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Revision as of 12:01, 14 January 2011

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