Found a fun little game on HN you play over ssh


Pick a theme and a chat prompt guides you through a quick and amusing text adventure!

Here was mine:

What should be the theme of your game❓

save the maiden from space pirates

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ Welcome to Space Pirates - a thrilling text adventure where you must save a young maiden from the clutches of evil space pirates. Are you ready to embark on this dangerous mission? Type “start” to begin. βš”οΈ


πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ Great! You find yourself on a spaceship, ready to take on the space pirates and save the maiden. There’s a control panel in front of you. What would you like to do? πŸš€

check the radar for pirates

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ You check the radar, and it shows a group of spaceships heading in your direction. It looks like they might be the pirates. What would you like to do? πŸš€

hail the pirates

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ You hail the pirates, and a rough-looking space captain appears on the screen. “What do you want?” he growls.

give me the maiden or i’ll blow you to smithereens

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ The captain laughs, “You think you can take us? Think again, space wimp!” and cuts off communication. What will you do next? πŸ€”

fire a warning shot

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ You fire a warning shot across the bow of the pirate’s ship. They seem to have taken notice and are slowing down. What will you do next? πŸ€”

prepare a boarding party

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ You prepare a boarding party and launch the shuttle towards the pirate’s ship. As you board the ship, you encounter several of the pirates. What’s your next move? πŸ€”

aske the pirates to surrender the booty, and the maiden

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ The pirates just laugh and draw their weapons on you. It looks like negotiation isn’t an option. What would you like to do? πŸ’₯


πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ You start dancing in front of the pirates, hoping to distract them. Surprisingly, it works! The pirates are confused and lower their guard. You see a chance to take action. What’s your next move? πŸŽ‰

slay the pirates

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ You draw your laser sword and charge towards the pirates. With quick slashes and nimble dodges, you slay them one by one. You finally reach the room where the maiden is locked up. What do you do next? πŸ—‘ ️

kiss the maiden

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ As you embrace the maiden, the ground starts shaking beneath you. It looks like the ship is about to explode! You quickly carry the maiden and make your way to the emergency escape pods. You manage to escape just in time as the ship explodes behind you. You are both safe now, thanks to your heroic actions. Congratulations, you have completed the mission! πŸŽ‰πŸš€πŸ‘©β€πŸš€