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Bodies In The Docks




Bert
Sun Nov 6 16:20:34 2011
I just played the Strange Case of the Bodies in the Docks. It's a fun adventure which reads almost like a novel. The elaborate game system and the rather odd ending suggest that more projects are to be expected, though none seem to be on this site. I anybody aware of any followup stories?
It was intended to be the first in a series of three Lovecraft-inspired gamebooks. Simon has at least made a start on the second, but given that about eight years have elapsed since then, I wouldn't hold out too much hope.

Babap
Thu Dec 5 00:57:41 2013
Star - optimum ending reached
This adventure is more simple than most people think.

Hint:

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Andrč
Mon Dec 16 18:06:57 2013
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Just noting "Killed by Deep Ones in cultist HQ" has this blasphemously mundane flair about it? Ouch! Well, shouldn't have played the Doctor...

And because shameless self-hyping is so despicable:
http://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/1947056-My-revision-of-the-Cthulhu-Rap

Yaztromo
Sat Mar 8 23:14:48 2014
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
This time I have been killed when I was almost there (bad luck with dices), but in general, I enjoy it every time I re-play it.

gigs
Sun Mar 9 11:15:09 2014
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
great game.Completed few times. Keep it up!
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Andrč Pietroschek
Thu Mar 13 15:53:20 2014
"Andrč
Mon Dec 16 18:06:57 2013"

Dear Andy,

could you delete that entry mentioned above or the "dead LINK" in it, please? Thanks.

Gigs
Tue Apr 1 18:23:17 2014
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Good game!

Sam
Tue Apr 1 21:45:39 2014
Star - optimum ending reached
I finally completed it! Awesome game! I got a great vibe throughout!

Half Pint
Fri Apr 18 13:11:49 2014
Best fan-made Fighting Fantasy gamebook I've played! Well done! Big fan of the Cthulhu Mythos, think you've captured the essence of the story and setting very well. Been playing this now and then since April 2010, didn't complete it until 23rd December last year! (2013). Really enjoyed it, though I didn't realise it would end when it did, still, hope you get round to doing a sequel!

hive fleet levithan
Thu Apr 24 14:52:09 2014
I completed it great game book

John Doe
Thu Oct 16 20:11:29 2014
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Pretty sweet. But I got rocked

Damian
Wed Jan 21 20:32:11 2015
This is such a great read, I was hoping there would be something similar, in the other books but nothing quite captures the ambiance that this does! I've played it twice now and in one version drove the car instead of the train I really love that option it's such a detailed game and must have taken a long time to write! I am very grateful.

Sesindir
Wed Feb 18 12:37:41 2015
Star - optimum ending reached
Completed this but couldn't really tell you what happened and why! Good supernatural horror plot but the ending I got has left me with more questions than it answers.
It was meant to be the first part of a trilogy, but the other two instalments never happened. If you're interested, Simon Osborne has quite a bit to say on the subject here.

James
Thu Feb 26 03:24:19 2015
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Awesome fun! Thanks a lot and I will definitely play again!

anonymous
Sun Mar 1 15:10:42 2015
TOO HARD

Perry
Wed Mar 25 23:37:36 2015
Star - optimum ending reached
I very much enjoyed Bodies In The Docks, but
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Jason
Sat Apr 25 15:50:35 2015
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Very lovecraft, draws you in well. I'll be playing it again!

Andrč M. Pietroschek
Fri Sep 4 14:23:06 2015
I just hope it wasn't overlooked:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSq5P3wICM0

Cian Gill
Sun Jan 31 22:14:50 2016
Star - optimum ending reached
I've finally finished this! Guess I never realized how close to the end I'd been. That fight with the two cultists and two Deep Ones always did me in. Somehow, this time I had strong enough stats to come out on top, though it still came down to the wire.

Anyway, a long time ago, I wrote up a playthrough for this game. Go take a look!

http://www.ciangill2.blogspot.com/2011/03/lost-games-bodies-on-docks.html

doge
Sat May 7 00:07:44 2016
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
much hard. very dieded. wow

wtfdoge
Sat May 7 05:09:17 2016
Star - optimum ending reached
many ending, much unsatisfied. wow

Andreas
Mon Aug 15 13:08:09 2016
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Wonderfull story with a distinct Lovecraftian feel. I died just as things started to get interesting though. But i will definitely replay this. Good work!

Lorian
Thu Nov 24 17:51:38 2016
Star - optimum ending reached
Way to win
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