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{{game infobox|title=Snowquest|image=[[Image:Snowquest small cover.jpg]]|author=[[Eric Eve]]|publisher=n/a|released=01-Oct-2009|authsystem=[[Inform 7]]|platform=[[Z-code]]|language=English|license=Freeware|color=Occasional non-essential colors|graphics=none|sound=none|cruelty=Polite}}
 
{{game infobox|title=Snowquest|image=[[Image:Snowquest small cover.jpg]]|author=[[Eric Eve]]|publisher=n/a|released=01-Oct-2009|authsystem=[[Inform 7]]|platform=[[Z-code]]|language=English|license=Freeware|color=Occasional non-essential colors|graphics=none|sound=none|cruelty=Polite}}
  
 
==How It Begins==
 
==How It Begins==
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You might be anyone, wrapped in thick clothing, carrying nothing, and standing on a featureless plain of snow. It seems like you've been questing for months, but at last, the mountain range is within sight to the north. But first, you need to find shelter before you freeze.
  
 
==Versions==
 
==Versions==
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** Release 1 / Serial number 090729 / Inform 7 build 5Z71 (I6/v6.31 lib 6/12N)
 
** Release 1 / Serial number 090729 / Inform 7 build 5Z71 (I6/v6.31 lib 6/12N)
 
** {{babel|ifid=24BECE71-5C57-4D48-8BC7-80BB7A8F262C}}
 
** {{babel|ifid=24BECE71-5C57-4D48-8BC7-80BB7A8F262C}}
** [[IF Comp 2009]]: xth place of 24 entries.
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** [[IF Comp 2009]]: 3rd place of 24 entries.
 
** {{ifarchive|games/competition2009/zcode/snowquest/|Snowquest.zblorb}}
 
** {{ifarchive|games/competition2009/zcode/snowquest/|Snowquest.zblorb}}
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Additional credits:
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* Alpha testing by [[El Clérigo Urbatain]]
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* Beta testing by: [[Richard Bos]], [[Molly Geene]], [[Al Golden]], [[Erik Jensen]], [[James Jolley]], [[Kazuki Mishima]], [[Katzy]], [[Adam Myers]], [[John P. Murphy]], [[Poster]], [[S. John Ross]], [[Michael Neal Tenuis]], [[Johan O]], [[Eric Tse]], [[El Clérigo Urbatain]], [[Jack Welch]] and [[Ramona White]]
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===Release 2===
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* Release 2 / Serial number 100127 / Inform 7 build 5Z71 (I6/v6.31 lib 6/12N)
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* [[Post-Comp-Comp 2009]]: 1st place of 5 entries.
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Additional credits:
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* Release 2 beta-testing by: [[Katzy]], [[Kazuki Mishima]], [[John P. Murphy]], [[Michael Neal Tenuis]], [[El Clérigo Urbatain]], and [[Jack Welch]]
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
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* {{baf game|Snowquest|3210}}.
 
* {{baf game|Snowquest|3210}}.
 
* {{ifdb game|Snowquest|3oez457dpng7ktzb}}.
 
* {{ifdb game|Snowquest|3oez457dpng7ktzb}}.
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* {{ifwizz|Snowquest|snowquest-(2009-us)}}.
  
 
===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
'''SPOILER WARNING:''' the following links contain (potentially spoilery) reviews of this game from the current IF Comp. You might prefer to wait until you've played the game before reading them, if you intend to judge the competition and don't want to be influenced.
 
 
 
* [http://gamesjournal.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/ifcomp-09-snowquest/ Review] by [[Philip Armstrong]].
 
* [http://gamesjournal.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/ifcomp-09-snowquest/ Review] by [[Philip Armstrong]].
* [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/2009/10/24/snowquest-review/ Review] and [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/2009/11/04/snow-quest-a-review-of-comp-reviews/ review of reviews] by [[Conrad Cook]].
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* [http://maga-dogg.livejournal.com/360464.html Review] by [[Sam Kabo Ashwell]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=4361#p4361 Review] by [[Renee Choba]].
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* [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/2009/10/24/snowquest-review/ Review], [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/2009/11/04/snow-quest-a-review-of-comp-reviews/ review of reviews], and [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/2009/11/05/snow-quest-a-second-look/ a second look] by [[Conrad]].
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* [http://www.infodarkness.com/if/snowquest.html Review] by [[Dark Star]].
 
* [http://anothermrlizard.wordpress.com/2009/10/06/if-comp-09-snowquest/ Review] by [[Ben Dixon]].
 
* [http://anothermrlizard.wordpress.com/2009/10/06/if-comp-09-snowquest/ Review] by [[Ben Dixon]].
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* [http://georgedorn.livejournal.com/173928.html Review] by [[George Dorn]].
 
* [http://gruelove.wordpress.com/2009/10/24/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[Shane Fitzgerald-Gale]].
 
* [http://gruelove.wordpress.com/2009/10/24/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[Shane Fitzgerald-Gale]].
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* [http://www.bubblycloud.com/ifcomp2009/#snow Review] by [[David Fletcher]].
 
* [http://jeremyfreese.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/ifcomp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[Jeremy Freese]].
 
* [http://jeremyfreese.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/ifcomp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[Jeremy Freese]].
 
* [http://islemaster.wordpress.com/2009/10/05/ifcomp-2009/#Snowquest Review] by [[FrozenIsles Productions]].
 
* [http://islemaster.wordpress.com/2009/10/05/ifcomp-2009/#Snowquest Review] by [[FrozenIsles Productions]].
 
* [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-snowquest.html Review] by [[Victor Gijsbers]].
 
* [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-snowquest.html Review] by [[Victor Gijsbers]].
* [http://www.octopusoverlords.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=1465856#p1465856 Review] by [[Hipolito]].
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* {{link|url=http://www.octopusoverlords.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1465856#p1465856|archive=|Review}} by [[Hipolito]].
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* [http://nbhorvath.blogspot.com/2009/11/reviews-of-selected-2009-if-comp-games.html Review] by [[N. B. Horvath]].
 
* [http://www.ricordius.com/others/ifcomp09/snowq.htm Review] by [[Christopher Huang]].
 
* [http://www.ricordius.com/others/ifcomp09/snowq.htm Review] by [[Christopher Huang]].
 
* [http://cobaltnine.dreamwidth.org/106800.html Review] by [[Imrihamun]] (Cobaltnine).
 
* [http://cobaltnine.dreamwidth.org/106800.html Review] by [[Imrihamun]] (Cobaltnine).
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* [http://ifdb.tads.org/viewgame?id=3oez457dpng7ktzb&review=9184 Review] by [[JonathanCR]] - at [[IFDB]].
 
* [http://forum.ifiction.ru/viewtopic.php?pid=16051#p16051 Review (in Russian)] by [[Valentine Kopteltsev]] (uux).
 
* [http://forum.ifiction.ru/viewtopic.php?pid=16051#p16051 Review (in Russian)] by [[Valentine Kopteltsev]] (uux).
 
* [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-snowquest.html Review] by [[Amanda Lange]].
 
* [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-snowquest.html Review] by [[Amanda Lange]].
 
* [http://yhlee.livejournal.com/1574807.html Review] by [[Yoon Ha Lee]].
 
* [http://yhlee.livejournal.com/1574807.html Review] by [[Yoon Ha Lee]].
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* [http://www.sparkynet.com/spag/backissues/spag56.html#snowquest Review] by [[Jimmy Maher]] - in [[SPAG]].
 
* [http://mcmartin.livejournal.com/117426.html Review] by [[Michael Martin]].
 
* [http://mcmartin.livejournal.com/117426.html Review] by [[Michael Martin]].
 
* [http://foro.caad.es/viewtopic.php?p=40574#p40574 Review (in Spanish)] by [[Mastodon]] - at the [[CAAD]] forum.
 
* [http://foro.caad.es/viewtopic.php?p=40574#p40574 Review (in Spanish)] by [[Mastodon]] - at the [[CAAD]] forum.
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* [http://www.the-wabe.com/if-comp-2009/#snowquest Review] by [[Rob Menke]].
 
* [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=363 Review] by [[Wesley Osam]].
 
* [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=363 Review] by [[Wesley Osam]].
 
* [http://pissylittlesausages.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/if-comp-09-eric-eves-snowquest/ Review] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
 
* [http://pissylittlesausages.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/if-comp-09-eric-eves-snowquest/ Review] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
 
* [http://newlin.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[George Shannon]].
 
* [http://newlin.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[George Shannon]].
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* [http://inky.org/if/comp09.html#snowquest Review] by [[Dan Shiovitz]].
 
* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[Emily Short]].
 
* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ Review] by [[Emily Short]].
 
* [http://ifdb.tads.org/viewgame?id=3oez457dpng7ktzb&review=9097 Review] by [[Sorrel]] - at [[IFDB]].
 
* [http://ifdb.tads.org/viewgame?id=3oez457dpng7ktzb&review=9097 Review] by [[Sorrel]] - at [[IFDB]].
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* [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5831.html Review] by [[Mark J. Tilford]] (ralphmerridew).
 
* [http://saucersofmud.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/ifcomp-review-snowquest/ Review] by [[Matt Weiner]].
 
* [http://saucersofmud.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/ifcomp-review-snowquest/ Review] by [[Matt Weiner]].
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* [http://bishopsreviews.livejournal.com/109288.html Review] by [[Jake Wildstrom]].
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* [http://rxpi.wordpress.com/2009/11/03/ifcomp-2009/ Review] by [[Daniel Wilson]].
 
* [http://forum.ifiction.ru/viewtopic.php?pid=16084#p16084 Review (in Russian)] by [[yandexx]].
 
* [http://forum.ifiction.ru/viewtopic.php?pid=16084#p16084 Review (in Russian)] by [[yandexx]].
  
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* {{ifarchive|games/competition2009/zcode/snowquest/|SQWalkthrough.txt}}. Walkthrough by the author.
 
* {{ifarchive|games/competition2009/zcode/snowquest/|SQWalkthrough.txt}}. Walkthrough by the author.
  
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Latest revision as of 21:17, 26 December 2016

Wilderness
Wilderness
White IF comp ribbon.png
IF Comp 2009
3rd of 24
Snowquest
Snowquest small cover.jpg
Author(s) Eric Eve
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 01-Oct-2009
Authoring system Inform 7
Platform(s) Z-code
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects Occasional non-essential colors
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Polite

How It Begins

You might be anyone, wrapped in thick clothing, carrying nothing, and standing on a featureless plain of snow. It seems like you've been questing for months, but at last, the mountain range is within sight to the north. But first, you need to find shelter before you freeze.

Versions

Release 1

Additional credits:

Release 2

  • Release 2 / Serial number 100127 / Inform 7 build 5Z71 (I6/v6.31 lib 6/12N)
  • Post-Comp-Comp 2009: 1st place of 5 entries.

Additional credits:

Links

General info

Reviews

Spoilers