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A Tale of the Cave

by Snoother profile

Humor, Poetry
2014

(based on 11 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

No longer are William McGonagall's ruinous effects confined to poetry.

A Tale of the Cave is the unlikely marriage between Scotland's notoriously bad poet and the classic cave-crawl genre.

Made for the Ruin Jam 2014.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: September 1, 2014
Current Version: 1
License: Creative Commons
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 417g4ca4ob92javy

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
A short, poetic, Twine piece, September 4, 2014
by streever (America)

This is a fun little piece, with an attractive design and layout, meant to be played multiple times before you can reach 'the good' ending.

It's not difficult; actions are well-clued, and although you'll die several times learning the parameters of the Cave, the deaths are funny and enjoyable.

I really liked the attention to layout and design; this is an easy-to-read Twine.

I had a lot of fun reading this and highly recommend it; the poetry is awful in an endearing way, and packs this short adventure with whimsy and joy.


1 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
Disturbing, very disturbing, September 5, 2014
by Daemon Pyrate ( Optional. For example, "San Diego, California," "Barcelona, Spain")

But a whole lot of fun. Like H.P. Lovecraft meets Dr. Seuss in a Zorkish scenario. Very cool.


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