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The Voodoo You Do

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Episode 1 of The Voodoo Trilogy
Horror
2013

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- Stian, February 3, 2021

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
A well-put together Speed IF with a surprising amount of detail, June 23, 2020
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes
MTW, the author of this short speed IF, has always had a talent for putting together locations and NPCs. Speed-IFs are usually very sketchy, but this game manages to have a large map, responsive items, good error messages, and even a conversation (which I know from experience is difficult to implement in a short time).

It involves the Voodoo or Voudon religion. While one part of it revolves around the use of (Spoiler - click to show)Voodoo dolls, which just tonight I discover actually originated in European druidism, most of it seems to represent Voodoo beliefs in a fairly accurate and respectful way, the kind of accuracy you'd expect in a game where you visit the Christian heaven.

I think Speed-IFs would be much more enjoyable to play if more of them were this well put-together. I'm not giving 5 stars, though, because even as a speed-IF it still has to compare to longer games.

- CMG (NYC), February 6, 2015

- NJ (Ontario), November 22, 2014

- E.K., January 8, 2014

- David Whyld (Derbyshire, United Kingdom), December 3, 2013

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Dark, interesting angle and narrative, December 3, 2013
by streever (America)
This is a short and successful game with an interesting twist and narrative.

I don't think the presentation of Voodoo is particularly faithful, but it works as a spooky Halloween ghost story.

I enjoyed the (relatively easy) puzzles and the story. I am surprised at the low score for the game in the Comp; I think it was a strong effort.

- liz73 (Cornwall, New York), December 2, 2013

- ifwizz (Berlin, Germany), November 13, 2013

- Mr. Patient (Saint Paul, Minn.), November 8, 2013

- Sam Kabo Ashwell (Seattle), November 4, 2013

- Mostly Useless (Leicester, UK), November 4, 2013

- Jason Lautzenheiser (Navarre, Ohio), November 3, 2013

- Galena, November 3, 2013

- Ryan Veeder (Iowa), November 3, 2013

2 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
A must play!, November 2, 2013
by theqbasicwizard (Leduc, Alberta)
A wonderfully written game that really puts you into the dark world of Voodoo. With every aspect of darkness that can be put into this game, it really creates a dark atmosphere. The writing is wonderful and though this game is a little on the short side. You will still be able to kill a few hours on this little gem scattered across a mining pit in a little unknown place known by only a few.


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