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Mr. Danger's Contest

by Bill Garrett

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Game Genre:
Sci-Fi
Game Type:
Investigative
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
26 May 2009
AGS Panel Rating:
Player Rating:
MAGS game
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
Demo Unfinished games / commercial games
Training game Games made just to try out AGS
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Content advisory:
Occasional, mild
None
Mild

Public Opinion

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25 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
79%
Immersion:
82%
Puzzles & Pacing:
90%
Overall Enjoyment:
81%

About this game

Mr. Danger's Contest


This is an entry to the May, 2009 MAGS competition. I took some time off from working on Murran Chronicles #3 to do this light hearted investigative drama/sci-fi/comedy mixture, and really enjoyed it.

STORY:

You are James McManus, a loner. You receive an invitation from a mysterious Mr. Danger to come and compete in a competition against other 'special people' to inherit his millions of dollars. Not one to pass up that much money, you head to his secluded mansion. Once there, things quickly turn deadly, and you must not only be the winner of the competition, but you must also try to figure out who is killing the competition before they do away with you.


INFO:

Mr. Danger's Contest is in 640x400 resolution (natively 320x200, but my fonts look better in the larger resolution).

And yes, all those awesome sound effects and all the music were all made by me and my trusty PC microphone :)

AGS Awards

Nominated, Best Music 2009

Nominated, Best Sound Effects 2009

8 people commented on this game (newest first):

Wonderful X-men meets Clue scenario with uniquely twisted sound effects and music.
2011-09-14 01:46:55 by Ascovel
This guy just keeps releasing amazing stuff! This is a hidden gem.
2009-08-25 15:33:12 by Stee
Great little game - loved the music and noises etc!
2009-07-27 17:27:09 by Jane (jane)
This game was a lot of fun. Incredible for only taking a month to make. The music and sounds were a little odd at first but I got used to them.
2009-06-03 11:03:44 by Mazzymay
Firstly I cannot believe this was a MAGS game! Graphics are excellent given the time frame and the story and characters are not bad either.

Story may sound like a cliche but it is in fact an interesting premise and well executed. To say that there are areas that could be improved would simply be picky seeing as this is a MAGS game, definitely recommended.
2009-06-03 10:58:16 by Intense Degree (McBoy)
Although it may sound cliché, the story is quite good. The graphics are nice if you consider that it is a MAGS game. Most of the puzzles are well done and the special power makes them more interesting.
Music and sounds are very unique. If you don't like them you can switch of your loudspeaker without missing important clues.
Took me about 2 hours to complete.
2009-06-03 10:25:22 by cat
This was an amazing game. The music and sound effects were very original. I never played a game like that before. I recommend this to everyone!
2009-06-02 16:42:53 by Scripthead
Great "sci-fi supernatural detective thriller" game.
Reminds me a bit of Agatha Christie.
A whodunit, but with a twist: starring people with supernatural abilities.
Nice puzzles, nice graphics and weird sounds.
Gives about 2 or 3 hours of game play.
Highly recommend!!!
2009-05-27 14:34:19 by Arjon (Arj0n)
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