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Under One Roof - Packaged

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PLEASE NOTE:
This submission is purely to comply with packaging guidelines. (Oops.) The included game is in exactly the same state as our previous upload (approx 4 hours ago).

Under One Roof is an action puzzler / sim game. You are overseeing a family undergoing a midnight crisis. Members of the family (including their pets) are constantly interrupting each others' sleep. By manipulating objects around the house, including the light switches, your job is to coax everyone into a configuration where they can get at least some sleep before sunrise at 6am.

The Gamejam constraints/themes were:
1. The game lasts for 5 mins or less
2. "As long as we have each other we'll never run out of problems"
3. Sleepless, cloudy or destined

Team Information
Number of Members: 
3
Full Name / affiliation / email / role: 

Jack Casey - beetlefeetatgmail [dot] com - programmer
Brad Power - brad [dot] poweratgmail [dot] com - programmer
Simon Boxer - simonatcognitiondesigns [dot] com [dot] au - artist

Contact: 

beetlefeetatgmail [dot] com

Game Submission
Version: 
1.0a
Installation Notes: 

Unzip all files and run release/game.exe

Brief Play Description: 

A man, woman, child, dog and cat start randomly around the house, the rooms randomly have lights on or off. The player clicks on various objects such as a fridge, a tv, a shower, in order to lure or otherwise coerce the members of the house hold into certain rooms. The aim of the game if to make the characters sleep, if they are all asleep the game is fast forwarded to sunrise.

HINTS FROM THE DEVS :3
-The woman and boy turns lights on when entering rooms, and off when exiting, but may forget to do either
-The man turns lights off when entering rooms because he's a grump and wants to sleep
-The boy is scared of the dark, he sleeps with the light on
-The adults sleep with the light off
-The animals don't care whether the light is on or off
-The boy likes to drum and only the mum will bust him
-The boy calms the penguin
-The dog and cat wake each other up
-The woman and boy like TV
-The man likes surfing the interwebs, the mum doesn't like this
-The dog follows the man when awake, the cat follows the woman
-The dog wakes up the woman, the cat wakes up the man
-The man straighten pictures
-The man gets food from the open fridge

Game Characteristics: 
Casual
Puzzle
2D
Simulation
Sandbox
Retro
PC
Platforms: 
Windows 98/2K/XP or DOS
Windows Vista

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For the viewing public; The

For the viewing public; The Gamejam constraints/themes were:
1. The game lasts for 5 mins or less
2. "As long as we have each other we'll never run out of problems"
3. Sleepless, cloudy or destined

Also, a list of hints has been added to the Brief Play Description.

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