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Pen and Paint

by Owen Parish

2010

(based on 18 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

In this game, you play as a writer, waking up after hearing something downstairs. You and your wife Eleanor soon discover there's been an intruder and her paintings are infected! You'd better find your pen and enter the stories to find out what's happened. Meanwhile, Eleanor begins a new painting to trap the intruder in.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2010
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
IFID: 4F1C2B2C-29F1-4971-9351-D48CE014D26B
TUID: vcim68hevp0el9c7

Awards

17th Place - 16th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2010)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A game with 5 sub worlds but spotty implementation, June 26, 2016

In this game, you play as a magical writer married to a magical painter.

Your house has been invaded, so you have to gain inspiration regarding your wife's paintings in order to enter into the worlds of your books and resolve one issue per world.

This is a great concept, but the implementation falls flat. Its hard to guess what you need to do in each situation, and the game is a bit buggy here and there. The last few worlds are less well described.

Overall, though, I may revisit this game, because its concept was good.


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