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The Duel That Spanned the Ages

by Oliver Ullmann

Episode 1 of The Duel That Spanned the Ages
Science Fiction

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About the Story

A frantic struggle for survival in hard vacuum.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2009
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Baf's Guide ID: 3199
IFID: 1994671C-C1FD-4377-B381-FBC7DBFD1684
TUID: zkbp7ygz2uafxr1c


4th Place - 15th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2009)

Nominee, Best Puzzles - 2009 XYZZY Awards

Editorial Reviews

Overall, Duel is a quick, well-constructed episode of retro-60ís space pulp, but you may want to skim the hefty prologue the first time through.
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