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The Weight of a Soul

by Chin Kee Yong profile

Mystery
2021

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About the Story

In a world of arcane mysteries, a young doctor's apprentice unravels a conspiracy most grim.

The Weight of a Soul is a mystery-horror interactive novel inspired by IF classics like Blue Lacuna and Anchorhead. A typical playthrough will comprise over 50,000 words and may take 5 to 6 hours to complete.

Visit the website for more details, the Development Diary, and information about the upcoming premium version to be released on itch.io and Steam.

Content warnings: illness, death, medical procedures, emotional suffering.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: April 2, 2021
Current Version: Spring Thing 2021
License: Creative Commons
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: 40583C4F-E40B-4BAA-881E-D7F842F7069F
TUID: xsc77fvvd4oz76oz

Off-Site Reviews

intfiction.org
Victor's Spring Thing 2021 Reviews
"The Weight of a Soul is very very good. It really is a page-turner, gripping us with strong world building, excellent prose, great pacing, and a mystery to reveal."
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Zedís Spring Thing meanderings
"Great worldbuilding of an original setting featuring alchemy, animism, mutants, and more."
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  v.26: 05-Jun-2021 19:01 - Dan Fabulich (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.25: 23-Apr-2021 14:24 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.24: 23-Apr-2021 14:24 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.23: 16-Apr-2021 09:19 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.22: 13-Apr-2021 00:05 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.21: 08-Apr-2021 23:27 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.20: 08-Apr-2021 23:26 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.19: 08-Apr-2021 23:25 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.18: 08-Apr-2021 00:51 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.17: 07-Apr-2021 20:06 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.16: 07-Apr-2021 19:59 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.15: 06-Apr-2021 08:30 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.14: 03-Apr-2021 10:15 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.13: 02-Apr-2021 20:56 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.12: 02-Apr-2021 20:53 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.11: 02-Apr-2021 20:52 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.10: 24-Mar-2021 12:51 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.9: 12-Jul-2020 01:01 - Zape
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v.8: 12-Jul-2020 01:00 - Zape
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v.7: 11-Jul-2020 19:09 - Zape
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v.6: 11-Jul-2020 18:05 - Zape
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v.5: 24-Jan-2019 11:51 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.4: 24-Jan-2019 11:49 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.3: 24-Jan-2019 11:48 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.2: 24-Jan-2019 11:45 - Chin Kee Yong
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v.1: 08-Apr-2017 11:21 - CMG
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