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Joshua Wilson reviews Secretly French: "Openly Facile" May 12, 2021
"While IFDB has no link to this game as of now, I was able to find it, ironically, in the UK:..." - See full review
Kara Goldfinch reviews She's Got a Thing for a Spring: "Beautiful writing" May 12, 2021
"My favourite kind of IF as I think I've said before on here are games where I feel emersed in the game world, and, on the whole, this is..." - See full review
A new listing for Dobrodružství Indiana Jonese na Václavském náměstí v Praze dne 16. 1. 1989, by Zuzan Znovuzrozený May 11, 2021
Original Czech text adventure released pseudonymously in 1989 after the Wenceslas Square protests, Prague.
A new listing for The Adventures of Indiana Jones in Wenceslas Square in Prague on January 16, 1989, by Zuzan Znovuzrozený, Jaroslav Švelch, Martin Kouba, Jana “Yuffie” Kilianová May 10, 2021
This satirical game was released anonymously in 1989 as a response to police brutality during the Palach Week protests. In January 1989, several opposition groups organized demonstrations to commemorate the...
MathBrush reviews Captain Cutter's Treasure: "A compact pirate puzzle game" May 9, 2021
"This game is part of the PunyInform competition. It's fairly polished, and features an quest to go looking for pirate treasure. In the..." - See full review
A new club listing: CAAD created May 9, 2021
CAAD es un club de aventuras conversacionales o aventuras de texto, IF, en Castellano. Tiene: Web: Caad.es Foro: foro.caad.es Wiki: wiki.caad.es IRC: irchispano #caad.es - freenode #caad.es Telegram Retro...

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