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They Will Not Return

by John Ayliff profile

Science Fiction
2018

About the Story

A post-apocalyptic tale of lonely robots.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2018
Current Version: 1.0.1
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: zaktb2lrkpt4rr43

Off-Site Reviews

The Gaming Philosopher
Masters and Servants
Given that all the demands of craft are satisfied, it makes sense to judge the story in terms of, well, the story, and especially the way it develops its themes. The main idea is surely the difficulty and importance of going from a life of servitude to a life of freedom. The protagonist is the ultimate servant, has a hard time coming to grips with the idea that there are no more masters to serve, and then gets to reprogram itself to be its own master. This is fine in itself, but I donít understand the gameís obvious attempts to link this theme to contemporary capitalism.
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  v.3: 08-Jul-2019 06:48 - Victor Gijsbers (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.2: 17-Nov-2018 17:15 - John Ayliff
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v.1: 05-Oct-2018 14:26 - CMG
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