June 9, 2018 7:00 AM   Subscribe

What do the numbers coming from the shortwave station mean? Who is behind it? Who wants to help you find out... and who will stop you at any cost? A Twine game about numbers stations, made for Global Game Jam 2018, with music by Zarkonnen.
Role: programmer
posted by daisyk (3 comments total)

I also wrote some words about the soundtrack.
posted by Zarkonnen at 11:20 AM on June 9, 2018

I meant to add, the forum interactions were one of my favourite things in the game to write, and I did have a certain blue website in mind when working on them. :)
posted by daisyk at 12:00 PM on June 9, 2018

Ok, I've died once and caused two coups in European countries. Or maybe twice in the same European country. It is very cool (I really liked what you did with the Cuban Lady etc), but trying to get back to a different decision point involves a lot of repetition. It would be good to have the option to either start over from the beginning, or skip to a couple of the major decision points.

Having just played again, changing some of the variables, still winding up with a coup (can I ever get one anywhere but Europe? poor Europe), I am beginning to think there isn't a good outcome here...

I really like the idea, and the soundtrack is great, and there's some lovely touches in it that really make it stand out (music, bg colour changes, aforementioned thing with the Cuban Lady/morse). But yeah, I'm not quite fanatical enough to sit through the repetition to try to get a different outcome - unlike the protagonist of the game!
posted by Athanassiel at 5:02 PM on June 18, 2018

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