When in Rome 1: Accounting for Taste — 1 of 31

Emily Short

Release 3

"When in Rome 1: Accounting for Taste" by Emily Short.

The story genre is "Science Fiction". The story headline is "A Puzzle Game in Five Brief Episodes". The release number is 3. The story creation year is 2006. The story description is "Manhattan, May, 1954.

The last few years, you've settled into a routine. You work at the bank, you go home, you occasionally have dinner with your mother. It is all acceptably ordinary.

One day a strange creature crosses your path, and disrupts the schedule entirely.

When in Rome is designed as a lunchtime game: there are five episodes, each of which may be played to a conclusion within about fifteen minutes."

Use no scoring, the serial comma and American dialect. Use MAX_SYMBOLS of 8000. Use full-length room descriptions.

Include Basic Screen Effects by Emily Short. Include Menus by Emily Short. Include Basic Help Menu by Emily Short. Include Locksmith by Emily Short. Include Punctuation Removal by Emily Short. Include Plurality by Emily Short.

Release along with cover art, a website, a file of "Manual" called "WiR Manual.pdf", and source text.