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The Frenetic Five vs. Sturm und Drang

by Neil deMause

Episode 1 of Frenetic Five
Satire/Superhero
1997

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Release 1.1
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Forgiveness Rating: Tough
Baf's Guide ID: 95
IFIDs:  TADS2-856063F9C4235FE9221EAC710273E8DE
TADS2-DD1E5FA3546078FECE2BCC475D9B4C28
TUID: 4lyivfptn0eed4a1

Off-Site Reviews

>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

The Frenetic Five has an excellent premise and, on the level of prose, an excellent execution. However, interface design and implementation are too important to be treated the way this game treats them, and it suffers for it. I'm still waiting for the game that does superheroes just right.
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SynTax
The non-event locations made for a gappy plot structure with sporadic bursts of activity. I don't know if these were designed as red herrings, padding or just vehicles for a gag, but they certainly succeeded in slowing me down as I was convinced I was missing something.
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Page Update History

  v.4: 26-Jul-2015 07:33 - Khalisar (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
Changed episode number, forgiveness
v.3: 20-Mar-2013 12:48 - Edward Lacey
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v.2: 13-May-2008 15:58 - Paul O'Brian
Changed external review links
v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:47 - IFDB
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