Talk:Bureaucracy

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Notable Features

Maybe it's just because English isn't my first language, but I don't understand this sentence: One of three fully text-based adventures that is written as a full, original feature. Perhaps you mean "fully text-based adventures by professional writers"? (But if you do, it's not true: Jim Aikin, Eric Mayer, and maybe others also published fiction books.) --Eriorg 04:57, 28 February 2009 (PST)

  • I'm not sure what User:Dizziness meant either, and looking at his/her contribution for the How It Begins section, I don't think English is his or her first language either. It's very oddly phrased. I'll remove the 'notable feature' until Dizziness (or someone else) can give us an explanation. (I think your explanation was close to the mark, except Dizziness didn't include Hitchhiker's, which suggests to me that originality was relevant. That is, the author wasn't revisiting an existing work or world, so the The Hobbit wouldn't qualify either. Also, I think 'feature' was meant to mean 'feature-length', that is, a large game. Most IF these days are solvable in a few hours. Small-to-medium games, like most entries to most IF competitions, would not qualify. At least, that's how I'm interpreting what Dizziness meant.) -- David Welbourn 04:13, 1 March 2009 (PST)