IF Comp 2011: Calm by Joey Jones and Melvin Rangasamy

It’s comp time, so I’m going to short summaries in my RSS feed in order to avoid dumping spoilers into the aggregators. And, as usual, I will be skipping games that have no evidence of beta-testing.

“Calm” is a post-apocalyptic survival game by Joey Jones and Melvin Rangasamy, with a fair amount of open-world freedom and multiple possible paths, somewhat reminiscent of Quintin Stone’s Scavenger.

In the review to follow, there are some comments on the gameplay experience to start with, then spoiler space, then more details about what did and didn’t work for me. If you want to experience the game free of all preconception, though, you’ll want to skip even the first portion.

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