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Afflicted

by Doug Egan

Horror
2008

About the Story

This isn't the safest neighborhood. A young woman was abducted near here only recently. But as a city sanitarian you are obligated to complete your annual inspection of the local dive. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful (considering that *an* ending is always reachable)
Baf's Guide ID: 3151
IFID: C59D9D64-61C7-4F4B-9CAA-CE6F46035827
TUID: epl4q2933rczoo9x

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SPAG
As story conceits go, a fastidious health inspector forced to scrutinize a disgusting, disease-ridden restaurant whose owner happens to be a fat, evil creature of darkness is pretty great. Afflicted has you searching the horrendous dive bar, looking for infractions which you dutifully record in your notebook. These demerits serve as your game score. This was entertaining enough just by itself, for some reason; maybe it's the obsessive-compulsive in me, but I loved discovering and documenting each new repulsive violation, making little humorously bureaucratic suggestions. It's like collecting Snapple caps for the factoids [...] (by Nate Dovel)
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  v.9: 06-Oct-2009 10:35 - David Welbourn (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.8: 13-Jul-2009 12:23 - Nate Dovel
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v.7: 06-Jul-2009 14:20 - Nate Dovel
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v.6: 05-Feb-2009 07:40 - Nate Dovel
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v.5: 04-Feb-2009 13:17 - Nate Dovel
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v.4: 27-Jan-2009 12:19 - Dave Chapeskie
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v.2: 14-Oct-2008 03:23 - David Welbourn
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v.1: 10-Oct-2008 13:24 - Eriorg
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