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World Net­work: Busi­ness Slut Online

Broken Pencil - - Table Of Contents - (Sid­ney Dr­may)

Miniskirt World Net­work: Busi­ness Slut Online is Twine gamemaker Por­pen­tine’s lat­est gift to the in­ter­net, cre­ated with Neotenomie. The game cen­ters around miniskirts and of­fice life with a sur­real twist.

You’ve been trapped in the Ux­u­rant Skyscraper for longer than you can re­mem­ber, iso­lated with co­work­ers that have be­come your neme­ses. The game is pep­pered with not-quite-proper web jar­gon from the be­gin­ning, where you are asked to to con­nect your miniskirt ‘via USB or wireless and hit play’ and, if you can’t do that, to ‘con­nect via psy­chic fu­sion’. You know, con­nect­ing via psy­chic fu­sion, that thing we all do when we use the in­ter­net? Yeah, I fig­ured you knew. This is prob­a­bly one of Por­pen­tine’s big­ger un­der­tak­ings with looped video tracks in the back­ground of the start screen and through ev­ery link in the fi­nal sequence, where you have the op­tion to lift your miniskirt, put your hand be­tween your legs, nails on your thighs or in­stall a chip, to name a few. Vis­ually the video tracks are beau­ti­fully dis­tract­ing (if you dig glitchy vids) and they fit right into the Miniskirt World Net­work nar­ra­tive. Whether you work in an of­fice and hate it or hate the very idea of step­ping foot in an of­fice, Miniskirt World Net­work: Busi­ness Slut Online is a fun, vaguely un­set­tling game to en­joy dur­ing your lunch break. Play it for free at slimedaugh­ter.com/games/twine/miniskirt.

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