Key & Compass presents:
Don't Push The Mailbox
by Ralfe Rich

Don't Push The Mailbox is a Z-machine interactive fiction game written with Inform 7 and is © 2019 by Ralfe Rich.

In this very short joke game, you play as a homeowner. It's a beautiful day for working outside, but you're disturbed by the presence of what looks like a mailbox at the foot of your front lawn. What will you do about it?

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

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Neighbor-hood (back insideyour home)


> x me. i. (carrying nothing)

> x house. x flowers. x lawn.

> x mailbox. (Has opening and handle)

> turn handle. (It pops out.)

> x opening. (It's fake!)

> x handle. (The mailbox door is fake too.)

> take mailbox. (Oops, too heavy.)

*** Well you had a good run. ***

> undo

> pull mailbox. (Crushed!)

*** Nothing a great way to start the day ***

> undo.

> push mailbox. (Crushed!)

*** Well that could have gone better, anything stronger maybe? Can you even die from a mailbox?? ***

> undo

> punch mailbox. (It's still standing.)

> kick mailbox. (It's still standing.)

> s. (You ignore the problem.)

*** Why were you even bothered by the mailbox in the first place? ***

Oh, I wasn't bothered. Were you bothered? Me neither.


There's no characters, credits, or score to bulk this "extras" section up with.


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