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Story File Release 1
The original Art Show release.
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Varronis Museum

by David Garcia


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About the Story

Well! It seemed that the house of Marcus Terentius Varro would be just a brief first stop in your joyful stroll through the city of Rome. But now it is clear that you will have to kill time in the courtyard while your father and Varro converse.

Varronis Museum is a puzzleless piece in which a cultured, upper-class girl devotes her spare time to explore every detail of a Roman house.

Release 1 was submitted as an entry to the IF Art Show 2007 (scenery category). The piece got an 'honorable mention'.

Release 2 tries to fix a lot of inconsistencies and bugs; it also includes a cover art for the work.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Baf's Guide ID: 3099
IFID: 9EE82784-59D3-4931-879D-00AB3E413205
TUID: k7jsv0ozw3lp1gab


Honorable Mention, Scenery - 2007 IF Art Show


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