I have (mostly) completed my first IF project written in Twine, Harlowe and tried to upload the HTML file here, only to get a “File type not supported” error message. How best to proceed ?
There is some advice on hosting in this thread. I think Itch.io is the best option for hosting right now.
If you’re not entirely finished and just mean to upload something so others can take a look, you can put any file in a ZIP file before uploading it to this forum. There are probably size limits though.
thanks. I have programmed games before but this is my first IF project written in an IF language (Twine, Harlowe). I have some cosmetic and line spacing to modify but would like to get some feedback on this. It is small stand-alone game, that will probably also be part of a larger future project. Thanks for constructive criticism.
Alchemy 1700 (8).zip (141.9 KB)
I’m trying it now. Interesting…I’m getting the impression I have to combine the colors in some way but not sure which ones exactly yet.
One thing that would be useful is a constant status bar that shows the state of each button, but I am not sure how to do that in Harlowe.
I was thinking about that too, which would make it easier.
Can you provide a hint for which colors I’m going for? You can use the spoiler tag like this
What colors to use is part of the problem , which has a very common sense answer. Hint
Total colors used, will be half or less.
Hmm… I have tried combinations of yellow, orange, brown, and red without success. Am I on the right track?
Alchemy 1700, where escaping from the dungeon is the easy part, is now available on itch.io.
If you upload the ZIP file rather than the HTML file to Itch io, there should be an option that allows it to be played in browser…optional of course
That works with just an html file as well. (And if it’s a zip, it needs to contain a file called index.html.)
I already see much more efficient ways to encode this game by using arrays, rather than individual passages, variables, etc. I also have learned to space lines better, with an exception:
a line like (if: $turns is 0)[ (go-to: “You Lose”)] prints a blank line on the screen.
Twine 2.6.2, Harlowe 3.3.5.
If I have 4 similar lines in a row, I display 4 (unwanted) blank lines.
What is the fix ?