i love the comebacks and i can't guess the source
I could guess it from the file name - either I'm too old, or you're too young.
Any way, I don't have time for that Victorian-themed game. If I were to work on something on that theme, it'd be a time management meets Jane Austen with a dash of Dwarf Fortress -inspired narrative mechanics. I had a nice chat with a friend, and the idea seems promising.
If any of you've come across Regency Solitaire
, it'd do what that did to PC solitaire, but to a different genre and gameplay.
We didn't even nail down any game mechanics, yet. Some sort of RPG-like stat system, equipment would be replaced by an assortment of dresses and hair-do's, and so on. The important thing would be that the player would try to influence NPCs moods, reactions, favours, alliances and dalliances, but things could go delightfully haywire. The goal would be to make the generated stories be so evocative that, when the player tells the story, it sounds like this, or close:
- [+] Fictional story report