Karaoke

Sleepwalk-Collective-600x385

Originally written for Exeunt

Enter user identity.

Anon.

The anonymous profile does not have sufficient user permissions to access this level.

Anon.Press

The press user group has -2 SHIELD on this level. You will be visible to other users. Accept Y/N?

Y

READY VIEWER ONE

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INTRO: You are in a room, gently cloaked by mist. A large SCREEN illuminates one corner, with a small monitor on the opposite side on the ground. BOY and GIRL move around the room, disinterested but

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waiting. She is on roller

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skates. Two microphones wait on the flo-

SPACE

INTRODUCTION CANNOT BE PAUSED

-or next to a blue cross and a pink one. They pretend drink from BOTTLES with jauntily coloured straws. There is a PALM TREE.

Palm tree: Investigate/Discard

Investigate

The palm tree is not relevant at this time.

Bottles: Investigate/Discard

Investigate

The bottles are empty. You have gained +1 Knowledge

GIRL: Approach/Ignore

Approach

GIRL is requesting that you IMAGINE MUSIC: Accept/Ignore

Accept

Moment of Veracity has been added to your inventory.

VIEWER FIVE is coughing. Acknowledge/Ignore

Ignore

BOY and GIRL are rubbing their eyes. Acknowledge/Ignore

Acknowledge

BOY and GIRL are posing like porn stars. Acknowledge/Ignore

Acknowledge

BOY and GIRL are posing like they are at a beach partly. Acknowledge/Ignore

Acknowledge

BOY and GIRL have been commanded to pose. They have not. Acknowledge/Ignore

A

You have gained +1 Engagement

BOY and GIRL have been commanded to pose like performance artists. Have they? Y/N

O

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Other

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It’s supposed to be a fuckoign comment on the nature of perofoenmce

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Y

You have gained +1 Engagement

You have gained +1 Insight

VIEWER TWO has shifted in his seat. Acknowledge/Ignore

A

Worry about whether he is liking this: Y/N

Y

Think about work: Y/N

Y

You forgot to email Alisdair.

Fuck

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CMD: Access iPhone

The press user group does not have iPhone access on this level.

BOY and GIRL are requesting to ENTERTAIN you. Accept/Ignore

A

What should they do?

A

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1

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What is enteratinment then?

Moment of Profundity has been added to your inventory

BOY and GIRL are requesting that you THINK OF DESTROYING SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL. Accept/Ignore

I

BOY and GIRL are requesting that you THINK OF DESTROYING SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL. Accept/Ignore

I

BOY and GIRL are requesting that you THINK OF DESTROYING SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL. Accept/Ignore

This is trite

COMMAND NOT RECOGNISED

A

You have gained -1 Engagement

You have gained -1 Patience

BOY and GIRL are requesting that you WATCH THEM DIE. Accept/Ignore

A

Forgive/Forget

F

UNSPECIFIED COMMAND

Forgive

You have gained +1 Insight

VIEWER SEVEN has a huge glowing smartphone. Acknowledge/Ignore

A

CMD: Uncross legs

COMPLETE

CMD: Recross legs

COMPLETE

You have gained +1 Health

CMD: Investigate palm tree

The palm tree is not relevant at this time.

The SCREEN is requesting that you HAVE PROFOUND THOUGHTS ABOUT THE NATURE OF EXISTENCE AND PERFORMANCE. Accept/Ignore

A

You have gained +0 Experience

CMD: Information

INFO: You have already gained all available Experience for this level. There are 4 Special Items that you may collect from this level.

ESC

BOY and GIRL are hiding behind the palm tree. Accept/Ignore

A

CMD: Investigate palm tree

Inflatable palm tree.

CMD: Collect

You cannot collect the inflatable palm tree.

FINAL BOSS: Monologue. Crashing wave sounds. Accept/Ignore

I

Level cannot be completed.

A

Moment of Beautiful Language has been added to your inventory

You have gained -1 Health

 

CMD: Stretch shoulders

You have gained +1 Health

VIEWER TWO is frustrated. Acknowledge/Ignore

A

It will take you an hour to get home. Acknowledge/Ignore

I

Applause: Min/Med/Max

M

UNSPECIFIED COMMAND

Med

You have gained +2 Engagement

LEVEL COMPLETE

Health: 18 (+0)

Insight: 37 (+2)

Engagement: 54 (+3)

Patience:  27 (-1)

Inventory: 48 items

 

REQ: Tweet Y/N

N

REQ: Star Rating 1/2/3/4/5

N

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N

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N

You have entered the maximum number of unrecognised commands. Please contact Editor.

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