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Twilight in the Garden of Exile

by Alan Stanley Long

2001

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Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 1371
IFID: Unknown
TUID: i9vnsyd2fmlagojb

Editorial Reviews

Baf's Guide


An obscure, literary entry in the Walkthrough Comp, it is (like most other games in the competition) not playable on its own -- but even when played from the walkthrough, it is somewhat unclear exactly what's going on. One senses that a deep meaning is intended; it's just hard to say what that is.

-- Emily Short

Emily Short’s Interactive Fiction Page
Walkthrough Comp
I have the sense that deep meaning is intended here: deep, subtle, modern meaning, intertwisted with Europeanness and Foreignness and... And I even think I have some idea what that meaning might be, though honestly I'm more comfortable saying I understand Lighan ses Lion than this.

I ran into a number of aesthetic bugs (having to do, mostly, with the innovative use of the status bar) that made it hard to see all the text.
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