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The Golden French Fry

by Paul Allen Panks


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1.28
License: Freeware
Development System: BASIC
Baf's Guide ID: 2437
IFID: Unknown
TUID: ddj1gl1nhiopl9ec

Off-Site Reviews

All bugs and parsing restrictions aside (the game is playable -- just not as easily as typical "standard" works), I'm disappointed in the story and the consistency. Paul did add more to the intro, referencing the PC's state of inebriation as a clue to why nothing really seems to make sense. Still, it just isn't enough. If I'm going to see dragons and trolls and werewolves, a nice twist would have been to reveal what these things really are at some point, a la Don Quixote -- not just what the PC believes them to be. As it is, I can't tell if much thought went into the story. It seems that Paul decided to make a short puzzle game with various random elements, connected only by the fact that they seem to reside in the same pseudo-fantasy world. With more thought given to the story, it might have worked. Instead, "The Golden French Fry" offers very little to make it memorable, or to separate it from other similar games.
-- Mike Snyder
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Page Update History

  v.2: 05-May-2013 10:44 - Edward Lacey (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
Changed genre, external review links
v.1: 29-Sep-2007 20:48 - IFDB
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