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A Sadly Hopeless Deja Vu

by Taro profile

Slice of life
2010

(based on 2 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

You're at your office, as usual. You don't know what time it is. You keep having a bad case of deja vu. How long can you keep from typing in SUCCUMB?


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 29, 2010
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: 8A3E16FA-2EEB-48C5-B8F5-5415ED86A787
TUID: uv4kabquylio5ak0

From the Author


This is depressed as hell, and a complaint. But whatever -- try it anyways.


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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
Existential Time Loop, May 30, 2010
by AmberShards (The Gothic South)

Or, if you're less of an intellectual, it's an office game where nothing you do matters and it repeats forever. Oh, and the point of the game is fighting the parser. With that said, there's not much hope for this game to please anyone except possibly masochists. Even the score is futile -- zero out of zero points if you "win" (and by "winning" I mean, giving in to the parser).

As far as depressing goes, this is not very depressing, but rather tedious; to really convince us of the depressing nature of the situation, more is required. Aren't most of us familiar with the office life anyways?

This doesn't get close to the satirical fun of SuperMarket Robbery, and it's not even as interesting as Magic Travels. (If you know the latter game, that's how uninteresting this one is).

So, this game is complete, small, and falls short of the mark of the author's other works.


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