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by David Welbourn

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The Weapon

by Sean Barrett

Science Fiction

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Taking A Swing
Bottom line: at some level flawless, but also without the passion for its characters, the sense of wonder in its environment, or the wacky humor that distinguish my favorite games. A careful execution of its concept, but not one that elicited much of a response from me, other than a vague curiosity to see whether my hunch about where it was all going was correct. (Answer: yes.) There were several puzzles whose solutions I would have been unlikely to guess on my own, even considering the hint-filled nature of the descriptions, but that's okay, since there are also hint-filled menus. I'd say, I suppose, that it succeeds quite well as a piece of programming, and that where it falls down is in the writing.C ,kl,k.Emily Short
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  v.7: 24-Aug-2021 22:26 - David Welbourn (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.3: 26-Apr-2008 18:46 - Emily Short
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