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verityvirtue reviews The Warbler's Nest: "Quietly sinister short story set in a reedbank" May 1, 2016
"You are searching amongst the reeds for eggshells. If you believe the tailor, these are what you need to take back what is yours. The..." - See full review
Charles Parkes reviews Choice of Robots: "Waaaah - robots!" May 1, 2016
"I have to stop reviewing the titles I love! Longer titles like this are more labours of love than commercial ventures and if we want to..." - See full review
Charles Parkes reviews Attack of the Clockwork Army: "Steampunk gem" May 1, 2016
"Alright, I'm bias. I love steampunk and want to see more at it - this is a great story and it promotes something that I love - so I'm..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Flametop: "A still life of an electric guitar and amp with all knobs and switches" May 1, 2016
"This game was entered in the IF Art Show, a competition over the years that asked participants to create portraits, still lives, or..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Cerulean Stowaway: "A defeat-the-aliens game after a slow start" May 1, 2016
"This is a bit longer than most IFComp games; I didn't like it at first, but it really grew on me. In this game, you have to sneak onto a..." - See full review
CMG reviews The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket: "A faithful adaptation" April 30, 2016
"Faithful, that is, to how Ryan Veeder remembered Poe’s only novel one month after listening to the audiobook, and without consulting the..." - See full review

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