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Arcadia: a Pastoral Tale

by Jonas Kyratzes

2012

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About the Story

A text-based game without puzzles, challenges or wrong choices. There’s just the path that you take and the things that you see. Think of it as an afternoon stroll through an ancient landscape. You are a shepherd returning home.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: b95xbre5xltqc9wb

Editorial Reviews

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Arcadia: a Pastoral Tale
In the idyllic moments before sundown, the slant of the sun's rays often sketch a sentimental hue over the landscape. Those moments of gloaming have been scribed in time by many a poet and artist, and Jonas Kyratzes takes it a step further in Arcadia: a Pastoral Tale, an interactive fiction game of exploration set in a dateless pastoral state.

Arcadia's denouement is naturally beautiful, surreal and meaningful; it is as if Thomas Cole is the player's muse, that this isn't a narrative simply told to you, it is an archetypal romanticism in which you're enveloped; you play for the experience, for the discovery, and for the escape
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