Fluxion, The Contributor

Member Since

10/19/2017

Last Activity

9/20/2019 9:16 PM

EXP Points

163

Post Count

458

Storygame Count

5

Duel Stats

11 wins / 3 losses

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80

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Storygames

NFL History Quiz
There doesn't seem to be an NFL history quiz here, and the Super Bowl is in a couple weeks, so here is the NFL quiz you've been waiting for. Let's see what you know about the highest level of professional American Football. There are 39 questions, but you can get a five point bonus on the last question.


The Cottage

Synopsis:

Left to fend for themselves, two children brave a dark forest, and the evil it hides.

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Quick Notes:

This storygame is short, and it's kind of a kid's story. It's actually part of an idea I've been rolling around about a collection of fairy tales/spooky tales, a sort of anthology. It's my take on the classic Brother's Grimm tale, and it's not complicated, nor is it replete with a myriad of parallel plot lines. There are three endings (four if you count dying), but do not expect vastly different outcomes: it basically comes down to who ends up dying by the end.

It's also possible to completely avoid the main plot section (The Cottage), although I wouldn't recommend that path, as the story is short enough as it is. I'm not sure if this falls under fantasy or horror, but I think I'll go with horror, even if it isn't particularly scary. It's a bit macabre in places, but ultimately it is a children's story.

Visually speaking, I'd advise playing with images on, otherwise you might have to highlight text in order to read it in some cases. Also, you might want to scroll the text so it isn't directly on top of the moon on a few pages. A mild annoyance, I'm sorry, but I couldn't implement the full scripting I wanted to in order to handle that problem.

Lastly, admittedly this was put together quickly from a base idea jotted down earlier, due to the nuclear attack on the website over the past month, which put me too far behind to finish the entry I wanted to for Killa Robot's "Feels" competition. It is what it is: just a short take on a classic tale. Not a lot of feels, but a little bit of pseudo-early modern English ;).

Republishing (again) due to image hosting issues. 1/8/2018


The Ghost People
This is an entry in the December contest

Writing Prompt: "In 100,000 B.C.E., a boy from a Neanderthal tribe meets a homo sapien girl for the first time, changing the fate of their tribes for all time . . . for better or worse."

A Neanderthal boy is sent on a perilous mission to rescue kidnapped members of his tribe from the clutches of the evil Ghost People, whose magic far surpasses that of his own people.

Some quick info on the setting: It is generally believed that hominids lost their thick fur around 1.2 million years ago or so, give or take. However, for the sake of this story, Homo neanderthalensis will have thicker body hair than Homo sapiens (not bear-thick, but still thicker). There are two reasons I have chosen to do this: (1) They lived in the colder regions. (2) Homo neanderthalensis appears to have had primitive clothing compared to Homo sapiens; basically just fur capes, while Homo sapiens had more advanced stitching and more tightly tailored clothing (which kept them more warm). So I feel having neanderthals a little more hairy than Homo sapiens is a reasonable liberty for me to take in this story.

As for language and technology, both Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis shared almost identical vocal anatomy where it matters. Despite neanderthals not having left behind nearly as much advanced artwork, they very likely had complex language just like Homo sapiens. As for fire technology, for the purpose of this story I am assuming that different hominid tribes were further advanced than others, irrespective of species. The neanderthal tribe the protagonist comes from has yet to master creation of fire.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy!

Update: Put an End Game link on the same page the Epilogue link is, so you can skip it if you want, since it is so unpopular ;) .


The Story of Count Osmond Jorgensen

The Story of Count Osmond Jorgensen

There's no price a good man won't pay to save the woman he loves...

It was an unlikely marriage, but still somehow a happy one. Though he barely knew her, Count Osmond Jorgensen counted himself fortunate on the day of his wedding. Talia was more than he could have ever hoped for: beautiful, temperate, and always smiling. Osmond was fully taken, and believed that he would do anything for her. Over the years, he discovered just how far he'd go for the woman he loved.

Additional notes: This short story is tangentially part of the Witch Hunter series. It is a more fleshed out historical account of Count Osmond Jorgensen, which is briefly mentioned in the inventory book "On Witches, Werewolves and Wyverns."

Wheeler & Brandt LLP

WARNING: There isn't much by way of blatantly graphic sex in this storygame, but there are plenty of deviant erotic situations, including some pretty rapey ones. If such scenarios disturb you, this storygame probably isn't for you.

At its core, this storygame is a tale of a screwed up BDSM relationship, which you cultivate as the ultimate "sub." The goal of this storygame is to get your boss to engage in as many "unprofessional" acts as possible, and to eventually sway him into falling for you, all without getting fired along the way. If you make the right decisions, the game escalates from event to event, bringing you closer and closer to a relationship with your boss. It's pretty linear, and you'll know for certain if you get the "winning" ending. Let's just say it will involve a leash and some public humiliation. *1/8/2019 Republishing to re-upload background images.

You work in a small law firm, performing both receptionist and data entry roles. Your job is thankless and tedious, but one thing keeps you coming back: your boss, Brandon Wheeler. Aloof and dispassionate, Wheeler exudes a muted but overwhelming power you find irresistible, and you are determined to tame that power, even if it costs you your career.


Recent Posts

Random empty parentheses in text on 9/13/2019 7:45:41 PM
So, this has happened in a couple of games I'm working on, but I'll post the script in a test game so there is less to post. Actually, I'll screen cap it and post pictures so there is no accidental use of script in this discussion.

The issue:

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(The red MS paint stuff is obviously added to the screen cap... but the () is just weird)

Global Script

global-script

Top Left Corner of Page Script

top-left-corner-script

On-Page Script

on-page-script

Random empty parentheses in text on 9/11/2019 8:05:37 PM
I am using both on page scripting and normal scripting, but I definitely did not type any parentheses that appears on some of my pages in the top left corner. Any idea why this could be happening? It doesn't happen always happen, so I am not sure of the cause. Thanks.

Can variables go below zero? on 9/11/2019 8:02:22 PM
Why do you need a variable to go below zero? Zero is just an arbitrary point on the real number line. You can choose your "zero" to be any number you want, as long as you aren't doing division/multiplication. *shrugs*

Need a Title on 9/1/2019 4:25:41 AM
Demons and Angels. Maybe it doesn't roll of the tongue as well, but I think it gets the message across.

New Contest Theme: Lone Hero on 8/21/2019 9:25:17 AM
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We all dream the dream.


New Contest Theme: Lone Hero on 8/20/2019 12:37:51 PM
Gay necrophilia? I'm intrigued.

New Contest Theme: Lone Hero on 8/20/2019 11:06:53 AM
"This game was made for mizal's Lone Hero contest. While it may be short, that's what happens when you put of writing it until the last moment."

I started mine at about 6 PM on the night (due to my PC having a meltdown). No excuses. XD. Of course, I do have little room to talk due to the whole publishing before proof reading fiasco, and then republishing only after I corrected a single grammatical error instead of finishing going through it the first, second, third, fourth, etc. edit.


Contest SHAME 13: The SHAMED And The BANNED on 8/20/2019 1:15:30 AM
Well... the best part is that I had an hour and a half to proof read before the contest was over.

New Contest Theme: Lone Hero on 8/20/2019 12:48:32 AM
I don't know what kind of strange animal porn my brother was surfing (it certainly wasn't me!), but I had to completely reinstall windows. I'm so pissed. Should probably switch to Linux like all the CS nerds tell me.

New Contest Theme: Lone Hero on 8/19/2019 12:25:53 AM
I didn't know that wasn't allowed prior to the publish deadline (which is 11:59 PM CST). If so shame on me. Sorry.