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by Mary Goodden and Failbetter Games

Episode 65 of Fallen London Exceptional Stories
Fantasy
2020

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About the Story

A spate of sunburn affects Londoners an improbable affliction for a city underground. What can be causing it and is there a connection to the newly opened Nostros Hotel and its very mysterious management?


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: August 27, 2020
Current Version: 1.00
License: Commercial
Development System: StoryNexus
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 3qv4tbxc06dh275u

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Orange tanner and an underground resort, September 17, 2020
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 2 hours

This Exceptional Story takes us to a restorative hotel in the Neath where the clientele tend to up with a deep orange tan (sometimes with burning cracks in it!)

I wasn't as impressed with this one as I have been with others. For me, the best parts were the connections with Sunless Seas (which involved hauling around a great deal of (Spoiler - click to show)sphinxstone), and the 'stinger' at the end of the story.

Here's my score:
+Polish: Smooth as always for Failbetter.
+Descriptiveness: I can still vividly picture the glow and the water.
-Interactivity: The main gameplay has a sort of fruitless cycle where you repeat the same things over and over. It made sense in-story but I found it frustrating.
+Emotional impact: Actually, yeah, some of the characters were pretty interesting and I've thought of a certain dreamlike nighttime scene on occasion.
-Would I play again? I don't think I would. But I would read other things by this author! This seemed more like an experiment in form that didn't resonate with me specifically rather than a failure on the author's part.





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