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The Sea of Night

by G. Kevin Wilson

Space Exploration
1997

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In this small game, you play as a cargo driver of a one-person spaceship, The Shooting Star. While en route to Io, your ship collides with something and you crash inside the landing bay of an alien ship. Your future is about to change.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Release 2
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Baf's Guide ID: 196
IFID: TADS2-FA87008B023B0D4E88701D1B1E13A0FD
TUID: 8uxkgjfo3vzzt8d9

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Baf's Guide


Starcross in miniature. In the middle of a routine flight to Io, you find yourself on a collision course with a large and distressingly organic spaceship. Only by mastering its systems can you reach home again. Very short - feels like an intro to the promised sequel - but well-crafted.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt

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Sea of Night is a rather short, but quite enjoyable mini space saga programmed with TADS. It covers all of 14 locations, and although space scenarios are not usually my favourite type of adventuring, SON is such a small game that it easily held my interest to the end.
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