Sir Rodney Playfair, gentleman thief, has a simple plan: impersonate a psychiatrist, infiltrate a country house, steal a priceless Egyptian scarab and make it back to London in time for cocktails. All in a day's work for the illustrious 'Magpie'.
Alias 'The Magpie' was created with Inform and has IFID 229E8D3C-E69F-43F0-81ED-56A7FBDB5B33. To play a work like this one, you need an interpreter program: many are available, among them Zoom
for Mac OS X and for Unix; Windows Frotz or Windows Glulxe for Windows. The postcard was written by Andrew Plotkin and designed by Lea Albaugh.
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