Have you played this game?You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.
Playlists and Wishlists
RSS FeedsNew member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page
About the StoryYou are a pageboy, well, actually you're more like a janitor. Can you wake the sleeping princess?
An entry in the IFBeginnersComp.
Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling
Overall, there was nothing about this that I’ll likely remember a month from now, but it wasn’t unpleasant, either. It’s also considerably better than the IF I tried to write when I was a kid.
See the full review
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 6
Write a review
Most Helpful Member Reviews
I like that the man in the gym made you (Spoiler - click to show)eat the mushrooms! The journal that the (Spoiler - click to show)witch wrote was fantastic. (Spoiler - click to show)Washing the floor to reveal the trap door was an awesome idea.
Liza & Raquel
The story progresses logically and there are no sudden deaths or tasks that require clairvoyance to complete. This is actually the first IF I've ever completed all the way through. I did it in about twenty minutes between classes at school—college, not high school. ;) It was really fun and simple, not some punishing experience that frustrated me enough to quit. I stuck with it and was glad I did.
There was only one thing that confused me. The first hallway in the game, it goes south. When the player first enters, it's not explicitly stated that the player can go further south, though it does tell the player they're in the north end of the hall, so it can be inferred; I just didn't. I thought the only ways to go was back into the starting room or into the boarded-up room, which cannot be entered at first. So, I burned a hint there, but it didn't help. Thankfully, I accidentally tried to go south and it allowed me to do so.
Other than that, I'd have liked a more lengthy ending. More fanfare. More about what happens after waking the princess. More "happily ever after." However, that's not a big complaint; the story wraps up nicely leaving little to be imagined.
Two thumbs up!
See All 6 Member Reviews
If you enjoyed The Sleeping Princess...
Related GamesPeople who like The Sleeping Princess also gave high ratings to these games:
|Rameses, by Stephen Bond|
Average member rating: (94 ratings)
Through the Dimensional Rift, by One Eyed Jack
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
Searching for his missing sister Laurie, Sam Shooter winds up in a sword-and-sorcery world. Sam Shooter must save the world from evil forces, have huge amounts of sex, and treat the player to One Eyed Jack's unique brand of absurd humor.
|Mere Anarchy, by Bruno Dias|
Average member rating: (16 ratings)
“The box is cardboard, a file box; it looks like it should contain years of tax returns. Except the holes on the sides have been shut with black masking tape. Except the lid is held in place with the same tape. Except it feels warmer and...
PollsThe following polls include votes for The Sleeping Princess:
Games with easy English by Fitbos
I'm a Chinese guy who is really interested in text-based stuff, but my English is not very good for me to play games with hard English. Especially games with slangs every where. So I'm just looking for games that really written in easy...
Games suitable for children by msousa
My 10 year old twins recently "discovered" IF. They fell in love with Grunk and are asking for more games to play. I've searched BAF and have some ideas, but figured I would give this poll a shot since there are hundreds and hundreds of...
Child authored IF by Hulk Handsome
It's incredibly unlikely to find a game created by a child (12 years or under) that's actually well made, but they can still be enjoyable. It's fun to see a young ones imagination run wild, limited only by their... likely poor coding...
This is version 10 of this page, edited by Edward Lacey on 14 April 2013 at 4:32am. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item