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The 12:54 to Asgard

by J. Robinson Wheeler profile


(based on 17 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Your mood is foul as you drive down to the studio in the middle of the night to fix a leak that's threatening to short circuit the entire studio. A chilling feeling haunts you tonight, and you feel pushed to the end of the line. Is this it, all there is?

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2010
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
IFIDs:  29E1BECA-4CBD-4AA0-9255-D7EA85E6F109
TUID: yj7gf24jvpxq0kl


17th Place - 16th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2010)

Nominee, Best Individual Puzzle - 2010 XYZZY Awards


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A deeply rewarding, but long and perhaps unfair, mythological game, February 3, 2016
Asgard is a game that I deeply enjoyed. The first part is not like the rest of the game; you play a deeply ticked-off repairman that has to fix a hole in a roof. This is an odd segment; there are dozens of items, a mood counter, and some small puzzles. But it turns out that you don't need to worry too much, you don't have to get everything right... yet.

But as the game suggests, you pass on to an afterlife that is a blend of Norse, Greek, and Judeochristian mythology. You have access to several areas, and an opportunity to revisit them on multiple occasions to get them right.

I had fun with this, getting 2 of the areas right on my own. After checking the walkthrough, I made it to another area with 8 subareas. By then, though, I was stuck using the walkthrough.

Overall, this game is pretty hard, and the best part is stuck after a less interesting intro. But I just loved it.

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