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The Corn Identity

by Carl Muckenhoupt, Serhei Makarov, Tama Wise, J. Robinson Wheeler profile, A O Muniz, Admiral Jota profile, Andrew Schepler, Jacqueline A. Lott profile, Sam Kabo Ashwell profile, Dan Shiovitz profile, John Cater, Duchess, and Mark Musante profile

Episode 1 of IF Whispers
Surreal
2005

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Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 2802
IFID: ZCODE-1-050926-2EAF
TUID: nq24rpyihbn95a3k

Off-Site Reviews

SPAG
The Corn Identity is a unique experiment in collaborative interactive fiction. Thirteen authors were each responsible for taking the previous author's source code and, without having seen the whole story, constructing a new segment before passing their code on to the next author. The concept is somewhat similar to the party game "Whispers" or "Telephone," where a phrase is passed from person to person with increasing loss of fidelity. [...]

Any given moment feels self-consistent; it's only when you think back to fifteen minutes ago that you realize you're essentially playing a different game. Like a dream or a David Lynch movie, the game hustles you along through self-contained situations that flows smoothly into each other, almost succeeding in distracting you from the fact that the big picture is making less and less sense all the time.

-- Aaron Reed
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