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Professor Frank

by Laurence Kilday

2011

(based on 10 ratings)
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About the Story

You play as the absentminded Professor Frank, noted Scottish expert in newts, but nothing else. You wake up locked inside the Auldtoon Public Library and soon discover that several characters from various books, particularly by Scottish authors, roam the building at night. Leaving the library will prove to be quite the adventure!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2011
Current Version: 1
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: AF4B1356-FA24-4315-9E00-6EC0E6E115BB
TUID: 7ingcjsd0nqpk2hd

Awards

34th Place - 17th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2011)

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A massive, lock-and-key goofy humor game, May 21, 2016
This is a very large, spare game entered into IFComp. You wander around a large variety of areas, including a library, a secret lab, a castle, and a haunted pyramid.

Gameplay consists of three main mechanics: finding gold rings in odd places, finding keys and later unlocking things, and giving a variety of appropriate ethnic foods to crazed individuals who generally jump out of cabinets, boxes, coffins, and so on. You also have a pirate bird companion whom you can talk to, and a large number of NPCs who lampshade the games incompleteness by saying things like "I would have more powers if I had been implemented correctly!"

Room descriptions are spare, and gameplay can get repetitive.

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