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AND WHEN I SQUINT IT LOOKS LIKE CHRISTMAS

by Norbez profile

2017

(based on 5 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Oh no! Young Polly has been transported to a strange, magical land by an evil wizard. Help her get back home in this Twine adventure! This game was designed as a young player's first introduction to hypertext interactive fiction, but has a story that's sure to charm readers of all ages. It's around 40,000 words, but is split up into good-sized chapters, and a save feature to mark your place when you need to stop reading. Enjoy!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
IFID: Unknown
TUID: d64lo2cr8zlc7toi

Awards

29th Place - 23rd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2017)

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Basically a children's novella with some interactivity, November 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 1 hour
I could see myself picking this book up and reading it in the library. You play as an orphan who gets sucked into another world by a mysterious stranger.

This other world is an Oz-like fantasy world that is creatively engineered. A long story plays out.

There's not much interactivity to speak of, though there are options scattered throughout. But I liked this; it reminded me of 'pulpy' kids books that I read when I was a teenager, like Deltora quest.

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