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In the grim darkness of the far future there is only war.
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Only War - Warhammer 40.000: The Text Adventure

by Simon Christiansen profile

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(based on 5 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

In the grim darkness of the far future there is only war.

April Fool's joke game.

The source code consists almost entirely of the W40K tagline.

Game Details

First Publication Date: April 1, 2021
Current Version: 1
License: Public Domain
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Tough
IFID: 6C4E93D1-ABF9-4863-97C7-EC6C54A96457
TUID: ut5pllysg3v07sfv


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
An impressive feat!, April 2, 2021
by Rovarsson (Belgium)

The width of the map and the depth of implementation are awe-inspiring.
Only War relies on the strengths of the parser-IF medium to produce an experience that no other medium, no matter how strong its graphics interface or how numerous its pages of static text, could deliver.

The old-school adage holds strong with this epic work: the best graphic engine is the human imagination!

This game also has a masterful technical ace up its sleeve in the handling of containers and contents.
Revealing too much would spoil the surprise and the imaginative journey for other players. Suffice it to say that I was baffled when I found out how deep this game actually went.

[Edit: This is a 2021 April Fools' Day joke-game]

0 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
April Fool....., April 1, 2021
by snollygoster
Related reviews: April fools joke

If only this had been real!!!

I HATE April Fools day...................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

EDIT: OK, I'll change the star rating, but I still hate this nonsense.

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