Have you ever wonder how Rick Sanchez became a mad scientist? Play The Adventure of Rick: Grad School to find out! 


"To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand The Adventure Of Rick. The humour is extremely subtle, and without a solid grasp of theoretical physics most of the jokes will go over a typical player's head. "

--- Redditor Niekisch


Once upon a time, tiny Rick received an admission letter from National University of Singapore to do graduate study in quantum computation. You need to help tiny Rick complete all the requirements for graduation: find a supervisor, take graduate courses, do experiment, take qualifying exam (QE), go to conference, publish a paper and final defense. If not, tiny Rick will never become the mad scientist Rick Sanchez that you love.

Combat system

As a PhD student, in order to complete QE and final defense, tiny Rick needs to do experiment and collect data. You can use raw data or paper to attack the examiner. Raw data causes 5 damage and consumes 5 data. You can transform raw data to more powerful weapons - paper, by submitting papers in a PC. APL  is easier to publish but also less powerful. Nature is much more difficult to publish but also much more powerful.


Up - Up Arrow / W
Down - Down Arrow / S
Left - Left Arrow / A
Right - Right Arrow / D
A - Alt / Z / J
B - Ctrl / K / X
Start - Enter
Select - Shift

Press Start for "PhD Requirement" and Select for Main Menu. Press "Down" while in the Main Menu to see the Map.


This is my submission to GBJAM7. Source code can be found here.


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