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Tea and Toast

by Matt Weiner (as Maria del Pangolin) profile

Slice of life
2014

(based on 12 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: A82458B1-79B0-48EC-BA2C-0C09B3ECEAAD
TUID: 4baspe41nmg34wen

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Commended - ShuffleComp 2014

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
The best tea-making simulator I have yet encountered, June 12, 2016
A warm and delightful piece, in which the player is invited to make a cup of tea and a slice of toast (Marmite and butter presumably being unnecessarily complicated for a comp game, or perhaps the writer just wanted to avoid the whole controversial subject of toast toppings...).

It's timed, but this doesn't matter especially - there isn't a losing state in this game - so it's a no-stress experience. You'll probably want two goes, one for looking at things and one for getting everything just so. There are a few oddities - there's an inventory management issue, surprisingly - but nothing untoward.

A story plays itself out in messages as you go; the details change slightly each playthrough, building on what you know about the protagonist's experience.

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