#Everest v.1.2.0 Is Here!

Get the latest version of the most chill game!

Hey everyone! I’m thrilled to announce that #Everest won “Best Use of Theme” in the 2016 Little Awful Jam! The contest isn’t over yet, though, as we’re up for the Community Choice award. Please help us win by voting for “Hashtag Everest” here, then see how we can make a good thing even better by downloading the latest release! You’re all in for a treat with this one because we made a HUGE number of updates to the game and now the game that won an award for being chill is even more chill than before! See how we pulled that off by getting #Everest v.1.2.0 right here!

1.2.0 Changes

  • Player can now adjust music, voice, and sound effect volume individually from the pause menu
  • Implemented “Talk” feature, which includes some gameplay hints, Everest trivia, and some dumb bullshit
  • Added morale system – if the player character’s photo gets a lot of likes, they’re happy and regenerate health and stamina twice as fast. If their photo gets snubbed, they’re sad and regenerate health and stamina at half the normal rate.
  • Game now warns you if you attempt to embark without many “junk” items (with accompanying narration)
  • Fixed issue where Tori’s death narration audio was mismapped in several places
  • Changed several in-game windows to look like messages on the player character’s phone
  • Implemented social media notification narration
  • Implemented additional Death Zone dialogues
  • Unique narration now occurs when character dies due to fall
  • Main game window now shows player’s total score at all times
  • Improved exception handling
  • Modified point values of some items
  • narration for the first time a character’s encumbrance goes over 150lbs
  • Visual notification on theft event
  • Added GBS 2016 Everest death pool predictions as possible hallucinatory text messages
  • Little climber sprites now show the color of the clothing worn in the portrait of the character they represent, including the player character
  • Sara’s little climber sprite is now female
  • The player character’s little climber sprite is female if the player character is Tori
  • Added more item sprites
  • Item descriptions now show on hover rather than right click
  • Added more textual explanations of gameplay
  • Shop window now has pagination rather than “show more” button
  • Fixed various typos in item descriptions
  • Changed hover window logic to prevent window from getting in the way of stuff
  • Added new font for various menus and prompts
  • Character’s encumbrance now shows in red if 150lbs or higher
  • Increased volume of Tori’s VO to match that of Troy’s
  • Replaced playcrafting logo with Little Awful Jam logo
  • General code clean-up
  • Misc bugfixes

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