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A Day In The Life Of A Superhero

by David Whyld profile


(based on 7 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

The fiendish Tax Collector and his gang of cronies are threatening the city and only YOU - the fabled Masked Defender - can stop him!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: ADRIFT
Baf's Guide ID: 2377
IFID: ADRIFT-400-A70F00B0D44DFEAFE089164950AED854
TUID: s2nq93qr4e7aclkf


23rd Place - 10th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2004)

Editorial Reviews

>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

At bottom, Super Hero is entertaining writing trapped in excruciating code. I fervently hope that other talented IF writers can avoid this dastardly predicament.
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A large Adrift game where you stop various supervillains, August 1, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 2 hours
This game has the same sort of superhero tone as the Frenetic Five games. You are a superhero that isn't really that super.

The game had a fun tone, with some fairly silly humor. It's long though, and somewhat buggy. David Whyld's games tend to be fairly similar, so if you like one, you'll like them all-and vice versa.

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Unremarkable, October 31, 2007
by Nusco (Bologna, Italy)
Related reviews: IF Competition 2004
Superhero parody involving a talking parrot and lots of comedic characters. Let down by quirky parsing, overly sparse implementation and verbose prose. The humor didn't quite work for me.


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