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An Earth Turning Slowly

by Mæja Stefánsson profile

Science Fiction
2014

(based on 9 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

She ran through her list of findings. “We’ve never had one quite like her. The diversity of simultaneous wounds, I mean, in a surviving specimen. There’s this long-standing hand-wave in paleopathology: we assume that multi-wound healing in dinosaurs was mediated the same way it is in birds, never mind the millions of years of intervening evolution. Now we can start to fill that gap in.”

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Undum
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: A7798F78-C870-11E2-90CC-606C662AE7E3
TUID: x9dlebr63qf47px5

Awards

Nominee, Best Use of Innovation - 2014 XYZZY Awards

Commended - ShuffleComp 2014

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A complex undum mix of parser and choice about dinosaurs, June 26, 2016
In this game (15-30 minutes long), you play as various PCs working on a new planet with dinosaur-like alien. They are so similar, in fact, that you can use them to study earth's own dinosaurs.

The highlight of this game is the new text input system, where you start typing and it autocompletes into various choices. The idea here is that it's still a choice game, but you can't see the choices unless you guess some. However, it's very heavily hinted, so it ends up being more like a regular choice game with longer input times.

Although each part of this game was a bit iffy, the overall experience was nice, and I would recommend this for others to try out.

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