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My Very Own Train Station

by Niklas GlÝsen profile

Slice of life, Surreal

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(based on 2 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

The player is stuck at a train station, and the player has to make a choice about which train they should take.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 6, 2019
Current Version: 1.0
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: ooc14wsz0182nndy


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A Superb Philosophical Short Deserving of Attention, October 7, 2019
This short only offers the player a handful of choices, but that doesn't negate the fact that it has excellent writing and visuals. It presents sort of an unusual take on IF, but I personally loved it very much! It took me off guard initially and I wasn't sure what to make of it at first, but throw your expectations out the door and give "My Very Own Train Station" a whirl. It's deserving of attention and praise.

What was my only critique against this game was that it is easy to quickly reach an ending and that to get another one, you have to start over again and again - I wasn't sure how I felt about this recursive quality during play. However, I came to feel that this trait really fits the game, a day or so after play.

The mundane repetitiveness of the story, how thoroughly the player is willing to read through all of it and the main character's primary dilemma of escaping a rigid environment tie together to the game's overarching ideas and themes. "My Very Own Train Station" was carefully made. Well made. Be careful to give it good time and thought.

Great game with a great art style, May 12, 2019
by suchamazingdoge (Austin, Texas)
I liked the story. It was very introspective. The art style was great too, and the animations were fluid. The only thing I would want more of is endings.

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