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Investigative Journalism: A Welcome to Night Vale Fan Game

by Astrid Dalmady profile

2015

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(based on 7 ratings)
2 member reviews

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In Investigative Journalism, you play as the newest intern at Night Vale Community Radio and you’re tasked with hunting down The News that just escaped.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: November 11, 2015
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: f59x8xuxuc1os3ka

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short and sweet task as a Night Vale Community Radio intern , August 7, 2018
by airylef
Related reviews: night vale, short
I adore Welcome to Night Vale and I adored this short little game. Full of references to the podcast, you're an intern at the radio station who's trying to track down The News. You get to do things like chat with Steve Carlsberg (ugh, Steve!) and visit the Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex.

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
thought-provoking metaphor for investigative journalism, January 9, 2016
by namekuseijin (anywhere but home)
Very good twine IF about investigative journalism disguised as a detective game in search for The News. Lavish presentation in 50's style radio news, a compelling story and solid prose. Interactions are about delving deeper into the story and places, looking for clues of the missing news monster. In between, sarcastic commentary about the meaning of life and the deeds of our protagonist by the game narrator, the very news announcer back at the radio station...

It's very good to see once in a while a very bright and polished IF out of the dozens of halfsketched static fiction propaganda or short diary entries that seem to be the bread and butter of the twine community...

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