Galatea

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Drama
Drama
One-room
One-room
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2000 IF Art Show
Best of Show
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XYZZY Awards 2000
Best Individual NPC
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XYZZY Awards 2000
Finalist - Best Game, Best NPCs

Emily Short's first released interactive fiction piece, where the player interacts with Galatea, a statue of a beautiful woman in an exhibit. The "plot," as it were, revolves around getting to know Galatea's various reactions and behaviors to the different actions done by the player.

Galatea
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Author(s) Emily Short
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 2000
Authoring system Inform 6
Platform(s) Z-code
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Merciful

Contents

Notable Features

  • Most of the game is a rich implementation of conversation using the ask/tell system.
  • Many different endings are possible. However, endings are not split into winning and losing endings; there is no score.
  • The game is an interpretation of the Roman myth of Pygmalion and Galatea.

Versions

Release 1 (Competition release)

Release 2

Release 3

Release TBD

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