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An experiment in player agency and in creating an uncomfortable feeling, February 3, 2016
by MathBrush
Related reviews: IF Comp 2015

I played this long (but purposely repetetive) IFComp 2015 Twine game twice, about two weeks apart.

Let's just say what it's about now; this is a game whose experience does not depend on spoilers.

You are enacting an ancient scottish ritual where you are trying to summon a demon by roasting cats alive over several days.

In the game, you repeatedly click on the same thing over and over again, with some procedural text generation changing some minor details.

The game changes over time, but it takes a long, long time to do so. In the mean time, you can, as I did the first time, just start letting cats go and give up on the whole ritual. In fact, it may be cathartic for some (including myself) to play again and just let all the cats ago.

You have to roast somewhere between (Spoiler - click to show)40-100 cats to reach the ending.

I did not listen with audio, as I never do, but many say it contributes to the experience, for good or for ill.

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