In a Manor of Speaking

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IF Comp 2012
10th of 28
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XYZZY Awards 2012
Finalist - Best Puzzles
In a Manor of Speaking
Author(s) Hulk Handsome
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 30-Sep-2012
Authoring system Inform 7
Platform(s) Glulx
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Color effects TBD
Graphics TBD
Sound/Music TBD
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

The protagonist has crash-landed their plane on the island of Calembour. They are equipped with nothing but a bag addressed to Hulk Handsome, and must make their way across the island to Handsome Manor to deliver it.

Notable Features

  • This game is very heavy on wordplay and puns, forming most of its puzzles.
  • Various silly deaths are present if the player acts irresponsibly. Each is accompanied by a pun related to the way they died.


Release 1 (Competition release)


General info



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