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    This Throwback Mobile Game is Inventive and Enthralling

    I wasn’t playing videogames in the 80s (I wasn’t alive yet) but I know the forefathers of the RPGs I play now were text-based, choose-your-own-adventure type games. Strip down the visuals and fighting from modern games, and at their core, they’re storytelling devices. That’s why I loved playing Open Sorcery, a text-based RPG in which you play as a magical firewall, in a world in which magic and technology are indistinguishable. I heard about this game on the Cybertwee Facebook group, which is a constant source of cute techy content; it’s like cyberpunk’s cuter, younger sister. Joining was one of the better decisions I’ve made. The premise is based around…