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Doug Orleans reviews Starry Seeksorrow: "Plants, plinths, and plots" May 27, 2015
"Everything about this game is charming: the premise (you are a doll who has been enchanted to protect a child of a wealthy magician..." - See full review
Doug Orleans reviews Heading East: "Searching, finding, and searching" May 26, 2015
"(Full disclosure: I helped playtest this game.) A short coming-of-age vignette, evocative and touching. The connection to the song it's..." - See full review
Alan DeNiro reviews Map of Fahlstaff: "a walking tour worth taking" May 26, 2015
"Map of Fahlstaff is a Twine piece that acts as a kind of virtual tour guide. There's a pretty high degree of spatiality here; you can..." - See full review
A new listing for Map of Fahlstaff, by Ian Hinck May 26, 2015
A "map" of the mysterious town Fahlstaff.
A new listing for land's end, by guinevak May 26, 2015
Flashfic about a lighthouse. Written for the Super Sudden Surprise Challenge. Requirements were to be under 1000 words, written in Harlowe for Twine 2, and contain a conditional branch.
Juhana reviews Everything We Do Is Games: "Everything we do is art" May 26, 2015
"About 15 years ago I visited an exhibition in the local museum of modern art. One of the art pieces was a solid white square on the..." - See full review

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