Have you played this game?You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.
Playlists and Wishlists
RSS FeedsNew member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page
About the StoryA personal game about my experiences waiting to go on stage.
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 1
Write a review
A Twine manifestation of the restlessness before the curtain rises, August 30, 2016
The author captures the inner landscapes of performance well here. There's the restlessness before the curtain rises. Reflecting this, there's a small number of things you can do in this game, which is randomised in parts. There aren't any obvious goals. You can do things for NPCs - tiny quests, if you will. Regardless of what you do, the curtains will eventually rise, and you will assume your role.
Another aspect of performance: the bleeding over of on-stage roles into how you see the actors themselves. NPCs are referred to by their roles - Chatillon, 1st Executioner - even before they get on stage.
I was attracted to this because I've had my share of performances, with very similar feelings. If you've ever been part of any kind of performance, you'll probably enjoy it.
If you enjoyed Before The Show...
Related GamesPeople who like Before The Show also gave high ratings to these games:
Swan Hill, by Laura Michet
Average member rating: (17 ratings)
Swan Hill is an interactive story about brothers who have grown apart. It has multiple endings.
Guide of Identification of Musical the Instruments of Frobnia, by Rowan Lipkovits
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
Are you burdensome with troubles of music instruments of surplus and not of knowing they name? Helpful this program, directly from Ministry of Muzikanalytik of People's Glorious Democratic Republic of East Frobnia and Territories, to...
|Sleep, by Snoother|
Average member rating: (7 ratings)
[This game is a stupid bit if juvenilia -- Snoother]
This is version 2 of this page, edited by verityvirtue on 26 November 2016 at 7:07pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item