Melancholy Blood - Act 1

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The Twin Competition
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Melancholy Blood - Act 1
Author(s) DannyL7773
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 02-Oct-2009
Authoring system ADRIFT 3.9
Platform(s) ADRIFT 3.9
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

The player is asked for his name.

It's Wednesday. You are a 16 year-old male student with few friends. It's the end of the school day, and Teacher wants you to pack up and go. You'd like to get a drink from the vending machine down the corridor.

Notable Features

  • About halfway through the game, the PC must make a major decision, choosing between two different storylines that fork from that decision point.
  • Appears to be inspired by Japanese anime, at least in the characters' names and their appearances.
  • Sparse worldbuilding. There are very few items in the game, and some of the locations are undescribed.
  • Heavy use of forcefed commands -- that is, the game tells you exactly what the player must type -- and textdumps. Problematically, several of the forcefed commands have to be entered in a location other than the PC's current one, and there's never any reminder of what needs to be done when the PC arrives there.

Versions

Twin Comp Release

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