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Escape from Insanity Reviews
Author: Mel S
Date: 2003

Reviewed by David Whyld

With echoes of The Evil Chicken Of Doom (another of Mel S' games), Escape From Insanity is a strange little game in which you have been consigned to an insane asylum and must figure your way out. Though quite inventive, the game was let down in parts by guess the verb problems and also by the player being alternatively referred to as "I" and "you", making things more confusing by the moment.

A short game, but not an easy one. Escaping from your padded cell at the insane asylum isn't easy and requires quite a bit of thought to make much progress; sometimes obvious things don't work and it's down to a simple case of try everything and hope something succeeds.

5 out of 10 

Reviewed by the Mad Monk



Ick, first person perspective in writing, third in the stuff like inventory and directions. Ouch. Usual guess-the-verb common in Mel S.'s games (sorry, Mel!) is present. Couldn't 'cut cord with knife', could 'use knife on cord'.

Score: 20 of 40

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