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Fish Dreams

by Carolyn VanEseltine profile

2013

(based on 13 ratings)
2 member reviews

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: A082E72E-AB94-4D2B-95A7-78183A1750F0
TUID: u3dd6j9aldwyuuhk

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13th Place - Ectocomp 2013

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A tightly focused Ectocomp game about fish and memories, June 28, 2016
In this game, you okay a shark like creature who learns the story of two humans through an unusual mechanic.

This is an Ectocomp game, and that means it was written in 3 hours or less. The author made excellent design decisions here by severely restricting the scope of your actions and then implementing the remaining actions with a high degree of polish.

This is a gory game, but I didn't really notice the gore. You have only a few basic actions, but they allow you to slowly develop the story of the two humans in an interesting way. I liked it.

Brief story told as memories, March 9, 2014
by Doug Orleans (Somerville, MA, USA)
An interesting sketch of a story told through inspecting the memories of two characters, but I couldn't quite make sense of what conclusions we were supposed to draw. Also there's basically no choices in this game, except for one that prevents you from seeing half of the text.

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