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This Is A Real Thing That Happened

by Carolyn VanEseltine profile

Slice of life
2014

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(based on 8 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

This short game was created for RuinJam 2015.

Game Details

First Publication Date: August 9, 2014
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: ijq8fomzfo6979rs

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A moral lesson, experiment, or thoughtpiece as an Inform game, September 19, 2018
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes
I found this game to be touching. It's an online-only Inform game that asks you to make a certain moral choice.

It has a unique sort of interactivity that is only available in an online game. Due to the specific response I got, I'm not sure if this kind of interactivity is still operational.

It is short, and deals with the nature of story vs. game (among other things).

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Short, but enjoyable and clever, February 16, 2015
When I first fired this up I wasn't sure what to make of it. It seemed to be just telling a non-interactive story. However, the game's smarter than that and it's worth the short playthrough for the clever (I thought) twist at the end.

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