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    December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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    Party Quest: Never Go It Alone - ScreamRawr - Jam Entry

    "Party Quest: Never Go It Alone" is in the style of a classic top-down RPG. You play as one of three different classes and embark on a great journey to save the Kingdom of Ludum from the domesticated pest that has plagued the land. But wait, you are alone! You must find a suitable party of warriors before you can save the land! Good luck!

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    Ratings

    Coolness100%
    Community4.23
    #4Humor(Jam)3.82
    #7Overall(Jam)3.68
    #9Fun(Jam)3.49
    #19Graphics(Jam)3.86
    #21Theme(Jam)3.41
    #38Innovation(Jam)2.89
    #62Mood(Jam)2.36
    #75Audio(Jam)2.57

    Comments

    Jilius says ...
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 4:18am

    The game looked interesting to play with nice graphics by the screenshots, but i just can't install it, always gives me an error saying i need Microsoft XNA Framework Content Pipeline V4 installed on GAC (Note, i do have XNA framework V4.0 installed). Another thing worth mentioning, installers aren't really recommended unless they're really needed (dunno in this case).

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 8:28am

    Ah! Yeah, sorry about that. We had some problems with tue link before but it's all fixed now! And sorry about tue install but please give it a try! :D And thank you for the comment about the graphics.

    Jilius says ...
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 5:59pm

    Well, i got it to install and work properly now (redownloaded), but the game just keeps crashing whenever i talk to someone after the merchant (to ask where to get coins).
    Because of that, i was unable to progress any further than that, tried 3 times.
    Aside from that, the presentation and graphics are really good and the gameplay, although i didn't had a chance to try it out much, looked fun. Really wished i could continue to play the game, but that crash just didn't let me.

    sanojian says ...
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 7:52pm

    Very funny! Great graphics. Smooth movement. Collision a bit off. Those kittens are dangerous!

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Dec 21, 2011 @ 1:55am

    @Jilius: That has been fixed now as well. Thank you for bringing that to our attention. We appreciate you're feedback! We hope you will give it another chance! And thank you sanojian!

    Shigor says ...
    Dec 24, 2011 @ 12:20am

    It made me laugh (which is rare in this LD so far), but it was pretty annoying that I had to restart whole game when I tried to play with too many kittens :/

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Dec 27, 2011 @ 8:12am

    Thanks for the feedback Shigor! It's appreciated. :)

    AyCe says ...
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 12:28am

    Very funny game ^^ I gotta say I ragequitted when I died trying to return with my 100 gold :( But I might try it again later!
    I wonder why this isn't rated much? Imho it's better than much other games having >20 rates. :D

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 12:52am

    @AyCe: Thank you very much! We are happy that you enjoyed our humor! :D And sorry about not having a save feature.. we ran out of time. Haha. If you would recommend us to others, that would be greatly appreciated! :D Thank you for your feedback!

    Raptor85 says ...
    Jan 2, 2012 @ 10:39pm

    would love to test, unfortunately XNA4 stuff crashes under WINE :/

    bach says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 1:46am

    I quite enjoyed this! :) Good entry.

    caranha says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 2:33am

    Lovely game, the start screen and the menus in game make it look very finished and polished! But Why did I have to kill all those kittens? :-(

    I found it a bit weird that getting hit by kittens increase your kitten score... is that a feature that got scrapped up in the last minute?

    Cheers, and thanks for the game!

    Jorjon says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 4:02am

    It was a very good game! I really like RPGs.

    KevinZuhn says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 4:37am

    This is a funny take on the theme! I thought the character dialogs and the rock were great. I like how even the opening menu integrated the theme/joke! Gameplay was smooth and graphics were pleasant. Wish there was music in this one.

    I was a bit annoyed that I couldn't skip some of the earlier parts after dying. I tried to walk straight to the sewer entrance and gave a frustrated sigh when I realized that I had to run around town talking to everybody again.

    Anyway, great game!

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 5:35am

    Thank you everyone for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed our game! We enjoyed making it.

    SonnyBone says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 5:35pm

    Had me rolling. Loved this!

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Jan 5, 2012 @ 7:35pm

    Thank you Sonny! We're glad you enjoyed it. :)

    Make A Game says ...
    Jan 8, 2012 @ 12:28am

    I didn't find anyone to join my party. :(

    Stargoat says ...
    Jan 8, 2012 @ 2:40am

    Hah, this was pretty awesome!

    Rock surely has the most depth of any rpg character concieved, well done there.

    Gameplay was tight and satisfying.

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Jan 8, 2012 @ 5:01am

    You need more rocks Make A Game. haha. Thanks for playing! And thank you Stargoat! We're really glad that you enjoyed our game! :D

    DDRKirby(ISQ) says ...
    Jan 8, 2012 @ 5:29am

    Haha, great job on this one, very nice all around. Really it just needs catchy chiptune music and it would be golden. Aside from that though, combat was fun despite being simple, the humor was snappy (i smirked at the skyrim joke), etc. I don't know if I agree with the use of inertia in movement but it didn't matter too much to me. I appreciated the objective bar at top; that's definitely nice for LD-type games. And overall just nice job making something polished! :)

    Kelly Thomas says ...
    Jan 8, 2012 @ 5:46am

    Great job.
    Its a lot of fun, and the jokes just keep coming.

    Jan 8, 2012 @ 5:37pm

    Very cool concept. I killed an awful lot of kittens to get where I am today...

    Also, +1 for medieval rollerskates on characters' walk cycles :)

    Enjoyed it!

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Jan 9, 2012 @ 12:41am

    @DDRKirby(ISQ): Thank you very much! We're very glad you enjoyed our game! Thank you very much for the kind words. :)
    @Kelly Thomas: Thank you very much! We're glad you enjoyed it!
    @Black Ships Fill the Sky: Thank you very much! But there are more kittens to be slaughtered! lol

    demonpants says ...
    Jan 10, 2012 @ 12:40am

    Any chance for an OSX / Unix version?

    ScreamRawr says ...
    Jan 10, 2012 @ 1:01am

    @demonpants Thank you for your interest in the game, but we wrote it in XNA and as far as I know there is no easy way to port to OSX / Unix. Sorry :(

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