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Dark Black

by dactylopus

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File size: 6.3 MB
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Graphics: 320x200, 16-bit color

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30 Apr 2013
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Short game (can be completed within 30 minutes)
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
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About this game

Dark Black is a short adventure game made by Purplescape and dactylopus. It tells the story of a cruel villain and his evil plot to transform you and your village.

3 people commented on this game (newest first):

A toy-game. A feel-good memento of the early arcades for those still in love with the genre. The elements of an arcade world used to be described in a few dots - enough to impress the imagination - and the world was made whole there, in your mind. Unlike the atmosphere games that absorb you into their moods, an arcade used to make you an organic, vital part of its world. What were those green funny things, I tought ? And she said they were cute sheep. It only takes a few seconds for this suggestion to go down the psyche along with the music and you will soon feel the sheep as you feel your pulse. That is - if you allow yourself to be touched again by an arcade. And there are no dangers in this game. You get only the prizes of an arcade here, the pretty images that tell the turning points of the story. The simple story should not qualify this one as a game for kids. Just take a look at that wavy, starry, far-away-planet sky: it's ageless.
2013-06-11 13:02:59 by st.
Cute graphics and interesting music, but the story and puzzles are almost non-existent. The game is just a short string of simple tasks.
2013-05-01 13:58:32 by jkohen
This was a kind of short but good game.
2013-04-30 20:49:53 by Michael2968
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