Cookie Fonster Critiques Homestuck Part 3: Bizarro Real-Life Sims Interface

Introduction

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Pages 138-247 (MSPA: 2038-2147)

Act 1, Part 3 of 3

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A weird game indeed.

Where were we? John just installed Sburb, and bam, he and Rose can now play it. Immediately you’ll notice a glaring oddity of the game: it lets Rose mess around with John’s house from afar in a Sims-inspired game interface. It’s already obvious that Sburb is not an ordinary game. The first thing Rose does is accidentally move John’s magic chest to his roof. Then she starts deploying a bunch of weird devices around John’s house as she talks to him about the game. What the hell is going on here you wonder loudly.

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