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by Ian Michael Waddell profile

Historical fiction

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(based on 4 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

Play as the first dog in orbit. Explore the solar system, converse with alien grad students, push space cops into Venus's atmosphere.

Laika is an entry in the 2020 Narrascope Game Jam (under the theme of 'growth'.)

It was made with Josh Grams' tinyQBN, a storylet/quality-based narrative library for Twine and Sugarcube.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: June 8, 2020
Current Version: Unknown
License: Free
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: heayt89rjo1yguzi


Entrant - NarraScope 2020 Game Jam


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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Hilarious; fun to replay, June 28, 2020

This game is quite funny and charmingly poignant, which is perhaps no surprise coming from the author of Animalia.

Be advised that what happens on each planet is randomized, so the game is certainly worth replaying.

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Cheerful, funny game about an anthropomorphized Laika, July 5, 2021
by Sono

I'll admit I got stuck on one of the puzzles. The answer to the dial (Spoiler - click to show)is CCCP for obvious reasons in hindsight, I ended up prying it out of the source code.

The ending felt a little sudden. If you enjoy the wit and writing of the first few passages, however, you'll probably enjoy yourself through the entire game.

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