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The Lurking Horror II: The Lurkening

by Ryan Veeder profile

2018

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Fun and puzzly, April 17, 2018
I'm normally not a fan of toughie puzzle games at all, but "The Lurkening" managed to draw me in, and had me keeping a notes file and drawing increasingly elaborate maps on notebook paper as I struggled to map out the final steps of the solution. What fun!

Ryan Veeder's characteristic light touch of cleverness suits this game perfectly, making the map pleasurable to traverse again and again; there were even a few genuine laugh moments, like when (Spoiler - click to show)the grimoire in the department head's office turned out to be in Swedish.

For what it is, this is practically the perfect game, and it's just the right length for a fun hour or so of play.

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Doug Orleans, April 18, 2018 - Reply
Did you get the final one-word answer?
Ivanr, April 20, 2018 - Reply
I had forgotten about that; your comment inspired me to dig up my map and see if the answer was hidden the way I expected, and it was. It's very nifty!
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