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Feb 1, 2009 | 1:59 AM EST
  • Daily 4th Place February 2, 2009

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You can't remember the last time you left your room. When you receive a barcode reader in the mail, you discover that the world around you is not what it seems, and must escape the bars of black and white.

"Bars of Black and White" is a game in the room-escape tradition with hand-drawn line art graphics and novel barcode-scanning action. Is the world insane, or is it you?



Rated 4 / 5 stars

the game has a really cool concept and a nice art style, I really like it!
should include some medals though

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

The art graphics I loved it, simple and unique. But the game is so easy and short.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Beautiful. I wonder: what if the whole game represents a barcode? I don't know, I'm probably looking too deep into it.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Very nice


Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Maybe I should have read the info but I finished this game pretty quickly without the noticing the scanner nor scanning a single barcode, maybe you should have made the scanner a necessity, rather than a quirky optional to keep people playing longer.

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