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Lieux Communs

by FibreTigre, Samuel Verschelde profile, Eric Forgeot profile, Hugo Labrande profile, and Jean-Luc Pontico

Part of Commonplace Book Project

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About the Story

Made for the Lovecraft's Common Place project.

The player is wandering in a distant place, and discovers an abandoned caravan. After a quick exploration, the player can experience new places and worlds by finding some objects in the caravan...

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50 Years of Text Games, by Aaron A. Reed
The French authors proposed to Nepstad their communal game, an omnibus of short pieces each inspired by a different entry from Lovecraft’s tome of ideas. After both their collaborative effort and the source of inspiration, they titled it Lieux communs, “Common Places.”
The French IFers set up an SVN source code repository, and rather than give each author ownership over particular stories, encouraged anyone in the community to contribute in their own way [...] the final game would be credited to all of ifiction.free.fr, rather than individual authors. The collaborators first agreed on a frame story—a ghostly caravan filled with mysterious objects [...]
In part to make the project more accessible to imagined players in a Swiss art gallery, the team decided to include music and illustrations, and to keep puzzles simple. While the style and subject varied with each story and contributor, many of the French games trended more philosophical and dream-like [...]
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Good Games in French/Bons jeux en français by thecanvasrose
I've recently reached an intermediate level of French speaking at my university. I can easily read relatively straightforward sentences, that is, but writing which is highly poetic or archaic I will not understand. I think I know French...

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