Hunter, in Darkness

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IF Comp 1999
8th of 37
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XYZZY Awards 1999
Best Individual Puzzle, Best Setting
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XYZZY Awards 1999
Finalist - Best Individual NPC, Best Use of Medium

Hunter, in Darkness
A Cave Crawl by Dave Ahl Jr.

Hunter, in Darkness
Author(s) Andrew Plotkin
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 1999
Authoring system Inform 6
Platform(s) Z-code 5
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

You are the hunter. You are carrying your crossbow (loaded with a bolt), a thighband with four bolts (strapped to your leg), and a brightly-glowing lamplens (on your wrist). The cave branches here: ahead, right, and left. The animal, your prey, is somewhere in the darkness ahead.

Notable Features

Trivia and Comments


Release 3 (Competition entry)

Release 4 (Post-comp release)

See also:


General info




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