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Dancing Even Him? Reviews
Author: Richard Otter
Date: 2006
ADRIFT 4.0


Comments on Adrift Forum

This was pretty cute. I stopped playing at the part with the paperclip, though. 6.

A simple game once you had worked out what to do. Examine the thing in the room, use it or the dynamic object hidden beside it. This coupled with some excitable use of wildcards (as long as I typed something to do with the object it generally got me out of the room) made completing the game fairly straightforward. It got a bonus point for featuring the "I woke up and it was all a dream" ending. 6.

I needed help with this, as I couldn't see the elastic band - I don't know why, perhaps I just didn't do things in the right order. Following the walkthrough (THANK you!) I was able to see it straight away though. I also needed the walkthrough to 'open can' as holding a paperclip I thought I needed to somehow poke the can with it. Also, when you fall into the Flap Room, the paperclip is nowhere in sight, so I needed the walkthrough again to see that I could just 'take the paperclip' so I could prop up the flap.

Otherwise the game was pretty straightforward, which I can't really fault considering the time restriction. But it didn't grab me as much as some of the other games, which is why it has a low-ish score. Unique idea though. 4.

I still don't get what I was doing in this game. 2.

Likeable enough in its own right. I moved through it from start to finish in just over five minutes. It was a little too linear for my liking but then that helped with the puzzles which simply required a bit of thought to figure out. 5. 


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