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The Great Machine

by Jonas Kyratzes

2005

(based on 2 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1.0
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 2747
IFID: ZCODE-1-050330-F64C
TUID: d0u17szgcj34ex3r

Editorial Reviews

Moby Games

The Great Machine is an allegory for thousands of years of cyclical human history (lessons unlearned, doomed to be repeated) embroiled in continuous military warfare and conflict wherever there are people; the cruel teeth of its gears oiled with the blood of young idealists and its furnaces fueled with the defiled bodies of innocent non-combatants. The function of the machine is nothing beyond self-perpetuation of its own antisocial operation. For some reason warfare is a popular theme for games -- likely on account of a sanitized presentation, playing up the glamorous aspect of saving villages by destroying them. This game does not pull these punches...
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