Home | Profile - Edit | Your Page | Your Inbox Browse | Search Games   |   Log In

Download


Play Online
Play this game in your Web browser.

Have you played this game?

You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.

Playlists and Wishlists

RSS Feeds

New member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page

The Compass Rose

by Yoon Ha Lee and Peter Berman

2015

Web Site

(based on 4 ratings)
No member reviews yet - be the first

About the Story

There's more than one north by which to guide a world.

The survivor of a space raid colonizes a new world with the aid of a compass rose.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: August 18, 2015
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 3oje91vihhg5lc0a

Editorial Reviews

Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling
There is some lovely imagery; and how many other games, IF or otherwise, make the game about the composition of a culture? All the same, I felt some of the time that I was working with the skeleton of a story, rather than the story itself...
See the full review

Tags

- View the most common tags (What's a tag?)
(Log in to add your own tags)

If you enjoyed The Compass Rose...

Related Games

People who like The Compass Rose also gave high ratings to these games:

9:05, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (439 ratings)
In this game, you wake up and go about your regular business, though everything may not be as it seems. Warning: there is no built-in help in this story, so if you need it, you may have to play on your own. This game has multiple...

The Queen's Menagerie, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (27 ratings)
These beasts won't feed themselves. A puzzleless exhibition. Ten to fifteen minutes.

The Play, by Dietrich Squinkifer (Squinky)
Average member rating: (50 ratings)
Pull yourself together, Ainsley. Just one more rehearsal until the big day, assuming nothing catastrophic happens. But really, all you have to do is get your motley crew of actors to run their parts once through from beginning to end....

Suggest a game

Polls

The following polls include votes for The Compass Rose:

Games with non-standard directions by Andrew Schultz
I'm wondering about games (primarily parser) with weird directions beyond NW/SW/SE/NE, up, down or inside/outside. I like the example in the Inform docs (Charles S. Roberts) about hexagonal directions but have no clue how to go about...

Links




This is version 2 of this page, edited by Emily Boegheim on 30 November 2015 at 8:14am. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item