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Story file for use with an interpreter. Includes the atmospheric soundscape.
Requires a Glulx interpreter. Visit IFWiki for download links.
Contains Renegade​_Brainwave.taf
Original ECTOCOMP version, bundled with the other ECTOCOMP 2010 entries.
Requires an ADRIFT version 4 interpreter. Visit IFWiki for download links. (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)

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Renegade Brainwave

by J.J. Guest profile


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About the Story

"Beware! Beware! Take care! For you are about take part in an interactive story that will reveal the terrifying truth behind the mysterious Soviet space programme! Revelations of incredible horrors that will terrify you with their brutal reality!

For this is the story of a mysterious force a force that has crossed the billion mile vastness of infinite space! Boneless, fleshless, almost invisible and yet imbued with incredible power I speak to you of cosmic radiation!

The deadly solar radiation that has the power to raise the dead! The power to amplify brainwaves to many times their natural strength so that even a weak little puppy could wipe out a city of concrete and steel with the power of her mind!

In a future that grows ever closer, the fate of the Earth lies in the hands of one man. That man is Detective Frank Douglas that man, my friend, is YOU!

God help us... in the future!"

Renegade Brainwave is an interactive fiction inspired by Hollywood B-Movies, based on my 2010 ECTOCOMP 2nd place winner. The new version features more locations, more puzzles, and an atmospheric soundtrack featuring music by Monstrous Movie Music (download only).

"Really fun writing, a spot-on, over-the-top, sci-fi B-movie spoof." - Duncan Bowsman, ECTOCOMP judge.

"Hilarious, well-written and full of clever puzzles to boot." - Mel Stefaniuk, ECTOCOMP judge.

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ADRIFT Forum (Reviews are for the original ADRIFT version)
(reviews from ECTOCOMP 2010 judges)
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