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Game #2063
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  A Change in The Weather    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: IF Competition Favorites
Interactive Fiction   Real-time IF

Rating: 8.26 (57 votes)

A Change in The Weather box cover

A Change in The Weather screenshot
A well-deserved winner of the first IF Competition, Inform devision, in 1995. A Change in The Weather is a clever, very atmospheric game that begins with a deceptively simple premise: You get stuck out in the rain. As Baf's capsule review points out: "This is one difficult little game, made of interlocking time-sensitive parts with ample opportunity to get things irrevocably wrong. Consists of two acts, one before and one during the all-important and landscape-transforming downpour. Well-polished prose. Excellent building of tension. Odd and twisty map. Very satisfying." Highly recommended to every IF fan, although beginners might find the difficult puzzles too daunting.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Andrew Plotkin
Developer: Freeware
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 1995
Software Copyright: Andrew Plotkin
Theme: Modern
None that we know of
System Requirements: Inform
Where to get it:   IF Archive
Related Links: Zarf's IF page
If you like this game, try: Hunter, in Darkness, Six Stories, Spider and Web

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