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News on Scaffold 22: Updated UI & Gameplay July 28, 2014
After a somewhat bumpy development process, Scaffold 22 has reached Beta 0.2, including a better user-interface, numerous bugfixes, and a architecture intended to allow the story to continue in Part II.... - Details
A new poll by Ghalev, Games You Return To created July 27, 2014
8 votes for 7 games
What games do you find yourself revisiting from time to time, games that have proven to be a kind of comfort-food of text adventuring, the warm old socks of parser and puzzle, the socks-full-of-comfort-food...
A new listing for This is a Folly, by mariza July 26, 2014
A Twine story criss-crossing through time.
A new listing for Save the Cheshire Cat!, by Marco Vallarino July 25, 2014
English version of Italian comedy text adventure "Salvate lo Stregatto" by Marco Vallarino. It is a very short and simple 'interactive intrigue' about a missing cat. Your aim is to find the feline before...
Hanon Ondricek reviews Progression: "Interesting Concept, Despite Reviewer's Lack Of..." July 24, 2014
"Progression is a dungeon delve into the underworld that seems to borrow a bit from Andrew Plotkin's Bigger Than You Think in that it..." - See full review
A new listing for The Broken Capsule, by Mat Westhorpe July 23, 2014
Part text adventure, part game review, The Broken Capsule puts its tongue firmly in its cheek as it puts you in the role of an EVE 'capsuleer', a player in the massively multiplayer sci-fi game, EVE Online....

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