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MathBrush reviews Improv: Origins: "A silly-superhero origin story, part of series" September 28, 2022
"I remember playing the Frenetic Five games a few years ago. They date back a few decades, and were a funny take on superheroes with..." - See full review
nothingling reviews Predictions of a Strip Mall Psychic: "Fun short story in Texture" September 28, 2022
"It's mostly pretty linear, but your choices do change the tone of the main conversation."
Rovarsson reviews Guttersnipe: St. Hesper's Asylum for the Criminally Mischievous: "Street Urchin N 1" September 27, 2022
"The second game in Bitter Karella's Guttersnipe series:St. Hesper's Asylum for the Criminally Mischievous is unpolished, doesn't..." - See full review
nothingling reviews Galatea: "Beautifully written and painful" September 27, 2022
"What a conversation. I recommend playing this a few times, with and without hints, to discover some of the different endings. A single..." - See full review
nothingling reviews Horse Master: "Wow!" September 27, 2022
nothingling reviews Counterfeit Monkey: "I LOVED it until it got into an unwinnable state" September 27, 2022
"According to the version notes, this quirk was fixed in version 10, but I played online and discovered that it was very much not fixed. I..." - See full review

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You were recently acquired by the brave Ser Leonhart and his squire to sniff out the evil shapeshifting wizard. Unfortunately, you are...

Toby's Nose, by Chandler Groover
A murder most foul has been committed and Sherlock Holmes is on the case. You are his dog.

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