scroll, you're a bookworm that's stuck on a scroll. You have to
dodge between words and use spells to make your way down the page as the
scroll is read. Go too slow and you'll get wound up in the scroll and
scroll was developed in 7 days during the 2015 7drl
challenge. It is written in Haskell.
scroll is also a functional unix file pager, like
For a quick play on the web, there are two demo servers up!
Requires ncurses, on Linux or Similar.
To build, first install the Haskell Platform, and then run:
cabal update cabal install scroll --bindir=$HOME/bin
Scroll is also available in NixOS!
nix-env -i scroll
When you start reading on your kindle after playing your game for ten minutes, you start thinking you're a worm looking for holes.... :-) -- Anna
Entertaining and addictive ! Thanks ! -- Anon
I really enjoyed munching my way through gplv2 -- Chris
this has been possibly the first game I've played using telnet that didn't make me want to shoot my face off -- Anon
great game once you get the hang of it
I <3 Haskell :D -- Anon
addictive .. seems like the birth of a classic -- simonkwmichael
Overall score: 2.17 out of 3
Scroll has an interesting idea but seems to fall afoul of its own inventiveness. -- reviewer 1
[...] the environment is very mutable and you have to play around with it in order to escape. That on its own makes this a RL worth checking out. -- reviewer 2
It's somewhat fun at first, but after awhile searching combinations of letters in a wall of text becomes tiresome. -- reviewer 3
Many thanks to all the reviewers! --Joey
<paroneayea> through a rogue lens, all texts are adventures.