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The Guardian

by Lutein Hawthorne


(based on 14 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

A beginner level fantasy quest, made to be straightforward to finish without previous IF experience. Small feelies, an instruction book and MIDI music, are included.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2011
Current Version: 2
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 6F65046B-D82D-414A-BCD6-D64390016EAD
TUID: qnyl1ifw24cw2kh8


21st Place - 17th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2011)


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A game with large geography about loss and memory, August 1, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

This is one of those games where you wander about, having recollections come to you (like Wrenlaw).

The game has a sprawling geography; outside of the first area, each movement can take you through different climates.

It is short, a bit buggy, and kind of quickly put together, but I enjoyed it. It has MIDI music that I did not hear.

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