picturesque by grifen

The room, once devoid of light, was suddenly illuminated as soon as you had entered.
Though even the brightest of flames were bound to flicker out.
Review by iiyfr
26 Dec 2018
Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a famous piece that makes us wonder: "What does it mean to be human?" In this short interactive game, the players are introduced to the same concept. Among a crowd of abandoned and unfinished art, the protagonist is attracted to a single piece: a cyborg. The cyborg's diction is warm and it has a friendly personality, but the deep scars imply something different. Despite its potential to create waves as powerful as a tsunami in the world, Epsilon remains in a room full of abandoned art - unacknowledged by even its creator. In the end, even Epsilon regrets his own existence - resorting to self-destruction because he sees his life as worthless. Epsilon believes that, as digital art becomes the norm, traditional art, will soon fade out of existence. Contrary to his beliefs, I sincerely doubt the Nelson Atkins Museum would display an exclusive Ace Attorney exhibition and charge $20 per adult, as it does with its Napoleon exhibition, available until March 10th. The protagonist struggles with what to do with Epsilon. Even though this was their first meeting, the protagonist has formed a bond with Epsilon over the semester - curious glances at what they thought was one classmate was, in reality, two classmates. One abandoned their friend - their creation, and the other constantly tries to end their life. Regardless of what the protagonist does, [click to reveal spoilers]

TLDR; I didn't know what I expected, but I teared up. I should have heeded frankie's warning. 10/10
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Written by
grifen

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HTML Game
Published 10 Apr 2019
Updated 19 Apr 2019

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