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I Should Have Been That I Am

by E. K. Wagner

Science Fiction
2018

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A short game about autonomy and robots with one big moment, January 7, 2019
by MathBrush
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Zarf/Andrew Plotkin has said before that he thinks about a certain interaction he wants players to experience in a game, and then builds the game around that.

This game was built around one interaction at the end. Itís a cool interaction, but the rest of the game doesnít do enough to build up to and support this special interaction at the level it deserves. Itís like having a small 1-tier cake with a huge crystal wedding topper that it canít quite support.

The cards were a nice visual feature: this is set in a futuristic Vegas casino, and you can see the cards being dealt.

Overall, this shows a high level of craftsmanship, and I anticipate that a longer game by this author would be great.

- Greg Frost (Seattle, Washington), December 21, 2018

- dream, December 5, 2018

- LayzaSkully (Italy), November 21, 2018

- Karl Ove Hufthammer (Bergen, Norway), November 16, 2018

- Spike, November 16, 2018

- Pegbiter (MalmŲ, Sweden), November 4, 2018

- CW, October 23, 2018

- Sobol (Russia), October 3, 2018


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