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Trading Punches

by Mike Snyder profile

Episode 1 of The Convergence Saga
Science Fiction - Space Opera

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Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2004
Current Version: 1.9
License: Freeware
Development System: Hugo
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
Baf's Guide ID: 2384
IFIDs:  HUGO-25-29-7A-07-04-06
TUID: t593d66s20bblqt0

Off-Site Reviews

>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

The game itself is quite solid, too -- it's clear that a whole lot of effort went into this project. Aside from the few bugs I mentioned [earlier], I found the code pleasantly error-free, and the same goes for the writing. The puzzles worked well for me, and the game did an excellent job of providing cues to help me know what I ought to try next. One item in particular was not only quite well-implemented, but also provided an excellent emotional through-line for the story. Trading Punches still has a few details to clean up... but I'd recommend it without hesitation, especially to fans of dramatic fantasy games like Worlds Apart.
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