IFcomp 2016: Take (Amelia Pinnolla)

The subtitle is “One joke, until expiration.” It’s promising that the author realizes jokes aren’t funny if you repeat them too much! Here’s the blurb:

You are battle-weary. Your armor is scanty and your countenance is loathsome; you tire of the swords flicking at your neck. But you have a duty. There is nothing you can’t take.

(Content warning: Violence, implied adult themes, fameballs.)

Fameballs? What a fameball? (You should really play the game before you read the rest of this.)  Continue reading

IFcomp 2016: 16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds (Abigail Corfman)

So, hey, here’s an important disclosure: I work at a McDonalds. Here’s the blurb:

You’re a vampire hunter on your night off.

You’re getting a manicure, seeing a movie, and eating fast food.

But there’s a vampire in this McDonalds.

If you don’t do something, then in one hour it will eat the cashier.

Oh cool, it’s a twine game! Starting off kinda noir-ish too.  Continue reading