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A Change in the Weather

DOS - 1995

Year
1995
Platform
DOS
Genre
Adventure
Theme
Fantasy, Interactive Fiction
Publisher
Infocom, Inc.
Developer
Andrew Plotkin
3.5 / 5 - 4 votes

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.

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Comments and reviews

jagunco 2016-10-09 0 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.

bananjgvbkidjfs 2016-07-05 1 point

the weather didn't change, what a lie.

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

Erik 2014-09-07 0 point DOS version

@What: It's not supposed to...

Lol! 2014-05-31 0 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.

What 2014-02-12 3 points DOS version

what man the graphics on this game sucks, 0/10

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