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glass houses

by jessiexjquine - Compo Entry

a poem game
about a mysterious figure
and facing your demons

playtime: 10-20 minutes

source is the html page itself

- fixed typo (was -> as
- fixed bug causing player not to receive flashlight from a particular source

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Jordan says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:04am

The poem mechanic works really well and kept me interested. Most text based games aren't fun to read, but this one certainly is. Great job!

iceburg7 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:08am

Wow, that was really lovely. I wasn't sure at first if I was up for a serious poetry session, but the game has a nice way of painting with very broad stokes and being vague enough that I felt okay with not understanding it and just going along for the ride. Great work.

rupazero says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:06pm

Good choice of dynamic features, feels like a spatial experience which is appropriate to the content!

mrnannings says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:47pm

I played it again to check if the choices really made a difference:P and it did! Nice job.

Nomys_Tempar says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:14pm

Pretty neat entry! It's very well written and well made.

zondarg says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:31pm

Ah, I like twine! Very nice :D well made with the poetry twist.
"there is nothing frightening there - any more"

sndr says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 6:29pm

Nice entry! I enjoyed the poetry ride more than I thought I would! :)

phoenix1987 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 11:23pm

Fun to read, very good job with the writing

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