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About the StoryYour job is to make sure John's party is successful. It won't be, though. Written for the Apollo 18+20 tribute album project.
Nominee, Best NPCs - 2012 XYZZY Awards
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The writing is good. The story is interesting and absurd, in the way that Veeder typically writes, but with a sense of a deeper and more meaningful theme.
The actual mechanics are relatively simple. Although I had a paper and pen out, making notes, it turns out I didn't need any of them at all.
I played several of the Apollo games, and found this to be my favorite of the ones I played. A strong effort around a good story with a minimum of puzzles, this was a successful narrative.
This is from the Apollo 18 Tribute Album, which apparently was a collection of games which were based on the lyrics of songs on the so-named album by They Might Be Giants, and which included other great games like Dinner Bell.
All in all, it's just a fun descent into madness. No drugs involved, as far as I can see.
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