Cool idea! It looks like you're combining a print function with a conditional branch, I've got to know - how is that working?
QUEST has been hailed by critics as "the most exhilarating 299 characters of source code I have played today" and "a true example of minimalism...well definitely not a false example".
- Dynamically hard-coded sound effect(s)!!
- Full English dialogue!!
- Fit-on-one-screen source code!!
(This was created as part of #TweetTweetJam in which the prompt was to make a game using fewer than 560 characters of code.)
Here is the source code (for PICO-8):
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yeah, are you already familiar with the commonly used fake ternary in Lua: “x and y or z”?
x is interpreted as a boolean value there, but y and z can be any type, so in this case they are strings, and the value that comes out of that is given to the “print” function. does that make sense?
i'm not kidding when i say this is one of my fav games of all time. top 1,000 for sure
A masterpiece. :P