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Calliope

by Jason McIntosh profile

Slice of life
1999

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Release 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 629
IFID: ZCODE-1-991001-95B9
TUID: 7jxa2jr0tpccqll7

Off-Site Reviews

>INVENTORY - Paul O'Brian writes about interactive fiction

Sure, it's a trifle, but that's OK. It's done reasonably well, is not redolent with references only the author could understand, and its idea is (I can't believe I'm saying this) actually pretty clever. Yes, despite the fact that you begin the game sitting at your desk, in your apartment, on your chair, staring at your computer and your proposed competition entry therein, Calliope turns out to be pretty fun rather than really boring. It seems that exhaustion is approaching for you, the prospective author, and that your previous efforts whacking away at that competition entry have been rather uninspired. But the Muse (the game's title is a whopping hint) can strike at unexpected times...
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Page Update History

  v.6: 06-May-2022 04:46 - Paul O'Brian (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.5: 17-May-2020 20:34 - Lance Campbell
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v.4: 06-Jul-2016 15:01 - CMG
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v.3: 03-Apr-2011 16:14 - Jason McIntosh
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v.2: 01-May-2008 15:43 - Paul O'Brian
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v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:47 - IFDB
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