One Eye Open by Colin Sandel and Carolyn VanEseltine

Had you known the bloody history of Corona Labs, you would never have signed up as a test subject. But now, plunged into that history, surrounded by the damned and the dying, you must find the truth. Perhaps you will even survive it.
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Review by Kittpire
10 Nov 2019
Give my 100% seal of approval for this masterpiece! Great storyline if you look deep enough and are a good searcher in text based games!

Review by thecreaturessing
03 Aug 2019
This game is very imaginative and suspenseful. Even though there is gore, it's not the main sense of unease and is more there to help steer you in the right path. The plot and writing are well thought out and I appreciate how much effort that must have been put into creating this.

Review by rlperki1
21 May 2019
i literally cant figure out how to play after the first card is displayed

Review by thecanvasrose
22 Dec 2018
A great game with lots to explore, great twists and turns, and a wonderfully spooky environment for play. If you haven't played it before, give it a whirl. It isn't quite like any other IF I've ever played. Scary, but not too nasty- like all good horror, it relies on suspense as opposed to pointless gore.

Review by Laraqua
26 Dec 2017
I really loved this game! There's so much going on and while it was tricky to begin with, once I paid attention and saw I could List Verbs and even get Hints if I got really stuck it was great! Especially because this is one of the first text adventures I've played in a couple decades so I was really rusty on how to play them. A fantastic game and one that makes you keep thinking afterwards.

Review by youareso
06 Dec 2017
a masterpiece of suspense and horror.

Review by starsallfall
21 Oct 2017
I'm really interested in the story... but I have no idea how to do anything. How do you play this?

Review by ShatterThePieces
06 Apr 2017
I haven't played all of it, but it is amassing!

Review by gymnast_911
08 Feb 2017
its fantastics

Review by mollym24
24 Jul 2016
INCREDIBLY well written. An immense amount of painstaking detail and imagery really made me feel like I was there, and added to the urgency of each task that needed to be completed. Also, delightfully complex I had to use the hint and concentration features several times and reaching the first ending still took me a great deal of time. Would love to go back and explore the other endings as well, as the one I arrived at was a pleasantly frustrating resolution that left me feeling as if I could have done better (in a good way). While these elements made it long and difficult, that's what I look for in a game like this, I don't want there to be a clear cut path for me to follow, and one simple and satisfying resolution. Intensely creepy and horrifyingly vivid images were rampant throughout each scene that truly made me nervous to play this game while alone. The only criticism at all that I have for this game is that now I'll be sad to play anything else as it will pale in comparison to the masterful writing and organization of this game. Well done!

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Written by
Colin Sandel and Carolyn VanEseltine
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Published 01 Oct 2010
Listing added 21 Jan 2014

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