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Eric Pascarello
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Get out of the basement

took me about 5 minutes to get out

http://addictinggames.com/submachine1thebasement.html

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Henry Wong
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Interesting... took me way more than 5 minutes though...

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Sayak Banerjee
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Nice one....took me more than 5 min


Turn on, tune in, drop out.
Eric Pascarello
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Am I just that smart? or do I play these get out of the room games too much...lol

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David O'Meara
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Well, you are the resident JavaScript expert on a Java site, so you cant be too clever (we need a "duck and cover" emoticon!)
Eric Pascarello
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Don't make me use XSS on you!

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Deepak Bala
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That was


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marc weber
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Originally posted by Eric Pascarello:
Am I just that smart? or do I play these get out of the room games too much...lol...

Hmmm... Well, it took me over a half an hour. But I'm not that smart, and this is the first time I've completed a game like this. (Back in the 90s, I spent an hour or so clicking around in Myst. With the exception of Solitaire and Minesweeper, that's the extent of my gaming experience.)


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fred rosenberger
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i got the first two pieces of the square (top-right and bottom-left), but have not even figured out where the puzzles are for the last two.

Probably spent 5-10 minutes on it so far.
[ January 11, 2007: Message edited by: Fred Rosenberger ]

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Ryan McGuire
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Originally posted by Eric Pascarello:
Get out of the basement

took me about 5 minutes to get out

http://addictinggames.com/submachine1thebasement.html

Eric


8 minutes here. It took me a while to figure out what 4 digit code to type in. Of course, once I saw it I felt stupid for not seeing it earlier.
marc weber
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Originally posted by Ryan McGuire:
...It took me a while to figure out what 4 digit code to type in...

My problem was the spoon.
fred rosenberger
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i figured it out.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Originally posted by marc weber:

My problem was the spoon.


Don't try to bend the spoon. That's impossible. Only try to realize the truth.

There is no spoon.


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Deepak Bala
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Yes I had trouble with the spoon for sometime too. Took me around 10 minutes to solve the entire puzzle. Very nice ! Kind of reminded me of "saw"

Hint: The spoon can bridge gaps
Ryan McGuire
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Originally posted by marc weber:

My problem was the spoon.


I had a different problem with the spoon. I was playing while using headphones for sounds. When I put the spoon to its "proper" use, the sound F/X was at an, shall we say, uncomfortable volume.
paul wheaton
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http://ebaumsworld.com/2006/07/crimsonroom.html


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Originally posted by Paul Wheaton:
http://ebaumsworld.com/2006/07/crimsonroom.html


I got a lot of the items, but could never figure out where to use some of them, I tried pretty much every location to click on, so I am lost.

Mark


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Sayak Banerjee
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I got a lot of the items, but could never figure out where to use some of them, I tried pretty much every location to click on, so I am lost.

IT's the same case here...I got the 3 keys....god knows what the url is for...an empty CD case....a ring, a battery, a cassette, a box n stuff...Till now I've used only 2 keys, the ring and the power cord....I couldn't figure out till now as how to use the rest of stuff....got lost
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The box opened... it showed me some kind of a video....like a guy dancing....I dunno what it implies....already 45 min gone....I'm gettin' frustrated
Henry Wong
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I got as far as the box too... it plays some kind of video which eventually points to a spot on the wall... Frustrating is the word for it. Some places that you have to click is so small, so unfair, that it is *not* fun.

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Deepak Bala
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I stopped playing it after 30 seconds. I knew it would get frustrating
Sayak Banerjee
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alright.....the safe opened up....the dancing guy actually points to a location on the same wall were you gotta click...and the safe is visible......NOW WHAT FREAKIN' NUMBER IS IT???
Sayak Banerjee
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OMG....it's over--finally....this is ridiculous....you get that secret code from a hint on the webpage you are directed to when you use the URL written on that note(even if you find it, you'll wonder--why on earth did they have to choose this as the code).....this game must have been designed by someone tripping on some shitty substance
[ January 12, 2007: Message edited by: Sayak Banerjee ]
Mark Spritzler
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Originally posted by Sayak Banerjee:
The box opened... it showed me some kind of a video....like a guy dancing....I dunno what it implies....already 45 min gone....I'm gettin' frustrated


How did you get in the box?

Mark
Mark Spritzler
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Originally posted by Sayak Banerjee:
OMG....it's over--finally....this is ridiculous....you get that secret code from a hint on the webpage you are directed to when you use the URL written on that note(even if you find it, you'll wonder--why on earth did they have to choose this as the code).....this game must have been designed by someone tripping on some shitty substance

[ January 12, 2007: Message edited by: Sayak Banerjee ]


Nevermind on my box question, it looks like this one went beyond the extreme to make it even fun. Kind of like jumping out of the pool when playing Marco Polo. Fish out of water!

Mark
Mark Spritzler
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The thing that I find funny about these type of games, is that way back in 1981-82 I wrote a text based game in Basic called "Get In" which was about getting into a house. Kind of the opposite.

Any other cool Room games that you know of?

Mark
Sayak Banerjee
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Any other cool Room games that you know of?

There are similar games HERE but I dare not play these....but you can try it if you want....you never know....may be this one ain't that frustrating.
[ January 13, 2007: Message edited by: Sayak Banerjee ]
paul wheaton
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If I do a game like this and get stuck for more than a few minutes, I have google tell me what to do next.
Russell Peters
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Also check out the Viridian Room and the White Chamber and the new Blue Chamber by the same author. These are fun !!

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Richard Green
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just google around - you can find walk-throughs for these games.


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Ryan McGuire
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Originally posted by Richard Green:
just google around - you can find walk-throughs for these games.


Why would you want walk-throughs?
 
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