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===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
 
* {{IFRO game|Sisyphus|3700}}.
 
* {{IFRO game|Sisyphus|3700}}.
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* [http://www.plover.net/~bonds/c2006therest.html Review] by [[Stephen Bond]].
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* [http://openfonttag.blogspot.com/2006/11/interactive-fiction-competition-06.html Review] by [[Matthew Carey]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/cef8464bcf6d872b Review] by [[crowheart]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/2f00a604e782bf56 Review] by [[J. D. Clemens]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/0708dc744fd7b650 Review] by [[Riff Conner]] (Rifflesby).
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* [http://www.zen27881.zen.co.uk/djf/ifcomp2006/#sisy Review] by [[David Fletcher]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/98fe841e68c42cd6 Review] by [[James Hall]] (Yuki).
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* [http://www.octopusoverlords.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=39750 Review] by [[Hipolito]].
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* [http://nbhorvath.blogspot.com/2006/11/reviews-of-some-if-comp-games-2006.html Review] by [[N. B. Horvath]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/0d1c14a23211314b Review] by [[Joshua Houk]].
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* [http://users.openface.ca/~odd1out/others/ifcomp06.htm Review] by [[Christopher Huang]] (Miseri).
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* [http://www.versificator.co.uk:80/comp06.txt Review] by [[Robin Douglas Johnson]].
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* [http://grunk.org/comments06.txt Review] by [[Admiral Jota]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/cefa9e0cde9cf798 Review] by [[Valentine Kopteltsev]].
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* [http://occplayer.wordpress.com/2006/10/16/some-2006-if-comp-reviews/ Review] by [[Arnel Legaspi]].
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* [http://home.grandecom.net/~maher/if/comp06.html#sisyphus Review] by [[Jimmy Maher]].
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* [http://www.stanford.edu/~mcmartin/if/review06.html Review] by [[Michael Martin]].
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* [http://the-wabe.com/if-comp-2006/#sisyphus Review] by [[Rob Menke]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/fd8c2d629816f52d Review] by [[James Mitchelhill]].
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* [http://www.corfizz.com/IFCompReviews.txt Review] by [[Justin Morgan]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/74448ad3abc56a57 Review] by [[Rob Myall]].
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* [http://eblong.com/zarf/gamerev/comp06.html#14 Review] by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/0dbb5d929c879533 Review] by [[Reiko]].
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* [http://www.drizzle.com/~dans/if/comp06.html#sisyphus Review] by [[Dan Shiovitz]].
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* [http://emshort.home.mindspring.com/c6.txt Review] by [[Emily Short]].
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* [http://www.sidneymerk.com/comp06/sisyphus.shtml Review: 1] and [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/b95eb38c1ec81b36 2] by [[Mike Snyder]].
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* [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/323.html Review] by [[Mark J. Tilford]] (ralphmerridew).
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/misc/jcw_comp06.txt Review] by [[Jerome C West]].
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* [http://www.shadowvault.net/ifcomp2006.htm Review] by [[David Whyld]].
  
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Revision as of 17:57, 30 April 2008

Fantasy
Fantasy
One-room
One-room
Green IF comp ribbon.png
IF Comp 2006
39th (tie) of 43
Sisyphus
Author(s) Theo Koutz
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 30-Sep-2006
Authoring system Inform 7
Platform(s) Z-code 8
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Merciful

How It Begins

You are Sisyphus, a dead Greek king, naked and carrying nothing. The gods have condemned you to Hades where you must eternally try to push a boulder up a hill and fail. You want to escape your punishment.

Notable Features

  • Based on the Greek myth.
  • The player has very few options and the game is unwinnable.

Versions

Competition version

Links

Reviews