Story File
Release 5 (20140612). Compiled for Web play.
Play on the Internet with a browser, or download for use with a TADS Web UI-compatible interpreter - visit for interpreter downloads.
Story File
Release 5 (20140612).
For all systems. To play, you'll need a TADS 3 Interpreter - visit for interpreter downloads.
Story File
Release 3 (20140512) - ShuffleComp 2014 version.
For all systems. To play, you'll need a TADS 3 Interpreter - visit for interpreter downloads.

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Look Around the Corner

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About the Story

A short game inspired by the song "Look Around the Corner" by Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: May 12, 2014
Current Version: 5
License: GPL
Development System: TADS 3
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: 853AF89C-7D32-49EE-85FA-77A49F1ACD99
TUID: x4vpxyzi4e07jr7p


Entrant - ShuffleComp 2014


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The most underrated game you've authored by Anya Johanna DeNiro
Interpret "under-rated" however that means to you. Perhaps it's one that's simply not played very much for whatever reason. Or it's a game you consider flawed but still worth playing, or an early effort that you are fond of.

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Two that come to mind, which I haven't played in years and may be remembering wrong, are Moebius and All Things Devours. Games with fail states, by their nature, fit the bill from a mechanical level, but I'm curious about games where...

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