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A Date With Death

by David Whyld profile

Episode 3 of Back To Life series

(based on 7 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

It's not easy being king. Especially when you're the king of a nation constantly at war with, well, everyone. And when the Grim Reaper comes knocking on your door, you wonder if being king is really worth all this hassle... [blurb from IF Comp 2008]

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: ADRIFT
IFID: Unknown
TUID: ugkmgida95j1vaab


9th Place - 14th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2008)


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An escape-the-death game with huge text and spotty implementation, June 5, 2017
This is a big game in a small map. You are avoiding death, but it's coming at you in every way.

ADRIFT parser just aren't as good as Inform or TADS, but it's difficult to say why without just playing. It's about the same level of responsiveness as Quest.

This game has really, really big textdumps. And it can be difficult to know what to do at times. There is a walkthrough, but noone has been able to find the secret command to unlock it and post it online.

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