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Andrew Schultz reviews After-Words: "Brevity: Wit-soul. Layout: inventive. Experience: absorbing." January 14, 2022
"After-Words is the sort of sharply designed and presented game that takes a while to get used to. It's almost too slick to adjust to at..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Hercules!: "A mythological romp that's childish in a good way" January 14, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
A new listing for The Soul Stone War 2, by Morgan Vane January 13, 2022
You have survived. You have survived and endured, still standing after beating unbeatable odds. But at what cost? One of your companions is lost to you, and your party has been battered down. Secure in his...
A new listing for chiaroscuro, by Kim Berkley January 13, 2022
chiaroscuro is a low-fantasy interactive fiction novella about art and inspiration, set in the heart of modern-day Rome. Step into the shoes of Perce, a young artist in search of her muse who instead finds...
Rovarsson reviews Blighted Isle: "A True Adventure" January 13, 2022
"A loyal seaman of His King's Fleet, thrown off his ship in a terrible storm, thrown off his ship and into an indefinite time on an..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews Dungeon Detective: "Upside down and straightforward at the same time" January 13, 2022
"Some IFComp entries give you a "why didn't anyone do this sort of thing before" feel, and Dungeon Detective definitely falls into this..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews I Contain Multitudes: "A wonky game wedded to an enticing setting" January 13, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Wade Clarke reviews Dawn of the Mummy: "The adventure game of the first mummy gore film." January 12, 2022
"Dawn of the Mummy is a treasure hunt adventure written in BASIC for the Commodore 64, and broadly based on the 1981 horror film of the..." - See full review
A new listing for Dawn of the Mummy, by Patrick Wullaert January 12, 2022
"Find the treasures in the farao's tomb without being killed and take them to your home where you are safe..."
Andrew Schultz reviews The Last Doctor: "A too-brief moral dilemma" January 12, 2022
"This quick effort provides a few moral dilemmas a doctor faces but doesn't explore them as much as I had hoped, given the strong good..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews The Corsham Witch Trial: "A grounds-eye view of a bureaucracy failing a child" January 12, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Canalboy reviews Castlequest: "A Real Trip Back To The Heady Days Of Mainframe Sessions In Messy Computer Rooms" January 11, 2022
"I have always been a sucker for old text based puzzlefests and a double sucker for old Mainframe puzzlefests (viz. my efforts at getting..." - See full review
Greg Frost reviews The Saint's Tomb: "Bring Your Character Sheet" January 11, 2022
"This is a fun little solo D&D module implemented in Twine. I played through it in about 40 minutes, and it was nice to get some of that..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews Codex Sadistica: A Heavy-Metal Minigame: "Several grades above scrap metal, for sure" January 11, 2022
"So I was worried this game would be much darker than it actually turned out to be. Well, perhaps heavy-metal-hating adults from my youth..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Starbreakers: "A satisfying grab-bag of puzzles with a soupcon of mystery" January 11, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
A new listing for The Daughters of the Moon, by ShaniT8 January 10, 2022
A short reflective narrative contemplating adventure imagination and the daughters of the moon.  A short reflective piece about adventure about senses, space and imagination inspired by the works of Italio...
Andrew Schultz reviews My Gender Is a Fish: "Self-exploration in 15 minutes or less" January 10, 2022
"I was glad I wasn't the only person worried this was a troll entry along the lines of the "clever people" who write "gender: attack..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews The Library: "Disorienting and literary" January 10, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
A new listing for Moonlight Grove, by Dax Fugue January 9, 2022
You are a werewolf. Explore a small forest grove, and yourself. This project is just a little proof of concept sorta deal to see what working with Twine 2 is like, and as such it is very, VERY small and...
Jade68 reviews Lost Pig: "A must play for every adventurer." January 9, 2022
"I am playing the top rated adventures. When I started to play this game I thought this was a poor one, but afterwards I enjoyed it a lot...." - See full review
Draxxar reviews And Then You Come to a House Not Unlike the Previous One: "Be-vare" January 9, 2022
"I got stuck three times in a row and the hints file didn't help. So I'm pretty shocked this got 1st place for a contest, unless that..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews Flattened London: "An uplifting volume" January 9, 2022
"Flattened London, from the cover and title, provides a mashup of Flatland and Fallen London. It's far more the second than the first,..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Brave Bear: "Bear-ly there" January 9, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Wabewalker: "Buddhist adventuring that somewhat betrays its themes" January 8, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews The Dead Account: "Death, social media, and burial in/by social media" January 8, 2022
"The Dead Account closes some of the loose ends for Weird Grief (WG), the author's other entry in IFComp 2021. You work at HiveKind, a..." - See full review
A new listing for Stanley and the Battle for Terraria, by Alexander king January 7, 2022
Stanley is an office worker at an insurance company, when one day a wizard appears and tells him he's the only hope to save the fantastical world of Terraria from an evil five-headed dragon. This is going to...
Mike Russo reviews A New Life: "Awesome setting, OK game" January 7, 2022
"(This review was originally posted on the IF newsgroups immediately after the 2005 IF Comp) Bear with me through one more comparison: I..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews Taste of Fingers: "Once you get it, ... eyowch!" January 7, 2022
"If you may need to play something through twice, it's best if 1) it's relatively short and 2) it gives you clear alternate paths through..." - See full review
A new listing for Klondike Adventure, by James Bash January 6, 2022
You have come to the Klondike in search of Yukon Bill's riches, but you must beware the bitter cold, and other dangers of the Arctic. Game is a treasure hunt, where the player must locate a gold nugget, gold...
A new listing for Going rogue, by Ker January 6, 2022
Going Rogue is a Visual Novel adult game. About "Going rogue" The protagonist graduates from the police academy, and under the pressure of circumstances is forced to agree to work undercover, to infiltrate...
Mike Russo reviews BLK MTN: "Enigmatically fractured" January 6, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews How it was then and how it is now: "There's emotional reasoning hidden behind the spatial reasoning here. I think." January 6, 2022
"HIWT promised to be interesting for me, as it described "two smart people walking to the center of many disasters." I like writing stuff..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Infinite Adventure: "An interactive feelie" January 5, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews An Aside About Everything: "Great title but short on memorable bits" January 5, 2022
"An Aside About Everything seemed to promise a universal message and maybe didn't quite follow through on it, but it was still quite..." - See full review
A new listing for Horrors of the Mundane, by Elkie Yates January 4, 2022
An interactive story that is currently in development. A surrealist world of short interactive stories. Choose your character and hitchhike their dreams of wants, desires and hyper-realities. You'll have...
thefleet reviews swept up: "Short and Vague, In a Good Way" January 4, 2022
"I loved how this story walked on the line of not enough information and just enough to get your imagination running. I would love to read..." - See full review
Dan Fabulich reviews The Little Match Girl, by Hans Christian Andersen: "A short time-travel story" January 4, 2022
"By means of the matches, you'll travel through time and space to various places, meet a handful of charming NPCs, and solve a dozen..." - See full review
Dan Fabulich reviews Kobold Crawl: "A charming mini randomized adventure" January 4, 2022
"This game includes a few dozen rooms presented in a random order. You're given a menu of options, which often invite you to take a risk..." - See full review
Dan Fabulich reviews A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity: "Unfair guess the verb" January 4, 2022
"The conclusion of the game is a fun crunchy arithmetic logic puzzle. The puzzles leading up to it are not as fun. There's an annoying,..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews The TURING Test: "Affable but philosophically unconvincing" January 4, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
Andrew Schultz reviews Recon: "Fast-paced, but critical parts may zoom past the 1st time" January 4, 2022
"Recon has maybe the coolest stand-alone puzzle in the whole comp: the bookcases that clue you to a computer's password. It's a funny..." - See full review
Dan Fabulich reviews Morris: "A tiny game with multiple solutions" January 3, 2022
"This game's central puzzle is to escape the pub. There are two ways out of the pub, numbered #1 and #2; when the game ends, it tells you..." - See full review
Matt Wigdahl reviews Dragon's Pass: "Strong tech and writing demo" January 3, 2022
"This bite-sized game is a very nice tech demo and a brief sample illustrating the high quality of Wade's writing. For more of an..." - See full review
A new listing for L'île Tristam, by Hugo Labrande January 3, 2022
Après que votre avion se soit abîmé en mer, vous dérivez et atteignez une petite île, avec presque rien sur vous. Vous entreprenez d'explorer l'île et découvrez qu'elle fut habitée il y a des années. Mais...
A new Recommended List by unWinnable State, Games for Sarah January 3, 2022
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Andrew Schultz reviews extraordinary_fandoms.exe: "Friends + Learning CSS = healing and growth" January 3, 2022
"EFE in the big picture can be tied up pretty quickly. It's a story about someone who finds friends and relief on a Discord server. They..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews RetroCON 2021: "Inoffensive minigames" January 3, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review
A new listing for Ever Soaring, Chapter One, by Matto January 2, 2022
You come awake as someone is attempting to kill you. What will you do? The first part of a fan game set in the Warhammer 40k universe. Contains descriptions of violence.
Andrew Schultz reviews The Miller's Garden: "Quick, efficient motivation and reflection without philosophical cliches" January 2, 2022
"The author has labeled TMG as "experimental," and on my first play-through, that seemed like a cover for "heck, I'll throw something..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews The Spirit Within Us: "Light gameplay and minimal writing don't do justice to heavy themes" January 2, 2022
"(This is a lightly-edited version of a review posted to the IntFict forums during the 2021 IFComp. My son Henry was born right before the..." - See full review


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