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Game #1146
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Theatre    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Interactive Fiction   Monumental

Rating: 8.82 (35 votes)

Theatre box cover

Theatre screenshot
A good review from Baf's Guide to the IF Archive: "A genuinely creepy game. Spend the night trapped in an abandoned theatre, accompanied by a variety of spooks and nameless horrors. Has an interesting two-layered plot: as the game progresses, the building's history is revealed by the pages of an old journal you find scattered about. Lots of hidden passages, solid (but not unduly hard) puzzles, and an adaptive hint system. Inspired by the short story The Ghosts of the Lyric, the entire text of which is available in the game via the help menu. " A wonderful modern IF classic that is a must-play for everyone.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Brendan Wyber
Developer: Freeware
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 1995
Software Copyright: Brendan Wyber
Theme: Modern, Horror
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: Inform
Where to get it:   IF Archive
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If you like this game, try: Babel, So Far, Tapestry

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