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Flotsam & Driftwood

by Peter Orme (as Conrad Elton) profile

2014

(based on 5 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Flotsam and Driftwood was published for the 2014 ShuffleComp, and like all those games it is based (or at least inspired) by a song, in the case the Genesis song Home by the Sea.

Conrad Elton is an alias of Peter Orme

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: 0268E3F3-2A89-4A26-A3CC-42F55083A663
TUID: oy3wc8xlna6kl0kq

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Entrant - ShuffleComp 2014

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
A short, forgiving game, September 28, 2020
by bradleyswissman (Virginia, US)
Related reviews: Forgiving, short, puzzle
Flotsam and Driftwood is a very short, forgiving game in which you play a character who finds themselves on a mysterious beach shrouded in darkness. There are two main puzzles in this game. Although they are not entirely difficult to solve, they are clever and rewarding. I thought the (Spoiler - click to show)use of the stethoscope to assist in opening the safe was a nice touch!. I played through this in about 65 commands. It's an excellent introductory game for those new to interactive fiction, and has helpful 'help', 'command', and 'topic' commands.

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