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'Mid the Sagebrush and the Cactus, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

They shot you in the leg, the sheriff or one of his men, but you still managed to get away. You always manage to get away. And while they're off pursuing you to, who knows, perhaps Colorado, you have quietly...

Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
Average member rating: (135 ratings)

"With the cantankerous Wizard of Wordplay evicted from his mansion, the worthless plot can now be redeveloped. The city regulations declare, however, that the rip-down job can't proceed until all the items...

Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
Average member rating: (97 ratings)

Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Řyvind Thorsby
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

After-Words, by fireisnormal
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Resolve problems. Open Gates. Free Skycity. Go home. A game where you explore a surreal floating city, in which all room descriptions, lines of dialogue, item descriptions and action text are a maximum of...

Alabaster, by John Cater, Rob Dubbin, Eric Eve, Elizabeth Heller, Jayzee, Kazuki Mishima, Sarah Morayati, Mark Musante, Emily Short, Adam Thornton, Ziv Wities
Average member rating: (121 ratings)

The Queen has told you to return with her heart in a box. Snow White has made you promise to make other arrangements. Now that you're alone in the forest, it's hard to know which of the two women to trust....

And the Robot Horse You Rode in On, by Anna Anthropy
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Diode emerges from the porta-tent, yawning and cracking open a canteen. She takes a long swig. "Evening, bandita." Then she comes over to you and plants her foot on the top of your head. "i’ll be honest: i...

Arcane Intern (Unpaid), by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

Getting coffee, making copies, tampering with powers beyond your control. You know, normal intern things. Now if only you were getting paid for it...

The Art of Fugue, by Victor Gijsbers, Jimmy Maher, Dorte Lassen, and Johan
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

A pure story-less puzzle game featuring logical puzzles based on the idea of the fugue: your commands are performed by four different actors, but with increasing delays. The version with music features...

Augmented Fourth, by Brian Uri!
Average member rating: (65 ratings)

WANTED: Amateur musicians to serve the Royal Court. Must provide own instrument and be inured to copious constructive criticism. Impress your friends! Meet the King! Apply in person at the Castle, located on...

The Axe of Kolt [8-bit versions], by Larry Horsfield
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You are Alaric Blackmoon, a penniless ex-mercenary soldier, reduced to wandering the land and doing odd-jobs in return for food and a place to sleep. You have just left the town of Greenwych and you have...

A Beauty Cold and Austere, by Mike Spivey
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

That survey course in conceptual mathematics seemed like a good idea at the start of the term - no graded homework, no midterm exams - just an oral final at the end. But now that final is tomorrow morning....

Bee, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (85 ratings)

The story of a home-schooled girl preparing to compete in the national spelling bee, dealing with various small crises with family and friends, and gradually coming to terms with the clash of subcultures...

Captain Verdeterre's Plunder, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (50 ratings)

You should carry the bag. I'm more of a delegator.

Coke Is It!, by Lucian P. Smith, Adam Thornton, J. Robinson Wheeler, Michael Fessler, Dan Shiovitz, David Dyte
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

"Ahhhh! Another can of refreshing Coca-Cola! You sigh in contentment as you partake of the sweet carbonated beverage, so recently purchased. But what's this? The dispenser light is still on! You can select...
CosmoServe: an Adventure Game for the BBS-Enslaved, by Judith Pintar
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Curses, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (132 ratings)

"As "Curses" opens, you're hunting about in the attic of your family home, looking for a tatty old map of Paris (you're going on holiday tomorrow) and generally trying to avoid all the packing. Aunt Jemima...

Digital: A Love Story, by Christine Love
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

A computer mystery/romance set five minutes into the future of 1988.

The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (175 ratings)

The Dreamhold is interactive fiction — a classic text adventure. No graphics! No point-and-click! You type your commands, and read what happens next. The Dreamhold is designed for people who have never...

Dull Grey, by Provodnik Games
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

An interactive drama in the traditions of Soviet fiction about choosing a profession. Mother and her teenage son live on the edge of the world amid hot springs, steam, mountains, five-story houses and rusty...

The Ebb and Flow of the Tide, by Peter Nepstad
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

You have done a horrible thing, so horrible that burial will be denied you, either in soil or sea, neither can there be any hell for you. You wait for some hours, knowing this. Then your friends come for...

The Edifice, by Lucian P. Smith
Average member rating: (84 ratings)

"Something new in your everyday hunter-gatherer routine: where did this strange edifice come from? Dare you enter and explore the secrets of this... thing, or do you try to face your enemies? Like you have a...

Endless, Nameless, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (54 ratings)

The first time I ever saw someone play a text adventure was in fifth grade. One of the sixth-graders didn't go to outdoor ed, and therefore spent the week in my fifth-grade classroom, playing Scott Adams's...

Eric the Unready, by Bob Bates
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

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.

Esther's, by Brad Buchanan and Alleson Buchanan
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

At Esther's cafe your adorable host Served cheese to the mice when they wanted toast! That won't bother Harold's robust appetite, But Janie insists that the order's not right. Author's Postmortem


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