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The Train

by Ivan Chuang

Surreal
2017

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(based on 3 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Re-playable story about destiny.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: March 18, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: ink
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 2shn3wfk4nfv7ohr

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Evocative surreal work, March 29, 2017
by streever (America)
This piece explores the familiar theme of predestination and choices, using an empty and repetitive train station as the evocative setting after a confusing date.

There were minor typos and grammatical errors, but nothing that ruins the piece or the experience; the issues are fairly minor.

The biggest issue is the UI/UX; this piece uses a slow fade-in on text, which wouldn't be a huge issue, except that most of the work is buried and only revealed on repeated plays. The slow fade isn't in issue for the first round, but it becomes frustrating when you have to read the same intro for the third time. The minor changes in nouns/etc aren't important or consequential enough to justify the very slow re-load and re-read of material.

I think this is a good debut effort, and would love to see it re-released with text fade used sparingly or not at all.

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