Night in the Cottage [Point-n-Click][NaNo16][Complete]

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Night in the Cottage [Point-n-Click][NaNo16][Complete]

#1 Post by shortycake » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:08 am

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Set on a treacherous mountain, a young college student get lost on his trail after failing to find the rare herb for his research project. Now, he was stuck in a vacant cottage to find a radio to send a distress call, but it's seems there's more on this cottage. Was it really vacant?

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Two endings
Point and Click exploration
Gallery page (unlocked when you beat the game)

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1. Did you like the game?
2. Which ending did you get first?
3. How long before you finish the entire game?
4. Did you encounter any error while playing the game?
5. Any comment/suggestion?

Thanks for downloading the game!
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Re: Night in the Cottage [Point-n-Click][NaNo16][Complete]

#2 Post by Snatsch » Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:58 am

I've played it and it was quite nice :).

Now, to answer your questions:

1. Did you like the game?
The game was short, but really nice. I like Point'n Click - Games and this is a really good one.
2. Which ending did you get first?
The "Caught in the trap" - Ending.
3. How long before you finish the entire game?
Not long, barely 10 minutes, I guess.
4. Did you encounter any error while playing the game?
None.
Although it sometimes was quite hard to point at something.
Like when you look for the charcoal (I guess that was it?) I didn't get it the first time although I scanned through the room throughoutly and carefully. That was the reason why I got the "Caught in the trap" - Ending, since I never knew about that little boy trapped in that house.
5. Any comment/suggestion?
Generally speaking, if you're even interested in that: I'd like to get to know the characters more. The story has real potential and although I think, that this is a nice game, I'd also be interested in a longer version of it.

I overall liked it and I think you did a great job there ;).

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Re: Night in the Cottage [Point-n-Click][NaNo16][Complete]

#3 Post by shortycake » Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:20 pm

Hello, Snatsch! Thank you for playing the game! I'm very happy to hear you like the game!! :D
yes, the charcoal is a tease, you can see it but you can't just grab it X'DD
Ahahahah I hope I can do that but I'm a terrible writer so I'll just make it simple.

thank you again! Hope you have a nice day!

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#4 Post by MimirollCookie » Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:04 am

Congrats on finishing nano!
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#5 Post by Snatsch » Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:31 pm

shortycake wrote:Hello, Snatsch! Thank you for playing the game! I'm very happy to hear you like the game!! :D
yes, the charcoal is a tease, you can see it but you can't just grab it X'DD
Ahahahah I hope I can do that but I'm a terrible writer so I'll just make it simple.

thank you again! Hope you have a nice day!
Aaah, so you did that on purpose! Nice one :D.
As for the second: I personally thought that the written parts were quite good, what's more, the more you practice, the better you get :).

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#6 Post by shortycake » Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:48 pm

MimirollCookie wrote:Congrats on finishing nano!

Thank you very much, Mimi! :D

Snatsch wrote:
Aaah, so you did that on purpose! Nice one :D.
yes!~did that on purpose! my tester also thought it was an error X'9

well, I'm planning to make part 2, the continuation of ending 1~ :D

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#7 Post by Snatsch » Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:24 pm

shortycake wrote:
Snatsch wrote:
Aaah, so you did that on purpose! Nice one :D.
yes!~did that on purpose! my tester also thought it was an error X'9

well, I'm planning to make part 2, the continuation of ending 1~ :D
Yay for the possibility of a second part!

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#8 Post by csky » Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:35 am

We can't get any further than
the combination code
because
there is no hint as to what the number is
. I clicked everything I could possible click on in the room.

Some help? XD

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#9 Post by shortycake » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:45 am

csky wrote:We can't get any further than
the combination code
because
there is no hint as to what the number is
. I clicked everything I could possible click on in the room.

Some help? XD
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#10 Post by ebi-hime » Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:15 am

I can't
open the safe because I can't figure out the combination code... I restarted a couple of times to see if I'd missed something, and managed to rescue the boy, but I still can't find any hints on what the code is in the room T_T
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#11 Post by shortycake » Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:26 am

ebi-hime wrote:I can't
open the safe because I can't figure out the combination code... I restarted a couple of times to see if I'd missed something, and managed to rescue the boy, but I still can't find any hints on what the code is in the room T_T
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#12 Post by PeroxidePrince » Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:18 pm

1. Did you like the game?
Yes! I love point-and-click games, and the atmosphere in this was a good amount of creepy. Really like the sprite art, and how you'd see the player character interacting with all the objects in the room, instead of just standing idly by.
I have to admit, I was really expecting a jump scare the entire time -- I'm not sure if I was relieved or maybe a little disappointed that there wasn't one, haha. I did a good job of scaring myself because the atmosphere was so unsettling...
2. Which ending did you get first?
Escaped from the Trap
3. How long before you finish the entire game?
Twenty minutes?
It took me a while to realise I had to reset the game to get the charcoal bag, and to work out how to get the code for the radio. I also thought when the game talked about the "table", that it meant the table the radio was on, so I was so confused... I felt a bit silly when I figured it out.
4. Did you encounter any error while playing the game?
Nope
5. Any comment/suggestion?
I'd love to see a longer version of the game, or even if you just make more games similar to this!
Congrats on completing your NaNo project, and thanks for making this game!

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#13 Post by SilverSnow » Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:26 am

Did you like the game?
Yes, I enjoyed it! It was a nice way to play for a change and I like point and click games! ^^

Which ending did you get first?
I got the Escaped from Trap ending (???) first.

How long before you finish the entire game?
Approximately in less than an 1h I guess?

Did you encounter any error while playing the game?
Nope!

Any comment/suggestion?
Only the lock code part was difficult at first but overall it was a well made game. :D
I'm interested in knowing what the kidnapper's motive was though... Will there be a continuation?
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#14 Post by Alte » Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:50 am

1. Did you like the game?
- It was enjoyable, like the minimal and simplistic design. Subtle atmosphere.

2. Which ending did you get first?
- Caught in the Trap

3. How long before you finish the entire game?
- About 50 minutes

4. Did you encounter any error while playing the game?
- None

5. Any comment/suggestion?
- The Menu interface is close together and the rug doesn't constrast with the GUI texts. (minor gripe)
Congratulations on the release!

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#15 Post by shortycake » Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:59 am

PeroxidePrince wrote:
Thank you very much! I'm glad you like the sprite arts, they took me a while to finish them but I'm very happy with the results!
Sorry if you expecting any jump scare! It wasn't my intention I just really want it to be subtle tho I wonder what kind of jump scare you're expecting X'DD
ahahaha don't worry I put two table in purpose to confuse the players so no need to feel silly! :D
Thank you again! and yes, planning to make another one but I might recruit people especially idea bouncer for puzzles XD
and sounds, especially sounds since I'm not good putting sounds in my game DX
SilverSnow wrote:
Thank you for playing the game!
Yes, there will be a continuation and maybe reveal something shocking about the kidnapper ahahaha
Alte wrote:
Thank you for playing! Oh, thank you for pointing that out! But since it's minimal I think I just leave them there
actually, I just don't know how to fix them... orz
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Also, thank you for the awesome people who downloaded and played the game! Thank you so much!
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