IFComp 2009 review: Byzantine Perspective by Lea

In Byzantine Perspective you're a burglar who has broken into a museum. The grand prize is right in front of you, but then the situation turns out to be more complex than what it first seems.

Defaultish Messages version 10/080915 by David Fisher

Has David released some new version of his extension that I haven't heard of? Or did the author modify the extension directly instead of with the hooks it provides? Tsk tsk.

The included PDF map is useful and looks pretty. Feelies are always nice and this one is exceptionally well made.

The game is basically a one-puzzle game. Once you've figured out what's going on, getting to the end is just applying that newly-found logic to your actions. I didn't figure it out and went for the hints which basically spoiled the whole game for me. There's no-one else to blame but myself, but I wish there would have been some warning in the hints. So stay clear from the hints as long as you can so that you won't make the same mistake.

For such a short game (took me less than 30 minutes) there's formidable amount of betatesters, which makes it look and feel quite solid. It'll be interesting to see how far this one-trick pony will run in the comp.

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