Key & Compass presents:
by Ricardo Dague

Barton is a Z-machine version 5 interactive fiction game written with Inform 6 and is © 2001 by Ricardo Dague. It was an entry for SpeedIF Y.

You play as Barton, an office worker who is also a dog. Your boss orders you to bring Shatner to the studio, pronto!

This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the game.

SPOILERS AHEAD. Reading a walkthrough prematurely can sometimes diminish one's enjoyment of an interactive fiction game. Please make an honest effort to play the game before reading this walkthrough.


Kitchen Office Studio Elevator Shack ne ne ne push 1 push 2 push 3


Awwk! Dahling, I know it's only a speedIF, but could you put some descriptions in your objects?

> x fridge. open it. look in it. close it. x sink. x mug.

> x tape. take it. s.


> x cubicles. ne. push two.


> x model. x pony. x Alex.

> ask Alex about Shatner. ask Alex about boss.

> ne. push three.


> x Shatner. take Shatner. drop tape.

> w. x door. open door. (take door. undo.)

> take Shatner. ne. push two.

*** You have won ***



Note: Animals in this game are anthropomorphic.



Note that you can only carry one item at a time, because you're a dog.

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This walkthrough is provided free of charge since I wrote this walkthrough prior to January 2015 when I began my Patreon account, and also because the work it's based on has less than fifteen locations (so I wouldn't have charged for it anyway). I've since reformatted this walkthrough to use my currently preferred style. I hope you enjoy it!

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