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LASH -- Local Asynchronous Satellite Hookup

by Paul O'Brian profile

Historical/Science Fiction

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Release 11
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 448
IFID: ZCODE-11-000806-E571
TUID: frfoh6e7hur2beiu

Off-Site Reviews

Eyeing the LASH
At this point, LASH looks like a superior treasure-hunt. Not a cave crawl, but an after-apocalypse, burnt Earth crawl. That game might be interesting, but it's not LASH. Or at least, not after the first half-hour or so. After that point, LASH becomes a much more complex game, the IF Literature fans get even more interested and those who wanted a new Adventure kick their computer in dismay.

If LASH has a greatest flaw, then it is this initial misleading. This is also its greatest strength, despite the possibly that the initial premise will be enough to persuade literature-seekers that LASH is a puzzler. Regardless, this is a very literate game. Half SF, half Family Saga, and half fable; which makes LASH a game and a half, which is accurate. There's a lot crammed into its z8 frame.

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Page Update History

v.6: 29-Jan-2009 04:18 - Edward Lacey (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.5: 29-Jan-2009 04:31 - Dave Chapeskie
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  v.4: 29-Jan-2009 04:18 - Dave Chapeskie
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v.3: 17-Mar-2008 11:36 - Paul O'Brian
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v.2: 26-Oct-2007 16:43 - Paul O'Brian
Changed title, IFIDs, publication date, version number, license type, development system, language, genre, Baf's Guide ID, author
v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:48 - IFDB
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