Key & Compass presents:
Cranial Pounding
by Anonymous

Cranial Pounding is a TADS 2 interactive fiction game and is © 2004 by Anonymous. It was a participant in the Speed-IF >= 20 event.

In this very short game where adjectives are used as nouns, you play as someone who accidentally swallowed a truth serum pill instead of a pain relief pill. You need to expel it before your interrogator arrives.

This solution is by David Welbourn.

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.


Liquidousand saladiousserving Eating BeServed

Eating Be Served

This is a public dining room.

> x sitting. x people. stand. n.

Liquidous and saladious serving

This is a self-serve counter featuring soups and salad.

> x all. eat all.

*** You have expelled the truth serum ***





All the items are food at "Liquidous and saladious serving". Hopefully it's obvious that they are all soups except for the "leafy eating", which is a salad. Eat them all.

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