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Gblorb playable in modern interpreters. Sound optional but recommended.
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Psychomanteum

by Hanon Ondricek profile

Horror
2016

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(based on 8 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Every year your friend hosts a Halloween party where guests are expected to complete three dares. This is the third.

A Grand Guignol entry for ECTOCOMP 2016.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2016
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 42C7A0CA-9451-495C-8D3E-97003F2ACE95
TUID: f0e2fae1stvsn6w

Awards

3rd Place, Le Grand Guignol - EctoComp 2016

Editorial Reviews

Emily Short
"An unnerving experiential game."
On a dare, you are forced to spend some time alone in a dark room with mirrors. Which should not be inherently horrible, right? Besides, you have matches, and a safeword.
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A short, but original&effective minimalist tale, January 2, 2017
This author really knows how to use minimalism to create an atmosphere of the eerie & the liminal...
A short piece with a novel concept, it features a limited environment but a very well implemented one, used to heighten the tension. Effectively written, and with several endings depending on what is done.

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