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Gen Norden

by Arno Nühm


(based on 1 rating)
1 review

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4th Place - 13th IF Grand Prix 2023


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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Endless boredom in the sand, April 28, 2023
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

Apparently this game is a kind of in-joke parody of a German game from years ago about going south.

This game is about going north in the desert. It requires a great deal of repetitive commands (I found it useful to enter commands like n.n.n.n.n.n.n.n to get through faster).

The idea is you're marching through a very, very large desert to get to the north. The narrator occasionally throws in funny quips.

I got to a point I could go no further, and I decompiled the game to get a hint, but I couldn't figure out how to move on. Eventually, I tried (Spoiler - click to show)take all, noticed (Spoiler - click to show)a shovel in my inventory, and the rest was easy from there.

No bugs I could see, and an amusing concept, but not much else.

For a more serious but still funny take on the idea, you could check out The Northnorth Passage. But I didn't mind this game, it was amusing and very simple for me, a poor German speaker, to play.

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