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69,105 Keys, by David Welbourn
There's just one room. How hard can it be? Just unlock the door. Oh. There's 69,105 keys.
9:05, by Adam Cadre
The phone rings. Oh, no — how long have you been asleep? Sure, it was a tough night, but... This is bad. This is very bad. The phone rings.
Aisle, by Sam Barlow
"Late Thursday night. You've had a hard day and the last thing you need is this: shopping. Luckily, the place is pretty empty and you're progressing rapidly. On to the next aisle... Aisle started out as a...
Bigger Than You Think, by Andrew Plotkin
Bigger Than You Think is a choice-based interactive narrative. This game was written for the Yuletide 2012 fanfic exchange. The game was inspired -- perhaps loosely -- by Randall Munroe's comic xkcd-1110:...
The Binary, by Bloomengine
Average member rating: (16 ratings)
Byzantine Perspective, by Lea Albaugh
Your task is simple enough. Just nab the chalice.
Child's Play, by Stephen Granade
It is playgroup day and playgroup day is normally a good day but ever since that little red-haired girl started coming she always wants your toys. She shouldn't get your toys. You tried telling the mom this...
Cold Iron, by Andrew Plotkin (as Lyman Clive Charles)
Average member rating: (34 ratings)
A Colder Light, by Jon Ingold
The last light has gone. The stars are coming out in the black sea above. Many are hidden by ice-fingered winds. My father is still not returned and the fire is almost gone. But this is how life is: always...
Coloratura, by Lynnea Glasser
Stolen away by apathetic Blind Ones, your only desire is to return to your Cellarium and the Song of the Universe. They should understand. You shall make them to understand.
CYBERQUEEN, by Porpentine
integration necessitates evisceration
Death off the Cuff, by Simon Christiansen
They all stare at you expectantly, like children waiting to be told a bedtime story. Who can blame them? You are, after all, Antoine Saint Germain, the great French detective. No criminal has ever been a...
Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
Dominique Pamplemousse - It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!, by Dietrich Squinkifer (Squinky)
Dominique Pamplemousse in ï¿½Itï¿½s All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!ï¿½ is a unique and offbeat stop motion animated detective adventure game about gender and the economy. Also, all the characters...
Don't Read the Comments, by Ashton Raze
Short, amusing riff on the niche-audience building capabilities of the internet and the problems with comments.
Dual Transform, by Andrew Plotkin
This game takes place in a single room — but not always the same one. The room contains just one item, but again, there's more to it than that. Experiment and enjoy.
Earl Grey, by Rob Dubbin and Allison Parrish
Average member rating: (27 ratings)
Eric the Unready, by Bob Bates
A tongue-in-cheek graphic text adventure/point and click adventure hybrid. You are a chivalrous knight attempting to save a princess; your quest takes you through a mad-cap Douglas Adams-style world.
Everybody Dies, by Jim Munroe
It starts with a metalhead, Graham, realizing that throwing that shopping cart over the bridge was not the great idea he thought it was. Even if it did get him out of washroom duty at Cost Cutters....
For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
"The sun has gone. It must be brought. You have a rock." [--blurb from Competition '99]
Fragile Shells, by Stephen Granade
You don't know how long you've been hammering against the station's wall, but you stop as soon as you realize what you've been doing.
Guilded Youth, by Jim Munroe
You play Tony, a fourteen-year old thief who needs some help looting the legendary Oakville Manor. Luckily it's the 1980s and finding fellow adventurers is just a modem squeal away...
Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
A far-future story of discovery.
Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch
Muddy's plan done landed you and your partner in the hoosegow. Now you're fixing to rectificate the matter before the marshal introduces you to the business end of a hangin' rope at dawn. Created for the...
howling dogs, by Porpentine
death cube sim | galactic survey | visionatrix | facet machine | power gardens | women | fascination two significant endings
I-0, by Anonymous
Stranded on Interstate Zero after your car broke down, you are miles away from the last sign of civilization. It's twenty minutes to noon and the temperature is well over 120°F. It's beginning to look like...
The Intercept, by Jon Ingold and inkle
Bletchley Park, 1942. A component from the Bombe machine, used to decode intercepted German messages, has gone missing. One of the cryptographers is waiting to be interviewed, under direst suspicion. Is he...
Lock & Key, by Adam Cadre
Lost Pig, by Admiral Jota
Photopia, by Adam Cadre
Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
"Join the Patrol, and see the Galaxy!" You took the poster's advice, bait and all, and marched right over to the recruitment station near your home on the backwater planet of Gallium. Images of exotic...
The Play, by Dietrich Squinkifer (Squinky)
Pull yourself together, Ainsley. Just one more rehearsal until the big day, assuming nothing catastrophic happens. But really, all you have to do is get your motley crew of actors to run their parts once...
Rematch, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (75 ratings)
Sand-dancer, by Aaron Reed and Alexei Othenin-Girard
It figures that your pickup would die on a night like this and leave you stranded in the dark New Mexico desert. But nothing else figures about this night, man. Nothing at all. An example game for Aaron...
Shade, by Andrew Plotkin
"A one-room game set in your apartment." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]
Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
In the beginning was the Word, and it was hungry. ...
Suveh Nux, by David Fisher
An entry in the 2007 One Room Game Competition. You play a magician's servant who gets trapped in your master's vault; you'll need to learn some of his tricks if you want to get out.
Thaumistry: In Charm's Way, by Bob Bates
Thaum: (noun). A unit of magical energy Bodge: (verb). To hack or kludge Eric Knight was a child prodigy who was featured on the cover of Invent! Magazine at the age of 13 for his invention of an anti-stain...
To Hell in a Hamper, by J. J. Guest
Professor Pettibone, eminent Victorian balloonist, has a problem. He can't get it up. His balloon that is. If he can't reach an altitude of 20,000 feet, and soon, both he and his mysterious travelling...
TOMBs of Reschette, by Richard Goodness
Hello, young adventurer! If you're looking for the finest treasure, monster, and exploration experience around, why not come on down to the TOMBs of Reschette! --Earn XP, Dubloons, and Gems, like any good...
Vicious Cycles, by Simon Mark
Average member rating: (14 ratings)
Violet, by Jeremy Freese
Calm down. All you have to do is write a thousand words and everything will be fine. And you have all day, except it's already noon. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]
The Warbler's Nest, by Jason McIntosh
Surely the reed bank counts as a wild place. While it gives you so much, you've never tended it, not really, not like you do with your garden. It's something like the forest, then, but much safer to search...
The Wizard Sniffer, by Buster Hudson
You were recently acquired by the brave Ser Leonhart and his squire to sniff out the evil shapeshifting wizard. Unfortunately, you are not a wizard sniffer (if such a thing even exists). As far as you can...
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