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Phantom: Caverns of the Killer

by Brandon Coker

Cave crawl
2005

(based on 3 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 2852
IFID: ZCODE-1-280727-0E61
TUID: 0dkjwhl8qqzh1e4n

Awards

31st Place - 11th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2005)

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Phantom failed entirely as a representative of the horror genre, and hardly won any points back even as a puzzlefest. Most of its puzzles could be subdivided into two categories: (fairly generic) mazes (there were three of them), and "choose the right option or die".
-- Valentine Kopteltsev
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A campy horror game. Fairly small, with some unfair puzzles., April 18, 2016
This game placed in the lower half of IFCOMP the year it came out. Unlike many lower placing games, it has a sincerity and a good overall plan that made it enjoyable for me to play, though I skipped out on the 3 mazes.

You are searching for the tomb of an ancient warrior king. You have to explore an abandoned, rotting town, a tower, and a cave. There are some silly instant-death puzzles that undo solves nicely, but what I found nice about this game was the underlying story concept.

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