The Shack by Mataeus

"Cold, naked and confused, you open your eyes to a place you don't recognise..."

The Shack v1.4 (c) System Masters 2020
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A classic text adventure. This means typing and drawing your own map! System Masters games never insta-kill you or put you in unwinnable situations. You are encouraged to explore and experiment. No adult themes, no bad language. Lots of intrigue, lots to do.

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Review by Delovi
03 Dec 2020
As others have said, a fantastic game. Wasn't expecting the mixed genres especially towards the end. Took me ages to find one of the keys but the clue was in the text, I just missed it!

Loved the extra discription as you go to New locations for the first time.

Hopefully you'll do a sequel, I'd love that!


Review by Technologist
01 Dec 2020
Damn good adventure! Loved the mystery and writing. Great atmosphere with use of sounds adding to it.

Puzzles are tough but fair - examine everything, not just what "you can see".

I was able to do a lot of things I wanted to do that other games might not let you, the author has thought of a lot of different things.

Honestly, this is a cut above the norm.

Easy 5/5

Review by Alexander23
27 Nov 2020
Really love this game, one of the best for me. There are many hidden and subtle clues, and it'll make you want to know more about the character. My tips for everyone: try doing everything, even the simplest one, and pay attention to the room/object descriptions. Some people may think it's hard, but it's doable and fun!

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