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About the StoryRelax at the Jewel Pond Recreation Area with Ryan Veeder as your guide.
Nominee, Best Setting; Winner, Best Implementation; Nominee, Best Use of Innovation - 2019 XYZZY Awards
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Ryan Veeder's Authentic Fly Fishing makes up for every Inform game that's ever felt like a blank room with puzzle components glued down in front of you. The environment is solid and dynamic, but not overly dense: perfectly balanced. And it's very candid about its limitations. That isn't a downside: by gently explaining the walls of our comfortable game of pretend, we can preserve our own immersion by staying inside those walls and sitting by the lake together and doing as much or as little as we'd like today.
My one complaint is that Ryan Veeder is (Spoiler - click to show)terribly mean about insects' appearances.
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"In the runup to the release of [6 Days A Sacrifice], I wrote and realised a trilogy of brief text adventures to foreshadow the plot of the eventual game." - Yahtzee
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For your consideration: XYZZY-eligible Best Writing of 2019 by MathBrush
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Games that are comfy and cozy by MarkyJez
I'm interested in trying out games that are more relaxed than a lot of IFs are. Though I do like the adventure and excitement of those particular IFs, I also want to try out other stuff that is more quiet and understated, the kind of...
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