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The Jackyard

by Hofmeier

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File size: 12.9 MB
Downloaded: 1,812 times
Graphics: 640x480, 32-bit color

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1 Jun 2008
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Non-adventure 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
Newly added games Not yet categorised
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9 people have rated this game so far:
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About this game

When presented with the freedom to explore, there is only one question to ask: Stop, or go on?

The Jackyard utilizes AGS' ability to produce unconventional games and uses a platform setting to deliver the message. Notes: This game was built over the course of three weeks - one of those dedicated to crafting the 22 small pieces of original music.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Scripting / Art / Sound+Music
(deleted) has worked on 1 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Awards Nominations

Nominated, Best Non Adventure Game Created with AGS 2008

Nominated, Best Programming in a Non Adventure 2008

AGS Panel Review

"Striking, if vague, platform game. Weird, but oddly fun."

5 people commented on this game (newest first):

Yeah, what the others said: Nice, original, interesting.
2010-04-10 14:48:30 by Mr. Matti (matti)
Nice, creative, different. Great game!
2009-02-04 11:55:49 by AsimosVagan
Beautiful and original.
2008-12-28 22:29:49 by jkohen
Very original, and addictive, very good points system

PD:sorry for my crappy english
2008-07-10 07:23:39 by Nahuel (GrogGames)
It is a must play, a game that you will never forget. The author did an amazing job in creating an interesting, innovative world; this gaming experience struck me for its originality.
2008-06-06 02:26:47 by bicilotti
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