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The Wizard's Apprentice

by Alex Freeman

2013

(based on 11 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

As the wizard's apprentice, can you complete the challenges set by your master, the wizard Gwydion?

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: September 29, 2013
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
IFID: TADS2-D1343677771DBAC92C8CE50CC4846EB4
TUID: cr2m7z69nsj07kki

Awards

23rd Place - 19th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2013)

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One in a long line of Zorkian master-apprentice games, June 26, 2019
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 2 hours
This game is so similar to other games that I kept having deja vu. Games where a master wizard gives you tasks are very old and very common. It reminds me of Berrost's Challenge, Risorgimento Represso, the Erudition Chamber, Junior Arithmancer (althugh the twist makes that one amazing), the Enchanter series, etc.

This game doesn't really bring anything new.

I wouldn't usually give 1 star to this game, however, I found it not very descriptive, with a bit wonky interaction via the puzzles, not emotionally touching, and not a game I'm interested in replaying. These are 4 of the 5 stars in my rating scale.

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