Epic Origins of CamelGirl revisited, and Spring Thing conclusion

I had already played the opening of “Epic Origins of CamelGirl!”, but it turned out that the bug I encountered was due to interpreter problems, not the game, so I went back and gave it another chance with a different interpreter (under Windows XP).

I’ll continue with some more comments and my overall impressions of Spring Thing after the cut; but if you’ve played the games at all, remember to vote! The deadline is Wednesday, April 25. Spring Thing sometimes suffers from a relatively low number of votes and reviews, which is too bad, because the games tend to be interesting and more fully developed than the average IF Comp game; so if you have a chance to play and vote, please do so.

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Spring Thing games: The Starship Volant

Another review of games from Spring Thing 2007, looking at the last one I haven’t tried: The Starship Volant. What follows is not terribly spoilery but should still be avoided by anyone wanting to experience the game entirely fresh.

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Spring Thing games: Reluctant Resurrectee

Another review of the games from Spring Thing 2007: this time I’m looking at David Whyld’s “The Reluctant Resurrectee”. Mild spoilers follow, which you may wish to avoid if you plan to play the game.

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Spring Thing games: The Epic Origins of CamelGirl!

I have been wishing for some new IF to play, and conveniently, Spring Thing games are out. Judges are permitted to comment on games during the competition as long as such comments are clearly marked — so consider yourself warned. Some comments follow, on the Epic Origins of CamelGirl!.

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