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A jam entry

Words Must DieView game page »

Nasty Jack's back. You're gonna shoot him. I mean, words. About him. With a gun.
Submitted by Paper Nerds, Laura Michet, The_Ulf, Brody Brooks (@BrodyBr), Kent Sutherland (@kentsutherland), PlungerGames (@Plunger_Games) with 1 day, 19 hours before the deadline

Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw score
░ ░#14.8334.833
#14.8334.833
░ ░ ░ ░#24.6674.667
░ ░ ░#24.8334.833
Overall#24.7334.733
░ ░ ░ ░ ░ ░#54.5004.500

Ranked from 6 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

Comments

Absolutely loved this entry, such a clever use of the shooter and interactive fiction genres. The dialogue was also nicely written with great humour which kept me playing till the end. Loved the different characters.

Edquarters · 45 days ago

Really enjoyed this, who knew Westerns and IF went together so well?

The writing remains on point throughout, Literature Libby being a standout.

To say much more would spoil it. Essentially you get to shoot words with a gun to make IMPORTANT NARRATIVE DECISIONS, there need be no greater incentive.

If you want to see a (tiny) slice of it in action, there's a bad western accent reading out some highlights below:


Loved it, hilariously creative.

some nice story you got there partner.

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