A Boy and his Goat is a Z-machine version 5 interactive fiction story written with Inform 6 and is © 1998 by Ola Sverre Bauge. It was an entry in the Speed-IF 3 event.
In this very short sparse story, you play as a peasant boy carrying a legless goat to market. From this story, a moral may be wrought.
This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the story.
> i. x goat. w. e.
> x hill. sit on hill. (Your goat and pants are stolen as you sleep.)
*** It's going to be a long cold winter ***
> e. e. (You sell the goat for a few coins.)
*** It's going to be a moderately lengthy and chilly winter ***
Well, there aren't really any characters to speak of, but still:
In that game you scored your-score out of a possible 1, in few turns, earning you the rank of ranking.
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!
I'm still creating new walkthroughs! Larger ones too! Please visit my Patreon account if you're interested in helping me create more interactive fiction walkthroughs. I appreciate all the help I can get! Thanks again.