Asylum (by cpuguy)
|Authoring system||Inform 7|
How It Begins
You might by anyone, carrying a brass key. You find yourself in an asylum featuing a desk with a box, a closet, a clock, a mat, and no obvious doors. You want to escape!
- Timed puzzle. The game starts at 9 o'clock and each turn takes a minute of game time. You have until 10 o'clock to escape before the guards come in. The game can be solved in fourteen turns if you know exactly what to do.
Trivia and Comments
- This game ranks as "cruel" under the cruelty scale because it's not obvious that the overall game is timed until the player loses, and even afterwards, it's not obvious when certain actions within the sequence must be completed before it's too late.
- Asylum (cpuguy; 03-Aug-2009; Z-code 5).