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A jam entry

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A short abstract project for the xkcd game jam.
Submitted by EgoisticalGoat with 1 day, 11 hours before the deadline

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CriteriaRankScore*Raw Score
xkcd-ness (how well it matches/interprets the comic)#94.5164.516

Ranked from 31 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

Link to xkcd comic / 'what if' article the game is based on

Please list any pre-made art/music/other assets that you used.
An image of the comic, as well as a font made out of Randalls handwriting by a fan (credits and license included for both).

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Sometimes, simple is best. I've come back a few times since the weekend to reset the button :D

I just want you to know, I've been waiting days just to hit reset and be the guy that gets the current 'high score'.  I felt particularly more proud of myself when i realized i could hit the button on 4:20.  I feel complete.

Hey, another online game in this jam!  Neato. :)

It's a simple concept, but executed well.  I was curious to how you were going to make this comic a game, and you choose to make it an online project, where anyone can reset the sign and can see how long it's been since the sign has been reset.  Nice!

I don't have much more to say, since this is a pretty simple game, but I do like it.  Nice work. :)

VERY clever idea of making an XKCD comic real! I also loved the synchronization! Anyway one thing I do want to mention is I'm doing a review of design on the games in this jam so here's a shameless plug to my channel if you want to be notified of the vid when released:

My XKCD game jam analysis is out!


Clever idea!


I love this - reminds me of reddit's 'the button' experiment. Brilliant idea, great execution. I got 90-91: 4 hours 10 minutes 57 seconds - longest so far!