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Story File
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For all systems. To play, you'll need a glulx interpreter - visit Brass Lantern for download links.
Story File
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For all systems. To play, you'll need a glulx interpreter - visit Brass Lantern for download links.

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Channel Surfing

by Mike Vollmer profile


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Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 73CD9646-F216-4FBE-9923-D8DC0973D956
TUID: 1f3fz8kasbpe7mlm


21st Place - 14th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2008)


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A reality tv show parody with some guess-the-verb problems, September 28, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 1 hour
In this game, you use a remote control to interact with various tv shows. These include a game show, a survivor-like show, and one I'll leave unmentioned for surprises.

The concept is fun, but the execution combines under-implementation, heavy-handedness, and lampshaded 4th wall breaking that is never resolved as to why it should occur.

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