what would be some good things for a game over screen to say. i have a bigass text file of these from nullpointer but i want to refresh it.
some favorites from "game-overs.txt" include:
"TRY AGAIN WITH GREATER KNOWLEDGE. ABSOLVE YOURSELF OF FAILURE."
"YOUR DEFEAT IS BUT A MISSTEP IN A GRANDER DESIGN"
"YOU ARE FREE OF TORMENT. REJOICE."
"LIFE STOPPAGE IN VIDEOGAME WORLD"
"YOU TRIED AND I'M PROUD OF YOU"
@prophet_goddess As Shaxx from destiny 2 would say "You lost this battle. So what? Fight again!"
@prophet_goddess "TODAY THE VULTURES HAVE WON, NOT YOU THOUGH"
"THIS GAME REQUIRES YOU TO BE ALIVE TO CONTINUE- WHICH YOU AREN'T ANYMORE"
"NO SHAME IN GIVING IT ANOTHER GO"
@Eldritch_Horrorgirl these are all extremely choice
@prophet_goddess (admittedly probably more the presentation than the text, and that it's a dumb meme video that was so good the developer straight yoinked it and somehow made it even better with a really, really good track)
@prophet_goddess plagiarize brian eno's obilique strategies
"Let's pretend this never happened"
@prophet_goddess CORRECT SOURCE AND RESUBNIT
@prophet_goddess Well, if you don't mind a Terry Pratchett reference, there's always, "Out of cheese error, redo from checkpoint."
@prophet_goddess "NO, NO, NO, THAT'S NOT HOW IT HAPPENED" (nod to Prince of Persia the Sands of time)
"PICK YOURSELF UP, DUST YOURSELF OFF, AND START ALL OVER AGAIN." (Nat King Cole)
"FAILURES ARE JUST THE TRIALS OF SUCCESS. JUST KIDDING."
@prophet_goddess "THIS IS NOT HOW IT ENDS! THERE IS NO FATE BUT WHAT YOU MAKE!"
"NOW JIMMY OWES ME ANOTHER TWENTY DOLLARS!"
my favorite one I've seen is
AND THEY WERE NEVER HEARD FROM AGAIN
"You lose, I win."
"There's always tomorrow for dreams to come true. Tomorrow is not far away!"
"Try harder next time."
It would be nice to have a bunch of these kinds of messages, and display one randomly once the player loses.
@prophet_goddess At the risk of outing myself as Very Old, I still love the endgame text from the old C-64 game, "Crush, Crumble and Chomp": "All things must pass, O noble monster, and so now must you."