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Julia Myer reviews The King of Shreds and Patches: "Highly enjoyable, mildly frustrating" July 6, 2015
"For those of us who cherish the great city of London, and have always wanted to experience it in all its 17th century glory (or filth),..." - See full review
A new listing for The Inform(al)7 Abbreviated Self Tutorial , by Anonymous July 6, 2015
[An inform7 game cleverly disguised as a tutorial or conversely, an inform(al) beginners attempt at creating a self tutorial cleverly disguised as a game - not sure which.] [Note: The IF archive link to this...
A new listing for All Through the Night, by Daniel "Bosch" Saults July 6, 2015
A short piece of interactive fiction horror, created for the Bogleech Creepypasta Cook-Off 2013. Includes music and sound effects.
MathBrush reviews Worlds Apart: "A sci-fi novel in interactive form" July 5, 2015
"This is by far the largest game I have ever played in terms of text. Unlike most interactive fiction games, the story of Worlds Apart was..." - See full review
A new listing for You had, like, so much going on, by porree July 5, 2015
You kind of know what to expect from a Twine + Gender medley. Nevertheless, have yet another one. No trigger warnings, but also no solutions for anything. Just some words about growing up being made...
Cder reviews Photopia: "Photopia review" July 4, 2015
"An amazing and touching game. Once you realize what all of the seemingly disconnected events have in common with one another, it will be..." - See full review

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