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Practical Astrology

by Admiral Jota profile

2001

(based on 5 ratings)
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About the Story

You play as Agent Hamburg, a stellar control operative, thanks to your acquisition of the definitive textbook on the subject, Moving the Stars. In normal astrology, one predicts the future by reading the heavenly bodies. But in practical astrology, one moves the heavenly bodies to engineer the desired future. Science!


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Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
Baf's Guide ID: 1738
IFID: ZCODE-1-010619-2DE1
TUID: y82h0tvixm54283d

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
After wrestling with Suspended, try this, December 7, 2020
by Sobol (Russia)

A small, silly parody of Suspended where you turn dials and observe, via monitors, how your settings affect the planet.

I think Admiral Jota's SpeedIF output is worth serious scrutiny for those who want to learn making very short but entertaining parser games. Being so brief and written under strict time constraints, his SpeedIFs don't offer deep stories, complex game worlds or clever puzzles; and yet they are fun to interact with.


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