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Matt W reviews Horse Master: "Master of Horses" March 3, 2015
"There's a sense in which some creators of Twine games understand how prose works in a visceral way and are able to wield it like a..." - See full review
A new listing for The HUND: The Awesome Alien Dating Sim, by Drakkenn March 2, 2015
You are Daniel, Army lieutenant, and traveler on the HUND, an intergalactic starship for the soldiers of the front. You and 500 other men are here in your way home. You hear about a dance when you realize...
Jacqueline A. Lott reviews Down, the Serpent and the Sun: "Memorable, but Challenging" March 1, 2015
"This is a quick game, but only if you're able to surmount its challenges (some intended by the author, some not). There are red herrings..." - See full review
Jacqueline A. Lott reviews Six Gray Rats Crawl Up The Pillow: "Simple, slightly perplexing, and ultimately fun" March 1, 2015
"This is both dark and fun, and it's difficult to write a non-spoilery review, but suffice it to say that the type of fun that is had is..." - See full review
verityvirtue reviews Caroline: "unsettling and claustrophobic" March 1, 2015
"You're on a dinner date with Caroline. She's mysterious, and just before you leave her for the night, she tells you to meet her at Hydra..." - See full review
verityvirtue reviews ♥ Magical Makeover ♥: "entertaining, if wordy, parody" February 27, 2015
"Magical Makeover is a self-styled parody of over-the-top Flash games 'for girls', namely those whose interactivity consists wholly of..." - See full review

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