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About the StoryA short story about food, belonging, and seeking home. Text your friend, call your mum, and search for congee on this rainy night.
18th Place - 26th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2020)
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The story features strong, assured writing, with great sense of place and character. And the sleek interactive design with chat window choices and occasional visual asides sets just the right tone to deliver the mood and message of the narrative.
Itís hard to find a negative, other than I wish the game were just a bit longer, expanded to get some more characterization and narrative heft. As it stands, the piece feels closer to flash fiction than short story in impact, but maybe thatís intentional.
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