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verityvirtue

London

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Member since October 14, 2012
Last visited October 6, 2017
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Medical student. Dabbles with various systems, including but not limited to Inform 7, Twine and Choicescript.

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Interactive Fiction by verityvirtue

30 kilogrammes, by verityvirtue (2016)
(4 ratings)
A tiny utopia about packing.

A Friend to Light Your Way, by verityvirtue (2016)
(8 ratings)
There may be no incense, no cymbals, no monks at this funeral, but the night watch is mandatory. You've volunteered to take the watch for the first night, and just as well: you can hear him...

the morning after, by verityvirtue (2016)
(6 ratings)
It's been a long night. We've not had a proper sleep. But we seize this moment of peace. Made for the Tiny Utopias jam.

Mouth of Ashes, by verityvirtue (2016)
(6 ratings)
I've been to see the elders on the top of their mountain. I've got the cure for my daughter. It's time to go home. Still undergoing development. (If you choose to download, note that background...

Sigil Reader (Field), by verityvirtue (2016)
(14 ratings)
I am a sigil reader. I work in a city where sigils are a matter of public health, for a maliciously inscribed sigil could mean the ruin of a business - or a soul. Except today I wake to a changed...

Staying Put, by verityvirtue (2016)
(4 ratings)
After hell went down over the Grémillet thing, Subramaniam helped you find this place. You'll have to lay low for a while, so that means not getting out of this room — or at least downstairs —...

Walker's Rift, by verityvirtue
(2 ratings)

As the new field director of Station 31, you've been tasked with paperwork, investigating a series of self-mutilations, and paperwork. Battle bureaucracy! Explore Perigosan! Investigate eldritch...

Recommended Lists by verityvirtue

vv's comfort food IF - 8 items   October 9, 2016
Like it says on the tin. I hope these give you a measure of comfort as well.

Twine SFX 2015 - 4 items   May 17, 2016
Twines released in 2015 which use interesting effects (which I, er, want to use as well. Yes.). Suggestions welcome.

A Doll's House - 7 items   May 13, 2016
Games which feature female protagonists who mature through the progress of the game.

Combinatorial Explosion - 3 items   May 11, 2016
Combinatorial explosion is a name fitting for a band, or a game about chemistry, but, according to mama Wikipedia, it refers to "the...

Cat simulators - 7 items   April 5, 2016
Games in which the PC is a cat, or which revolve closely around a particular cat. Generally pleasant games. I have thought about whether...

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Polls by verityvirtue

Games about experiencing chronic/long-term illness - 10 votes for 10 games; created January 7, 2017
Games which primarily involve the experiences of the PC or an NPC with an illness, which may involve their experiences with healthcare...

Games about mother-child relationships - 15 votes for 11 games; created July 2, 2016
Games which deal with mother-child relationships, no matter the nature of either party.

Games about strange and wonderful plants - 23 votes for 13 games; created June 26, 2016
Botany!

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible settings of 2015 - 39 votes for 39 games; created February 11, 2016
This is for suggesting settings from games released 2015 which you think might be worth considering for Best Setting in the XYZZY awards....

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible puzzles of 2015 - 14 votes for 13 games; created February 11, 2016
This is for suggesting puzzles from games released 2015 who you think might be worth considering for Best Individual Puzzle in the XYZZY...

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Reviews by verityvirtue

Bloodless on the Orient Express, by Hannes Schueller   September 21, 2017
"Written for ECTOCOMP, Bloodless is a short game which takes inspiration from - what else? - Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. You..." - See the full review

Secret Agent Cinder, by Emily Ryan   September 13, 2017
"[Time to completion: 15-20 minutes] You are Cinderella, and you must infiltrate the ball to steal the King's secret military plans - and..." - See the full review

Krypteia, by Kateri   September 13, 2017
"[Time to completion: 15 minutes. This game mentions violence and harassment.] You leave the village, defying the wills of the "wise men",..." - See the full review

You are Standing at a Crossroads, by Astrid Dalmady   August 20, 2017
"You are standing at a crossroads. Wherever you go, you will end up at a crossroads. The writing is memorable: evocative language,..." - See the full review

Inventory, by Joey Fu   August 17, 2017
"You start out trapped in a dungeon - not an unfamiliar scenario - with a long list of possessions. Not all of them are tangible. The..." - See the full review

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verityvirtue's Play Lists

Played Games

Swigian, by Rainbus North
Off the Rails, by Katie Benson
Renga in Four Parts, by Jason Dyer
All Hail the Spider God, by Nelson
This is a Folly, by mariza

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Wish List

HAIZARA, by Rani Baker
Surface, by Geoff Moore
Inpatient: A Psychiatric Story, by Alana Zablocki
Images Across a Shattered Sea, by Stewart C. Baker
The Cradle of Eve, by Kitty Horrorshow

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