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Pentari

by Howard A. Sherman

Part of Pentari
1998

(based on 3 ratings)
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About the Story

You are a company commander on weekend leave with your men in sunny Bostwin in the Kingdom of Pentari. With that big mission looming, what to do for entertainment?
A prequel to the author's forth-coming game on The Mission.
[--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 6
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Baf's Guide ID: 1333
IFID: ZCODE-6-030206-2ABA
TUID: llchvog0ukwrphih

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
As for mimesis, this does worse than sin, April 22, 2008
by Tom Hudson (Durham, North Carolina)

The plot doesn't advance unless you read the "sample transcript" in the poorly-written PDF and learn the (uncued in-game) magic word there. Then you're forced into a conversation, which doesn't advance unless you play lots of guess-the-noun, or, again, read the sample transcript and find the nouns there.

Spelling, grammar, punctuation, and diction errors. Sparse implementation. Backstory through a tome of infodump that is sparsely implemented.


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