JiG is on Patreon and Needs You! Click here for more information


  • Review

  • Download Games

Kobayanshi Marooned


(12 votes) *Average rating will show after 20 votes
Comments (1) | Views (5,862)

kobayanshi Marooned

Lori.h[Note: This game is available in Pay What You Want format, including free. If you enjoy this game, please support the developer who made it by paying them what you think is fair!]

Now is your final chance, Space Cadet, to become the space hero you've always wanted to be. All you have to do is pass the Captain's test and impress the most daring, heroic, and critical instructor in all the known galaxy, Captain Dirk Parsec. Kobayanshi Marooned, available in Pay What You Want format by Phil Hornshaw and Nick Hurwitch, is a sci-fi interactive fiction adventure that will have you attempting to pass the hardest test known to man to prove that you would be the phenomenal Star Captain you secretly always knew you would be. Well, more that likely what will happen in this Twine game, is you finding one horrific death after another while you laugh, because even though some of these deaths are quite gruesome they are spectacularly told in some of the most humorous ways, with nearly 30,000 words and 26 different endings, this is one space adventure you won't be forgetting any time soon.

Following Twine fashion, this game is played by reading and clicking on the green colored text for your choice. Each one leads to different branches that have their own unique end, or occasionally weave back into another branch. There are plenty of choices and endings, both good and bad. To undo a choice, you can easily hit the back arrow in your browser, and the makers of the game encourage you to use this "cheat" as much as you want. Clearly from the premise of the game, and even from the name of the famous Dirk Parsecs, this game does borrow a lot from the Star Trek franchise, which makes it one of the better satires I've read in a long while. But even if you're not familiar with the show there, is still a lot here that will have you chuckling under your breath. I haven't had a game make me laugh out loud in a long time, but Kobayanshi Marooned caused those around me to give me odd looks more than a few times. If you enjoy this read, but found it too short, you're in luck because there is also a book it is based from. So if you need a good laugh or want to try your best to save the galaxy, look no further than here.

WindowsWindows:
Get the full version

Mac OS XMac OS X:
Get the full version

1 Comment

ottoman May 8, 2015 8:34 PM

This was a lot of fun and a really well imagined parody of Star Trek. The amount of spelling and grammatical errors really detracted from the experience, though.

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
7,330 Views
8 Comments
chrpa Hello escapers, welcome to the new Weekday Escape! Almost traditionally, you start with pleasant Amajeto's room followed by another one of theirs. Nicolet settled their newest game in a small village where you need to visit all houses and interact...  ...
8,059 Views
7 Comments
chrpa Hi, it's Wednesday, it's escape time again! The first comes sweet Detarame Factory game followed by well-done (and sweet) Shigeyuki Kagamura's escape where you turn into explorer of sewerage system and successful rescuer of lost cat. Lubricants and capsuled key...  ...
7,294 Views
7 Comments
chrpa Hi, it's Wednesday and our new games are here! After lazy afternoon comes Amajeto's slow sunny morning with fresh coffee and something sweet. When you pull yourself together, it's time for a quest! Shigeyuki Kagamura's moon rabbit fall from the...  ...
7,791 Views
7 Comments
chrpa Welcome! The week is over and the new Weekday Escape is here! It's lazy summer afternoon, and Amajeto locked you in their velvetish looking living room with colorful coctails standing here and there. After the escape, you are delivered mysterious...  ...

Visit our Sponsor

Rullo

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Game of the week


Dreadful Tales: The Fire Within Collector's Edition

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives