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Night at the Computer Center

by bonni mierzejewska

Collegiate
1996

(based on 4 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Someone has run off with one of the university's printers, and you, as a computer lab technician, must retrieve it if you want to keep your job.
[--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Release 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 154
IFID: ZCODE-1-961118-3C90
TUID: ydhwa11st460g9u3

Awards

Nominee, Best Setting - 1996 XYZZY Awards

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Baf's Guide


In this snack-sized game, you bear the responsibility of recovering a laser printer stolen from a University computing center in the dead of night. Pretty easy. Takes place entirely inside one building. Features a hint menu, a guided maze, and a smidgen of self-reference.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt

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A pretty small game set in a campus computer center at night, February 3, 2016
This game was one of the first games ever nominated for a Best Setting XYZZY. It's set in a charming campus building used as a computer center. There are three floors, with interesting things on each floor.

The puzzles, writing, and storyline are not super compelling, but their are a variety of charming touches that add to the game. The two significant NPCs are unexpected and cute. There are a variety of extra features that add to the game.

Overall, a very short game with a charming setting.

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