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Cerulean Stowaway

by Roger Descheneaux

Alien Visitation
2003

About the Story

A stowaway gets more of a ride than he bargained for.


Game Details

Language: English (en-US)
Current Version: 1.1
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Forgiveness Rating: Nasty
Baf's Guide ID: 2173
IFIDs:  TADS2-60F18CA8E0FB9FA1327BAE3B0DBB22C0
TADS2-6C437A7BDEBD4B35394F2C12ABADA8D1
TUID: 06dmledwx1js25ya

Off-Site Reviews

SPAG

This game might have gotten a score of 7 from me in the best possible case: amusing, with some interesting puzzles, but still built from a clichéd set of ideas at the core. That'd be worth a 7 on my scale. However, I got frustrated and stuck a lot, and the READ thing was pretty annoying, and I wasn't able to finish in two hours. Sorry, but that's how it goes, I guess.
-- J. Robinson Wheeler
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>INVENTORY - Paul O'Brian writes about interactive fiction

Stowaway is, for the most part, a pretty good game. It's an old-fashioned puzzlefest with a nameless PC and a rollercoaster adventure plot... It's got some colorful writing, a fun story, and is capable of producing genuine tension and horror at times... Any game that sets pointless, arbitrary limits that severely impede the player is a game that drains itself of pleasure, but all the same, I continued to grit my teeth and power through because I really wanted to see what happened next.
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  v.6: 08-May-2022 22:34 - Paul O'Brian (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.5: 13-Apr-2013 14:59 - Edward Lacey
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v.4: 25-Dec-2009 08:48 - Grey
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v.3: 08-Apr-2008 18:10 - Paul O'Brian
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v.2: 25-Feb-2008 07:38 - J. Robinson Wheeler
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v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:46 - IFDB
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