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8 Shoes on the Shelves

by Marc Duane


(based on 8 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

An account of one soldier's unfortunate attempt to locate a secret buried beneath the war-torn Flemish countryside.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 1059B14D-C213-4ED6-A362-2E61F57C3F78
TUID: b0g9m4j2yx89mhsr


66th Place - 23rd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2017)


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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
An odd mix of underimplementation and clever ideas, November 17, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

This was a strange game. It has some great ideas: extricate yourself from a pile of rubble (which reminds me of an old comp game where you start in a pile of dead bodies and have to crawl out). You then explore a small underground complex with a Lovecraftian vibe.

But the game has a lot of implementation problems, leading to numerous judges missing out on big chunks of the game.

I didn't have too much trouble getting out of the pile, like some judges did, but I didn't even so the cabinets or the slicing machine.

Worth trying. I wish it were expanded.

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