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FIRST WAVE, Then Jump Up and Down Screaming

by L. Ross Raszewski

Satire/Alien Visitation
1999

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About the Story

You play as someone acting as a penniless drifter in an aliens-versus-the-world story. Your task: climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and defeat an evil alien's evil plan!*

* Now with footnotes!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 726
IFID: ZCODE-1-990910-A8C3
TUID: qgz3f290qxbp1k85

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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Short-lived Invasion, November 11, 2009
by Nick_Hayden (Indiana)
Related reviews: SpeedIF4
I've decided that a SpeedIF, if it wants to rise above being a throwaway game, must distinguish itself somehow. FIRST WAVE does this by opening with footnotes.

Again you're off to save the world (see The Onion of Destiny), this time from an alien invasion.

Humor is often essential to SpeedIF because the author doesn't have time to invest the player in the game. The humor is FIRST WAVE is absurd and random, but I enjoyed it. There's only one real puzzle, as is the case with many entries in SpeedIF4.

A humorous diversion.

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