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wHen mAchines aTtack

by Mark Jones profile

2008

(based on 7 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
IFID: ZCODE-1-080927-F37F
TUID: i45k6mzsi2wpw1ec

Awards

23rd Place - 14th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2008)

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3 of 10 people found the following review helpful:
Look past the obvious problems, there is a solid game here, November 14, 2008
by lobespear
Related reviews: IF Comp 2008
A meaty effort... lots to read, lots to do. Some evocative writing, a compelling story filled with intrigue, interesting characters and lots of twists and turns. In the world of pulp novels and trashy sci-fi, it would be described as a "page turner". Overcomes some very poor vocabulary, buggy disambiguation, and the "mother of all cut scenes" (one character's dialogue runs for at least twelve turns!) to deliver a nice, solid game that neatly balances puzzles and story. Well worth a play.

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