Ectocomp 2015
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The Physiognomist's Office

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About the Story

Find a way to escape the clinic. Try not to think about the things you see.

A short escape-the-room game, created in three hours.

La Petite Mort entry in ECTOCOMP 2015.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2015
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 7qmcyfbz8oo1hy92


8th Place, La Petite Mort - EctoComp 2015


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A short, atmospheric Ectocomp game in a dark office, February 4, 2016

This Ectocomp game (which had to be written in two hours) feels like the author ran out of time. It is set in a dark and brooding office of a physiognomist who is not present. It puts off a real abandoned hospital sort of vibe, like Mariel or One Eye Open.

Nothing much happens, though. There is just about one puzzle, and that puzzle is escaping. Once you do, the game is over. There were no NPCs as far as I can tell.

In a normal game, this would be off-putting, but SpeedIF is different. Taking your 2 hours to build a compelling setting is not a bad thing.

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