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Desert Heat

Author:Papillon
Genres:Mystery
Romance
Released:2000
Review:

A CYOA tale of intrigue and sexual slavery--you're an Arab woman at the center of some nefarious plots and romantic entanglements. The branching usually doesn't go very deep--most of the branches rejoin the main story before long--but there's enough variety to justify several trips through the story, and the choices you make do affect the text you see later on. The sexual content is fairly explicit, though, I thought, not gratuitously so, and it does reflect the story. As with any CYOA story, there's not a lot of interactivity here, but it's still a pretty good story.

Rating: ***

Reviewed by Duncan Stevens (22 Mar 2001)

Competitions/
Awards:
28th place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 2000
Related Links:SPAG review
Downloads:
desert.gam (112.97 KB)
TADS executable (version: Release 1)


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