Player Comments on The Weird Day
That was… well, I really don’t know what that was. I’m not sure of the point of the entire game, never mind each page. I mean, come on, my mom is a squid? Okay, that’s fine, why can’t I shoot her? Most of the options were of the kind that didn’t really give you a choice. I think almost every one basically said, “Oh, sorry, you weren’t supposed to pick that one, so I’m going to force you to pick the other one.” I’m not sure what the point of the story is if there are really no options, other than just to attempt to insult the reader.
Then when you’re forced to the end, it’s all about dying, either with Larry’s help or by yourself. What the heck for? Why couldn’t I go back and hug my squid mom? What if I like squids? What if I like farts and don’t want to kill myself because I smelled a fart? Yeah, if my comments aren’t making sense, then you’re starting to get the idea of this story. Sure, there can be random stories, but this one is so random it really doesn’t make any sense. Thanks for the story, but I’m not sure this is worth the few seconds it takes to click through.
on 7/6/2018 1:18:03 PM with a score of 0
This story game was written pretty well, grammar and spelling-wise, but it wasn’t entertaining and trying way too hard to be funny.
on 9/29/2019 5:45:47 PM with a score of 0
This story is both very short and very skimpy in description and motivation. That's clearly the point—to be random and goofy. It is not so much a story as an experiment in creating off-the-wall choices (I shoot her with a harpoon gun! I throw up! I chop a hand off!)
This is the sort of game that could work if the sense of humor came through in the writing or the prose were good enough to sustain it. As it is, with almost no description, no setting, and no plot to speak of, this is an outline far more than a story. To be generous, this is someone experimenting with broad branching. Either way, skip this one.
on 8/31/2019 8:30:54 AM with a score of 0
-- ooof on 5/10/2019 8:32:22 PM with a score of 0
OMG! Totes so random! I like the bit when the guy farted. Farts are funny! ^_^
on 4/19/2019 7:16:45 PM with a score of 0
This was amusing.
on 10/24/2018 1:40:40 PM with a score of 0
It is ok, but there is no way to win where you don't die.
on 5/21/2018 7:36:04 PM with a score of 0
You go into a store, buy and axe, go back to Laurence's house, and chop Laurence's hand off.
"Hey." He said. "You chopped my hand off."
You look at him. "Yes. Yes, I did." You say.
"Oh. Okay." Laurence says. He goes back to eating Trail Mix.
on 6/22/2017 1:18:00 AM with a score of 0
on 4/13/2017 12:34:31 PM with a score of 0
HOW does one kill oneself with a rubber band and stuffed giraffe, might I ask? I hope it doesn't involve any kind of unnatural penetration.
on 4/11/2017 4:19:59 AM with a score of 0
Also WHAT DID LAURENCE DO FFS. I quit. That was mean. Changing my rating to 1.
Also I liked the dig at Apple. Hhahahaha .
on 4/11/2017 4:18:05 AM with a score of 0
Ha this was mildly amusing. Contrary to others, I like how the story begins with absolute nonsense: you're mom is a giant squid.
on 4/11/2017 4:14:56 AM with a score of 0
Could've been good. But it wasn't.
on 9/25/2016 7:56:36 PM with a score of 0
TELL ME WHAT HE DOES GODDAMMIT!!!
on 1/20/2016 2:16:10 AM with a score of 0
no good ending
on 10/20/2015 6:11:49 PM with a score of 0
These random games are not amusing anymore. . .
on 6/18/2015 8:48:17 AM with a score of 0
This is a bit of a marmite story, I think people will either like it for the creativity or hate it for it's pointlessness. Personally I like creativity, if you can take that into a bigger story you'll get a bigger reaction I guess. I don't know what to say, Family Guy is pretty random and that's popular, but that might be because there's more than randomness in it, possibly a plot line of some sort might be handy?
on 11/5/2014 5:02:06 AM with a score of 0
Not gonna lie or be overly critical about it - it made me laugh. Simple as that.
on 9/16/2014 8:16:39 PM with a score of 0
It made no sense but it was amusing for about 2 minutes
on 9/7/2014 6:59:58 AM with a score of 0
Alright, allow me to explain something: The whole point of a game being based entirely on the premise of a "weird day" is the craziness of the events and the contrast between the normal and the bizarre.
Think of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory. The majority of the story is, yes, in a strange and wonderful world filled with oddities, but the writers started us off in a fairly bleak and gray atmosphere, which gives us the contrast.
It might've helped if you started us off at the very end of a normal day for our character, giving us a glimpse into the norm, and then led us into the bizarre day. On the other hand, you could've also showed us what the character was thinking, and had the contrast come from the fact that they expected a sane, ordinary wake up call instead of their mom being a giant squid.
Now, if you neglected both approaches, you could've at least given us depth of description. "You wake up. Your mom is a big squid." That's not very interesting, to be honest with you. Sure, it's a weird thing to wake up to, but with such a blunt, brief, and boring summary of something that should be so terrifying, strange, and insane, there's no real impact on the reader.
This story is, sadly, pretty boring. You can't just say something weird happened and expect your story to be interesting as a result, you need to elaborate. Give us a fully formed world, otherwise it just falls flat.
This could've been a great, silly horror story. You also included a forth wall joke, asking the character if "we" could get back to the story, and that's all well and good--but you executed it with bathroom humor. Poor bathroom humor, at that.
on 6/15/2014 10:10:12 PM with a score of 0
Strangely funny and weird.
on 6/14/2014 5:56:35 AM with a score of 0
But it's supposed to.
on 3/14/2014 8:01:45 PM with a score of 0
Little hard to follow
on 8/4/2013 11:50:30 PM with a score of 0
This is stupid!
on 6/28/2013 11:13:27 PM with a score of 0
How can you commit suicide using a rubber band?
on 6/18/2013 6:06:13 AM with a score of 0
Not quite as good as Worst Day Ever, still fairly good though. Keep it up.
on 5/23/2013 12:11:50 PM with a score of 0
The story sucks but it's pretty damn funny!
on 2/23/2013 11:23:57 AM with a score of 0
Short and a little (very) silly but it made me giggle a couple times. Worth playing a couple times in my opinion.
on 12/29/2012 12:17:09 AM with a score of 0
I like random humor as much as the next Monty Python fan girl but to me a random story game hits rock bottom the moment somebody farts.
on 11/9/2012 6:00:52 AM with a score of 0
on 6/27/2012 6:14:16 AM with a score of 0
Wasn't good for me to poop about...?
on 6/22/2012 11:30:23 AM with a score of 0
on 5/27/2012 5:11:06 AM with a score of 0
on 4/19/2012 8:19:34 PM with a score of 0
It was okay. The spelling wasn't terrible and you did the whole "wacky adventure" idea a little bit better than others on this site. Still, though there were a lot of choices they either led to a game over or to continue the story, which kind of took the choice out of the game. Also, it was really short and things just weren't explained that well.
on 3/18/2012 9:51:02 AM with a score of 0
Why do people assume that you have to be alive at the end for you to win? Do you live at the end of your life? Is it still considered "winning"? ^ ^
( '>'<' )
on 2/21/2012 1:49:47 AM with a score of 0
Mannn I wish my mom were a squid!
on 6/30/2011 12:17:04 PM with a score of 0
Lol I love your particular brand of randomness.
Also, why is my mom a squid but I have no harpoon gun? That just sounds like poor planning.
on 6/19/2011 12:09:19 AM with a score of 0
This is a pointless day, but not weird.
on 5/17/2011 12:59:02 PM with a score of 0
is there a way to win? random.
on 1/24/2011 10:51:12 PM with a score of 0
omgf my favorit chop luarences hand of then she goes back to eating trail mix =D
on 12/13/2010 9:22:32 PM with a score of 0
on 3/22/2009 11:48:52 AM with a score of 0
on 10/10/2008 6:59:50 PM with a score of 0
"No. I want to know who's them!"
Laurence looks hurt. "Fine."
You smile. "So, who's them?"
Laurence looks at you. You'll never forget that look. A look of pain. Pure pain.
Laurence then farts loudly.
on 10/10/2008 5:37:09 PM with a score of 0
on 6/19/2008 6:43:56 PM with a score of 0
"Hello?' You yell. No one answers.
'Yeah?' Someone replies."
There is something wrong with this string of sentences
Can you guess what it is?
on 2/12/2008 5:02:34 PM with a score of 0
Goodness. Most games that are stupid and random are bad, but this is stupid and random and HILARIOUS! No one can be as good as MazeMan making these crappy (in a good way) stories. I love them.
on 12/29/2007 2:40:38 PM with a score of 0
comitted suicide with a rubber band and a stuffed giraffe? how the hell do you do that?
on 12/22/2007 7:36:52 PM with a score of 0
really funny, but is it even posible to live?
on 12/10/2007 8:26:27 PM with a score of 0
Short, linear, and random, but entertaining. Chop off his hand... lol Funny.
on 9/11/2007 10:54:38 PM with a score of 0
this game was...........................weird
on 8/3/2007 2:10:05 AM with a score of 0
I liked it.
on 3/22/2007 4:35:03 AM with a score of 0
on 1/2/2007 12:16:19 PM with a score of 0
That's just plain stupid.
on 10/27/2006 11:21:13 PM with a score of 0
This story is pretty funny, so I rated it higher than I normally would. Too short and linear. Add some more options and this could be a lot better.
on 8/15/2006 5:01:27 PM with a score of 0
Wow, another great and funny game, It felt to slow paced earily on though
-- ExiledPhoenix on 7/16/2006 8:28:39 PM with a score of 0
pure silliness but i got a laugh so im happy.
-- nate on 6/8/2006 12:11:16 AM with a score of 0
kind of dumb
-- weedy on 4/23/2006 10:34:23 AM with a score of 0
-- GodsSlayer on 4/16/2006 10:22:58 PM with a score of 0
It is good
-- erkmfcpioerjngiuft53jrjifrwef on 4/8/2006 5:38:18 PM with a score of 0
Needs to make more sense. To GOOFY! Not enough olive oil.
-- John on 12/9/2005 9:13:26 PM with a score of 0
All your games are so funny! But also, they're all too linear...but its still a great game!
-- da Ravemaster on 12/3/2005 3:40:30 PM with a score of 0
-- Wayne on 10/19/2005 4:46:51 PM with a score of 0
-- Badger on 5/31/2005 8:42:10 AM with a score of 0
Hilarious! Keep up the good work! "take a dump"... ha ha ha ha!
-- on 2/18/2005 12:05:41 PM with a score of 0
ooookayyyyyy.......he he he very good
-- brendan on 1/6/2005 5:19:32 AM with a score of 0
That was one epic adventure.
-- Andy Barnes on 9/9/2004 9:19:40 PM with a score of 0
Hi this is mazeman. Just doing a routine check-up on my game.... Hey? What's this? This comment below me.... has thou heard of such disgrace?<br><br>Looks like little mr. unkown had to heckle this game. Good it be that he was angry that other people enjoyed my game? Hey, unknown, what are your games like? "How to turn your mother on: The 'Unknown' method". Go back to your shack, ya sick.
-- Mazeman on 7/26/2004 12:59:58 AM with a score of 0
Wow Mazeman is a retarded idiot.Its obvious all those comments were done by him.Look at the similiarty of the commments,the names and the times.I hate these people.
-- Unkown on 6/24/2004 6:51:36 AM with a score of 0
This was a truly genious game. the only bad thing is that not everyone understands your humor, mazeman. But those who do, think its funny as HELL
-- Josh Peters on 3/5/2004 10:11:34 PM with a score of 0
funny funny funny!
-- Pete on 10/5/2003 6:26:34 PM with a score of 0
It's okay. But can you at least add a good ending?<br>
-- Deven D'Addario on 8/25/2003 4:30:50 PM with a score of 0
-- dfddf on 4/7/2003 7:34:14 PM with a score of 0
Unlike the meaness game, this was actully kind of funny. But I have to ask 2 things:<br>1) Is there anything even resembling a "good" ending (where you don't die)?<br>2) I found it funny but how the hell do you "Commit suicide using a rubber band and a stuffed giraffe"?
-- Paul on 4/1/2003 2:37:44 PM with a score of 0
i died! :-( but still a bizzare game, completely random acts of ... wierdness!
-- thatguy on 3/12/2003 9:21:02 AM with a score of 0
This game was cool! I loved every minute! I recomend this game to everybody!<br>
-- Tommy Callahan on 3/11/2003 7:48:11 PM with a score of 0
That was a good one!!??..<<,,>..,/.,./
-- Lawrence Cobwell on 3/11/2003 6:22:56 PM with a score of 0
this game was one of the funniest games in existence
-- KennethCoolio on 3/10/2003 5:07:18 PM with a score of 0
-- march5th00 on 3/10/2003 2:36:18 AM with a score of 0
This is really fun and cool
-- jerry on 3/9/2003 9:25:40 PM with a score of 0
the game was funny. i never excpected laurence to be a giant monster!
-- Rickymiester on 3/9/2003 9:24:37 PM with a score of 0
this game is ok, its funny in parts<br>it dosnt reelly make sence but still its damn funny
-- germ=boy78 on 3/9/2003 8:15:09 PM with a score of 0
this game has its fun parts and is pretty funny
-- Josh Thrent on 3/9/2003 11:27:22 AM with a score of 0
This game was cool! I loved every minute! I reccomend this game to everybody!
-- Jacob on 3/8/2003 7:10:43 PM with a score of 0