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About the StoryYou are Balthasar, a magus from Babylon. You and your companions, Gaspar and Melchior, are about to embark on a journey to Judea, a client kingdom of the Roman Empire, to venerate a newborn king. You'll need to bring gifts.
13th Place - 16th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2010)
Nominee, Best Individual NPC; Nominee, Best Individual PC - 2010 XYZZY Awards
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A slapstick version of the three kings story. Many sidequests, February 3, 2016
The game's take on the Bible is sort of a slapstick comedy. You have to impersonate priests, steal, dupe guards, etc.
The puzzles are varied and odd, and I had some trouble with the parser sometimes, especially during an complicated math problem involving an astrolabe and latitude calculations.
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