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AKheon reviews I Contain Multitudes: "Mystery somewhere at sea" October 18, 2021
"I Contain Multitudes is a parser-based game by Wonaglot, published in 2021. You are an engineer on a steam boat. A murder has happened,..." - See full review
bkirwi reviews Codex Sadistica: A Heavy-Metal Minigame: "Pitch-perfect satire" October 18, 2021
"The main blurb gets the premise across pretty well: you're in a metal band, the (terrible) act ahead of you in the lineup is running over..." - See full review
Dan Fabulich reviews Taste of Fingers: "Inadequate treatment of themes of racism" October 18, 2021
"If you check the about screen before playing, you'll see that this game includes a disclaimer: Disclaimer: The thoughts, actions and..." - See full review
Dan Fabulich reviews Infinite Adventure: "More than it seems" October 18, 2021
"This game was released as part of IFComp 2021 alongside another game, And Then You Come to a House Not Unlike the Previous One, which is..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Sting: "A literary autobiography in parser form" October 18, 2021
"In this interactive fiction piece (which I played as part of a group and then again on my own), you play as the author, going through all..." - See full review

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