Amanda's College Journey

So recently I’ve been working on a textadventure game, and I was heavily inspired by “Sarah Goes to College”, which I thought was an amazing game, and I wanted to do something like it, but with my own twist of course and build a different story. Also I’m very new at coding, so to see how others have done it was amazing source of inspiration. I don’t want to steal anything… I know it might remind you of it, but I’ll make really make it my own the more time I get to learn how to exactly code.

So far the build is fairly small. Nothing weight gain related has been made yet, but so far it’s just all about creating the college environment and people that will influence or can influence Amanda’s life and maybe even her figure in more ways.

This is the link have fun! It’s a not a lot, but it did take some time. Also I’m looking to learn from an experienced quest coder. I need to learn how to unlock things with certain items. That you either need to have in your inventory or wear. I also need to learn how to exactly like write a new script if that makes sense? Like make a transition if that makes sense. In Sarah Goes to College after they have been out eating at the restaurant a transition happens. If anyone knows how to do that then please guide me in vivid details, thank you.

https://textadventures.co.uk/games/view/zemozy9fb0m9ukwuotcswq/amandas-college-journey-version-1-0

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I need to learn how to unlock things with certain items. That you either need to have in your inventory or wear. I also need to learn how to exactly like write a new script if that makes sense? Like make a transition if that makes sense. In Sarah Goes to College after they have been out eating at the restaurant a transition happens. If anyone knows how to do that then please guide me in vivid details, thank you.

Only made a copy, because I really want to know how to exactly do it, because it would really help me a lot :smiley:

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2022 gonna be the year of college-themed WG text adventures and I am HERE for it!

In all seriousness though this is fun, can’t wait to see more! I’ve dabbled a bit in quest but I’ve found the help documentation and the tutorial vids from the creator to be very helpful in figuring out how the code works.

I just got back from work and I’m kinda beat rn but when I’m rested I’m more then happy to pop back in and help with the specific questions you have. Quest is a very fun if somewhat finnicky system to use.

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You need to figure out how to use flags. If you need me to go more into detail let me know but that’s the thing you seem to need most atm. As for transitions if I understand you want things to change based on if events have happened. It may not be the smoothest but the way I did that was I made a variable that I added one to every time stuff that changed things happened, then made everything act on an if statement based on the value of that variable

As someone who’s been tinkering for a few text adventure games if you need any help just send a message my way, I can answer as best as I can. There is also this topic that could help shed some light:

The engine may look complicated but once you know how certain things fit into place it gets easier.

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Thank you! I will probably send a message once I go back into work with the game, which will probably be a bit later today.

Thank you for the documentation and the videos. I will of course ask you if I have more problems :smiley:

honestly all these college weight gain games are good the only problem with them is that they never seem to get finished XD

that being said take your time though good writing is the most important of stuff for these kinds of games.

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I’ll try my best. I promise I’ll try to complete it. With every year complete I’ll probably add some details to the year before beginning on the second year, so that’s going to be my working process.

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Wait, so can you ever get out of college or is it just like the clubs and stuff

It’s very barebones for now, updates will expand on it.