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About the StoryA surreal game that starts you out amnesiac in a brightly colored cell and turns swiftly into fantasy thereafter.
Placed 29th in the 2005 Interactive Fiction competition.
29th Place - 11th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2005)
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I was going to say quite a bit about the writing, which had some promise, but the following quote from the about text of the game pretty much removes the need to add anything to this review:
"I know this game is not very good; It even disappoints me.
I am not going to release a better version of this game, though."
A shortish parser game with color effects and a fantasy/Escape story , May 26, 2016
6ou go through a sequence of escapes with some genuinely creative and fun puzzles before transitioning to another genre.
There were some bugs and many typos, but I enjoyed it overall, especially the first half. The author was 14 at the time of writing, and this game is a significant accomplishment for someone of that age.
Dreary Lands on IFDB
PollsThe following polls include votes for Dreary Lands:
A Poll About ... A Poll About ... Hm. That's Funny. I Can't Recall. by Ghalev
As of the founding of this poll, the IFDB has only seven games with the "amnesia" tag. I don't buy that for an instant. Please vote for games where the player-protagonist-person is dealing with a bout of forgetfulness (usually about who...
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