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

Download


EctoComp 2013 compressed file
Contains Ectocomp_2013/Boogle.zip
Play this game in your Web browser. (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)

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

Boogle

by Buster Hudson profile

2013

(based on 12 ratings)
2 member reviews

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 6ec16khm357uu89f

Awards

12th Place - Ectocomp 2013

Tags

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

Member Reviews

5 star:
(0)
4 star:
(3)
3 star:
(5)
2 star:
(3)
1 star:
(1)
Average Rating:
Number of Reviews: 2
Write a review


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A very short game about a strange search engine, June 3, 2016
by verityvirtue (London)
Related reviews: choleric
Time to completion: 5-10 minutes

[This game contains a large, unannounced picture of a certain animal - see image files included with the download]

Boogle riffs on Google default messages and online ads to create a creeping sense of dread. The eponymous search engine is an NPC in its own right, which directs your search results to serve its own purposes. It's a mood piece more than a game, really; the story is not particularly fleshed out, but the idea is so very creepy.

This game deserves a mention of multimedia, because it makes ingenious use of otherwise basic Twine functions to replicate familiar sights.

A short, creepy google simulator for halloween, July 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes
In this game, you have a 'brand new' google engine that's spooky: Boogle.

You find out that boogle is more than you expected, in a fairly funny and gruesome sort of way. The surprises are the best part, so I won't describe it much more. Good fun-to-time ratio.

If you enjoyed Boogle...

Related Games

People who like Boogle also gave high ratings to these games:

Aisle, by Sam Barlow
Average member rating: (261 ratings)
"Late Thursday night. You've had a hard day and the last thing you need is this: shopping. Luckily, the place is pretty empty and you're progressing rapidly. On to the next aisle... Aisle started out as a game which would not need the...

Junior Arithmancer, by Mike Spivey
Average member rating: (26 ratings)
A one-to-many-room puzzler.

Starcross, by Dave Lebling
Average member rating: (38 ratings)
Starcross, Infocom's science fiction mind-bender, launches you headlong into the year 2186 and the depths of space. And not without good reason, for you are destined to rendezvous with a gargantuan starship from the outer fringes of the...

Suggest a game

Recommended Lists

Boogle appears in the following Recommended Lists:

Ectocomp Games (All English Winners/Entries) by thecanvasrose
A list I created for myself so I can play all of these games. Sorted by rank and year. English entries. I'll add descriptions and my own ratings (out of 5 stars) to the entries in this list as I go through them.

Polls

The following polls include votes for Boogle:

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible NPCs of 2013 by Sam Kabo Ashwell
This poll is a place to suggest non-player characters from games released in 2013, who you think might be worth considering for Best Individual NPC in the XYZZY Awards. Leave the name (or namelessness) of the NPC (or NPCs) in the comment...

Games which take place in chat messenger systems or on a digital interface by grimperfect
Specifically, works where the main mechanic is either exploring a in-game digital interface(ala Secret Little Haven) or communicating using a type of chat/text messenger system(think Emily is Away).

Links




This is version 6 of this page, edited by RavenWorks on 15 October 2018 at 12:58pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item