Sunday, March 25, 2007

One Way Out

Ciencia went great this year, was way bigger and better than last time. I wanted to make a post about it, but I had no photos with me (I was too busy to be unofficial official photographer this year you see) and a post without pics is boring. I did manage to get a few from here and there, you'll find them posted down below.

First let's talk about something important - remember the flash game One Way Out I talked about in my last post? We could only accomodate 70 people in the lab where we conducted the event. But the people who played the game apparently enjoyed it and told others about it, and then the others who didn't get to play the game wanted to play it. And since we couldn't resist keeping our eager fans waiting (I'm hyping this really well, no?), we decided to make some minor tweaks to the game for general 'home' playing, and as a result, it's now available for download!



One Way Out (FULL Version)
Filesize: 44MB
Details: Contains menu music and all the video questions. If you have a decent enough net connection, this is the version you should download.


One Way Out (LITE Version)
Filesize: 2.2MB
Details: No menu music. No videos included (answers to those questions are provided in a separate text file though). If you're just curious to see what the game is all about, then this version is for you.


Now that we're done with that, let's take a look at some pictures -


(L-R) Som, Me, Pavan

March 7, the day before the fest. We had to stay back at college (it's a spooky place at night!) to get everything ready for the next day. We finished all the work, but then we realised we didn't take any photos of ourselves at work. So we decided to fake it and take photos of each other. Som unfortunately couldn't pretend at all. The pic of me is perfect, but the Google page gives it away. Pavan was really on the phone with someone. Not sure who.


(L-R) Lekha, Me, Pandu, Pavan, Dinesh, Som, Harini

That's us sitting on the dais after the fest, for lack of a better place to sit. I have no idea what Lekha was trying to do with the glass.



That's almost the entire organising committee of Ciencia '07. If you're looking for me in the pic, I'm the guy with his head sticking out between the Principal and the Dean. If you're not from CVR and don't know either the Principal or the Dean, then I can't help you. Search, search!

13 comments:

Karthik Abhiram said...

Yay!! Me downloads...

Nice photos too. I didn't know who the Principal or Dean were. But I spotted you. Now I know which two people are the Principal and Dean, but not which is which...

Enough rambling, will give comments once the file finishes downloading.

Karthik Abhiram said...

Had a look at the game. Awesome.

Sandhya Ramachandran said...

cool game!!! :D Downloaded the LITE version! Semmaya irukku! :) Me downloads full game soon!!!

Hats off!!! :)

Varun said...

Karthik - Thanks!

Princi is on my left, Dean on my right btw.

Sandhya - Thanks! Lemme know when the full version is done :)

Pablo said...

was playing it yesterday but i ended up in a dead end twice :-)

Ismaele said...

I am going to download and play the game as soon as possible, since I hadn't phone line for a week...! :P
I found you immediately in the photo. ;) I just looked for two important people and in the middle were you! ;) He, he! =D

Varun said...

Pablo - Hehe the original idea was to have more hints to guide the player along the correct path... but we decided not to after a couple of brainy people we tested it on got almost all the correct-path questions right :)

BTW the guy who won the event finished more than half the game in less than an hr!


Ismaele - LOL... lemme know when you get around to playing it :)

Sim Sim said...

Nice game....nice pics(fake ones)......and all you guys out there...Ciencia'07 was all about and only about One Way Out... Ciencia'07 implies One Way Out && One Way Out implies Ciencia'07..........

..Anyways kudos to V and his group,the event was highly appreciated.

Pratyusha said...

Helloz!

This should interes you ...

www.daretobedigital.com

Cheerio!

Varun said...

Aasritha - LOL!... thanks :D

Pratyusha - For a second there I thought it was a spam comment :P

So did you finally get your hands on a comp running Windows and play One Way Out?

Rajeev Turlapati said...

Some guys din allow me to play this.had hopes of winning..anyway tat grudge is not allown me to dload n play it at home

Rajeev Turlapati said...

but th design n game idea is outstanding!

Varun said...

Rajeev - Nobody asked you to be so brainy and reach the tech quiz finals ok.