Home | Profile - Edit | Your Page | Your Inbox Browse | Search Games   |   Log In

Download


You can play it in-browser at the online link (supports mobile), or download the ZIP for offline play.
Play It Online
Play this game in your Web browser.
ZIP Download
Contains index.html
Play this game in your Web browser. (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)

Have you played this game?

You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.

Playlists and Wishlists

RSS Feeds

New member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page

The Ghosts of Christmas ______

by Laika Fawkes

Humor
2016

Web Site

(based on 5 ratings)
1 member review

About the Story

A psychodickensian litadventure where you summon a series of customizable ghosts to harangue a curmudgeon into finding the Christmas spirit.

This is a short story that takes about half an hour to complete (depending on reading speed). You can use strategy, or just do the story. Enjoy a new take on a classic, inspired by half-remembered school plays, a disdain for reality, and a graduate degree in procedural storytelling!

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: December 15, 2016
Current Version: Festive
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: ylax4yenjm6s0w6

Tags

- View the most common tags (What's a tag?)
(Log in to add your own tags)

Member Reviews

5 star:
(0)
4 star:
(3)
3 star:
(1)
2 star:
(0)
1 star:
(1)
Average Rating:
Number of Reviews: 1
Write a review


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Postmodernist take on Scrooge, December 17, 2016
by streever (America)
This beautifully-designed Twine work is a far from faithful retelling of A Christmas Carol, letting you summon an arbitrary number of ghosts of [your choice] to torment, berate, and possibly even square off in the squared circle for a wrestling match with old Elvenoozer Sprodge [Avenizer Flooge|Iboneezo Sprogue].

A mad-lib approach combined with randomized names for people and places contribute to the non-sequitur humor of this piece.

There are multiple endings, but they seem to be determined more by your final actions than the path you take to the ending, so feel free to experiment and have fun.

If you enjoyed The Ghosts of Christmas ______...

Related Games

People who like The Ghosts of Christmas ______ also gave high ratings to these games:

SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD!, by Xalavier Nelson Jr.
Average member rating: (18 ratings)
SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD! is a game about puns, rampant drug use, learning to enjoy life despite uncertainty, and elderly women in attack helicopters. Also - bears. [Note: game contains strong language, and brief scenes depicting familial...

Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch
Average member rating: (34 ratings)
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 JayIsGames Casual Game Play...

Known Unknowns, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (34 ratings)
Nadia Nazari has a lot of unknowns to contend with in her Grade 12 year. Like how can she run an entire school newspaper with only one employee? Why has her estranged ex best friend suddenly come back into her life? How is her long-term...

Suggest a game

Links




This is version 2 of this page, edited by Laika Fawkes on 15 December 2016 at 9:50pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item