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Dreary Lands

by Paul Lee profile

Surreal, Religious, Fantasy
2005

About the Story

A surreal game that starts you out amnesiac in a brightly colored cell and turns swiftly into fantasy thereafter.

Placed 29th in the 2005 Interactive Fiction competition.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
Baf's Guide ID: 2832
IFID: ZCODE-1-050928-AF99
TUID: k90xf7mt4wgar7ma

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>INVENTORY - Paul O'Brian writes about interactive fiction

There are lots of different ways to write a bad comp game... Iíve played all the flavors, many times over, but sometimes I get fooled as to which is which. Dreary Lands, for example, looks at first like itís going to be a surreal Rybread whirlwind, but turns out to be a first game not only broken in English and puzzles but also seemingly attempting some clumsy evangelism as well.
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  v.5: 10-May-2022 02:11 - Paul O'Brian (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.4: 29-Mar-2020 22:51 - David Welbourn
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v.3: 02-Sep-2009 10:36 - strivenword
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v.2: 05-Sep-2008 18:48 - madducks
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v.1: 16-Oct-2007 01:49 - IFDB
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