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Teeth and Ice

by Hannah Powell-Smith profile

Horror
2016

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(based on 9 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

A selkie will do anything to reclaim their skin.

Game Details

First Publication Date: November 11, 2016
Current Version: 1
Development System: Custom
IFID: Unknown
TUID: hiskztntpz48lcc1

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Updated with bugfix December 21, 2016
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Gabriel Murray
Short, direct, and effective
[...]the real suspense and tension of the game is in scrabbling past your obstacles while the inevitable creeps ever closer. The stakes are extremely high and your desperation is palpable.
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Short, tense and visceral, December 2, 2016
by Owlor (Sweden)
This game accomplishes a lot in a very small space. It makes use of the Selkie myth to establish motivation fast and the bulk of the story is a tensely narrated escape sequence that I found very engaging. I really liked the mechanics of shapeshifting in this and how its described in a visceral way. This is a great read if you like the sort of vignettes Ectocomp tends to produce and I'd also recommend it for people looking to write for Sub-Q as it shows how you can tell a great story in the small wordcount provided.

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