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This Person Is Not My Father

by N. Cormier profile

2021

(based on 3 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

Something is happening to your dad.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 31, 2021
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Twine
IFID: 6E359FD7-0AC7-441C-BEBC-302AA346B775
TUID: yjfd5otvsjkmxq85

Awards

6th Place, La Petite Mort - English - ECTOCOMP 2021

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
A short, linear twine tale about a true-life parental tragedy, November 14, 2021
by MathBrush
Related reviews: less than 15 minutes

This is a short Twine entry in Ectocomp 2021 and is, I believe from comments on intfiction, based on a true story.

You are a young girl with a generally kind and loving father. He begins acting strangely, though, and you try to come up with a hypothesis to explain his behavior. But nothing you do helps...

The game has some options, but is generally structured linearly. The game has custom styling, but the majority of the game's strength resides in its matter-of-fact storytelling of an emotional and complex issue. I found it polished, descriptive, emotionally compelling, and with just enough dynamic energy to push the story forward; however, I don't see much replay value. That would make it a 4-star game under my rubric.


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