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Bolivia By Night - potential xyzzy game of the year?

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Anonymous
May 9, 2005 1:57:42 PM

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>niz <niz@infidel.freeserve.co.uk> skrev og sendte i artikkel
><1115649844.030337.315900@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com> til
>rec.games.int-fiction:
>
>"maybe its just me, as it hasn't been getting glowing reviews, but to
>me
>BBN has all the ingredients required to win the award next year,
>especially if the author can release a post-comp bugfixed version of
>the game."
>
>Personally, I was both relieved and pleasently surprised that none of
>the games featured amnesiac wizards. IF has had more than its fair
>share of clichés and vapidity, and both _Bolivia By Night_ and _Whom
>the Telling Changed_ felt like a cold breeze in the sweltering desert
>of non-descript fantasy.

"cold breeze in the sweltering desert of non-descript fantasy" and
*you* talk about vapid cliches?

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Anonymous
May 9, 2005 10:15:49 PM

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Here, mtl <mateu@utfors.dk> wrote:
> Thus the fantasy writer can skip the hard part of creative writing
> and move on to the cutesy-cutesy stuff

Here, jens <jenschristofferson@danishemail.com> wrote:
> IF has had more than its fair share of clich?s and vapidity

Here, Walter S. <sisulu@africamail.com> wrote:
>
> "cold breeze in the sweltering desert of non-descript fantasy" and
> *you* talk about vapid cliches?

Three at once, Jacek?

(Translation: usual offender, pretending to argue with himself and
randomly insult anyone in range.)

--Z

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