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Candlesmoke

by Caelyn Sandel profile and Carolyn VanEseltine profile

2014

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(based on 18 ratings)
3 member reviews

About the Story

Entry in EctoComp 2014.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 30, 2014
Current Version: 1.1
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: j1rk95beucl68yjn

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Winner - EctoComp 2014

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
A spooky, visually beautiful Halloween game with sound, June 8, 2016
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes
This game is genuinely creepy in many of its parts. It has gorgeous css and html styling, with nice background music.

You play a police officer investigating the disappearance of a shut-in. As you enter his home, you discover more and more about his history and his solitary life, as well as interacting with a variety of candles.

Everything worked well for me in this game; it was effective and well styled.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
atmospheric, March 9, 2015
by openmedi (Berlin, Germany)
Short, but quite atmospheric twine game, in which you're trying to solve the mystery around a person of the name Edward West, who has been missing by his neighbor. There could've been a little more consequences to my actions, but as it was an entry to a speed-if competition, I see, why it's relatively limited.

Quite an achievement, January 26, 2015
by J. J. Guest (London, England)
Related reviews: Ectocomp 2014
A lovely, creepy Lovecraftian tale with some great alternative endings. Quite an achievement for three hours' work!

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