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Blue Sky

by Hans Fugal

Travel
2004

(based on 8 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

You play as a tourist in Santa Fe, New Mexico. You've overslept your first morning here and your tour group has already left the hotel without you. You'd better hurry up and find them!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 3
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 2393
IFID: ZCODE-3-020408-CC1E
TUID: gtwpx8ahp5et9nrz

Awards

26th Place - 10th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2004)

Editorial Reviews

>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

One of the keys to immersion in IF is detail, and Blue Sky falls well short of the mark. I don't mean to be too harsh -- the game is obviously well-intentioned, and with a substantial overhaul of its writing and a considerably increased depth of implementation, it could become a lovely evocation of Santa Fe. Until then, if you're looking for travel IF that really works, go back and play She's Got a Thing for a Spring.
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Explore a bit of history in New Mexico, April 18, 2016
This is essentially a tourism game, like the non-puzzly parts of Bolivia By Night or The Race.

You are late to a tour of a Plaza in New Mexico. The game shines in its wonderful descriptions of New Mexican history, and the feeling of wonder. However, the game is under implemented and puzzles are a bit odd.

A short game.

Great for fans of the American Southwest.

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Not bad but mostly pointless, October 31, 2007
by Nusco (Bologna, Italy)
Related reviews: IF Competition 2004
A curious short story about a tourist lost in Santa Fe and looking for his group. Simple, with retro-style puzzles. Ultimately too insubstantial to be satisfying. At least it doesn't make promises that it can't keep.

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