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Alien Abduction?

by Charles Gerlach

Alien Visitation

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Baf's Guide ID: 10
IFIDs:  TADS2-C242C8DFCB4462FB0058529C5E6C2821
TUID: ipnwfkphg30la1ml

Off-Site Reviews

It's hard to believe that this is the very first serious game about aliens. Oh, there have been the pulp sci-fi offerings ("LGOP," for instance), and the typical plot-forming UFO abduction (as seen in "Waystation," "Plague Planet," and "Lost"), but I can't recall ever seeing a work of I-F that deals with the anomaly from a standpoint that does justice to the phenomenon. [...] C. E. Forman

[...] How well Alien Abduction? works is a function of the player's expectations, I suppose - it's certainly a well-written game with some suspenseful moments and good deal of atmosphere, and if you're someone who enjoys IF that emphasizes setting and mood, and who doesn't care overmuch about being able to solve the puzzles without reliance on hints, this is definitely for you. [...] Duncan Stevens

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>INVENTORY - Paul O'Brian writes about interactive fiction

Really provocative premise. Loved the Twilight Zone feel of things, and finding out more about characterís (and characterís fatherís) past worked quite effectively. On the downside, some fairly significant omissions.
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v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:48 - IFDB
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