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Help the person on the other end of the machine get free.
Entrant, Le Grand Guignol - EctoComp 2018
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This is the second Ectocomp game I've played by howtophil, and I have to say that it's not as good as his other, and I actually think that's a compliment.
This current game was, as far as I know, the author's first completed work. I remember testing it in the forums. It implements several clever ideas/puzzles, one puzzle in each of four rooms.
However, it sort of attempts too much at once, not leaving enough time and space for careful implementation.
The author's second game in this competition, Wake Up, was written in less time but with more skill. It had a narrow focus, excellent implementation, and a great overall structure. It's clear the author is learning by leaps and bounds.
So I can't strongly recommend this game, but I can recommend Wake Up, and I believe the next games to come from this author will continue to increase in quality.
|A Bus Ride, by fia glas|
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
John is taking a bus across the country when something strange happens. He and his fellow passengers try to make sense of it in their own way but John is left feeling there is no real answer at all. HEADPHONES REQUIRED A Bus Ride is a...
|Spring 2020, by Phillip J Rhoades|
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
All you can do is eat or wait. There are two endings. There are no good endings. Based on a random idea in a Twitter conversation. https://twitter.com/howtophil/status/1250219872019197954 I joked I was making it... then I made it.
|Time Passed, by Davis G. See|
Average member rating: (8 ratings)
All these years later and I still think about you. A game about memory and middle school.
Ectocomp Games (All English Winners/Entries) by thecanvasrose
A list I created for myself so I can play all of these games. Sorted by rank and year. English entries. I'll add descriptions and my own ratings (out of 5 stars) to the entries in this list as I go through them.
My new walkthroughs for May 2019 by David Welbourn
On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, I published new walkthroughs for the games listed below! Some of these were paid for by my wonderful patrons at Patreon. Please consider supporting me to make even more new walkthroughs for works of...