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I've been to see the elders on the top of their mountain. I've got the cure for my daughter. It's time to go home.
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I love hiking through the mountains of southern Taiwan, and I appreciate the way Mouth of Ashes creates a long walk for the PC. I make up stories like this for my kids to keep up the pace and distract them from the potential discomfort of stamina exercise. I'll have to use this plot next time we head up Mt. Du-li.
I have 3 waterskins :), March 27, 2018
Visually, like the background graphics and how the game looks. In the route I chose I went to meet the elders and had some interesting choices to make. At the end there was a nice note from Verity giving a little more information about the inspiration etc for the game.
"I have 3 waterskins and 4 rations of food. My wallet holds 8 gold coins"
A comfy, mountain climbing Twine game. I guess what you would call this is static fiction? It's a short story about a mother climbing a mountain to find a cure for her daughter's illness. You explore areas on her way to the top and visit a village. There isn't really much to say other than that it's a light-hearted short story. There is interactivity to the game, there are choices that may change some wordings or circumstances to the traveling, but I don't think there's any change to the ending. But overall, there is interactivity. However, I don't think there is more than one ending which is not unusual or bad for an IF game as there is a genre of visual novels, called Kinetic novels, which does much of the same.
Pros: A cozy short story with nice background pictures and clear CSS and prose.
Cons:mmm. I can't remember if there's any.
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