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Missing since Midnight

by Maxileen

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26 Feb 2005
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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?!
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Content advisory:
Suggestive dialog
Occasional, mild

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About this game

"Missing since Midnight" is an entry for the February 2005 MAGS with the topic "Hotel".

MSM takes part in a more than 400 years old half-timbered house that the owner has made into a hotel. You are playing Tim Buktu, a private detective who just wanted to go for a holiday. But then someone is missing and you are asked to help searching for the missing person.

* eight characters, three of them are female
* eight rooms, including guest room, kitchen, reception, dining-room and parking lot
* 50 different animation phases
* more than 6000 words (40 kb of texts)

Since the game is very text-laden, so it will take about one to two hours to finish the game when not cancelling the dialogs.

I don't know how long I've been working on this game but it must have been more than 40 hours.
I started the game on February 6th and finished it just two minutes before midnight (CET) on February 25th.

UPDATE (March 2nd) V 1.05:
* some typos and other text mistakes corrected
* some new animation phases: Tim can tip over the bucket now, and Freds eats and looks at Mel and Tim during supper
* sentences for unhandled events like talking to an object/hotspot added
* German translation added
* some minor bugs corrected, now Tim can't go outside on Day 1 and the starting of the scene with the talking radio set has been changed, so that it can't be cancelled mistakenly that easy
* during all cut-scenes that can be cancelled by ESC or a right mouse click the status bar is switched off
* the Intro sequence has been a bit refurbished
WARNING: Because of the new animation phases older savegames won't work with the new version.

For the future I've planned to maybe make a voice pack (depending on how much time I've got).

Arne Voigtmann


Maximilian Baumgart

»TURRICAN« Soundtrack by Chris Hülsbeck

played by Enore Zaffiri

(C) 2005 by Arne Voigtmann

Created with using
»Adventure Game Studio«
by Chris Jones

1 people commented on this game (newest first):

Nice music & Atmosphere.
Story seemed to have real potential when it started. The title suggested that too. But the ending & outcome was disappointing. The alien thingy was rather childish.
2005-03-01 21:35:39 by jj
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