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A new listing for Truth be untold, by Pseudavid September 1, 2015
Do you think that a manipulative, narcissistic, power-hungry compulsive liar is a kind of monster? This interactive fiction lets you play through the life of such a tender person as he goes from potential...
Hanon Ondricek reviews Secret Agent Cinder: "A neat reimagining" September 1, 2015
"Secret Agent Cinder recasts the classic heroine as a spy infiltrating the ball in a stealth mission. Accompanying are nicely drawn comics..." - See full review
A new listing for Secret Agent Cinder, by Emily Ryan September 1, 2015
Play as a revolutionary agent Cinder. Your mission is to infiltrate the Royal Ball, dodge the guards and steal the Secret Military Plans, all before midnight. The opulence of Versailles disgusts you as you...
MathBrush reviews The Meteor, The Stone And A Long Glass Of Sherbet: "A kind of patchy but well-written followup to the Enchanter series." September 1, 2015
"This is a mid-to-long game that follows long after the events in Spellbreaker, an Infocom game. Graham Nelson is my favorite author,..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews The House at the End of Rosewood Street: "Extremely but purposefully repetitive; interesting concept and execution" September 1, 2015
"The majority of this game consists of delivering newspapers. Over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over again. That said, the..." - See full review
A new listing for MVTA, by Simon Cromarty August 31, 2015
MVTA is short for "minimum viable text adventure". Ostensibly this is the story of "you" the player and your first day in a new job. The location is loosely based on a real company, real office and...
zluke reviews The Island of Doctor Wooby: "Cute" August 31, 2015
"It's a cute and simple game, there isn't a great deal to it, but the dinosaurs are very adorable. The setting is true, and consistent and..." - See full review
dutchmule reviews The Island of Doctor Wooby: "Short, cute game with smart writing" August 31, 2015
"In "The Island of Doctor Wooby", you explore an island inhabited by a dozen felt dinosaurs that are randomly generated. The game is..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews The Warbler's Nest: "Short, medieval, edgy psychological thriller" August 31, 2015
"This is a game kind of like the stories Ethan Frome or the Yellow Wallpaper, where you have a kind of growing sick feeling in your gut,..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Fifteen Minutes: "Intricate and difficult one-room time-travel puzzle" August 31, 2015
"If crazy time-travel puzzles and avoiding paradoxes are your cup of tea, then this is the game for you. You must use a time machine to do..." - See full review
News on Ghosterington Night: Source code updated for Inform 6L38. Multimedia content now available as well. August 30, 2015
For release 3 of Ghosterington Night, I updated the source code to compile in what is, as I type, the latest Inform (6L38). So if you'd like to see commented source code for a fully-functioning Inform 7 6L38... - Details
MathBrush reviews 9:05: "Famous for toying with IF expectations. " August 30, 2015
"9:05 is a game that everyone should try at some point, preferably after playing a few other IF games. 9:05 is essentially a workday..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Lost Pig: "A silly but deep game. Humorous, but wears thin on replay" August 30, 2015
"I played Lost Pig five years ago when I started playing interactive fiction. I remember thinking that it was a wonderful, wonderful game...." - See full review
A new listing for Avontuur, by William Crowther, Don Woods August 29, 2015
Dutch translation of Graham Nelson's Inform 6 port of "Adventure". Translated by Yuri Robbers.
A new listing for Fajfeta sur la Luno, by David Welbourn August 29, 2015
A new listing for Aventure, by William Crowther, Don Woods August 29, 2015
Traduction française de la version Inform 6, créée par Graham Nelson, de "Adventure". Traduction par Jean-Luc Pontico.
MathBrush reviews More: "Short and sweet shufflecomp game" August 29, 2015
"This Shufflecomp game has essentially one real puzzle but has another meta puzzle. You explore a junkyard, thinking about your..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Harlowe vs Sharpe: "An in-joke twine game where everyone is named after forum members" August 29, 2015
"This game is essentially just a way to cram the names of a lot of people from a certain Twine forum into a game. If you aren't one of..." - See full review
A new listing for So, You're Possessed!, by Tony R. Smith and Beth Townsend August 28, 2015
For those who love a good “demon meets human, demon uses human, demon unlocks apocalyptic force within human” story, you're a college dropout who plays the unwitting accomplice to a displaced demon. Watch...
CMG reviews Funeral for a Friend: "Simulated mourning" August 28, 2015
"Apparently there is a grave-digging sub-genre in interactive fiction. Or maybe it's just this game and Ryan Veeder's Dig My Grave. In any..." - See full review
A new listing for Funeral for a Friend, by Porpentine August 28, 2015
A haunting delve into the nature of sorrow and loss in post-war Europe. Has been hailed as a "sweeping, elegiac piece told tautly by turns, tenderly by others" and "a rare glimpse, a symphonic vignette that...
MathBrush reviews Galatea: "One of the first great conversation games" August 28, 2015
"Galatea is set in an artificial intelligence exhibit. Galatea, a stone woman brought to life, has mistakenly (or purposefully) been..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Suveh Nux: "An escape game mixed with a language puzzle" August 28, 2015
"Suveh Nux is a great game. It is a mid-length one-room fantasy game where you have to learn a magical language to escape a vault. You..." - See full review
A new club listing: San Francisco Bay Area IF Meetup created August 27, 2015
We play interactive fiction in the San Francisco Bay Area! (Oakland, usually.)
MathBrush reviews Tonight Dies the Moon: "A mixed bag. A twine game with two subgames." August 27, 2015
"Tonight Dies the Moon has two games, one you play from the earth, and one from the moon. The moon game is a purposely unfair farming..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Love, Hate and the Mysterious Ocean Tower: "A fun short speed-IF with multiple endings" August 27, 2015
"This speed IF came from a competition where participants where given 'blurbs' about their game, which they had to incorporate. The game..." - See full review
A new listing for Je Suis Jennifer-DEMO, by Anonymous August 26, 2015
Just a teaser for a series
RusticSage reviews Shade: "Uniquely Casual" August 26, 2015
"To qualify my review, I'd like to first say that this is the first IA/text adventure game I've played in a number of years, so my..." - See full review
A new listing for Routine Escape, by David Cowley August 26, 2015
A regular day turns upside-down as you are thrown into an unknown and dangerous world. This story is the prototype of a new narrative generation system that can create tailored content for a player based on...
MathBrush reviews Trinity: "How Lewis Carrol learned to love the bomb" August 26, 2015
"Trinity surprised me by being a fantasy game about nuclear weapons. I expected the game to have a sci-if feel like Jigsaw or Babel, but..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Nevermore: "A beginning close to Poe and an ending close to Lovecraft" August 26, 2015
"This game gives me mixed feelings. On one hand, the constant hunger issue (or addiciion issue) is annoying, and the big puzzle is a..." - See full review
A new listing for Thanksgiving Adventure, by D.B.T August 25, 2015
Well it's Thanksgiving once again and you are enjoying the time off from school. Since the events of the last game where Hitler tried to ruin Christmas for you, for whatever reason, but that's not the point....
verityvirtue reviews The Urge: "Looks great, but... " August 25, 2015
"You are a serial killer, with his (his? It’s not entirely clear) next ‘guest’. The Urge is by turns gory and mundane, but largely linear...." - See full review
verityvirtue reviews New Cat: "Cute premise, but..." August 25, 2015
"This game is a li’l bit similar to Snack Time, wherein you view a typical human environment through an animal’s eyes. This kind of game..." - See full review
verityvirtue reviews That Sinister Self: "Emotional landscapes of a high-schooler" August 25, 2015
"You're a girl on her first day of high school, but you've got a problem greater than friends or horrible teachers on your hands: your..." - See full review
A new Recommended List by MathBrush, Great Twine/Choice games for those skeptical of the format August 25, 2015
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I didn't like Twine at first, but slowly I've changed my opinion about it, until now, many of my favorite games are Twine/Choice games (including Varytale or choice-style parser games). These games tend to...
MathBrush reviews Counterfeit Monkey: "An overwhelming mix of wordplay, exploration and story" August 25, 2015
"Note: This review was written months in advance. A week before this review was published, another review came out saying that counterfeit..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Bigger Than You Think: "A short fun choice game that can be a bit overwhelming" August 25, 2015
"Bigger Than You Think is what you get when a master of parser fiction writes a Twine game. The result is a Twine game with an..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Abusive Relationship Simulator: "Short, sad, and to the point." August 24, 2015
"This game is very short, contains some profanity which develops the story, and can be played in less than 10 minutes. Most such games I'm..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews their angelical understanding: "A game that evokes strong emotions" August 24, 2015
"This game is a literary masterpiece, just as The Scream is a art masterpiece. Also like the Scream, it conveys strong negative emotions..." - See full review
dutchmule reviews Halothane: "Polished but fails to entertain" August 23, 2015
""Halothane" isn't about the story, according to its own author; it's more of a collection of scenes, tied together very loosely by a..." - See full review
SKRYB ANU reviews Are You Racist?: "Narrow POV" August 23, 2015
"I agree, that everyone has their prejudices... But not everyone is racist. Racism is a form of imposing a belief system onto another, by..." - See full review
vaporware reviews Are You Racist?: "Why bother using Twine for this?" August 23, 2015
"There's no quiz, no interactivity, no clever insight or meta-commentary, just a single word . Whether this was meant seriously or..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Violet: "Extremely well polished college game with a great innovation; didn't gel for me" August 23, 2015
"In this game, you must write your dissertation while overcoming many distractions. You must use various items in the room to block out..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews The Lurking Horror: "Infocom's Lovecraftian game set on a campus: mixed puzzles, great creatures" August 23, 2015
"It's hard for me to review this game (the first horror IF game by Infocom, and one of the first horror games ever) without comparing it..." - See full review
A new listing for Seeds and Solutions, by Caelyn Sandel August 22, 2015
MathBrush reviews Three Dragons: "A short twine rpg with economy and randomized battle" August 22, 2015
"This game is very short, but it's not bad while it lasts. You have a chance to purchase a variety of equipment, and then you must face a..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Moon-Shaped: "A memorable mid-length fairy-tale game with sparse implementation" August 22, 2015
"Moon-shaped is one of those odd games that is a little bit lacking in most categories but somehow pulls together to be more enjoyable..." - See full review
A new listing for VERSUS: The Lost Ones, by Zachary Sergi August 21, 2015
Steal alien powers and absorb their memories! Can you outlast your opponents to escape from planet Versus? "Versus: The Lost Ones" is a thrilling 123,000-word interactive novel by Zachary Sergi, author of...
verityvirtue reviews baby tree: "tiny origami model" August 21, 2015
"This game’s main gimmick is its extremely sparse prose, as if it had a strict word limit (300 words, anyone?). This extends to the parser..." - See full review


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