Floppy Disk Full Of Secrets

Beginning the story is easier than others of the same genre. A simple button starts the game and fully immerses readers into the world. A folder opens on the screen and contains several text and image files.

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There is no order in which to open the files but the reader gets a sense of order after cycling through them. The story is dark and full of random characters which create a layout to the readers. 

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Each text file has a separate piece of the story which need to be reorganized to interpret the story hidden on the floppy disk. When the reader begins to place it in proper order and recognize what is happening the story truly comes together. The image files are all blurry and distorted allowing very little to actually be seen in them. They’re somewhat thrown in to the story and hold no value.

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The author included enough detail to keep readers interested and asking for more information, to keep opening the files on the emulated disk. I personally did not fully enjoy the story because of the difficulty to put everything together and create a single story from the broken pieces. I would not recommend the game to friends due to the time it takes to solve. This is truly a mix between game and story in puzzle form. The idea is original and visually attractive, but not amazing enough to tell the world about. 

 

found floppy: http://labs.dreamingmethods.com/floppy/

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