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Game Information

Available on:PCFeb 16, 2017

Developer: the whale husband

Genre: Interactive Story

A dark comedy/horror game by Jesse Barksdale, creator of the static speaks my name. Help a cult complete a ritual in exchange for divine inspiration to finish writing your terrible novel. A story-focused experience where the choices you make determine which of the five unique endings you receive. Play multiple times to unlock the complete story. Takes around 45 minutes to complete once and another 20 minutes to get a few more endings. Includes nearly an hour of in-game audio commentary about the making of the game.
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Reviews

Rock, Paper, Shotgun

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

It starts ugly and ends ugly, without enough humour or horror in between to shock or surprise. I'm not convinced its mingling of arcane silliness and actual suffering quite works either; it's a bit like Martyrs with gross sex jokes.

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