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Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
Average member rating: (128 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...

Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
Average member rating: (355 ratings)

You take a deep breath of salty air as the first raindrops begin to spatter the pavement, and the swollen, slate-colored clouds that blanket the sky mutter ominous portents amongst themselves over the little...

Babel, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (143 ratings)

In this game, you play as an amnesiac inside Babel, an abandoned Arctic facility devoted to biological research. You soon discover that you have the unusual ability to witness scenes from the past by...

Bad Machine, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Banana Apocalypse and the Rocket Pants of Destiny, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

The Battle of Walcot Keep, by Steve Breslin, Eric Eve, and Lindsey Hair
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Bee, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (67 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...

Best of Three, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

Bigger Than You Think, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

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:...

Blighted Isle, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (42 ratings)

Blockade duty in the Bay of Biscay, vile weather, and an unplanned jaunt over the side of the ship into the tossing waves. But instead of drowning, you end up on an island that has no right to be there - and...

Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (99 ratings)

You have always been different. One in a trillion have your gift, your curse: to move between worlds, never settling, always alone. To Wayfare. Yet there are others like you, and something stronger than...

Bronze, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (266 ratings)

When the seventh day comes and it is time for you to return to the castle in the forest, your sisters cling to your sleeves.

A Change in the Weather, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (66 ratings)

"Walking away from a picnic, you are suddenly caught in a country storm. You must protect a bridge from being destroyed. An ultra-linear game." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Child's Play, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (52 ratings)

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...

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...
Cold Iron, by Andrew Plotkin (as Lyman Clive Charles)
Average member rating: (36 ratings)
Your good axe has gone missing. Reverd Pearson would say you're a careless lunkhead who'd lose his ear if it wasn't nailed on. You figure he's right, a man of the cloth, but that doesn't mean piskeys didn't...

The Corn Identity, by Carl Muckenhoupt, Serhei Makarov, Tama Wise, J. Robinson Wheeler, A O Muniz, Admiral Jota, Andrew Schepler, Jacqueline A. Lott, Sam Kabo Ashwell, Dan Shiovitz, John Cater, Duchess, and Mark Musante
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (192 ratings)

Anglophone Atlantis has been an independent nation since an April day in 1822, when a well-aimed shot from their depluralizing cannon reduced the British colonizing fleet to one ship. Since then, Atlantis...

The Crescent City at the Edge of Disaster, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

A Speed-IF featuring New Orleans, Emeril, and armed hamsters.

Damnatio Memoriae, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (54 ratings)

14 AD. Agrippa Postumus, grandson of the recently-deceased Augustus, tries to avoid death at the hands of the next emperor, Tiberius. At his disposal: a couple of old manuscripts, a lamp, and a recalcitrant...

Danger School, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

A Dark and Stormy Entry, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

A Day for Fresh Sushi, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (93 ratings)

No time for fantasy. Must feed fish.

Deadline, by Marc Blank
Average member rating: (51 ratings)

Twelve hours to solve the mystery. One false move, and the killer strikes again. It's been called "part of the latest craze in home computing (TIME magazine), an "amazing feat of programming" (THE NEW YORK...

Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
Average member rating: (75 ratings)

Disenchantment Bay, by Jacqueline A Lott (with a head start from Emily Short)
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

From the about text: "The Inform 7 examples collectively known as Disenchantment Bay were born of a trip that Emily Short made with Dan Shiovitz to Alaska to visit me and Sam Kabo Ashwell, many years ago....

The Djinni Chronicles, by J. D. Berry
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

Don't Fire Until You See The Yellows Of Their Niblets, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

You're working the night shift at the Big Foods supermarket. You just need to finish sweeping the produce aisle and you can go home... unless you find yourself fighting a duel to the death with a corn...
Donkey Kong, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Dual Transform, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (101 ratings)

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.

Earth And Sky 3: Luminous Horizon, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (39 ratings)

The Elysium Enigma, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (74 ratings)

It was meant to be a routine visit on behalf of the imperial government, just to remind the settlers that the Empire hadn't forgotten them, and if you stick rigidly to the letter of your orders and refuse to...

Endless, Nameless, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (47 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...

A Family Supper, by Emily Short, Richard Evans, Linden Lab
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

The Quinn family is hosting a small house party, but an unconventional guest threatens their peace with sonnets, vegetarianism, and a gift for finding everyone's sore points. When secrets start coming to...

First Draft of the Revolution, by Emily Short, Liza Daly and inkle
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

It is dangerous to deceive a husband of magic-using rank... Juliette has been banished for the summer to a village above Grenoble: a few Alpine houses, a deep lake, blue sky, and no society. Now she writes...

Floatpoint, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (96 ratings)

It is night on this side of the planet. Settled areas are lit: a jagged crescent in the tropics, lining the inland sea. The bright splatter along the top of the curve is Tanhua, as bright from space as New...

For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
Average member rating: (107 ratings)

"The sun has gone. It must be brought. You have a rock." [--blurb from Competition '99]

Four in One, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

"Do you realize how behind schedule and over budget this picture is?" "Look, Mr. Thalberg," you say. "All I've gotta do is get the master shot in the can. So, maybe it'll take twenty takes. But when I get...

Fugue, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Published by Up Right Down, in response to the following plot prompt: THE PLOT: In a bistro in Paris a young woman (A) tells her three girlfriends (B, C, and D) about the affair she had with an American...

Galatea, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (313 ratings)

Emily Short's description: A conversation with a work of art. "47. Galatea. White Thasos marble. Non-commissioned work by the late Pygmalion of Cyprus. (The artist has since committed suicide.) Originally...

Glass, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (98 ratings)

The Prince sits awkwardly on the couch, holding his glass slipper and trying to keep it from crushing. Lucinda and Theodora have the ends of the same couch, and they are taking turns seeing who can bend...

The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (82 ratings)

A far-future story of discovery.

The House on the Cliff, by Emily Short, Richard Evans, Linden Lab
Average member rating: (1 rating)

An accident to a carriage and mail coach strand a group of strangers in a desolate stretch of coastland. The only source of shelter is an ancient, rambling estate, where neither servants nor master appear to...

Hunter, in Darkness, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (119 ratings)

I don't remember why this game is called "Onion", by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (4 ratings)
In this short silly game, you play as someone on Mars visiting the pretend Eiffel Tower that aliens built in the past. Features Nostradamus and a hose-pipe and not much else.

I-0, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (153 ratings)

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...

IF Progressive One, by Sarah Morayati, Rick Dague, Dan Shiovitz, Carl Muckenhoupt, Marius Müller, Mark J. Musante, and Tom Blawgus
Average member rating: (1 rating)

This chaotic game was written by six authors sequentially, each author only adding to the game as written so far. It all begins with you as a kindergarten teacher in your classroom after all the kids have...

Indigo, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (48 ratings)

"Years ago, a witch placed you in this tower and arranged for your upkeep, paying certain villagers well to keep you supplied with the most basic necessities, and no more. Your years in the tower have...

Inhumane, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

A parody of Infocom's Infidel, written when the author was fifteen, then converted to Inform. To collect a treasure, you must show an ancient guardian how awful an adventurer you are. [--blurb from The...
Jack's Adventures, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
In this extremely short one-room demo game, you play as Jack Winklebee, an aspiring hero in Fairyland. You've traded your cow for some magic beans, a trowel, and a magic watering can. Now it's time to find...
Kids, don’t eat your Halloween candy without having your parents inspect it first because there are SICKOS out there who will put RAZOR BLADES in it and you will CUT YOUR MOUTH and GET A POISONED INFECTION and DIE, all from eating your candy early. So don’t do that., by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (11 ratings)
Kiss Chase, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (8 ratings)
Kissing the Buddha's Feet, by Leon Lin
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

The Last Sonnet of Marie Antoinette, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Lethe Flow Phoenix, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Camping out at night takes you into a strange otherworld peopled with, among other things, several biblical references, objects of a symbolic nature, and a talking tree. Started as an entry for the first IF...
Lists and Lists, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (25 ratings)
A tutorial in which a genie teaches you the basics of a simplified version of LISP. [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Lock & Key, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (75 ratings)

Logic Puzzle Sampler, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

A sample game which demonstrates evaluation of statements. You can enter a statement about the game world, like "The red pyramid is on the table", and the game will determine whether it's true or false.

Lost Pig, by Admiral Jota
Average member rating: (445 ratings)

Pig lost! Boss say that it Grunk fault. Say Grunk forget about closing gate. Maybe boss right. Grunk not remember forgetting, but maybe Grunk just forget. -- IFComp 2007 blurb

Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (77 ratings)

The call comes through. Of all the dicks; you get the call, sitting in the front seat of your car, hands shaking on the steering wheel. An urgent call; but all you were thinking of was the bottle in the...

Marble Madness, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

The Matter of the Monster, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

You stagger up to its lair. Blue sand drags at your feet. Your Hands don't tremble — well, much — as you ready your new weapon. Your voice doesn't quaver (hardly at all) as you shout out the words you were...

Max Blaster and Doris de Lightning Against the Parrot Creatures of Venus, by Dan Shiovitz and Emily Short
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Someplace on Venus a secret weapon is being built that threatens Earth with total destruction. You and your comrade must penetrate the Xavian base and save the world -- before it's too late!

Metamorphoses, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (120 ratings)

You wake to stillness. The hammering, banging, and shouting that kept you awake half the night are gone. The air is cold, and something smells burnt. Your master's experiments must be finished, but with what...

Mystery House Possessed, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

This intricate all-text reworking draws on the Gothic, as well as Clue, to simulate seven characters working to outwit the killer in their midst.

Narcolepsy, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

Orevore Courier, by Brian Rapp
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Pytho's Mask, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (64 ratings)

On the Night of the Comet, the usual astrological bonds do not hold, and the order of the universe is threatened. It is a time made for rebels and usurpers, and all who would claim the kingdom for...

Rematch, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (83 ratings)

You thought you were such a great pool player. But Nick has beaten you once tonight already, and Ines is watching him more closely than you would like. So you challenge him to a rematch. "Sure, Kurt!" Nick...

Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (122 ratings)

The beautiful life is always damned, they say. As for you, you've overexpended yourself: fifteen years of prominence, champagne, carriage rides in the Tuileries, having your name whispered behind...

Sensory Jam, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

She's Got a Thing for a Spring, by Brent VanFossen
Average member rating: (29 ratings)
It's been a hectic year, and it's time to get away. He told you that, and you agreed. Now you're here, in a grove of aspen, and long for a good, long bath in the nearby hot spring. [--blurb from The Z-Files...

Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (160 ratings)

So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (69 ratings)

Sitting in a cramped theatre, irritated that your partner apparently hasn't turned up, you are strangely intrigued by a current of air. It will lead you to a place very different from your own familiar...

The Space Under the Window, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (95 ratings)

A new, experimental game that has no puzzles but uses only words that change your focus on things, thereby adapting the story. [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (284 ratings)

A vacation in our lovely country! See the ethnic charms of the countryside, the historic grandeur of the capital city. Taste our traditional cuisine; smell the flowers of the Old Tree. And all without...

Textfire Golf, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Stand steady at the tee... head down... slow backswing. Now, drive your tee shot 220 yards down the fairway, splitting a pair of sandtraps. Loft a five iron onto the green. And sink a twenty foot putt for a...

Twin Kingdom Valley, by Trevor Hall and P. M. Skinner
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Twin Kingdom Valley is a complex adventure game using full-screen high resolution graphics for the BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, and Commodore 64. There are over 179 different locations, each of which (except in...

Varicella, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (122 ratings)

You are Primo Varicella, Palace Minister at the Palazzo del Piemonte. This title is unlikely to impress anyone. Piedmont is the laughingstock of the Carolingian League, and the Palace Ministry has devolved...

When in Rome 2: Far from Home, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Manhattan, 1954.

Where There's a Will, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (1 rating)

In this game loosely based on Sierra's Mystery House, you play as Norman, a potential heir to your late Uncle Oscar's estate. You have one day to find a diamond necklace hidden in his "Mystery House" to...

You are a Chef!, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (46 ratings)

Zegrothenus, by Poster
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You are the rather famous, but altogether lazy, wizard Zegrothenus. The Council has imprisoned you in your own lair as a last-ditch effort to cure you of procrastination. Can you create a new potion before...


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