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The Retreat

by J.D. Clemens profile


(based on 1 rating)
1 review

About the Story

With disaster looming, you arrive at James's house for his party. Civilization and everything else has fallen away behind you.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform
Baf's Guide ID: 2994
IFID: 5E7C2CE5-62DF-48DE-8836-22B7A1884073
TUID: 31bd07ogdim14w54

Editorial Reviews

Making Your Day with a Visit to McDreamland
As retold dreams go, "The Retreat" is reasonably coherent, with a consistent narrative and no major scene changes or plot discontinuities. It doesn't quite feel like an ordinary story, though. Emily Short
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
>WAKE UP, October 21, 2007

An entry into a competition for games based on dreams, The Retreat feels just a bit off-kilter from our reality. Many elements of the backstory go unexplained for the whole game -- which is not very long.

Despite the relative slightness of the piece, though, it has evocative moments, and there was one action in particular that I felt guilty about when the game was over.

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