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Owlor reviews Teeth and Ice: "Short, tense and visceral" December 2, 2016
"This game accomplishes a lot in a very small space. It makes use of the Selkie myth to establish motivation fast and the bulk of the..." - See full review
A new listing for Teeth and Ice, by Hannah Powell-Smith December 2, 2016
A selkie will do anything to reclaim their skin.
News on På loftet sidder nissen: Public beta version December 1, 2016
The public beta version of this new Danish language game is now available. - Details
CMG reviews Howled House: "Howled House" December 1, 2016
"Howled House is a short piece made in Raconteur where you play as the titular house. Three imprisoned “howlers” howl during the night as..." - See full review
A new listing for Transplant, by Caelyn Sandman December 1, 2016
You awaken feeling very peculiar. You can't remember very much.
verityvirtue reviews The Curious Incident at Blackrock Township: "A witchhunt narrated entirely through secondhand accounts" December 1, 2016
"The Curious Incident is a witch-hunting incident narrated entirely through secondhand accounts. One might draw an obvious parallel..." - See full review
streever reviews 80 DAYS: "Still good after the 5th--and 15th--playthrough" November 30, 2016
"This steampunk retelling of the classic Around the World in 80 Days is one of my favorite pieces of interactive fiction of all time, so..." - See full review
streever reviews This City Knows You: "Strong writing and characterization in this linear narrative work" November 29, 2016
"This City Knows You seems to be a strong debut twine-like work, posted as Tumblr entries. The linear narrative allows some choices, but..." - See full review
A new listing for Terres Etrangères, by FibreTigre November 29, 2016
Written in an hour as part of a French Speed-IF competition.
A new listing for Antioch: Scarlet Bay, by FibreTigre November 29, 2016
Antioch is an online cooperative text adventure game produced by Mi Clos Studio and based on a story written by FibreTigre.
A new listing for ibis, fly!, by Mary Hamilton November 28, 2016
A new listing for This City Knows You, by Lido November 28, 2016
A girl you’ve just met invites you to an abandoned city. What happens next is up to you. This City Knows You is an interactive story chock-full of horror, beauty, life, love, and color. Inspired by and...
A new listing for Aftermath, by OurJud November 28, 2016
Inspired by Cormac McCarthy’s novel – the apocalyptic masterpiece that is The Road – Aftermath pits you against the elements of a dying world. You must reach the safe haven of Oakburn, but your journey won’t...
streever reviews Light into Darkness: "Very dark short work" November 27, 2016
"This minimalist parser work is competent, smart, and well-designed. Content is very dark, dealing with themes of family violence and..." - See full review
A new listing for New Town New Me, by piratescarfy November 26, 2016
A choose-your-own adventure about leaving behind your past, making a new start and re-inventing yourself. You can complete the game in about a minute, but a thorough playthrough can take around 12 minutes....
Christina Nordlander reviews Going Home: "Not awful, but not memorable" November 25, 2016
"(Disclaimer: I participated in EctoComp 2016.) Going Home is a very sparse zombie horror story in Twine. The PC is attacked by zombies..." - See full review
A new listing for Rule of Three, by ruleofthree November 25, 2016
"The story follows the everyday life of three unusual characters. Circumstances forced them to live together and despite their contrasting personalities, they have to learn to tolerate each other. Your name...
A new listing for Out There Chronicles - Ep. 1, by FibreTigre November 25, 2016
Out There Chronicles is an interactive graphic novel based on the science fiction universe of award-winning hit game Out There. After a slumber of a million years, you wake up on a planet colonized by humans...
TLeather reviews Gun Mute: "Short and sweet, with more than meets the eye" November 25, 2016
"Gun Mute bills itself as an “Interactive Fiction shoot-em-up”. It’s a novel premise that sounds like a contradiction in terms, but works..." - See full review
A new listing for Nuclear Submarine Adventure, by Robert J. Retelle November 24, 2016
You are trapped in a crippled nuclear missile submarine and must make your escape. Don't get the bends on the way up!
verityvirtue reviews All I Do is Dream: "A short game about the inertia born of depression. " November 24, 2016
"[Time to completion: 5-10 minutes] This is a game about inertia. Every action you, the player, try to do is met with a refusal to do it:..." - See full review
A new listing for ADOPT A KITTEN, by Harry An-to-m-s November 23, 2016
A new listing for The Skazzin, by Chase November 23, 2016
streever reviews Color the Truth: "Great investigation mechanic based on dialogue and robust conversation" November 23, 2016
"I enjoyed this murder mystery work, a fairly short game focused on collecting statements and identifying the places where they didn't..." - See full review
streever reviews Roberta Williams Eats a Sandwich: "Fun, short little work referencing the convoluted Sierra classics" November 23, 2016
"This short Twine piece satirizes and mocks the conventions of early Sierra adventures, making the simple task of "making a sandwich" a..." - See full review
yam655 reviews Roberta Williams Eats a Sandwich: "Short, but lots of fun" November 23, 2016
"The old Sierra games rarely made anything as straight-forward as it might otherwise appear, and this game does a good job reflecting..." - See full review
A new listing for Roberta Williams Eats a Sandwich, by Bitter Karella November 22, 2016
The year is 1983. You are Roberta Williams -- Imagineer, Dream Weaver, and Renegade Adventure Game Designer. Sierra, the fledgling video game company that you founded with your husband Ken Williams, is in...
verityvirtue reviews A Time of Tungsten: "A long Twine game about looking through another's eyes" November 22, 2016
"You are looking through the memories of an Agent aboard some kind of space outpost or spaceship. Your job is to figure out what was..." - See full review
streever reviews Detectiveland: "Atmosphere: check. Subversion: check. Parser puzzles in Twine-like: uh.." November 22, 2016
"Detectiveland is a well-written call-back to the interactive fiction of yesteryear: the terse room descriptions and unguided exploration..." - See full review
CMG reviews Take: "Take" November 19, 2016
"Take is a difficult game to discuss. It attacks the very concept of writing impressions/reviews/any-personal-reactions-whatsoever, and..." - See full review
IFonthebrain reviews Varicella: "Caution: Murder ahead" November 18, 2016
"This is probably about the 'darkest' IF I have ever played--you are a 'lowly' palace minister who is seizing an opportunity to..." - See full review
News on Take: Post-comp release November 18, 2016
The post-comp release of this game is now available. - Details
A new listing for Fight Club Reborn, by Magma November 18, 2016
Fight Club is the story of a female fighter making a living in a Dark Near Future - 2024 Warning - This version of the game is yet to be completed. The game is mostly text based，playable in a web browser...
mstahl reviews Toiletworld: "Exactly What You'd Expect" November 17, 2016
"I realized from the get-go that this was likely to go straight down the tubes, but I was vaguely intrigued by the promise of sophomoric..." - See full review
A new listing for Saga of the North Wind, by Tom Knights November 17, 2016
The gods have chosen you to lead your tribe on a deadly pilgrimage to the Valley of the North Wind! When future generations recite your saga, will they sing of your glory or your downfall? "Saga of the North...
Tracy Poff reviews Adventures of a Hexagon: "Not worth playing" November 17, 2016
"The Adventures of a Hexagon is a CYOA-style story, implemented as a set of HTML files, about a day in the life of a hexagon. Geometrical..." - See full review
News on The Lost Children: ADRIFT version now available, and bumped to R2 November 17, 2016
The original author has completed and released the ADRIFT version of "The Lost Children", and the current release number is 2. - Details
Tracy Poff reviews Nova Heart or Don’t Be Standing Around While the Earth Dies Screaming, or: Who Is To Blame When the Owls Leave Candy Jail?: "Interesting as an experiment, if not as a game" November 17, 2016
"A bit of background: for Shufflecomp, prospective authors submitted a list of songs, which the organizer shuffled and sent back out...." - See full review
Tracy Poff reviews Sparkle: "Entertaining, with a unique mechanic and optional puzzles" November 17, 2016
Tracy Poff reviews Hill 160: "Tedious, unfriendly, and buggy" November 17, 2016
"Sadly, this game is one I couldn't finish. The author indicates that this game has been made easier to comply with the comp rules (the..." - See full review
Tracy Poff reviews One Night Stand: "Probably more at home in the first ifcomp than the twentieth" November 17, 2016
"ONS is a short comedy game with one puzzle sequence. I spent about 35 minutes prodding everything in the game before I finished, but I..." - See full review
Tracy Poff reviews Undo: "Interesting ideas, poorly executed" November 17, 2016
"The game is very brief--I spent about ten minutes beating it, exploring everything as thoroughly as possible--but it has a few..." - See full review
Tracy Poff reviews Ventilator: "The comedy falls flat" November 17, 2016
"This game aims for humor through absurdity and exaggeration, and it's hit or miss--mostly miss. The game tells you in the introduction..." - See full review
News on Color the Truth: Version 2 and source code November 17, 2016
This post-comp release fixes about a dozen of the worst typos and a few bugs (thanks for the transcripts!). The source code is available for use under Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license. - Details
Robin Johnson reviews Inside the Facility: "Clever, funny, unashamed puzzler with reduced parser" November 16, 2016
"The only commands this game accepts are NORTH, EAST, SOUTH, WEST, WAIT, LOOK and STATUS, with actions like picking things up and giving..." - See full review
A new listing for Mazurka - A Ghost in Italy, by Xalavier Nelson Jr. November 16, 2016
Mazurka - A Ghost in Italy is a 5 minute-long autobiographical interactive poem-thingy about dancing and depression in the Italian night. Also: colors. So many colors. Just, colors. 99% of this game's...
A new listing for AETERNAL, by massivebittrip November 16, 2016
An existential romp through space-time. (don't miss the new game plus)
News on City of Dead Leaves: Texture edition released November 16, 2016
As of 15 Nov 2016, City of Dead Leaves is also available in a Texture edition on several IF hosting services. - Details
TLeather reviews Quest for the Traitor Saint: "A promising setting, but an unsatisfying story" November 16, 2016
"Quest for the Traitor Saint is a short (around an hour or less) Twine-based IF about exploring an exotic but hazardous island. The game..." - See full review
streever reviews Four Sittings in a Sinking House: "Tight little piece with strong voice and sense of place" November 15, 2016
"I loved this short horror work by Dias, set on a scrubby little island where rich New Englanders bought cottages and displaced the sheep..." - See full review
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