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News on Grooverland: Inform 7 Source available May 26, 2022
A link to the Inform 7 source code is now available. - Details
jakomo reviews CC's Road to Stardom: "Check out my soundcloud" May 25, 2022
"I loved this. Like a Saturday morning kid's cartoon scored to the sound of lo-fi space-pop, CC's Road to Stardom is adorable, delightful,..." - See full review
jakomo reviews Carpathian Vampire: "Solid classical vampire adventure, no surprises, no interviews" May 25, 2022
"Straightforward vampire-hunting adventure: doesn't intend to surprise or subvert the traditional gothic horror formula, beyond some nods..." - See full review
slugzuki reviews Phenomena: "a game of customizable astral poetry" May 25, 2022
"itís very funny, brief, well written, and satisfying. the first thing from the comp I would send someone who just wanted to dip their..." - See full review
jakomo reviews The Lonely Troll: "Small but dense fairytale adventure with great writing and fun NPCs" May 24, 2022
"Absolutely nails the objective of the Text Adventure Literacy Jam: to make an enjoyable easy game for text adventure first-timers. This..." - See full review
jakomo reviews Barry Basic and the Speed Daemon: "Enjoyable and worthwhile tutorial game, slightly rough around the edges" May 23, 2022
"Winner of the 2022 Text Adventure Literacy Jam, and it's easy to see why. Solid implementation, generally intuitive puzzles on a nice..." - See full review

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