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Last Resort

by Jim Aikin profile

Horror/Lovecraftian
2006

About the Story

Note: In 2007 the author published an updated and expanded version of this game in TADS3. It was renamed "Lydia's Heart" and is available at http://www.musicwords.net/if/if_heart.htm


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Baf's Guide ID: 2996
IFID: GLULX-1-070213-7DD0D7ED
TUID: maup7brn89am2ab4

Off-Site Reviews

SPAG
The game is indeed, as advertised by Aikin, non-linear, but I'm not sure that its story is the better for it. Basically, the player can wander freely over its fairly extensive terrain -- for which Mr. Aikin has helpfully provided a PDF map -- right from the beginning, attempting to solve the variety of puzzles that block her from thwarting the cult's plans and effecting her escape from the resort. There are a few timed and triggered events, but not enough to make the game feel like a satisfying story rather than just a collection of static obstacles to conquer. [...]

But if the plot is a bit thin, there is much else to appreciate. The puzzles are sometimes difficult, but generally satisfying. The writing is detailed and evocative, and the scenery is well-implemented throughout. Eternal Springs in all its overheated, dilapidated splendor feels like a real place.

-- Jimmy Maher
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