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Game #13
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  09:05    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Interactive Fiction   Short and sweet


 09:05 box cover

 09:05 screenshot
In the niche genre long dominated by extremely challenging epics such as Graham Nelson's Curses and clever games such as Andrew Plotkin's Spider and Web, 9:05 is a refreshing breather. Anything I can say about the game will likely spoil it for you, so let me just say that this is, without a doubt, THE best "tiny" IF (i.e. games that can be finished in one sitting, roughly less than an hour) I have ever played. Despite the game's short length, it manages to offer multiple endings, considerable freedom of action, and one of the very best ending twist you'll ever see in a game. Definitely a must-play for every IF fan, and a great introduction to the genre for those who has never played IF (text adventures) before. One word of warning: the game might seem average at first, but try to stick all the way to the ending to discover how clever Mr. Cadre truly is .

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Adam Cadre
Developer: Freeware
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 2000
Software Copyright: Adam Cadre
Theme: Modern
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
Related Links:  
System Requirements: Inform
Where to get it:   Official site
YouTube:  
If you like this game, try: Photopia, Shrapnel, Fear

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