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Bloody Raoul

by Ian Cowsbell

2017

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(based on 4 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

Summer in Saturnine. What a night for knife punks!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 27, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: Unknown
TUID: gy03t9829pepo661

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Entrant, La Petite Mort (English) - EctoComp 2017

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Sign me up for sinister cityscapes and compulsive violence, November 5, 2017
An interactive grotesque about a “knife punk”, one of a subculture of criminals existing with little identity but for the knives they carry. The setting is rich, with weird and intriguing details about deities, bodies, and weapons, painting the picture of a sinister fantasy city full of desperate individuals running and fighting for the sake of it. All of which is to say: this is my jam.

Although some of Bloody Raoul‘s implementation is sparse, the atmosphere is suitably sinister and imaginative that I didn’t much mind. There are a number of ways to die, but the game is brief enough that this is less of a barrier to enjoyment and more of a curiosity. For the PC, it’s all part of their nasty, brutish and short everyday life.

A very original short gruesome story in an alt-historical universe, November 6, 2017
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This was a strange game. When I started it, I thought, 'Oh, so this is writing which might be something really good, or just fluff'. As I played through, it all sort of fell together, and I liked it.

It's bizarre; a sort of mix between 80's neon punk and Jack the Ripper's London. Plus some of ancient Rome thrown in.

I had a bit of trouble at first figuring out what to do, but I grasped it in the end. I think this was my favorite of La Petite Morte, and perhaps of the whole Ectocomp competition.

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