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Saturday School

by Edmundo Ruiz

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Game Genre:
Contemporary
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
8 May 2005
AGS Panel Rating:
Player Rating:
Short game (can be completed within 30 minutes)
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:
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Occasional, mild

Public Opinion

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31 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
77%
Immersion:
84%
Puzzles & Pacing:
88%
Overall Enjoyment:
88%

About this game

Vivi finds out that her friends are going to the beach the same morning that she is in Saturday school detention.

Will she escape? Can she get out before it's too late?

Originally created for the first-ever "One Room, One Week" Competition, April 2005. The game was also nominated for Best Short Game in the AGS Awards 2005.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Special Thanks
strazer has worked on 7 other games: (see them >>)
Very Special Thanks
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MJL has worked on 61 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Awards

Nominated, Best Short Game 2005

10 people commented on this game (newest first):

A superb game. The world is simple enough to get an immediate grasp of it (and characters are cleverly introduced), it is really remarkable for a game which can be completed in less than 10 minutes.
But what's really outstanding of this production is gameplay: it's very innovative, but withouth feeling "overwhelming" or "forced" to the player.
Put it on your list!
2009-12-28 01:49:58 by bicilotti
Wow! What an unconventional style of puzzles! Great work.
2009-08-30 19:37:16 by Helme
I really enjoyed this funny little game ! Very original game play ! :)
2006-05-12 11:14:44 by Marion
This game is interesting for a One-Room Game. Plus with all the characters and their personalities, it makes this game more enjoyable.
2005-12-03 10:47:52 by Blizzaga Dragon
Very enjoyable for a short game. I'd like to see more like this.
2005-09-05 18:19:17 by etchersquaredgames
This was a really good game, very original. The characters are all very unique with different personalities, and the limitation in control made the puzzles easy yet fitting and enjoyable. I wouldn't have liked it any other way.
I think this game has opened new doors for adventure games as far as gameplay goes, keep it up!
2005-07-17 09:16:49 by SimB
Great job on this game! It was absolutely superb and original. I think you should make a sequel, or another game with the same style.

I highly recommend this game to others. Although it does take awhile to figure out how the game works, it is well worth your time. :D
2005-05-16 03:25:28 by Anonymous
Very original - a joy to play!
2005-05-13 17:39:46 by hello123
Took a while to learn how it worked but absolutely brilliant and original game!
2005-05-12 07:27:21 by jane
Saturday School is just brilliant. An utterly charming game with little nods to The Breakfast Club, SS is a one screen game in which you begin by controling one kid, Vivi, and must enlist the help of your classmates in order to get out of Saturday school in less than ten minutes so you can go to the beach with your friends.

It takes a while to get used to the concept but once you work out what you\'re doing the game just flies along. The characters, even those who have very little to do or say, all have distinct and amusing personalities and their charm is enhanced by the cute drawings. I would love to see more of these games.

Saturday School is infinitely replayable and an utter delight. I insist you try it now. The best short game I\'ve played since A Friend Indeed.
2005-05-09 16:12:41 by madmanmunt
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