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The Magpie Takes the Train

by Mathbrush profile

Episode 2 of The Magpie
Humor
2020

About the Story

A millionaire guards a fabulous ruby in her private train car. Countless thieves have failed to steal it. But they weren't the Magpie!


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2020
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: 1382CE5F-959A-4B62-A926-2A48EF5D0676
TUID: wfs8b2nphpeqrnaq

Off-Site Reviews

Doug's World
Magpie Takes the Train” shares several features in common with its inspiration: an entertaining detective farce involving frequent costume changes; dialogue with an amusing cast of upstairs-downstairs society figures (but curiously set in the states). Both games have a well implemented full parser interface.

This game differs from “Alias” in its scope. Whereas Alias was a full length game, with multiple rooms and individual scenes, “Train” is an elaborate one-room puzzle box....

A delightful addition to the Magpie canon.
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