Synopsis Quest
April 1, 2010 9:16 PM   Subscribe

Synopsis Quest is a flash collection of retro RPG-themed minigames. An amusing way to kill a half hour or so.
posted by CrunchyFrog (18 comments total) 21 users marked this as a favorite
I like how it takes basically takes an RPG and keeps only the most interesting puzzles/traps/tricks. Saves a lot of time that way.
posted by LSK at 10:14 PM on April 1, 2010

Clever idea; the thing I've always hated about WoW is the running forever. So this let me get bored with the actual quests really quickly, so I could move on to other things.
posted by davejay at 10:17 PM on April 1, 2010

That was fun. Lots of Dragon Warrior in there, in particular.
posted by gurple at 10:21 PM on April 1, 2010

Reminds me quite favorable of Half-Minute Hero.
posted by lumensimus at 12:14 AM on April 2, 2010

It also reminds me quite favorably.
posted by lumensimus at 12:14 AM on April 2, 2010

Rampage through space, colonise planets, use wormholes, shoot enemies, use diplomacy, upgrade ships and get shot in bits and pieces, all in less than 20 minutes or so for each game in the famous freeware version of Strange Adventures in Infinite Space (for mac and pc)
posted by marcelm at 3:18 AM on April 2, 2010

You've come a long way, hero. As you know, the world is

posted by lostburner at 5:29 AM on April 2, 2010

Ha! They get really funny as you go on. I like how it subverts a lot of your expectations.
posted by Solon and Thanks at 6:04 AM on April 2, 2010

These are hilarious.
posted by DU at 6:47 AM on April 2, 2010

These are really great! Thanks for the link!
posted by cavalier at 7:46 AM on April 2, 2010

Where's the sunken treasure? How do I open the fire-breathing door? Ahhh!

These are pretty great.
posted by boghead at 9:46 AM on April 2, 2010

Argh yes, if anyone figures out the sunken treasure one or the end credits one please let me know.
posted by Dim Siawns at 10:13 AM on April 2, 2010

just keep at them. you'll eventually get them.
posted by clarenceism at 10:16 AM on April 2, 2010

Dim, for the sunken treasure, all you have to do is wait.
posted by boghead at 10:21 AM on April 2, 2010

Hi, translator of Synopsis Quest here!
Glad you are having fun with it.

The levels are short enough that as clarence says, if you keep at it you will crack it. The game is very 'a-ha!' based, so try to refrain from giving out too many hints so that latecomers can have a similar sense of discovery...

My 2gp.
posted by softsantear at 10:56 AM on April 2, 2010 [3 favorites]

Super fun! Had to resort to youtube for the prison one though.
posted by Tapioca at 12:25 PM on April 2, 2010

how does this game know my family's deepest secret? sigh.

good fun!
posted by the aloha at 1:04 PM on April 2, 2010

I cleared all the quests! Hooray!
posted by epj at 8:42 AM on April 3, 2010

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