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Review of Life on Mars?

by Stephen Granade profile

Educational
2015

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(based on 6 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

As part of the IF Comp review collective project, Emily Short asked Stephen Granade — scientist and science educator, author of space escape game Fragile Shells, and former IF Comp organizer — to look at Life On Mars?. He came through in style with a Twine review that demonstrates his feedback interactively.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: November 8, 2015
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: xdsx7cuae2z7t01

Makes reference to Life On Mars?, by Hugo Labrande

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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
An in depth review with some technical charm and real thought, February 9, 2016

Life on Mars? was an experimental IFCOMP game that included an email system with simulated typing and so on.

This review goes into depth about things good and bad in the game. It presents some criticism of the typing system and shows a proposed alternative. Overall it leaves a favorable impression of both itself and the game it reviews.


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