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The Compass Rose

by Yoon Ha Lee and Peter Berman


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About the Story

There's more than one north by which to guide a world.

The survivor of a space raid colonizes a new world with the aid of a compass rose.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: August 18, 2015
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 3oje91vihhg5lc0a

Editorial Reviews

Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling
There is some lovely imagery; and how many other games, IF or otherwise, make the game about the composition of a culture? All the same, I felt some of the time that I was working with the skeleton of a story, rather than the story itself...
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