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ZIP bundle contains both a .t3 file for playing in a TADS3-compliant interpreter, and a standealone .exe file for playing on Windows systems.
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Contains saturns_child.t3
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web-ui build for online play
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Saturn's Child

by Jerry Ford profile

Science Fiction
2014

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About the Story

You are a candidate for a deep-space mission to the moons of Saturn to search for extraterrestrial life. What will you find?

(Note---game contains mild sexuality and, briefly during the introductory scene, explicit language.)

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: July 15, 2014
Current Version: 1.0
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 3
IFID: 392D8164-B075-4C7C-AD7E-55CDFA6C7A26
TUID: 2o4zo6m9yawgrmk0

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Number of Reviews: 2
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Does this game have a working link?, July 17, 2014
by Hanon Ondricek (United States)
I'm unable to download this from the link...is it on the ifArchive?
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
What game?, November 16, 2014
by Sheogorath (New Sheoth, The Shivering Isles)
Related reviews: broken, useless, friendly yet unintentionally(?) unhelpful author
I would like to be able to say that I played Saturn's Child and loved it, but since the first part of that statement is untrue, then the second must be, too. The author's site being dead was also completely unhelpful in locating a working copy of the game.
EDIT: Followed the revised link provided by the author, only to find it as unhelpful as the first, possibly due to the compression of the .t3 file (I've never got a zipped TADS3 game to open yet). The Electra Ink website also remains parked, meaning that I can't visit its homepage, and I can't help wondering if this is indicative of the amount of effort Jerry Ford put into his 'game'.

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