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VR Gambler

by Robert DeFord profile

2017

(based on 11 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

You start at the entrance to the Gold Coast Casino's new Virtual Reality Gaming Room. There is a neon sign over the doorway that says: GO ON A VR ADVENTURE! WIN BIG!

This parser-based game features puzzles, turn-based combat, leveling up, treasure, loot, weapons, armor, and classic adventuring. There is an integral non-spoiler hint system, and an in-game, contextual walkthrough for each puzzle and location. The player kit contains a map, a Windows interpreter, and instructions for setting up a Mac to run the game.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Alan 3
IFID: ALAN-38181449FEEF421231D1C27573C77CCC
TUID: 6iykmlp156u87mww

Awards

26th Place - 23rd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2017)

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A treasure-finding RPG, November 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 2 hours

This game is a fairly traditional RPG, where you find better and better weapons/armor and equip them, and gain gold. It's framed as a VR story in a casino to better explain why items disappear in a puff of smoke and why all treasures get converted to their cash values.

I found the game enjoyable, and fairly long, although I bug kept me from going from the novice half to the expert half. I would recommend it for fans of RPGs.


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