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Hill of Souls

by Angela Shah profile

Horror
2013

(based on 11 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

A Halloween conjuring.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 12BCA042-E190-4EFA-97C6-3234729D77CB
TUID: 3c4wki6qemylk14u

Awards

Nominee, Best Supplemental Materials - 2013 XYZZY Awards

22nd Place - Ectocomp 2013

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A creepy short game experimenting with text output, August 17, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes

This game (whose cover art was nominated for an XYZZY award for best supplemental materials) uses randomization to change the description of the area you are in (a one-room game), and every turn it clears the screen before printing the description.

I found it a bit confusing, and I had to look up the club floyd transcript to finish it, but it was a fun experiment.


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