Tag Archives: New Haz

Necrotic Drift

Author: Robb Sherwin
Year: 2004
Development System: Hugo
Cruelty Rating: Tough (save frequently and you’re fine)
Length Of Play: 2-3 hours

My Rating: 5

Awards: Best Individual NPC — 2004 XYZZY Awards

I fell in love with New Haz and its universe while playing Sherwin’s Fallacy of Dawn. The story in Necrotic Drift occurs mostly in a nearby town with an entirely different cast, though frequent references are made to the events in the first game. And while this entry into the series is more focused, I unfortunately found myself missing New Haz and its citizens.

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Fallacy of Dawn

Author: Robb Sherwin
Year: 2001
Development System: Hugo
Cruelty Rating: Tough (save frequently and you’re fine)
Length Of Play: 3-4 hours

My Rating: 9

Awards: Best Writing and Best Individual NPC — 2001 XYZZY Awards

Fallacy of Dawn won the XYZZY award for best writing; if you play for five minutes and don’t immediately agree, then save yourself some headaches as this game might be the buggiest to ever win an award. If you do enjoy the writing, then you’re in for a treat that is Sherwin’s fascinating and demented brain space.

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