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Nothing But Mazes

by Greg Boettcher

Science Fiction

(based on 7 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 3
Baf's Guide ID: 2918
IFID: Unknown
TUID: ovbxika0f1e03g6i


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1 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
A Sci-Fi Fairy Tale ..., August 11, 2010
by Tristano (Italy)
Nothing But Mazes is a strange piece of IF: there are parts of the story in which the player doesn't really play but reads along, screen after screen. So it's part fiction, part interactive fiction.

Both the game and its language are simple but polished, so it suits also kids. The author has put a great deal of fantasy in the story and I've found it really interesting. As a game, I have to admit that the puzles are quite simple, but I enjoyed them.

The game has sound and hand-drawn graphics (very nice indeed) which add atmosphere to it.

I got to the end of Nothing But Mazes: it's "to be continued". So I hope that Greg Boettcher will bring it to completion because it's worth it.

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