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Aunts and Butlers

by Robin Douglas Johnson

Humor
2006

(based on 28 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Custom
Baf's Guide ID: 2956
IFID: Unknown
TUID: kvg34tnaj1zpydoe

Awards

16th Place - 12th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2006)

Nominee, Best NPCs; Nominee, Best Individual NPC - 2006 XYZZY Awards

Editorial Reviews

Jay Is Games
Because of its relatively simple plot and small environment, Aunts and Butlers is a good introductory game for anyone new to the world of interactive fiction. And apart from a rather stale maze sequence, the game feels fresh and interesting at every turn. Put on your tailcoat and grab the teacup, Aunt Cedilla is waiting for you in the drawing room.
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SPAG

If you aren't as much a fan of P. G. Woodhouse as I am, you'll probably see Aunts and Butlers just as a light-hearted, not too deep work with an unproblematic gameplay, good enough to while away an hour or so. It has a slight general adventuring frosting, which isn't necessarily needed and could be removed without anybody missing it, yet, on the other hand, it doesn't hamper the game, either.
-- Valentine Kopteltsev
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Zany fun, January 6, 2008
by somegirl (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
I really enjoyed this game. The writing was entertaining and the plot, while off-the-wall, was fairly straight-forward. I found most of the puzzles to be fairly easy but quite clever (more than once I found myself trying something thinking "this is never going to work" and then "whoa! it worked! *helpless giggling*"). Also, I found the various methods of death wildly amusing.

Bottom line? Give this game a try, just don't take it too seriously.

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