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MathBrush reviews The Cardew House: "A short, spare haunted house game" July 29, 2016
"This 2013 ifcomp game is a short, small game with about a dozen rooms. The game has some atmospheric effects and a context sensitive help..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Congratulations!: "Take care of a crying baby. Short and spare." July 29, 2016
"In this short ifcomp game, you run around trying to feed, change, and put your baby to sleep. The game is spare with uncapitalized room..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Transit: "A short twine game with graphics about finding a friend in an airport" July 28, 2016
"In this short Twine game, you are looking for a friend in an airport. This version of Twine uses unlimited scroll back, a nice feature...." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Professor Frank: "A massive, lock-and-key goofy humor game" July 28, 2016
"This is a very large, spare game entered into IFComp. You wander around a large variety of areas, including a library, a secret lab, a..." - See full review
A new listing for Euphoria, by Martyav July 27, 2016
An interlocking sci-fi/fantasy story about three characters that never actually meet in real life, "Euphoria" details the moments leading up to an unusual rescue mission. The story is told in the second...
MathBrush reviews Star Hunter: "A giant, sparse if comp game hunting for and selling treasure" July 27, 2016
"If you look at the walkthrough for this game, you'll see that it's absolutely huge for an if comp game (perhaps 4+ hours), and that the..." - See full review

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