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Rainbow Bridge

by John Demeter

2017

(based on 10 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

In this tiny game, you play as the angel Gabriel in an isolated cabin with your lover, a mortal man named Demeter. Because of an unexpected crisis, you must now return to the celestial plane. But to get there, you must first recharge your specter with all seven colors of the rainbow, if you can find them all.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: E8819C2F-9F8F-4EB6-9ACC-E88A965A6517
TUID: fnhon72qmwlvwb8

Awards

37th Place - 23rd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2017)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Cosy, almost seasonal short parser game, October 27, 2017
by verityvirtue (London)
Related reviews: sanguine

It’s Christmas, or thereabouts, and you have to go… but first, you need to charge up your sceptre. Well, at least that’ll give you some precious last minutes with your boyfriend.

Rainbow Bridge is a cosy treasure hunt - cosy both in scope and in-game universe. For something focused on colours, though, I had expected more… colourful descriptions; it seems a little bare at the moment. The game would definitely benefit from a little editing; a few more details would give the impression of a much richer world.

There are some touches which made this game a little more interesting - the choice of names, for instance - though the premise struck me as a little… cheesy. Still, a pleasant, well-meaning game.


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
A short, polished game with angels and a Christmasy feel, November 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

This game is about a relationship between you (the angel Gabriel) and Demeter, a human man.

It’s a 2-room game, and the main object is to find objects of various colors to complete a rainbow. The game cheats a little by hiding colors in meta ways, but I found the color hint reasonably fair, well implemented, and fun.


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