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Ribbons

by J. D. Berry

Slice of life
2001

(based on 7 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 1393
IFID: ZCODE-2-010702-327A
TUID: 54vhvrkowf5pl2kz

Awards

Best of Show, Still Life - 2001 IF Art Show

Editorial Reviews

Baf's Guide


An interesting puzzleless still life of four exhibits at an art show. Curious patterns weave through it, and built-in critical commentary from different perspectives raises questions about art and how we judge it. Food for thought, food for thought.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt

SPAG
Ribbons is a fifteen-minute game at most, but it's a worthwhile fifteen minutes. As with Exhibition, reading the critics' thoughts is far and away the meat of the game, but those thoughts are good enough that that's not faint praise.
-- Duncan Stevens
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Object d'Art, March 29, 2008
by jingold (UK)
Related reviews: Art Show
My favourite Art Show entry so far: interesting objects, with interesting (if quite little) interactions that fit together in interesting ways. Discrete elements that wait to be joined together in a mental jigsaw. The only thing that would have made me happier is if it had some kind of ending, some kind of net result to uncovering and understanding the way things fitted together.

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