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2018-10-27

One of the best things about the IFComp is that with so many games there is quite a bit of variety. From hardboiled detective to classic fantasy to space opera to conspiracy thriller. Think of any genre and chances are high you will find a gem to your liking. Still, it might be hard to decide which one to pick, so how about a suggestion?

Since autumn is setting in, with ever longer growing shadows while the sun getting paler and paler, a good old horror story might be just the right thing for one of those sombre evening. A thought like this brought me to today’s game and what can I say: While I had planned to give it a rest at least at midnight, it got to almost 2am until I had reached a very unsettling conclusion. It was exactly the right game for the right time, a gripping, dark bedtime story before going to sleep. And for the first time in decades I wondered whether there actually was a Bogeyman lurking in the darkness of my room…

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