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About the StoryYou have done a horrible thing, so horrible that burial will be denied you, either in soil or sea, neither can there be any hell for you. You wait for some hours, knowing this. Then your friends come for you, and slay you secretly and with ancient rite, and light great tapers, and carry you away.
The Ebb and Flow of the Tide is a memorable game, not least due to the efforts
of the game author. The Dunsany tale is a somewhat chilling dream sequence but
ultimately of little import; Mr. Nepstad's interpretation gave it life and
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W. Doug Bolden
A strange, evocative short quasi-horror IF very much in tune with the mix of horror and myth and dream-fantasy that Lord Dunsany is known for. Very closely follows the original story and works out as a massively different type of game.
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A unique game based on a Lord Dunsany story, August 15, 2017
The story is based off an old Dunsany Story, just like Nepstad's The Journey of the King. But this game is much more constrained than that one.
I would have rated the game higher if I hadn't been stuck so many times, trying to search for the correct commands to advance the game.
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