Peter (hujhax) wrote,
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... wherein Peter is likely to be eaten by a grue.

Apparently there's a video game based on LOST coming out sometime.

I suggested on hhIRC that it would work very well as a text-adventure game.

Then there was a long discussion of what such a game would include.

I typed up a summary of the discussion -- note that it is replete with season-one LOST spoilers.




LOST:  The Great Island Adventure
Copyright (c) 2006 Bad Robot, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
LOST is a registered trademark of Bad Robot, Inc.
Revision 88 / Serial Number 840726

The Hatch
You are standing in an open clearing in the jungle.
There is a hatch here.

> OPEN HATCH
It's locked.
> OPEN HATCH
It's locked.
> OPEN HATCH
It's locked.
> WAIT UNTIL SEASON FINALE
Time passes...
Okay, it's episode 22.
> OPEN HATCH
It opens!

It is dark here. You are likely to be eaten by The Others.

> MAKE MUSIC
What kind of music would you like to make?
> MAKE MY OWN KIND OF MUSIC

> FLASHBACK
You are angsty, and your father didn't love you.
> FLASHBACK AGAIN
It appears you've killed someone in your past.
> FLASHBACK AGAIN
Don't you have better things to do?

> FIND ANSWERS
You have found answers.
> INVENTORY
You have:
4 answers
23 new questions
> WHERE THE BLOODY HELL DID THOSE NEW QUESTIONS COME FROM?
I don't understand. Could you rephrase that?
> SCREAM
"WAAAAAAAAALLLT!"
> SCREAM AGAIN
"WAAAAAAAAALLLT!"
Your voice is getting hoarse.

Boone is here.
> BOONE, GET PEN.
"Okay!"
Boone gets a variety of pens, and returns.
> BOONE, GO AWAY.
Boone doesn't seem to understand.
> BOONE, GO GET ELBOW GREASE AND HEADLIGHT FLUID.
"Okay!"
Boone runs off into the distance.
> WAIT
Time passes...
You finally get a moment's peace.

The monster is here.
> RUN AWAY FROM MONSTER
Despite having no physical presence, the monster attempts to drag you into a hole.
> OFFER BOONE TO MONSTER
The monster refuses.
> SCREAM IN FRUSTRATION
"WAAAAAAAAALLLT!"
You are completely hoarse now.

There is a pirate ship full of pirate dynamite here.
> BLOW UP ISLAND WITH DYNAMITE
If only you could.
Arnzt explodes.
> INVENTORY
You have:
4 Answers
23 New questions
Some Arntz (worn)

> FULL INVENTORY
You have:
4 Answers
23 New questions
Some Arntz (worn)

15 Flashbacks
16 Convoluted backstories
8 Daddy issues
42 Uncanny coincidences
1 Gun
0 Interesting characters
And no "WAAAAAAAAALLLT!"

> FLASHBACK TO FLIGHT
You are on Oceanic flight 815.
> LAND PLANE AT FIJI
You land the plane in Fiji.
Lister is here.

> START HOLY WAR
You leave your laundry list in the cat's basket.

There is gazpacho soup here.
> HEAT SOUP
You ask the waiter to heat up your gazpacho soup.
** Your feelings of embarrassment have gone up.
** You are now 96% embarrassed.

> TAKE LEARNING DRUGS
All you can remember is this sentence.
> TAKE ASTRONAVIGATION EXAM
You have already taken this test 10 times. Are you sure you would like to take it again (Y/N)?
> Y
You write "I am a fish."
> SALUTE
What kind of salute would you like to do (normal/half Rimmer/full Rimmer)?
> FULL RIMMER
Very impressive. You fail the exam.
> BLAME LISTER

Starbug shakes and rattles as it descends through the atmosphere.
> CRASH STARBUG
It'll do that on its own in a moment.
> READ MAGAZINE
Read article: "The Art of Basket Weaving" (Y/N)?
> N
Read article: "Salt -- An Epicure's Delight" (Y/N)?
> Y
The article has a calming effect.
Starbug crashes on an island populated by polar bears and a crazy Frenchwoman.
> SCREAM
"WAAAAAAAAALLLT!"
Tags: berps, interactive fiction, lost
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