Creatures Such As We by Lynnea Glasser

A dating sim about how humanity connects through art, even out in the vastness of space.
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Review by Baffer
10 Feb 2017
Ok I have something to get off my chest. I have never felt more attached in a game. Your ending pissed me off at first. Now I couldn't have loved it more. You are much more then a developer or writer. Your an artist. Trully someone special. A creator. And I hate you for making me love ren then only letting me be with her at the end. The kind of imagination it takes to do what you did. I don't understand how you could be so talented its really not even fair... Anyway ranting through hurry up with the next game. Before I die of boredom. Nothing I have played lives up to this standard now.

Review by ChamberQuester
08 Feb 2017
This game is definitely one of the best text-based games I've ever played. I've just gotten to lunch time and have to wait a little bit longer, so I'm writing my review. So far, I really like the story and the humanity of the characters - this is what I would imagine it to be like in the moon-base in the future!
I also like how you have the option to buy - although constricting, it gives the whole thing a professional air.
Anyway, I am loving this and can't wait to finish it!
Great job!

Review by Jules91
16 Nov 2016
The best interactive novel I ever played. Amazing!

Review by swifter9748
23 Jul 2016
It's time you were honest with yourself.

I can't handle this.
I'm not a real professional.
I haven't prepared for this.
I don't know what to do.

Are these really my options, I have made my character out to be as calm and emoitionless as possible and shes on the verge of a breakdown, really?

Review by Rogue-Shinigami
21 Jun 2016
Beautifully written and super easy to get lost in. I didn't get the ending I was hoping for, and probably missed a lot of stuff. But I still thoroughly enjoyed this game. Seriously considering buying... Absolutely wonderful <3

Review by StarryDawn
02 Jun 2016
Loved this story, it was super moving and I really couldn't put my phone down till I finished it.

Review by JoQsh
07 Mar 2016
Extremely emotional. I felt a little detached in the beginning, but as soon as you choose a guest to stick close to, the game grabs you, pulls you in, and doesn't let go. The story within a story of the video game works wonderfully. It really helps immersion and makes you think. The "and again. and again. and again" part was powerful. I won't say any more, lest I ruin it for someone else. Great job, Lynnea!

Review by Alienari
03 Mar 2016
This is beautifully done, immersive, engaging, and thoughtful. The framed video game portions of this story remind me of the Catherynne M. Valente story "Killswitch," also about a video game featuring a person with a beloved ghost companion, and addressing many similar themes. And despite the dating aspect of the main narrative, I find this to be a better version. Truly a shame more haven't been exposed.

Review by greatbo12
25 Feb 2016
Whoever wrote this isn't human. It makes me cry every time I play it (I played it through like twenty times). I thought I was really dating this person you made up, and it effected my mood for the whole day when James fell in the crevasse and I couldn't save him till 4 pm because I had to go to school.

Review by Lvl1 Villager
18 Dec 2015
Damn. That was fantastic, had me thinking the whole way through. 10/10

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Written by
Lynnea Glasser
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Published 01 Oct 2014
Listing added 31 Jan 2015

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