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MathBrush reviews Strayed: "A longish hyperlink horror game with replay value" June 24, 2017
"Well, I guess marketing works. After seeing months of promotional materials for Strayed, I decided to try it while it was on sale out of..." - See full review
A new listing for Strayed, by Adventure Cow June 24, 2017
Strayed is a dark, atmospheric tale in the tradition of Stephen King or Dean R. Koontz. You're only fifteen miles from home; but those fifteen miles are a lonely road through woods drenched in mystery, that...
Danielle reviews SLAMMED!: "ENGROSSING. FUN. " June 24, 2017
"SLAMMED! is top-of-the-line CYOA/commercial Interactive Fiction, well-written and well worth the price of admission! I know next to..." - See full review
Danielle reviews Runt of the Litter: "Never takes flight" June 24, 2017
"I guess I'm going to write a review about this game. First off, the marketing arrowed me in the heart like a professional Robin Hood. The..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews E-Mailbox: "An early, linear game about using e-mail" June 24, 2017
"This 1997 IFComp game shows to me how Twine didn't ruin parser games and IFComp; if this game had been entered in the 2010's, it would..." - See full review
News on PataNoir: PatNoir 50% off for the Steam summer sale! June 23, 2017
PataNoir is 50% off for the Steam summer sale! Buy it, so I will have more money! - Details
A new listing for Avatar Of The Wolf, by Bendi Barrett June 22, 2017
Hunt down the killer who murdered the Wolf god! As Wolf's last avatar before his assassination, will you revive your god, take revenge on his killer, or destroy the pantheon and bring about a new order?...
Xavid reviews The Anachronist: "Interesting and evocative but dense and low-interactivity" June 21, 2017
"Very interesting, but hard to get through. There's a lot of text and rather low interactivity, interesting mechanics that are not..." - See full review
A new listing for Hungry Ghost(s), by Gaydarade June 20, 2017
change is death, reinvention is burial, and the body is a trail of slightly larger bodies shed and left under piles of leaves in the woods. Astrid Stoon's dear friend Emile is missing, with no clue as to his...
A new listing for Emoji game, by Enola June 20, 2017
Interactive fiction expressed in 5 emoji languages. All game without any words. A few minutes to pass the game to one of six possible endings. Small funny story about one knight, who was caught in a bad...
A new listing for Time to Feed, by Sharang Biswas June 19, 2017
When the hunger takes over, can you resist? Do you want to? A vampire’s latest victims unearth painful memories of his past. Duration: 10 minutes
A new listing for Code Name Silver Steel, by SpecialAgent June 19, 2017
A freelance spy is a great job. It pays well and you get to travel to new and interesting places. Unless you get caught, that part is not so great. You open the unmarked envelope and unfold the mission...
A new listing for Inpatient: A Psychiatric Story, by Alana Zablocki June 17, 2017
Inpatient is a simulation of a mental health crisis and the patient experience of psychiatric hospitalization. It is an interactive novel of over 160,000 words that takes you through a 72 hour hospital stay....
Ivanr reviews Got ID?: "Not for everyone" June 16, 2017
"I can completely understand why this is a relatively "polarizing" game (to the extent that anyone plays it at all). The tone is singular..." - See full review
Christina Nordlander reviews Scars: "Great story, not much of a game" June 16, 2017
"(Disclosure: I participated in EctoComp 2016.) Scars is a low-key horror game set in an alternative present where " - See full review
A new listing for THE AMAZING CHOICE ADVENTURE!, by Mollycule June 16, 2017
Written by an eighth grader.
A new Recommended List by Ivanr, Funny Games June 14, 2017
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Okay, this is purely subjective, but since really successful comedy is so rare in IF I thought I'd collect what I consider to be the successes. Each of these is a game that made me grin. (To avoid killing...
A new Recommended List by Ivanr, IF Arcade June 14, 2017
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Graham Nelson once said that a text adventure is a "novel at war with a crossword puzzle". In some works, the novel wins, and in some the crossword wins. This is a list of games where both of them are...
A new competition page: PAX East 2010 Speed-IF created June 13, 2017
Also known as PAX East Speed-IF, the sixty-eighth Speed-IF ran live on Saturday, March 27th, 1:30pm to 2:30 pm, in the IF Suite at PAX East 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The organizer was David A....
A new listing for A Wizard Goes Shopping, by Kevin Jackson-Mead June 13, 2017
You play as a wizard, doing some food-shopping for your partner. You need a lobster, a mango, and a box of fettuccine. You doesn't expect to need any magic, but you have your spell book just in case.
A new listing for Safehouse, by Benjamin Sokal June 13, 2017
You play as someone named Jones and you're in your underground bunker, safe from the deadly Actinic rays. But you're so bored! Why did you forget your spellbook? At least you remember some of your spells.
A new listing for PAXLess, by Royce Odle June 13, 2017
You're someone in orbit who wants to attend PAX-East in Boston, so you send a remote-bot in your place. Now that you're effectively in the hotel, all you have to do is find the Interactive Fiction Suite!
A new listing for PAX East 2010 Speed-IF, by Jesse McGrew and Kate Matthews June 13, 2017
You play as a magic user who wants to visit the 1846 Better Living Through Wizardry convention in Boston. First you have to get there, then you need to find the transubstantiation panel, and maybe pick up a...
A new listing for Midair Madness, by Paul J. Furio June 13, 2017
You're on a private jet owned by your Uncle Doug, flying east over the Great Plains. At least, it was flying until Uncle Doug, in an act of madness, magically stopped the plane in midair for reasons...
A new listing for Food Magic, by Paul Hughes, Caolan Madden, Rory Madden, Laura Hughes, and (with a little help from) Carl Muckenhoupt June 13, 2017
A new listing for Apoptosis, by Kate McKee June 13, 2017
In this small game, you play as a short-lived creature with the evolutionary ability to steal traits from other creatures. You have lots of competition trying to get inside, but you can do this. Use your...
ProtossProbe reviews Detritus: "a moving story about moving" June 12, 2017
"Detritus is an elegant game about a person's life told through the lens of that person's belongings. All the meat of the protagonist's..." - See full review
ProtossProbe reviews Forever Meow: "neat cat simulator" June 12, 2017
"There are a few tone-(and setting?)-changing plot twists in the game, and the feline protagonist's apparent knowledge of the human..." - See full review
A new listing for In cerca di Tesla, by High school "Guglielmo Marconi" of Imperia June 11, 2017
Italian game written in Inform 6 by the students of the high school "Guglielmo Marconi" of Imperia enrolled in the videogame design course taught by Marco Vallarino. You play the role of a student of the...
A new Recommended List by Ivanr, Stiffy Through The Ages June 10, 2017
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One of the most enduring characters in interactive fiction is a guy named Stiffy. Stiffy Makane. A misogynistic, notoriously ill-coded three-room game from 1997 launched an enduring inside joke, and over the...
Ivanr reviews Don't Pee Yourself!: "Goofy fun" June 10, 2017
"Slapstick comedy is very hard to accomplish in interactive fiction, but this one nails it. Long, long indeed has it been since a text..." - See full review
A new Recommended List by Ivanr, So Bad It's Good June 10, 2017
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It might seem strange that a video game, which relies on consistent and effortful coding in order to deliver any kind of experience, could be "so bad it's good" in the way that an Ed Wood movie is. But it...
A new listing for The Ribos Operation, by Kelsey Lewis June 10, 2017
Dr Who themed game. The Doctor and Romana must find the first segment of the key to time on the pre-technological planet of Ribos
Ivanr reviews Dinner Bell: "technically wobbly, undeniably original" June 9, 2017
"For a game made in 2012, Dinner Bell is surprisingly underimplemented (a lot of synonyms weren't recognized, and I was especially..." - See full review
IFforL2 reviews Como la Gente Civilizada | Like Civilized People: "A Non-Fiction Twine that Stings" June 8, 2017
"While it's unwise to judge a book by its cover, I tend to make inferences about an IF by its development system. TADS is for computer..." - See full review
A new listing for El Espíritu de la Sidra, by Ferran Montesinos June 8, 2017
Amanece un día más, estiras tu brazo buscando su cuerpo, pero tan sólo encuentras el lecho vacío... Su búsqueda te sumergirá en el mundo fantástico de las más bellas leyendas de la mitología cantábrica, las...
LordofLightning reviews The Devastated Wasteland: "It's a good game" June 7, 2017
"Good text based game, it had a nice plot, and I definitely couldn't see those plot twisting endings. And even though many of the aspects..." - See full review
A new listing for The Devastated Wasteland, by Aaron Wang, Silas Yacyshyn June 7, 2017
From the wasteland we call earth, you awake...
A new listing for Como la Gente Civilizada | Like Civilized People, by Florencia Rumpel Rodriguez June 7, 2017
This is a Twine about being a woman and dealing with sexism. Originally in Spanish, translated to English during Resist Jam.
Zal reviews Forever Meow: "Nicely written, but stressful" June 7, 2017
"If you do not like depictions of cats in distress, you may have trouble with this game. Look, I know that sounds silly, but I played this..." - See full review
Ivanr reviews Fail-Safe: "Old-school, but in some ways still unsurpassed" June 6, 2017
"The formal conceit of Fail-Safe is very clever, and in my opinion underutilized (not , I mean, just the PC-narrator split)...." - See full review
News on Escape from the Crazy Place: New TWINE Version Expands Uncontrollably June 6, 2017
Escape from the Crazy Place is a preposterous blob of literary jelly that has been slowly distending for thirty-three years. The new TWINE edition is two and a half times as large as the 2006 TADS2 release,... - Details
MathBrush reviews Jinxter: "A long, very British illustrated game about magical charms" June 5, 2017
"This is the third Magnetic scrolls game. It was meant to be based on magical spells, like Enchanter, but you have to do a LOT of work..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews The Curse: "A very short QBasic game with some typos" June 5, 2017
"After playing another of DBT's games, I looked forward to this one, because it sounded cool. However, it just has 9 rooms, all lined up..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Hard Puzzle 3 : Origins: "A diabolical finale to the hard puzzle trilogy" June 5, 2017
"This game take the purposeful obfuscation of the last 2 games and ramps it up even higher. There are numerous independent NPCs, every..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Hard Puzzle 2 : The Cow, The Stool and Other Animals: "An entertaining but frustrating animal shuttling game" June 5, 2017
"This game is the sequel to Hard Puzzle, and like the first, it has some purposely underimplemented parts, and lies about its difficulty..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Hard Puzzle: "A purposely obnoxious short puzzle about tons of pieces" June 5, 2017
"Hard Puzzle is obnoxious on purpose. You need to assemble a stool, but everything goes wrong, and you start to find more and more parts...." - See full review
MathBrush reviews The Unstoppable Vengeance of Doctor Bonesaw: "A clever inversion of normal gameplay; a short halloween game" June 5, 2017
"This game is a clever inversion of usual goals. Playing normally as Dr. bonesaw, this is a short game; you get your vengeance. The true..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Toiletworld Omega: "A short spoof of the troll game toiletworld" June 5, 2017
"This game spoofs Toiletworld, so you should probably make sure to play that first. This game just has 3 under-implemented locations with..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Psychomanteum: "A short haunting from ectocomp" June 5, 2017
"IN this game, you're trapped in a mirrored box as part of a Halloween stunt, carrying only a candle and some matches. I couldn't get the..." - See full review


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