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The Fairy Woods, by rosencrantz

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Makes me sure IF has huge potential, May 30, 2019

What a great style! Fine storytelling and background create a lord of the rings kind of atmosphere. I enjoy such short stories with so many alternative endings.
What makes a good IF in my opinion?
-Not too short, not too long.
-A universe vague enough not to distract from the plot and that makes sense at the same time
-No "right" choices. Some games are just do the right thing or lose.

This game has all three. A wonderful and inspiring way to spend up to an hour with a cup of tea.

I also liked how sometimes entire piece of text appears and sometimes it appears part by part.
Combination of using parameters and plot branches also deserves a thank you to the author.

As for the cons, I'd say that some scenes can be a little bit shorter though the balance between reading and making decision is almost perfect.

I am making an app that combines stories like this one, and once it is out I will contact the author to include this story in Gamebook.



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