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by Stephen Granade profile

Episode 13 of Textfire 12-pack

(based on 7 ratings)
1 review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Demo
Development System: TADS 2
Baf's Guide ID: 1001
IFID: Unknown
TUID: qmm7d4vvatzqqvav

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Baf's Guide

You are Joe's heart! Unfortunately, hearts don't really do much. It's another quality "demo" from Textfire.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
A one-joke game about being a heart., June 5, 2017

The Textfire Demo 12-pack was released on April Fool's in 1998, claiming to be demos of an upcoming commercial studio called Textfire.

In this game, you are a heart. You can pump, or wait. I died when I played, but at least one other person lived.

It was actually really reasonably put together. I liked this game! But it really is a joke demo, which is why I didn't rate it higher.

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