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The Ark

by Matthew Marcus and Devi Acharya

Science Fiction

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About the Story

The Ark is a multimedia computer game where players navigate text, image, and audio to solve puzzles and unravel an immersive sci-fi mystery.

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You've awoken on an abandoned space craft. As you explore the ship, you discover that you are the only thing standing between the survival and the extinction of a lost alien race.

Stuck? Check out!the-ark-objectives-and-strategy/c1vs1 for hints.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: February 2, 2014
Current Version: 1.0
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: Unknown
TUID: v8jy4mngp9jz7uk

Editorial Reviews

Clavis Cryptica
Interactive Fiction: The Ark
Itís the classic start to a text-based adventure game, or in this case, a work of interactive fiction. In The Ark, by Matthew Marcus and Devi Acharya, instead of finding yourself standing in an open field west of a white house, you awake within the confines of an advanced alien space craft. Your task is to explore the ship and discover the history and fate of its people.
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