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Upon the Spooky House

by Ben Poisonor

2020

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About the Story

A new text game by the man whose very words are a contagion spreading excitement and entertainment to the masses, Upon Spooky House is a chilling tour-de-force containing only the finest frights, thrills, secrets, and chills. Feel free to scream at any time during the game.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: March 1, 2020
Current Version: 2
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 7F7EC0E5-5755-4AA7-8894-665746151AEE
TUID: l6zdzdd1ce2hpqt6

Awards

7th Place, Event 1; 3rd Place, Event 3 - Second Quadrennial Ryan Veeder Exposition for Good Interactive Fiction

Editorial Reviews

Ryan Veeder's Judgment (for event 1)
5.7 points out of 10
At first glance, this Entry does not seem to have been composed with a view toward creating beautiful source code text. I know that Ben Poisonor found the Event structure somewhat confusing. We must bear in mind the possibility that Ben was not following the prompt. ...
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Ryan Veeder's Judgment (for event 3)
19.7 points out of 30
Ben Poisoner (sic) originally submitted "Upon the Spooky House" to Event One of the Exposition, evidently having written it over the course of the single weekend allotted to Event One. Guessing that Ben had misunderstood the rules, I offered him the chance to submit a revised edition of "Upon the Spooky House" to Event Three of the Exposition, which I promised to judge "just like any other Entry in that Event."
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