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MANALIVE, A Mystery of Madness - I

by Bill Powell

Episode 1 of MANALIVE, A Mystery of Madness

(based on 7 ratings)
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Based on the first half of the novel Manalive by G. K. Chesterton.

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24th Place - 12th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2006)


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An adaptation of a GK Chesterton novel, February 3, 2016

As I played this, I thought, "What on earth is the intended genre here?" Then I discovered it was an adaptation of a G.K. Chesterton novel.

In this comic and somewhat surreal game, you play a jovial old fellow who is cheering people up.

I couldn't get past 30 points because I couldn't figure out how to call everyone down to join the party. That, combined with a few guess the verb issues, left me frustrated.

This game won the Golden Banana of discord.

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