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Limerick Night

by Pace Smith profile

Horror
2019

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(based on 4 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

You're cursed! If you don't set it right,
your bones turn to dust at first light.
That's not too attractive,
so let's get proactive!
Can you survive... LIMERICK NIGHT???


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2019
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: pp6w1rhxc8cl1rg7

Awards

4th Place, La Petite Mort - ECTOCOMP 2019

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
A limerick-styled short horror game, November 20, 2019
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes

Another Smith limerick game
But this isn't more of the same.
Instead of a jolly
heist or other folly
You're seeking to kill or to maim.

Who then is your target, your foe?
A vampire's the one who must go.
Or 'wampire' I mean
(since that's what my screen
displays as the name of the foe.)

But to my surprise there's a twist!
I had guessed the genre, and missed.
It's truly perturbing
This game is disturbing
So keep it right off your kids' list.

If you liked the Heist game, here's more
That also deserves a good score.
The writing's well done
I found it quite fun
So I'll give this short game a 4.

(Edit: improved with suggestions from A. Schultz).


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