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{{game infobox|title=The Cabal|image=|author=[[Stephen Bond]]|publisher=n/a|released=14-Apr-2004|authsystem=[[Inform]] 6|platform=[[Z-code]] 5|language=English|license=Freeware|color=none|graphics=none|sound=none|cruelty=TBD}}
 
{{game infobox|title=The Cabal|image=|author=[[Stephen Bond]]|publisher=n/a|released=14-Apr-2004|authsystem=[[Inform]] 6|platform=[[Z-code]] 5|language=English|license=Freeware|color=none|graphics=none|sound=none|cruelty=TBD}}
  
 
==How It Begins==
 
==How It Begins==
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WARNING 1: The game contains fictionalised versions of [[:Category:Real people in games|real people]]. The NPCs are unlike their real-life counterparts.
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WARNING 2: The game contains explicit [[spoiler]]s for ''[[Infidel]]'' by [[Infocom]]. Elements of ''Zork'' and ''Infidel'' are used with permission.
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You are a male freelance programmer and enthusiastic IF player, playing ''Infidel'' on your PalmPilot in a McDonalds restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida. A vagrant seems inordinately interested in your PalmPilot. You just want to lie low from the government (you've been investigating UFOs) and solve the puzzle in the Slab Room that's been stumping you for the last sixteen years.
  
 
==Versions==
 
==Versions==
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* ''The Cabal'' ([[Stephen Bond]]; 14-Apr-2004; [[Z-code]] 5).
 
* ''The Cabal'' ([[Stephen Bond]]; 14-Apr-2004; [[Z-code]] 5).
 
** [[XYZZY Awards 2004]]: Finalist for Best Story.  
 
** [[XYZZY Awards 2004]]: Finalist for Best Story.  
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===Release 3===
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* ''The Cabal'' ([[Stephen Bond]]; 5-Dec-2004; [[Z-code]] 5).
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** Release 3 / Serial number 041127 / Inform v6.21 Library 6/10
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** {{babel|ifid=ZCODE-3-041127-3315}}
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** [[XYZZY Awards 2004]]: Finalist for Best Story.
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** {{ifarchive|games/zcode/|cabal.z5}}.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
 
===General info===
 
===General info===
 
* {{baf game|The Cabal|2294}}.
 
* {{baf game|The Cabal|2294}}.
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* {{ifdb game|The Cabal|i8rgwxt2m2nf8fco}}.
  
 
===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
 
* {{ifratings game|The Cabal|2315}}.
 
* {{ifratings game|The Cabal|2315}}.
  
{{game stub|Genres, How It Begins, Notable Features, full version info}}
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===Spoilers===
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* [http://www.plover.net/~bonds/writing_cabal.html writing ''The Cabal''] - by [[Stephen Bond]].
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* [http://plover.net/~davidw/sol/c/cabal04.html Walkthrough and maps] by [[David Welbourn]].
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{{game stub|Notable Features}}
  
[[Category:Games|Cabal, The]] [[Category:Games in 2004|Cabal, The]] [[Category:Inform 6 games|Cabal, The]] [[Category:Z-code games|Cabal, The]]
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[[Category:Works]] [[Category:Works in 2004]] [[Category:Inform 6 works]] [[Category:Z-code works]]

Latest revision as of 10:06, 31 January 2020

Comedy
Comedy
Crazy quilt
Crazy quilt
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XYZZY Awards 2004
Finalist - Best Story
The Cabal
Author(s) Stephen Bond
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 14-Apr-2004
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

How It Begins

WARNING 1: The game contains fictionalised versions of real people. The NPCs are unlike their real-life counterparts.

WARNING 2: The game contains explicit spoilers for Infidel by Infocom. Elements of Zork and Infidel are used with permission.

You are a male freelance programmer and enthusiastic IF player, playing Infidel on your PalmPilot in a McDonalds restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida. A vagrant seems inordinately interested in your PalmPilot. You just want to lie low from the government (you've been investigating UFOs) and solve the puzzle in the Slab Room that's been stumping you for the last sixteen years.

Versions

Release TBD

Release 3

Links

General info

Reviews

Spoilers

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