December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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by hirsch - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This game is unfinished, so the goats are no villains and do not foul other goats YET. A post compo version which contains the theme will follow. (GUI too)

This is a MULTIPLAYER TELNET game. Download and start the server file (works with wine and linux, too). Connect to your server using the command shown by the server. Everyone using this command in your local network can play with/against you. If you want you can use port forwarding to play it over the internet. Since it is TELNET it runs with every operating system (the server doesn't).

NOTES: This game does not work with PuTTY. Use your system telnet client instead. (Windows 7 users have to enable Tenlnet-Client (not server!) in the control panel. This can be done in the software de/install window by clicking the 'activate windows functions' link)
If you are using linux you have to write telnet lowercase.

Thanks for playing
Don't forget to check out the awesome post-compo version :)


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hirsch says ...
Dec 16, 2012 @ 10:27pm

If you do not have anyone to play this game with, you can create 4 telnet instances and play with yourself ;)

pighead10 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:10pm

Awesome! Great idea for the telnet game

MvT says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:08pm

I have anyone to play with, so i just rate the graphics. :/

Dec 20, 2012 @ 7:58am

Ambitious, but I'm way too drunk to know what I'm doing.

Xavier says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:57am

Hard to play alone ;-) Anyway, cool concept!

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 5:08am

While the idea was ingenious, I got some megalag when connecting to localhost with 4 telnets. I must examine the source and see how it was done however!

Neonlare says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 3:46pm

Not really to do with villains but still pretty fun for the while :D. Long time since I've seen a Telnet game.

krutech says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 3:54pm


SuperDisk says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 6:37pm

Examined the source today and am now wondering why you don't kill yourself after working with AutoIT..? It seems so ridiculously verbose and messy! I commend you.

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 11:49am

This has no link to the theme at all but technically interesting idea for a 4-player soccer (or football in civilized countries) game. Worked fine in Mac OS X with 4 tabs in Terminal. Now if only I had friends with telnet...

SFX says ...
Dec 31, 2012 @ 2:11am

This really doesn't have anything to do with the theme.

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