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Absurdistan

by Lazy Squirrel Studio

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File size: 18 MB
Downloaded: 104 times
Graphics: 800x600, 32-bit color
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Windows

Game Genre:
Historical
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
30 May 2021
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Medium Length 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
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Content Advisory:
Bad LanguageOccasional, mild
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ViolenceNone
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About this game

Dear Comrade,

The Party needs you! You must come to Absurdistan immediately and join Leszek on his little quest to save his father's name day! A trifle you say? Oh, Comrade, how wrong of you! Don't you forget that Absurdistan is a place where logic is nowhere to be found and that Absurdanis are reluctant to help each other out. Where keeping your profile low and showing your devotion to the Party is your bread and butter. Hope now you understand that in this place even a simple task becomes an adventure in its own right.

There is no time to lose, so get your passport ready and hop on the first train to Absurdistan!

Glory to the Party! 




About the game: Absurdistan is a partially text-based, side-scrolling adventure game featuring simplistic graphics.

You play as Leszek, a young Absurdani, who, just like his family, is fed up with the regime imposed by the Party. But, dear Adventure Gamer, fear nothing! Despite the seemingly gloomy setting, the game doesn't intend to get you down, as its main goal is to poke fun at many absurdities of the daily life in a totalitarian-communist state. 

The game features a whole variety of puzzles, which, unlike the state of Absurdistan, do make sense. Some of them may even require you to grab something to write and figure them out in real life.

Manual: You control Leszek with the mouse and occasionally with the keyboard.

Left mouse click is used to BOTH inspect and interact with objects/hotspots/characters.

Right mouse click is used only to click out of GUIs, interfaces or deselect active inventory items. 

This is probably a matter of opinion but due to low resolution the game looks best when played in a windowed mode in native resolution. I think it gives it a Yoda Stories vibe : )
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4 people commented on this game (newest first):

It's a crime against the commune don't play this game!!! Glory to the Party!!!
2021-07-09 14:16:59 by JoseanCastillo
I liked this game, the satirical humour, the plot, and the immersion of "life within the party" - which is no party at all. Great fun to play, but in some parts of the globe it is, alas, real.
2021-06-17 06:38:13 by Wiggy
OMG! You are absolutely right, I forgot to add the link to my game's page : D I think I've just fixed it but just in case I messed it up again here is the link to the game: https://lazy-squirrel.itch.io/absurdistan
2021-06-01 20:42:51 by Pogwizd
As is my civic duty, I let the creators know that they neglected to add the download to this page. They said it was all part of the game's minimalist charm. They thanked me by having me beaten and sent to the gulag. :(
2021-06-01 19:40:19 by Jack
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