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Sometimes you just need some rest. But don't sleep too deeply!
4th Place, La Petite Mort - English - ECTOCOMP 2020
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Parser text adventure written in Dialog: a thoroughly implemented one-room escape game, requiring careful examination of your surroundings and judicious use of your inventory. The "twist" is not the one I was expecting, but surprises and delights all the same. Too spoilery to discuss in any further detail, but it's so short you can complete it in in not much more time than it takes to read this review. Recommended.
I think it would be fair to describe this as an escape room game. You wake up in the dark and have to navigate from there until you exit the room.
This is exactly the kind of game that works well with La Petite Mort (the four hour competition): has a concept that wouldn't work as well in a longer game, has a constrained setting to allow for more detail.
I didn't encounter any implementation problems at all, which is pretty impressive. Definitely had a fun time with this little puzzler.
The Long Nap is written in Dialog, and the first Ň-machine game I have played locally. Itís short, clever, appropriately spooky, and solidly implemented for a La petite mort game. The playthrough took about five minutes, and I was smiling with enjoyment all of the time.
To Catch A Dragonfly, by Andrew Metzger
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
In this small game, you play as an electrical engineer, maybe? Anyway, you were getting ready for a big date in a rented tux when your boss orders you to get the new high-powered experimental safety net working so his joyriding boss...
Text Adventure Collector, by Rex Mundane
Average member rating: (1 rating)
You moved to the northern outskirts of Questlvania for one reason, and one reason alone. You heard the legends that in this town are no fewer than Ten Legendary Text Adventure Games, scattered about the land, waiting to be found. And...
|The Relief of Impact, by Ghoulnoise|
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
A game about sleep paralysis. Things to Note -this game contains descriptions of violence, use caution. -this game contains flashing images and patterns, please be careful if you are sensitive to this. -much of the game is based on the...