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The Myothian Falcon

by Andy Joel

Mystery
2011

(based on 10 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

"That day, the 9th of June, 3145, started out like any other, perhaps a little hotter than usual. Then Maisy DeValle entered his office."

Vic Gantry, P.I., has a new client. She is wanted for the murder of her rich husband, Lawrence.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2011
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Quest 5
IFID: A5C91069519F30D9596BA4EC411648ED
TUID: f317frww9rmbw7ak

Awards

24th Place - 17th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2011)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
A detective game with a great story but a few unfortunate bugs, June 26, 2019
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 2 hours

This game was actually pretty good. You are on a different planet, but in a very grungy-noir city. I didn't think of it at the time, but the aliens take the place of non-white races or transgender individuals or any other minority you want to think of.

A murder has occurred, and soon enough the mysterious artifact known as the Myothian Falcon (a direct nod to the Maltese Falcon) shows up missing as well.

Two things make this game problematic: guessing conversation topics (often impossible feeling!) and a few bugs. I asked out an encryptionist on a date, didn't do so hot, was told not to bother again, but when I talked to her, she acted like she was still on the date.

Beating without restarting or using a walkthrough seemed impossible for me, but otherwise this was a great game.


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