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I hate it when they do this. If you don't choose the right equipment at the very beginning, before the adventure even starts, you have no hope of completing the mission. And you only have a 1/3 chance of getting the equipment right. Plus, this book makes one of the classic CYOA blunders. Taking one path, you speak to a character who references an event that you may not have witnessed yet, and is possible to complete the book without ever seeing.
At the beginning of the book you're given the option to take one of three objects: A compass, a key, or a mask. The book cannot be finished without the compass, as not taking it will create endless loops in the first third of the book; however, late in the book you're given options to use the key and the mask, both of which are impossible since the only way you could have gotten to those points is by having already used the compass. Sloppy work, and the paradox creates several wasted pages that ...more
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