Mother Loose

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City
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IF Comp 1998
6th of 27
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XYZZY Awards 1998
Finalist - Best Individual NPC, Best NPCs
Mother Loose
Author(s) Irene Callaci
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 1998
Authoring system Inform 6
Platform(s) Z-code 5
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

Contents

How It Begins

You're a lost seven year-old carrying nothing. Without knowing how, you find yourself in an unfamilar place beside a rickety fence on top of which is a well-dressed talking egg named Humpty Dumpty. He wants your help in getting down safely.

Notable Features

  • Three-row high status bar features an ASCII art compass rose.
  • Game contains elements from several of Mother Goose's nursery rhymes.
  • Several puzzles have alternate solutions.
  • The game keeps track of your behavior, both good and bad, which is commented on at the end.
  • In-game help menu.
  • Tone of the game is gentle and whimsical.

Versions

Release 1 (Competition version)

Release 2

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