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Blizzriel
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This was originally going to be just on Omegaupdate, but there's been so little traffic there lately, I figured it wouldn't hurt to post here too.

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I'd just like to quickly assure you that this adventure WILL have images. Also, this came about because I got tired of setting up for big adventures without actually posting anything. I wanted to make something small and just for fun. I used assets from one of my other projects, so this could be kind of a preview to that one.

Also, credit goes to CarmineSandbutt for the title.

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Begin
You are a new shopkeeper about to enter your store. Solicitations for your service do not exist yet because you have not even opened yet. Compensation, to be determined. It is a pleasantly temperate morning. Before you decide what to do, you should decide who you are.


Pick One:

Male ---- Female


Name:

Any name will do. It can be up to eight characters long, but it can be shorter.
"Jo" is as valid a name as "Zoosmell".


Favorite Color:

Give me a hex code.


Favorite Food:

As long as I can make it in pixels. Don't worry, I'm talented. *hair flip*


Favorite Activity:

What do you like to do?


Favorite Thing:

Pick an object. Telescope, shiny rock, etc.
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04-30-2017, 11:34 PM
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The Hoip of Hoips

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> Genderfluid

> Zair

> #FF5733

> Shrimp.

> Play baseball-related video games.

> Laptop.
04-30-2017, 11:40 PM
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☆ C.H.W.O.K.A ☆
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i'm rad as hell, and i'm not gonna take it anymore

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gender: one of the hyphens
name: you said zoosmell would do
favorite color: #a3b33a
favorite food: you like to smoke taquitos like fine cigars
favorite activity: i like baseball-related video games let's go with that
favorite... object?: your own brain
05-01-2017, 12:13 AM
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Favorite Food: Fermented Carrots
Favorite Activity: Baseball related video games
Favorite Thing: The internet implant inside your brain.

The NeverEnding Quest - A classical text adventure.
05-01-2017, 12:31 AM
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Tuesday
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Favourite food: Cheesecake
Favourite activity: Japanese flower arrangement
Favourite thing: Your Front Road Fellas 'Best Of' CD! They're soooo dreamy
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Zephyr Nepres
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Favourite thing: Does your rock golem best friend count? Because he's a real nice dude. Either that or your treasured family totem.

Does really cute mice people, vibrant characters/backgrounds and the most adorable art style you've ever seen interest you? Read Great Haven.

Have you ever wanted to save a bunch of kids from dying horribly in a nightmare dreamscape? Read Lucidstuck
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Schazer
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Favorite activity: Adopting small animals
Favorite thing: A lighter with an immaculate engravings of a winged pistol with smoke curling out of it
05-01-2017, 01:50 AM
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Blizzriel
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Name: Pip
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Favorite food: Shrimp
Favorite activity: Baseball related video games
Favorite thing: Forks


Enter
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Boy, this place is a mess. You remember coming here to visit your grandma when you were little. Back then the store was full of wares crafted by Grandma herself, and it seemed like the place itself was magic. Guess it's yours now.

You can't blame Grandma for leaving, though. This area has been getting more and more dangerous lately. You have her letter on you; you should take another look at it while you get reacquainted with the store.

>_

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i'm rad as hell, and i'm not gonna take it anymore

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> abandon femininity
05-01-2017, 01:06 PM
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aaaaaa

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(05-01-2017, 01:06 PM)☆ C.H.W.O.K.A ☆ Wrote: > abandon femininity

Breasts detach and fly away

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Tuesday
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> examine bottles
> look for broom

This place is gross, let's get rid of the spiders
05-01-2017, 05:24 PM
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Blizzriel
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(05-01-2017, 05:24 PM)Tuesday Wrote: > examine bottles
> look for broom

This place is gross, let's get rid of the spiders


Examine shelf

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Let's see...

Three HP potions, two JP potions, and whatever was in that bottle down there must have leaked out through the crack. Also there's a cobweb. You're pretty sure Grandma didn't sell those.

If there's a broom anywhere in the building, it's probably in the back room. But first...


->

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You open your inventory. Currently, it is holding your favorite jacket, your key ring, and your letter from Grandma.

You put the cracked bottle in your inventory and remove the key ring and letter. You want to refresh your memory of what it says.

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Dearest Granddaughter Pip,

I'm afraid I can no longer run my shop. Some sort of mechanical monsters have moved into the area and I'm not as young and energetic as I used to be. They've been attacking homes nearby and I'm afraid if they attack my store I won't be able to defend it. Please take over for me. I know it's a lot to ask of you, but I know you can handle it! I don't want my pride and joy to fall into the hands of those robotic ruffians!

I've left some PACs and a potion-making kit in the back room. Feel free to do what you like with them. You can even use them for yourself! In the lockbox under the register you'll find some Jewels, my ring, and the combination to the safe. I can't tell you what it is or what's in the safe in this letter, but I'm sure you'll see why for yourself. I've ordered some things for you to get started. They should be waiting for you on the balcony. Also, there's a surprise for you upstairs. I'm sure you'll love it!

One final thing: There are some stray cats in the area that I've been feeding. Could you leave some food for them on the balcony? They always seem to find their way up there.

Love you always,
Grandma


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So what'll it be first? Lockbox? Back room? Balcony? Or upstairs?

>_

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> We gotta feed the cats!!!!
> also, why are there Japanese potions here. What does JP stand for. Asplain.
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Zephyr Nepres
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> CATS

Does really cute mice people, vibrant characters/backgrounds and the most adorable art style you've ever seen interest you? Read Great Haven.

Have you ever wanted to save a bunch of kids from dying horribly in a nightmare dreamscape? Read Lucidstuck
05-01-2017, 10:44 PM
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Blizzriel
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(05-01-2017, 10:14 PM)Tuesday Wrote: > We gotta feed the cats!!!!
> also, why are there Japanese potions here. What does JP stand for. Asplain.
(I'll explain potions later)
(05-01-2017, 10:44 PM)Zephyr Nepres Wrote: > CATS
Quote:Go to the balcony! Befriend Every Cat!


Go Feed those cats!

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First, you head into the backroom and grab a broom. This entire building could use a good sweep.


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Next, you fill up the little dish with some cat food.


->

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Then you take the dish up to the balcony. Holy heck that's a lot of boxes.

You don't see any cats here, but you guess they'll show up eventually. You decide to just leave the food here.


Quote:>Go upstairs.


Go upstairs

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There's only one room you haven't seen yet. Time to go see what this "surprise" is.


->

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Was your "surprise" a pitch-black room? Thanks Grandma, you're the best.


Find a light switch

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OW. SHIT. FUCK. OUCH. DAMNIT. OW.


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You're pretty sure you bumped into every single thing in the room.

At least you know where you'll be sleeping now.

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> check the fridge
05-02-2017, 05:53 PM
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That place that isn't here
>Make sure the water works by turning on the faucet and leaving it on indefinitely.
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Check box contents, if there's merch get it downstairs
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> Check the fridge, and also make sure the toilet's clean.
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Fridge, faucet, toilet. Then have a nap.

Does really cute mice people, vibrant characters/backgrounds and the most adorable art style you've ever seen interest you? Read Great Haven.

Have you ever wanted to save a bunch of kids from dying horribly in a nightmare dreamscape? Read Lucidstuck
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Flush the toilet twice, go downstairs to check for leaks.

Wonder what you're going to do about bathing.

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Blizzriel
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I'm not gonna quote people 'cause it's been a long day and I'm tired and I spent like three hours on that gif to find that it didn't save and I had to spend two hours redoing it. Uuuugh.

There are also a couple of commands I didn't address in this update that I will in the next because, well, see above.


Check the toilet

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The toilet is clean, thankfully.


Check the kitchen

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In the cupboards you find the standard kitchenware. Plates, bowls, utensils, a box of crackers, a can of beans, and a can of corn.

You nab a fork just because.


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The fridge is practically empty. There's a bottle of ketchup and a jar of pickles. You guess you can live off what Grandma left behind for a while, but you'll need to get more food at some point.


Look in the freezer for good measure

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You open the freezer. Inside is--

Oh.


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MY.


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GOD.


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It's the delicious, the divine, the oxymoronic, JUMBO SHRIMP!

There are few delicacies in this world so tantalizing (to you) and so sought after (by you) as jumbo shrimp, and yet here they are, six beautiful crustaceans, all lined up in your freezer, all for you. It's almost more than you can bear.

This is the best gift ever.


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And yet, it is with a heavy heart that you wrench yourself away from them and close the freezer door.

A bountiful haul such as this is a gift, to be sure, but one to be saved for an emergency.


->

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All right, enough of that. You've got a store to run.

Today's Sunday and the store is open Monday through Friday, so you've got the rest of the day to get everything cleaned up and put some merchandise on the shelves. Can't run a shop without anything to sell.


What's that brown tub?

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That's a planter box. The plants inside are so shriveled and dead you can't tell what kind of plant they are. It's a shame it took so long to get here from your old house. You could've been here in less than a day if it weren't for the monsters blocking all the passes.


Open the boxes

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This must be the stuff Grandma ordered to get you started. It's an intimidating tower of magic cardboard, but it won't get any smaller if you just stand around and gawk at it all day. Best get to it.


->

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The boxes dissolve into thin air and their contents spill all over the balcony.

You are suddenly even more intimidated than you were when it was all in the boxes. You're not sure the back room is big enough for all this.


>_

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05-04-2017, 12:08 AM
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Stuff your inventory full of merch, have insufficient inventory, make twenty trips up and down the ladder
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>go back and get another fork, you need some emotional support

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The deepest, most petrifying depths of your local Wal-Mart
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I like this adventure

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