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Closet of Mystery

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(based on 5 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

A dirty broom closet! An impenetrable mystery! Can your mind endure it?

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 3, 2021
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 7isucq1g2lukfr0u


6th Place - PunyJam #1


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
A tiny game with some fun twists, May 17, 2021
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes

This game is perhaps the shortest in the PunyInform jam, and it isn't perfect, but it has a lot of distinct advantage over its competitors:

-it has an overarching narrative
-it fits several twists into a 3-move game
-most objects are implemented more than the other games implement their objects

As surprise is the main feature of the game, I suppose I won't say much more. You start in a pub broom closet with a knife holding a note onto the wall.

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Trapped in the Closet , May 7, 2021
by jakomo
Related reviews: punyjam1

The least ambitious game I've encountered so far in PunyJam (the competition for Inform games using the slimmed-down PunyInform library)... but also the funniest. Closet of Mystery tickled my funnybone successfully at least twice. Which is good going for a game I completed in 16 turns (scoring a perfect 0 out 0 in the process). Play it.


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