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Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home

by Andrew Plotkin profile

Science Fiction
2010

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About the Story

A far-future story of discovery.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: June 19, 2010
Current Version: 6
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 7FC1B98F-8B86-4066-A2F3-2A82E01D4F82
TUID: ykccumi5xc5rltev

Off-Site Reviews

Play This Thing!
The game-play is extremely ingenious at teaching the player to manipulate and appreciate something completely unrecognizable. Most of what you do will consist of navigating your ship, borne along by giant sails. Even though the commands to do this are novel, by the end of the game I found myself understanding the basics of how it all worked and navigating new types of situation with some confidence -- even though they were situations unlike any in real life.
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