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Bellclap

by Tommy Herbert

Religious
2004

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 2379
IFID: ZCODE-1-040930-7223
TUID: e45ifr7k7vvuqqh5

Off-Site Reviews

SPAG

I loved the interface! The premise took only seconds to understand, and it was designed with a wonderful sense of quirky humor. In sum, you are a deity -- not an omnipotent one, but one who works through communication and inspiration. The main character is the hapless Bellclap, a pathetic shepherd who worships you and has taken shelter from a rainstorm in your temple. The parser is your obedient servant who relays your entries on the command lines to Bellclap and passes back information on Bellclap's actions. I don't think I've seen it done before, and, if it has been done before, I doubt it's been done as well as it was done here.
-- Carolyn Magruder
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>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

Bellclap gave me the strange sensation of solving puzzles even though I had no idea why the solution would work, which I suppose is as close as I'll ever get to omniscience. I was sorry when the game ended so soon, and I'm certainly looking forward to future works by this author.
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  v.5: 20-Jun-2015 01:14 - David Welbourn (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.4: 10-Apr-2013 16:05 - Edward Lacey
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v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:48 - IFDB
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