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You find yourself all alone in this supremely disturbing horror story... just you, the dust motes, the sunlight... and the knives on the table. Follow the notes to search for clues to find out what's happened, but be warned, you might not want to know.

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Walk through

Walk to the far corner of the room. There is a flashlight sitting on the knocked over file cabinet. Click on it to pick it up.

Go to the opposite corner. There is a switch on the generator to turn it on.

Go to the keypad near where you found the flash light. It is gently glowing red. Enter the password found from the notes.

katie

Head into the unlocked basement. Searching the notes will give you the next password.

lynn

Go enter the new password.

The basement door is now unlocked. Searching it there is another locked door and notes hinting to the password to unlock that one.

lynn backwards: nnyl

Go enter the new password.

Enter the now unlocked door in the basement. There is a switch on the left wall. Hit it.

There is now an open alcove on the main floor containing a note and the last password to the cellar.

Freedom

Enter the cellar and head into the end. Read the note.

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I've got the first two codes:

katie

and

lynn.

I can't get the next one. I know

it ends (?) in "nny" and he's having sex with his daughter.

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@ injygo

About the third code...

You are correct that part of the code is missing, but,...

not the first part.

Look at what you already have.

From a different angle perhaps?

"Lynn" ... "nny?"

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Walk through

Walk to the far corner of the room. There is a flashlight sitting on the knocked over file cabinet. Click on it to pick it up.

Go to the opposite corner. There is a switch on the generator to turn it on.

Go to the keypad near where you found the flash light. It is gently glowing red. Enter the password found from the notes.

katie

Head into the unlocked basement. Searching the notes will give you the next password.

lynn

Go enter the new password.

The basement door is now unlocked. Searching it there is another locked door and notes hinting to the password to unlock that one.

lynn backwards: nnyl

Go enter the new password.

Enter the now unlocked door in the basement. There is a switch on the left wall. Hit it.

There is now an open alcove on the main floor containing a note and the last password to the cellar.

Freedom

Enter the cellar and head into the end. Read the note.

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The ending is... confusing.

After the last note, there is some text about being "free in the cellar", then that fades away and it's just black. No "game over". I assume that *is* the end?

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You know, I think this genre has sort of overstayed its welcome. Unless a game's doing something really interesting visually, like TRIHAYWBFRFYH, it's not really worth playing to me.

Yes, interactive fiction can be a great medium for delivering a unique, compelling story (this was not one). But when "interactive fiction" devolves into "walking around reading scraps of paper," I think I'd rather be "sitting down reading scraps of paper." Otherwise known as a book.

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korvarthefox Author Profile Page March 25, 2014 8:01 PM

Puzzles weren't very puzzling, a lot of wandering back and forth at a slow walking pace, and the story was disturbing without actually being terribly interesting. Ending is vague rather than intriguingly ambiguous.

Really, I had an idea of where it was going to go from the first note you read.

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Dora, can I just thank you a million times for putting in that trigger warning? As someone with anxiety who occasionally likes pushing myself to play games that are a little bit stressful, I may have given this one a shot and that would have been a Very Bad Thing for me.
Thanks for putting out the information so that people can make an informed decision about whether this would be appropriate for them. I wish more of the review industry would put out trigger warnings when this type of content is in a reviewed game.

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