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Monkey and Bear

by Carolyn VanEseltine (as the opposite of sublimation) profile

2014

(based on 11 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: D83A0CB2-6BEE-41E9-B873-3CA44A073613
TUID: p56iqxhl3w51auww

Awards

Nominee, Best Individual NPC - 2014 XYZZY Awards

Commended - ShuffleComp 2014

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A dreamlike tale of a Monkey and a Bear, June 26, 2016
This game follows fairly closely the story of a song called Monkey and Bear, whose lyrics you can look up online.

You play as a dancing bear, muzzled and wearing dancing clothes. Your compatriot monkey helps you escape and run away to the hills.

This is a shuffle comp game, which means it was created in a fairly short time period. However, most of this time seems to have been used to take a short concept and make it very polished, with innovative setting and writing, an XYZZY-nominated NPC, and text effects.

A short game, and an interesting one. I had some trouble guessing commands, but that was my only hangup.

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