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Into The Dark

by Byron Kiernan

2017

(based on 5 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

Play as Jacobi Kozlov, a renowned Monster Hunter and war veteran, in a dark fantasy medieval world as you try to seek out a peaceful future. Faced with the dark intentions of man and beast, prepare to see what a man will truly do to protect what he loves.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
IFID: Unknown
TUID: x67h9rpxve7lmaip

Awards

51st Place - 23rd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2017)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A three-act Twine game with inventory management and maps, November 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

This game is a mid-length Twine game (30,000 words in 214 passages).

It's about a rough, one-eyed monster hunter named Jacobi. He's carrying out various tasks for the king in return for help for his loved one.

The game has you face three challenges, each with a map and combat. They become darker as you progress, with the title referring to thematic darkness.

I actually liked this game's interactivity (moving, fighting, buying and selling), but there were several typos, and I was turned off by the 'grizzled unhappy war hero make dark choices' theme. I like those themes in general, but only lightened by a great deal of heart. This game has some (with Elias and Cassandra), but for my personal tastes, I would have liked more balance. This is definitely a personal thing, and others may wish it even darker.


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