Please help me is a Glulx interactive fiction game written with Inform 7 and is © 2018 by Phillip J Rhoades. It was an entry in Ectocomp 2018 where it was an entry in Le Grand Guignol division.
In this small game, you've found a mysterious black box that sends and receives text messages. On its screen, you find a message from someone who doesn't know where they are and desperately needs your help. Will you help them escape?
This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the game.
You find a black box with a screen and "1979" scratched on it.
yes or no? yes
> x me. i. x box.
> x scalpel. take it.
> x door. open door. (locked)
> x table. look under table.
> x rat. cut rat. x key.
> unlock door with key. n.
> x tiles. search tiles. take tile. take key.
> x lights. x wooden door. open it.
> unlock wooden door with stone key. n.
> x table. x ceiling. look under table.
> stand on table. (Can't)
> x shelves. climb shelves. (Can't)
> sit on chair. x table. (Button found.)
> x button. push button. (The other is now in...)
> x keypad. type 1979 on it.
*** You probably saved a life and defeated a twisted villain. However, you will never know for sure. The device goes forever silent. The police don't take you seriously. You never hear anything on the news about it. ***
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