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Delusions

by C. E. Forman

Science Fiction
1996

About the Story

"A trip into virtual reality: all begins with debugging a VR system, but then things get out of hand. Who is Morrodox, what has he to do with your colleagues, and what is going on?" [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 4
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 61
IFIDs:  ZCODE-2-961021-1555
ZCODE-4-971121-6543
TUID: m85rnpq6x77jyzc3

Off-Site Reviews

SPAG

One thing about C.E. Forman's Delusions that can't possibly be denied is that it's got plot. Boy, has it got plot--several stories' worth, at least. If your head isn't spinning by the end of it (for that matter, by the time the first few twists come long), you missed a lot and you should go back and replay it. Moreover, the plot takes on a variety of guises along the way--part science experiment, part techno-thriller, part mystery (well, sort of), part, um, metaphysical-technological thesis, etc. If there's one thing Delusions isn't, it's predictable.
-- Duncan Stevens a.k.a. Second April
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SPAG

If you're willing to overlook the basic lack of originality, the tedious (to my mind) morality bits and the fact that the bad guy talks far too much, it's a well written and competently programmed game. The "Big revelation" doesn't come as too much of a surprise if you've been paying attention to what's going on, but that's a good thing rather than a bad one.
-- Matthew Garrett
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Adventure Gamers
[...] undoubtedly will remain on the mind of the player well after it is completed.
-- Evan Dickens
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