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Walkthrough and map
by David Welbourn
ClubFloyd transcript
As played on ifMUD on March 19, 2011.

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A Scurvy of Wonders

by Rob Dubbin, Courtney Stanton, and Darius Kazemi

Surreal
2011

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About the Story

You play as a person on a yacht who is dying from scurvy. Apparently pursuing a diet of just pizza, chicken fingers, and beer for nearly two months wasn't your best idea. A tiny amount of vitamin C can save you, but you can barely move. And here come the hallucinations.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: March 12, 2011
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 6174596A-4A06-441A-9C80-B1123B16AD4D
TUID: it44h0ftah562k9z

Awards

Entrant - PAX East 2011 Speed-IF

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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Well enough, June 18, 2016
Eh. The basic concept is all right (there is an actual winnable game, and not a very long one), but I was too distracted by certain mimesis-breakers to enjoy it much.

Item: fresh meat is a proven antiscorbutic!

Item: a useful command is left out of the commands list!

I won't even mention the ending, which...either you'll like it or you won't. Still, it'd be nice to see the travel dynamic elsewhere, and for a speed-IF it's quite solidly coded.

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