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Barn Runner 4: The Prick Who Came In From the Cold

by Ponch

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Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Original
Release Date:
20 Dec 2004
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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:
Occasional, mild
Suggestive dialog
None

Public Opinion

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17 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
81%
Immersion:
79%
Puzzles & Pacing:
82%
Overall Enjoyment:
76%

About this game

It's snowing, you're freezing, you're a hundred miles from home and you're locked out of your flying car.
The future ain't what it used to be.


Barn Runner: The Prick Who Came In From the Cold is the fourth game in the Barn Runner series which began as terribly misguided spoof of Blade Runner / Escape From New York / and The Andy Griffith Show. It's the far future imagined through the filter of the 1980s!

The game has a Christmas theme (sort of) and centers around a lazy, egocentric policeman in the distant future tasked with hunting down and destroying runaway robots who have had it with lazy, overbearing humanity and finally vented their mechanical rage on their hapless owners and anyone else within easy reach.

Naturally, like all humanity in the future, the cop hates his job and doesn't really put a lot of effort into it. So it's up to you to make him accomplish anything.

Don't worry, this isn't an action-oriented game and there are no arcade sequences. It only sounds terribly exciting, but rest easy: It isn't exciting in the least.

I hope you enjoy my game. It isn't the greatest but I certainly could have done much, much worse. (And have on several occasions!)
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Ponch has worked on 37 other games: (see them >>)

4 people commented on this game (newest first):

How much fun can a game be with a strange old man in a rocking chair?

Plenty fun :P

I did struggle with some of the puzzles, but never got frustrated due to the excellent and endless dialogue ponch has provided
2009-03-21 19:25:42 by Andy
Very entertaining :)
2007-10-09 05:05:14 by uvaagsfan
A fun little game. I enjoyed it, thanks!
2007-09-11 21:56:04 by Token0978
I really enjoyed playing this game, the interactions between the charcters were great!
Excellent game - I want part 2!
2005-01-05 19:13:22 by Kediri
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