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Below

by Chris Gardiner

Fantasy
2015

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(based on 3 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

A story-driven, dungeon-delving online card game you play in your browser. You play Below cards to explore the dungeon and Above cards to renew your spirit. But the more you draw on the Above deck, the more dire the plight that drove you into the dungeon.

Its inspirations are Beowulf, Moria, the Tombs of Atuan, and a whole pile of folklore. You can learn the Giant-Tongue, speak at the Althing, bargain with the White-Handed Lady who is sometimes called death, forge a Lion-Helm, hunt outlaws in a haunted barrow, outwit a Troll-Wife, and leave legacies for those who follow you (like a Streak of White Hair, Words of Caution, or Family Secrets).


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Free
Development System: StoryNexus
IFID: Unknown
TUID: fyd59gqfw1x5r7mq

Editorial Reviews

Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling
Below (Chris Gardiner)
Below is a StoryNexus world by Chris Gardiner. Chris is part of the Failbetter team, but Below is released (as I understand it) as his own personal project. He describes it thus:...
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