Rover's Day Out

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IF Comp 2009
1st of 24
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XYZZY Awards 2009
Finalist - Best Puzzles, Best Individual Puzzle
Rover's Day Out
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Author(s) Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 01-Oct-2009
Authoring system Inform 7
Platform(s) Glulx
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects yes
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

You wake up when you alarm clock starts beeping, and get into your morning routine: feed Rover, eat breakfast, take a shower--until something unexpected happens. Meanwhile, commentary in blue shows that all is not what it seems.

Versions

Release 11 (Competition release)

  • Rover's Day Out (Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman; 01-Oct-2009; Glulx).
    • Release 11 / Serial number 090930 / Inform 7 build 5Z71 (I6/v6.31 lib 6/12N)
    • IFID: 417B9626-8635-4451-90F5-D082E01547FA
      IFID links: IFDB, IFDB cover
    • IF Comp 2009: 1st place of 24 entries. Also awarded 1st place for Miss Congeniality.
    • Download rover.gblorb from the IF Archive
    • NOTE (from the IF Comp site): For those playing Rover's Day Out under Spatterlight, please don't. Please use Zoom instead, as Spatterlight appears to be mis-handling the game.

Release 12 (Post-comp release)

  • Rover's Day Out (Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman; 16-Nov-2009; Glulx).
    • Release 12 / Serial number 091116 / Inform 7 build 5Z71 (I6/v6.31 lib 6/12N)
    • IFID: 417B9626-8635-4451-90F5-D082E01547FA
      IFID links: IFDB, IFDB cover
    • XYZZY Awards 2009: Finalist for Best Puzzles and Best Individual Puzzle (working out the controls).
    • Download: version 12 from IFarchive.
    • NOTE This is a bugfix release; Spatterlight and Gargoyle are now able to play release 12.

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