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Balefires Burning

by Cassandra Wolf

2017

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(based on 3 ratings)
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About the Story

Share the story of 15-year-old Tansy, who is on the verge of becoming an adult and a witch. In an isolated community where magic is an everyday occurrence and otherworldly beings walk the woods, you face challenges and learn to cope with your newly-awakened visionary senses.

Author's Comment: "This is the first chapter of a novel written with interactive elements, where you (the first person narrator) choose your reactions to the events of the story."


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: April 7, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: hwufn6dqu5q3dlb3

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Entrant, Back Garden - Spring Thing 2017

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
An intriguing fantasy twinelike game in free form verse, May 12, 2017

This is the first chapter of a longer game. It is written in free form verses, but they are quite easy to read as normal paragraphs, and the broken up style is quite nice.

The game has a sort of pagan witch style of magic, with archetypes like the crone, the elder, the maiden, and the mother, a shadow world, etc.

The game focuses a lot on mating and dating, but not in any explicit form; the society just has a more free form culture, a lot like the fictional society in Friends where there are few consequences.

Overall, well eone, especially in setting-building.


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