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're at Burning Man, with six choices to make before the world goes white. Choose wisely. Or wildly. The dust storm won't care.
Zero puzzles, sixty-four endings.
Cover: Trish Lamanna
30th Place - 22nd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2016)
The Breakfast Review
The structure is a branching CYOA, with completely unrelated branches, so stories might differ wildly. While the very first ending I hit seemed a little ominous, all the others on subsequent playthroughs have been bright and cheery; so I get the sense that this is about portraying the event's positivity, about describing the delight of an afternoon at Burning Man.
See the full review
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 3
Write a review
Make beautiful art and set it on fire., October 26, 2016
Because it's such a celebration of Burning man, I think you reaction to this will depend on your feelings about the festival. Personally, I just like the fact that something that strange exist in the world and I'm fascinated by the contradictions surrounding it. Since I am scandinavian, on the wrong continent, and would die in a desert, this is prolly the closest I'll ever get to experiencing it.
Weird in a good way, October 6, 2016
The PC doesn't have any clear goals, they just have some time to spend at Burning Man festival before a dust storm hits. There are no right or wrong choices, no pressure; you explore different branches of the game, learn things about the bizarre city and its inhabitants, feel free to try even ill-advised actions like (Spoiler - click to show)jumping from a flying carpet.
The game has 2^6=64 endings and a considerable variety of possible actions across the branches; in addition to standard adventure verbs like "examine", "talk to" and "kiss", sometimes you can choose "believe", "sass", "admire", etc.
If you enjoyed Black Rock City...
Related GamesPeople who like Black Rock City also gave high ratings to these games:
Fingertips: Come On and Wreck My Car, by Paul Laroquod
Average member rating: (7 ratings)
|Rite of Passage, by Arno von Borries|
Average member rating: (8 ratings)
A comedy in four parts about exciting games of instinct and wits, set in childhood. Not necessarily for children.
|tiny tarot, by Chelsea Stearns|
Average member rating: (3 ratings)
78 cards. 300 words. focus, breathe, and draw. Think of a situation or a problem, and let tiny tarot tell you what it thinks. tiny tarot is a browser based tarot deck with a simple 3-card spread. It was made in an evening for Twiny Jam,...
This is version 6 of this page, edited by Doug Orleans on 22 November 2016 at 2:03pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item