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The Journey Down: Over the Edge
|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|
|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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About this gameChapter one of the Journey Down follows our brave hero Bwana and his sidekick Kito as they, while struggling to make ends meet, suddenly get thrown into a twisting plot of Corruption and Adventure!
AGS Awards Wins
Won, Best Game Created with AGS for 2010 2010
Won, Best Original Story 2010
Won, Best Player Character 2010
Won, Best Non Player Character 2010
Won, Best Gameplay 2010
Won, Best Puzzles 2010
Won, Best Background Art 2010
Won, Best Character Art 2010
Won, Best Animation 2010
Won, Best Music 2010
Won, Best Sound Effects 2010
AGS Awards Nominations
Nominated, Best Dialogue Writing 2010
AGS Panel Review
"The Journey Down is a beautifully crafted adventure with a unique character style and a level of polish rarely seen in freeware games, though the sometimes rough animations and overscaling issues (as well as an odd lack of sounds) stand out simply because everything else looks so great. If you can get past a few flaws in the surface and a relatively short play time, The Journey Down will no doubt be a gem to add to your game collection. "
18 people commented on this game (newest first):
I love the reggae soundtrack, one of the best game ever made with this engine.
Easily one of the best AGS games I've ever played. Reminded me a lot of Grim Fandango, which is a good thing :D
Holy jeez man, good job!
Shorter: Play this game!
My only gripe would be the extreme simplicity of the interface – I was really missing some unique responses for the right mouse click, even if the game is otherwise a pleasure to play and explore.
Storywise the game gets a very good, intriguing start too. Too bad we'll need to wait so long for its climax, but I bet it'll be worth it.
Everything about this game makes sense, the puzzles, the endearing characters, the dialogue. The soundtrack helped in enhancing the tone for the game. I was captivated and played this game to the end, not for a moment did I feel bored or frustrated!
Theo, thank you for integrating Simon D'Souza's work into your game - I've looked him up, he's composed some great music *addicted*
Game Rating: 9/10
2. The locations in the game, and setting of the scene were lovely. I liked the idea of the way the city was structured, and also "the edge" and its ominous feel.
I am speechless