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And a Hippo New Year

Moby ID: 73804
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"'Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, the only creature stirring was a hippo the size of a mouse." And a Hippo New Year is an interactive fiction game created for Yuletide 2012, an annual fanfiction exchange. It is based in the world of the House Hippo, a PSA by the Concerned Children's Advertisers. It is a parser-based text adventure. You play a mouse-sized hippo who wants to wait up on Christmas Eve in order to see Santa Claus. But unfortunately this is easier said than done.

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An interactive holiday tale by
  • Adri (Erin Gigglecreek)
Thanks so much to my beta testers, who were happy to provide feedback on incredibly short notice
Thanks also to my additional testers for the second release
The house hippo was created by
  • the Concerned Children's Advertisers, and appears here without permission.



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Game added by Adri Kliger.

Additional contributors: Havoc Crow.

Game added July 30th, 2015. Last modified March 22nd, 2023.