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Writing a computer game- need plot ideas

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by eenie114, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    So my stepdad, sister and I are writing a text-based computer game for my 8YO brother's birthday. Basically it's this random guy (my brother) wandering around an abandoned town "fighting" monsters by answering educational questions. Sneaky and underhanded, we know. [​IMG]

    The game has three levels, and we've already written a chain of caves (level one) and an abandoned house (level two). Anyone have ideas as to what level three should be? It's silly, but I'm stumped. [​IMG] We were thinking a forest, but that seemed too close to the caves.
    Any and all ideas are welcomed.
     
  2. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

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    What about something under water?
     
  3. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Quote:[​IMG] You're a genius. We just may do that. He could fight sea monsters, which I know he'd love. [​IMG]
     
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:I really like the underwater idea! [​IMG] You can have a big scary fish monster named Em. [​IMG]
     
  5. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Quote:I really like the underwater idea! [​IMG] You can have a big scary fish monster named Em. [​IMG]

    *Nods* I like this idea.

    [​IMG] I almost blew it.
    "What are you doing, Evelyn?"
    "I'm looking up ideas for your game." OH, SHOOT!! I AM IN SO MUCH TROUBLE!!
    "What game? You mean the treasure hunt?"
    "Yeah, that." Phew. Thank God he wants to do a treasure hunt party.
     
  6. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He runs into a chicken gang that helps him beat the wolves
     
  7. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Quote:As much as I would like to write this, the chickens are more of my thing. [​IMG] I'll just have to make my own game. [​IMG]
     
  8. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here Premium Member

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    HEY! I'm not a fish monster! I'm a Mermaid! [​IMG]
     
  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    I like underwater. You could also pick in the clouds. Or perhaps in an old factory. I used to love games where you could wander through factories with all the machinery going [​IMG]
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I think under water is a GREAT idea!! Also the forest... could have the trees be alive.. maybe some forest critters be involved.. (racoons, squirrels, deer.....)
    Even the sky... up in the clouds... where he has to hop from cloud to cloud and answer questions while dodging birds.....
    What a great present!!! [​IMG]
    ETA: I see Ray mentioned clouds already! [​IMG] OOps!
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2011

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