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MathBrush reviews Hard Puzzle 4: The Ballad of Bob and Cheryl: "The "Hard Puzzle" anti-game aesthetic adapted to IFComp" October 19, 2019
"The Hard Puzzle games have always been odd-balls. They tend to be extremely fussy sandboxes with mechanics you can use over and over and..." - See full review
A new Recommended List by QuaintHydra, QuaintHydra's Picks October 18, 2019
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MathBrush reviews ALICE BLUE: "Obscurity and fairy tales" October 17, 2019
"This game is obscure in many senses of the word. First, it is very hard to run, intended only to run on a linux system. I was able to..." - See full review
Steph C reviews Eat Me: "A strange but delicious feast" October 17, 2019
"An excellent game - original idea, wonderfully grotesque and evocative writing, a highly 'voiced' parser, and creative puzzles using a..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Sugarlawn: "An excellent optimization-based treasure hunt with good humor" October 17, 2019
"I beta tested this game, and I love it. You play as a contestant on a reality show that apparently involves finding antiques while..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Summer Night City: "A challenging Twine game about dystopia and intrigue" October 17, 2019
"I beta tested this game. Visually, this game is nice and polished, and the text is free from typos and bugs. You play as a man blinded by..." - See full review

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