy? It will be published too!
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