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The Long Nap

by Paul Michael Winters profile

Horror
2020

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(based on 8 ratings)
3 reviews

About the Story

Sometimes you just need some rest. But don't sleep too deeply!

Developed in under four hours for Ectocomp La Petite Mort category.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2020
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Dialog
IFID: B041700C-1DB6-47C9-83A0-797E8A9C0F73
TUID: vuhgkl55q2xxa8b5

Awards

4th Place, La Petite Mort - English - ECTOCOMP 2020

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
A grave error, November 1, 2020
by jakomo
Related reviews: ectocomp2020

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.


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Short and clever escape game, April 27, 2022
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

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.


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Short and clever, December 2, 2020
by Stian
Related reviews: ectocomp 2020

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.


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