A Change in the Weather
DOS - 1995
Description of A Change in the Weather
A well-deserved winner of the first IF Competition, Inform devision, in 1995.
A Change in The Weather is a clever, very atmospheric game that begins with a deceptively simple premise: You get stuck out in the rain. As Baf's capsule review points out: "This is one difficult little game, made of interlocking time-sensitive parts with ample opportunity to get things irrevocably wrong. Consists of two acts, one before and one during the all-important and landscape-transforming downpour. Well-polished prose. Excellent building of tension. Odd and twisty map. Very satisfying."
Highly recommended to every IF fan, although beginners might find the difficult puzzles too daunting.
Review By HOTUD
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Comments and reviews
MarkTheMorose 2019-10-06 2 points
This isn't by Infocom, the confusion arises because it was published as an extra on one of the Infocom collections: Classic Text Adventure Masterpieces of Infocom.
Gordon 2018-08-21 1 point
Just a bunch of fancy word talkin'. Waste of my important time.
SON OF A BITCH
jagunco 2016-10-09 1 point
it's not by Infocom, which was already dead and the corpse held by Activision by then. It's an amazing game written by one of the best authors to come out from the amateur post-commercial IF scene. Try his Spider and Web.
um nah 2014-11-27 2 points DOS version
Guys he wasn't even trolling or anything- literally just making a joke
Way to get all pretentious about nothing
Bladey 2014-11-06 1 point DOS version
Did someone really just say the graphics suck?, I think he was joking everyone, return to stations
Lol! 2014-05-31 1 point DOS version
Ha ha! He'll be a young'un who don't remember the old Spectrum and C64 days when these text-only adventures were normal and used to be charged at £19.99! :O
Think of them as interactive novels!
kalwolf 2014-05-24 0 point DOS version
That is the intent of the game.
No graphics - that is Infocom's bread and butter.
Helps you to use your imagination.
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