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♥Magical Makeover♥, by S. Woodson
Average member rating: (43 ratings)

"You hold in your hand a pink, heart-shaped card daubed in rosewater and oil of jasmine — an invitation to the Princess Philantha's Grand Equinox Ball. In gilded, sweeping, sweet-smelling calligraphy, the...

Advent Door, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Where’s that door? This game was written for a collaborative 2019 Advent Calendar project. The theme was "The City of Doors" from the Planescape roleplaying setting. That project was never completed, so I...

Adventuring 101: Rogue Like, by Joshua Castillo

In this story, you are an aspiring rogue participating in an exercise to prove that you know how to be a good rogue. One of the things I like most about this Interactive fiction is the combat system I made,...

Aisle, by Sam Barlow
Average member rating: (280 ratings)

"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...

The Alchemist, by Renata Burianova
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Your name is Alessandro d'Estino, an italian alchemist. An alchemist so famous that the King Rudolph II. requests your presence on his court. The story begins on a cold February day of 1602 on your journey...

The Algophilists' Penury, by Jon Stall
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

We were the Algophilists, obdurate in our longueur and waiting for our quietus in the tenebrous of our morbific abode; join us.

Allein mit Kai, by Ingo Scharmann and Joana Markus
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Arndt Koschke is very excited. After a few dates on neutral territory he meets Tanja today in her apartment for the first time. But suddenly she has to go out for half an hour and Arndt has to watch her...

American Election, by Greg Buchanan
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

A dark political nightmare game about Abigail Thoreau, a campaign assistant working to elect her candidate. In this hour-long cyoa game (composed of eleven chapters), you make choices both political and...

And the Robot Horse You Rode in On, by Anna Anthropy
Average member rating: (16 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...

Andromeda Apocalypse — Extended Edition, by Marco Innocenti
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

Floating in space on a strange vessel, sole survivor of a world... and maybe of the entire human race, Ektor Mastiff must find a way through the cosmos, on a voyage that can change the history of mankind...

Animal Farm, by Sam Ruby
Average member rating: (1 rating)

an apple from nowhere, by Brendan Barnwell
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

The Awesome Bureaucratic Hell, by Elena Fedina
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

This game was one of my final projects for the game design program I took at New York Film Academy. Being from Russia, I got a little nostalgic about everyday aspects of my life back home, so this game...

The Axolotl Project, by Samantha Vick
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

As a lowly intern on Sadler Pharmaceutical’s high-security lunar research base, you set out to find an escaped test subject before your boss does. Along the way, you’ll unravel the mystery of your coworker’s...

baby tree, by Lester Galin
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

a short horror game

Balances, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

"A homage to Infocom's Enchanter Trilogy, at the same time showing some of the things that Inform is capable of doing." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Baluthar, by Chris Molloy Wischer
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

In this game of horror, you play as an old man of a tribal culture. For months, you've been weary of life and kept to your bed. But when you learn that your adult son, Rykhard, has foolishly gone into the...

A Beauty Cold and Austere, by Mike Spivey
Average member rating: (37 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: (63 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...

Benthic Love, by Mike Joffe
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

- 5 endings! – Learn interesting facts about the ocean depths! – Art by the amazing Sonya Hallett! – The ONLY LGBT-friendly anglerfish dating sim!

Beyond, by Roberto Grassi, Paolo Lucchesi, and Alessandro Peretti
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

A mysterious death, a secret to be revealed… and someone who wants to know the truth, at any cost. ...

Bigger Than You Think, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (43 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:...

Blast, by Richard Otter

Your day starts with a headless receptionist and then just goes from bad to worse; don't you just hate Monday mornings.

Blood & Laurels, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

It's the eight hundred and twenty first year of the city of Rome, a year of bad omens and unrest. The Emperor is bloodthirsty and watches keenly for anyone who might be trying to overthrow him. The grain...

Body Bargain, by Amanda Lange
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

Your surgery went very well. But you couldn't really afford it... Be aware that this is a work of horror. This game involves situations that may be violent, distressing, disturbing, or triggering. This game...

The Boot-Scraper, by Caleb Wilson (as Lionel Schwob)
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

On the night of August 14th, 1799, eight days off St. Stellio, the sloop Meleagris was smashed apart by a storm. Most of the crew and passengers alike were crushed by fallen rigging, or drowned, or eaten by...

Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (65 ratings)

Somewhere between New Mexico and Arizona, three friends were driving through a barren desert of red rocks, and wide empty skies. It was the end of summer, the end of high school, the end of so many things....

Camelot, by Finn Rosenløv
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

This is the revised version of Camelot. Published after the end of the 2010 Adrift Summer Competition. After a number of years your membership of the distinguished club of the unemployed has finally expired....

The Camping Trip, by GoblinBoy
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Captain Piedaterre's Blunders, by Wade Clarke
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"You are Captain Piedaterre, proud rat, scourge of a good number of seas and collector of amazing things that people forget to nail down and don't seem to care about when they go missing." Captain...

Carma, by Marnie Parker
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

"A Glulx Inform romp (with graphics and music)." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

Castle of the Red Prince, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (45 ratings)

Welcome to Amaranth, foreigner. The Red Prince haunts your dreams, you say? If you want to overthrow our tyrant, you’ll need to consider this whole blighted land at once. (Castle of the Red Prince is a small...

Castle, Forest, Island, Sea, by Hide&Seek
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

'Castle, Forest, Island, Sea' is a choose-your-own-adventure story that explores key questions in philosophy. Where will your chosen path lead you? From bickering birds to scary monsters, choose your quest...

Changes, by David Given
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Choices, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

You weren't sure what to make of Miss Harris when she first came to the school. She was, after all, seriously hot. Playboy-centrefold hot. From the moment you first saw her walking across the playground, her...

Citizens on the Mountaintop: The Story of the Civil War Amendments, by Ted Casaubon
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

A historical satire of the corporate personhood movement in America.

Coke Is It!, by Lucian P. Smith, Adam Thornton, J. Robinson Wheeler, Michael Fessler, Dan Shiovitz, David Dyte
Average member rating: (18 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...

A Colder Light, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

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
Average member rating: (83 ratings)

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.

Coming Out Simulator 2014, by Nicky Case
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

A half-true game about half-truths. You play as a semi-fictional version of me, on a night that changed my life forever. Choose your (my?) words wisely. Every character will remember everything you say - or...

Consensual Torture Simulator, by Merritt Kopas
Average member rating: (1 rating)

This is a game that simulates a session of consensual sadomasochism - specifically, impact play. The player takes the role of the sadist, and must manage the session with care and diligence - watching the...

Constraints, by Martin Bays
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Corvidia, by Alan DeNiro
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

A very short game about a man, his daughter, the moon, some birds, and an evergreen.

The Count, by Scott Adams
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

"It begins when you awake in a large brass bed in a castle somewhere in Transylvania. Who are you, what are you doing here and WHY did the postman deliver a bottle of blood? Converted from original code by...

Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (148 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 Crooked Estate, by Duncan Bowsman
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

A somewhat non-traditional piece intended as a metaphorical, locality-based fictionalization based on the values of philosophical pessimism. Inspired by the writings of Thomas Ligotti. Intended to be played...

Cryptozookeeper, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

Marrow is delicious but that's not why you're here. You're supposed to pick up a single jar of alien bone jelly, which of course can't exist and doesn't exist, so you've convinced yourself that transporting...

Crystal and Stone, Beetle and Bone, by Jenny Brennan
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You are God! The last God and Lornedei is your only true believer. You need her to stand against the coming dark. Can you guide her? Will she follow?

CYBERQUEEN, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (49 ratings)

integration necessitates evisceration

Dangerous Curves, by Irene Callaci
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

A Dark and Stormy Entry, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Daybreak RL, by Frank Duff/DF McCourt
Average member rating: (1 rating)

You are the bodyguard to Prince Illum. Prince Illum is blind and carries the Daybreak Shard. He needs to get it to the top of the tower. You are currently at the bottom of the tower. And you had best hurry,...

Death Attends The Matinee, by ClickHole
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

The dame walks into your office without knocking, and boy, does she look uneasy. She stares at you with piercing gray eyes and asks, “Are you Sam Stonemarrow, the private detective?”

Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
Average member rating: (72 ratings)

Delusions, by C. E. Forman
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

"A trip into virtual reality: all begins with debugging a VR system, but then things get out of hand. Who is Morrodox, what has he to do with your colleagues, and what is going on?" [--blurb from The Z-Files...

Demons and Deadlines, by Adea
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

In Demons and Deadlines, you are a reporter trying to snag an interview with a demon. Remember those old CYOA games you used to play as a child? Think of this as a twisted version of those innocent memories,...

Don't Read the Comments, by Ashton Raze
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Short, amusing riff on the niche-audience building capabilities of the internet and the problems with comments.

Doomed Xycanthus, by Eric Mayer
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

You've managed to get on the wrong side of a powerful wizard. Maybe you can find help in the fabled lost city of Xycanthus.

Door Simulator, by Giggling_Kiste
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

This is the official door simulator 2013 ...

Dr. Dumont's Wild P.A.R.T.I., by Muffy Berlyn and Michael Berlyn
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

"Failing physics--again--would be traumatic enough. But now, you're trapped inside a Particle Accelerator and Reality Translation Integrator, the product of mad genius meeting mixed metaphors. Originally...

Dr. Sourpuss Is Not A Choice-Based Game, by P.B. Parjeter
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

I, Dr. Sourpuss, talking housecat and test administrator, regret to inform you that your multiple choice test has been misplaced. While I attempt to locate the missing SCANDRON marking machine, please occupy...

Dulle Griet and the Antenorian Icebox, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Victor Gijsbers's rating:
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Storing a war-engine inside Hell was a new tactic; you'll be able to penetrate deeper than ever before and still have a chance of getting out again. The job isn't without its risks, but at least you know the...

Dungeon Text, by Richard Cromwell
Average member rating: (1 rating)

An unfinished project exploring the use of RPG elements in a text-based adventure setting. You are a ranger. Captured by the Dark Lord Aranoth's minions, you must escape from the dungeon and warn the king!...

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: (76 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...

The End Means Escape, by Steve Kodat
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

"Some things should be left undone." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]

Endless Sands, by Hamish McIntyre
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Exiled to the desert for a crime they didn’t commit, a vampire must find shelter before sunrise.

Endless, Nameless, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (43 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...

The Entropy Cage, by Stormrose
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Sub-sentient computer programs 'subs' coordinate our future society. You, the first cyber-psychiatrist, are drawn into the sub's war for their next evolution. PLAYTIME: ~20mins FORMAT: standalone .html file....

Episode in the Life of an Artist, by Peter Eastman
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

The Erudition Chamber, by Daniel Freas
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Escapade!, by Juhana Leinonen
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

An entry in the 2008 One Room Game Competition. You play the bumbling sidekick of the heroic Captain McBrawn; while trying to carry out a task he's set you, you are captured by the Screaming Communists and...

Eschew as if you were She, by W. M. Wellman
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

In this minimalist work, you can visit each of the four seasons where there are representative items — and She.

Everybody Loves a Parade, by Cody Sandifer
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

You play as a woman driving a moving van across the United States to her new job as New York City's Assistant to the Chief Engineer. Your gas runs out when you arrive at Chewton, Arizona which is having its...

Ex Nihilo, by Juhana Leinonen
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

In the beginning there was nothing. From nothing light and darkness were born.

Exhibition, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

"The Hartman Gallery extends their invitation to an exhibition of Anatoly Domokov's "American Paintings." Who draws the line between art and life? HTML enhanced." [--blurb from Competition '99]

EXTERMINATE!, by Michael Martin
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Fabricationist DeWit Remakes the World, by Jedediah Berry
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

After a sleep of centuries, a synthetic being receives an unexpected visitor—along with a new role in the Great Project.

Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

In a world that never quite got over the '80s, Delarion Yar dispenses quarters for the local arcade... badly. A software pirate from better days, he's crossed the wrong people one too many times. Locked into...

Fear, by Chuan-Tze Teo
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

"The world is suddenly such a frightening place. People are out to get you, and everywhere there is danger, lurking in the dark, even here, in your own home. Can you conquer your own fears before it's too...

Fellowship of the Ring, by Adam Thornton
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

A Fine Day for Reaping, by James Webb (aka revgiblet)
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Step into the bare feet of the Grim Reaper for a day and make sure that five pesky souls keep their appointment with the afterlife.

Fine-Tuned, by Dennis Jerz
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

"Can Troy, the handsome daredevil autoist, live up to his "sterling" reputation? What secret threatens the career of the talented singer, Miss Melody Sweet? With the help of the mechanical genius Aloysius...

Fingertips: I'm Having a Heart Attack, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

It's your time to make a statement. Make sure your nerves don't fail before your heart does.

First Draft of the Revolution, by Emily Short, Liza Daly and inkle
Average member rating: (44 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...

First Things First, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

You’ve just arrived at home from your nightly visit to the science and invention section of the local public library, where you spend each night dreaming your dreamy dreams of one day inventing a time travel...

A Fleeting Case of Self-Possession, or, Memento Moratori, by Lea Albaugh
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Flexible Survival, by Nuku Valente
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

An erotic survival game set after a bioterrorism attack.

Fogged Up Mirror, by Cha Holland
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

A personal look at identity labels and assumptions, from a genderqueer perspective.

Fort Aegea, by Francesco Bova
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Fragile Shells, by Stephen Granade
Victor Gijsbers's rating:
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

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.

The Frequently Deceased, by Emily Short, Failbetter Games
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

A family of promising youngsters have killed their Governess again. This time, she hasn't come back. Question servants across London. The chief glass-cleaner at the House of Mirrors. The attendants at a...

Friendly Foe, by Mike Sousa
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

That bunny has done enough damage to your garden. Today is the day you're finally going to catch him. Armed with carrots and a fishing net, you set your sights on its home. This is going to be easy...

Frobozz Magic Support, by Nate Cull
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You play as a novice glyph support clerk but no one's around but an animated burin. It seems the more experienced support clerks are either lost, got themselves un-implemented, or got stuck in a timeloop....

Fugue, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (9 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...

Furioso, by William Davis
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

You accept a mission to track down a band of smugglers operating out of a nearby town. You quickly realize you're in way over your head. This adventure is part of the Eamon universe. Like all Eamon...

Gartin Manor, by Greg Gioia
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

The Gostak, by Carl Muckenhoupt
Average member rating: (68 ratings)

"Finally, here you are. At the delcot of tondam, where doshes deave. But the doshery lutt is crenned with glauds. Glauds! How rorm it would be to pell back to the bewl and distunk them, distunk the whole...

Got Toast?, by Jim Fisher
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

You promised your girlfriend Beth a home cooked breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast, pancakes, and syrup. But considering you've only got bread and a new toaster in your kitchen, this may be a difficult promise...

Grief, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Growing Up, by Andrew Van Deventer
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

You feel the sun for the first time as you burst forth into a strange new world. Years pass unevenly as if they were distorted seconds and you perceive many different scenes simultaneously. Plot and survival...

Guilded Youth, by Jim Munroe
Average member rating: (42 ratings)

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...

Hamlet -- The Text Adventure, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Who really killed Hamlet's dad? Can the Prince ever 'get' Gertrude, or is that just wrong? What does Richard III want with a horse anyway? And where did the gravedigger get that gorgeous pink dress? Avenge...

Harrison Squared Dies Early, by Daryl Gregory
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

A Lovecraftian choose-your-own-adventure through a creepy school. There's a monster on the loose, and the only one who can track it down is you, Harrison Harrison, teenage monster detective. This is a...

The HeadBanger's Quest, by Alexander Gambino
Average member rating: (1 rating)

A text-based, 8-bit romp through Metal designed to feel like a LoZ and Brütal Legend RPG.

Home Sweetie-Bot Home, by Jacques Frechet
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Honeysuckle, by Cat Manning
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

A Petite Mort entry for ECTOCOMP 2016.

Howwl, by Tipue
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Howwl is an web-based interactive fiction game. The genre is loosely apocalyptic horror.

Hunger Daemon, by Sean M. Shore
Average member rating: (54 ratings)

It's not the end of the world, and you're to blame. Better get on that. But man, it sure would be nice to get a bite to eat first.

Hunter, in Darkness, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (114 ratings)

HUNTING UNICORN, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

A maiden leads a unicorn hunt. Sixteen narrative variants. Choose-your-own-adventure style. Mature thematic elements.

I-0, by Anonymous
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Average member rating: (149 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...

The Ice-Bound Concordance, by Aaron A. Reed and Jacob Garbe
Average member rating: (1 rating)

The Ice-Bound Concordance is an award-winning indie game ("Best Story/World Design" winner, IndieCade 2014; "Excellence in Narrative" nominee, IGF 2015) with cutting-edge interactive story technology,...

If I Wasn't Shy, by Joey Jones
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

"I kinda just sit at the checkout, and the place isn't even all that busy. So why'd you want to play a game about my life? I mean, it's not terrible but it would be so much more if I wasn't shy." (Part of...

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...

IFDB Spelunking 2, by sam Kabo Ashwell

A series of old and obscure parser games, munged together into a loosely-connected pile which I then snark about.

In Darkness, by GoblinBoy
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

The PC wakes up in a dark room, with no idea how he arrived there. He has to work his way through his memories to figure out what happened, and why he has this awful sense of dread. First place in 2009 AIF...

Inevitable, by Kathleen M. Fischer as Timothy Lawrence Heinrich
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Insight, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Insignificant Little Vermin, by Filip Hracek
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Escape slavery in Mount Bloodrock, an underground enclave of orcs and goblins preparing for war. What will you discover in these dark caves? What mayhem can you wreak on your way out? And how will your...

Invisible Parties, by Sam Kabo Ashwell (as Psychopup)
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

You are a walker of the ways between the worlds. It is not an arrangement conducive to straightforward relationships. The Three Rebeccas have created a tangle, a temporary artifice woven from parts of many...

Jacqueline, Jungle Queen!, by Steph Cherrywell
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Average member rating: (23 ratings)

You are Jacqueline McBean, modern woman for the Thirties and intrepid international correspondent for the Fresno Bee. The good news is that you're on your way to a plum assignment among the glitzy spires and...

Jane, by Joseph Grzesiak
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Jarod's Journey, by Tim Emmerich
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

""Jarod!" comes the weakened call from the father's room. With a torn heart, Jarod remembers his father of old, a once great centurion. Jarod quickly runs to his father's bedside. When he kneels beside the...

Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (74 ratings)

New Year's Eve, 1999, a quarter to midnight and where else to be but Century Park! Fireworks cascade across the sky, your stomach rumbles uneasily, music and lasers howl across the parkland... Not exactly...

John's Fire Witch, by John Baker
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

A small, witty text adventure. Its clever puzzles received quite a bit of acclaim on rec.arts.int-fiction upon its release. You've come to visit your old friend John Baker, but he's missing, and a blizzard...

The Journey of the King, by Peter Nepstad
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"The King goeth upon a journey with many horses, yet riding upon none, when the pomp of travelling shall be heard in the streets and the sound of the lute and the drum and the name of the King. And I would...

Ka, by Dan Efran
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

For an Egyptian mummy's soul - or "Ka" - death is but the first step on a puzzling and perilous journey. The second step? Getting out of all those coffins....

Karel of de Elegast, by Tom Hermans (@Auroriax)

'Karel of de Elegast' is gebaseerd op de ridderroman 'Karel ende Elegast' van een onbekende middeleeuwse auteur.

Karen's Secret, by goddamusername

You take the role of a man in his late twenties/early thirties, who is head-over-heels in love with Karen. After a blissful eight months together, you are ready to propose to her. One day, however, you...

Katana, by Matt Rohde
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You play as an American tourist visiting Shinobu Palace in Japan hoping to learn more about your ancestor, Matsuo Kaneiji, an infamous samurai executed for treason. Through several puzzles and flashbacks,...

A Killer Headache, by Mike Ciul
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

The apocalypse is over. The human race lost. You're hungry. And you have a hell of a headache. Discretionary warning: This game is violent, scatological, and eschatological.

Kissing the Buddha's Feet, by Leon Lin
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

L'Envol, by Benjamin Roux
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

"Il est tard. La journée fut longue, et exténuante. Vous êtes content d'être enfin seul dans votre chambre, pour goûter à un repos bien mérité. Tout est calme autour de vous, la soirée s'annonce tranquille....

La onzième horde, by Laurent Pendarias
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Véritable « nouvelle dont vous êtes le héros », La onzième horde se présente comme un jeu où vous incarnez Hippathie, une aéromaîtresse. Avec ses compagnons, elle est chargée de transmettre son carnet de...

La Seine, by Derek Sutcliffe
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Visit Paris, France in 1884 and explore a large park on the bank of the river Seine.

Le labyrinthe au trésor, by ML

Parcours éducatif dans les souterrains d'un château à la recherche du trésor...

The Light: Shelby's Addendum, by Colm McCarthy
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You play as Maurice L. Shelby, a laboratory apprentice employed by Commission Research Station 12B. The station is rather important: it houses one of several beacons placed around the world that generate the...

Little Blue Men, by Michael S. Gentry
Average member rating: (61 ratings)

This game is a joke. This game is a warning. This game is a satire. This game is inspired in equal parts by Vaclav Havel's "The Memorandum" and Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas". This...

Lost New York, by Neil deMause
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

"They say you can never get to know the true New York as a tourist -- but this is going to turn out to be no ordinary vacation. What you thought would be a quick jaunt to the usual tourist traps instead...

Masquerade, by Kathleen M. Fischer
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

"You walk purposefully down the sidewalk, looking neither left nor right. You don't need to look; you can tell you are being watched from whispers overheard as you pass by. "Poor Amelia..." you hear somebody...

Max Blaster and Doris de Lightning Against the Parrot Creatures of Venus, by Dan Shiovitz and Emily Short
Average member rating: (12 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!

The Meteor, the Stone and a Long Glass of Sherbet, by Graham Nelson (as Angela M. Horns)
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

Another day wasted as guest of the Empress, a wretchedly long tour of the breath-taking Boreal Falls, conducted as ever by the Lady Amilia. As if she weren't bad enough, an honour guard of soldiers, their...

Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (59 ratings)

A fool receives a challenge from a countess. Violence. Sex. Profanity. Sausage.

Mindwheel, by Robert Pinsky, William Mataga, Steve Hales
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Travel into the minds of four important people to collect the Wheel of Wisdom and save the world: BOBBY CLEMON, assassinated rock star, once called 'half John Lennon and half Janis Joplin'. This charismatic,...

Mite, by Sara Dee
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

In this small fantasy adventure game, you play as Mite, a pixy lad, who is carrying an egg-shaped jewel dropped by a cloaked thief who you tripped that morning. The gem belongs to the Fairy Prince! You must...

Möbius, by J.D. Clemens
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

Another mission. Just when you had settled in for a nap.

Monday, 16:30, by Alexander "Mordred" Andonov
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

How long is half an hour when you are bored and miserable? How about when it's Monday, and it's 16:30? How about when you're in love?

Motion, by Abbi Park
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

You're flying a rocket up three miles into the air. Since fuel is very expensive, and you're on a budget, you've ordered only the exact amount you'll need for the ascent...

My Town, by Anastasia Salter
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

There is a "Dementia Village" near Amsterdam, where residents with Alzheimer’s are intended to live normally, with everyone in the town--shopkeepers, restaurant staff–--actually employees of the care-taking...

Narcolepsy, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (56 ratings)

Necron's Keep, by Dan Welch
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Bluex the divine king of Surya has decreed for you to locate the Arch Mage Wizard Necron. Necron built an enchanted castle deep within an ancient forest to protect himself and his people. Esentially, you are...

Necrotic Drift, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Necrotic Drift is a survival horror text adventure... but with graphics and sound! An homage to the old Magnetic Scrolls game in presentation, Necrotic Drift follows the story of gaming store employee Jarret...

New Cat, by Poster
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You are the new cat, but you do not have a name. Today, He has left the door to your place open. If you explore the new world, can you get a name?

Night at the Computer Center, by bonni mierzejewska
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Someone has run off with one of the university's printers, and you, as a computer lab technician, must retrieve it if you want to keep your job. [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

No Time To Squeal, by Mike Sousa and Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

"He thought he saw a pantomime That queried his own deal: He looked again, and found it was A ticket to a meal. He thought he saw infanticide Per chance to make it real. 'I have but one regret,' he said:...

Nostrils of Flesh and Clay, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You are a scent detective, drifting through a world torn apart by greed and nausea. With colors dripping from your nostrils, you flex cartilage and demand to know...what is Project Olympia? Who are the...

Nothing But Mazes, by Greg Boettcher
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

In this large game, you play as Gary Randall, a man who had a heart attack in 2026, was frozen in a cryogenic tube, then revived in 2189 by green aliens from Oo. Humanity bombed itself back to the Iron Age...

Ogres, by Alan DeNiro
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

A surreal landscape - or three surreal landscapes? "Ogres" consists of three game files, each representing the same area, but with subtle differences. The readme file warns: "ONE OF THESE GAMES (Red, White,...

Olivia's Orphanorium, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Sparky young entrepreneur Olivia sets out to fulfil her dream of running an orphanage. The beatings will continue until morale improves.

Olvido Mortal, by Andrés Viedma Peláez
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Pantomime, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Party Foul, by Brooks Reeves
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

You're cornered, trapped. There seems to be no escape. You aren't in a jail cell. No, you're in the cocktail party from hell and only by using your wits and luck are you going to get out of this suburb...

Phlegm, by Jason Dyer
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

You've found it at last - the chest containing the Treasure of Phlegm. Now, all you need to do is get it down from the tree. A cannon could help, if you can find the tools necessary to fire it... [--blurb...

The Phoenix Move, by Daniele Giardini
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You are standing on a tall pole. So tall you can't see the ground below. All you see, is a bright blue sky around you. And the sun. And some clouds. And a huge egg, motionlessly floating a couple of feet...

Photograph: A Portrait of Reflection, by Steve Evans
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Photograph was an entry in the 2002 IFComp, in which it placed 3rd out of 38 entries. It was also nominated for two XYZZY awards, "Best Player Character" & "Best Use Of Medium". It's a story-driven, almost...

Pirate's Plunder!, by Tiberius Thingamus
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

In this game, it be yer goal to findeth ye olde, cursed treasure on Loot Island and taketh it fer yer own. Not even that evil Captain Hookhead can stoppeth ye once ye put ye mind to it. Know why? If ye...

The PK Girl, by Robert Goodwin, Helen Trevillion, Nanami Nekono, and Oya-G
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

The Plant, by Michael J. Roberts
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

You're on a business trip with your boss, driving down a deserted highway in the middle of nowhere, when the car breaks down. You set off on foot seeking help, but you soon find yourself in the middle of a...

Prospero, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

A prince and his courtiers retreat to his palace to hide from a deadly plague. Adapted from EA Poe's The Masque of the Red Death.

Puddles on the Path, by Anssi Räisänen
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

In this game where proverbs are magical spells, you play as an apprentice to Larumis the Sorcerer. After two years in his service, you're on the road home for a well-earned summer vacation when, through an...

Queen of Swords, by Jessica Knoch
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Rameses, by Stephen Bond
Average member rating: (115 ratings)

The Recruit, by Mike Sousa
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Try your hand at the Real Life Interactive Gaming Simulacra! You'll face a variety of challenges and simulations and have a chance to win some money and great prizes. Apply today!

Redemption, by Kathleen M. Fischer
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Regel het voor Dries: De kunstroof, by Ketnet (in cooperation with pure communication)

'Regel het voor Dries: de kunstroof' is een interactieve aflevering van 'De regel van 3S', een detectivereeks over Dries Deckers, een energieke en inventieve tiener met een heel eigen logica. In deze...

Reor's Bush-Cave - EXPLICIT VERSION, by Richard Headkid
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Reor's Bush-Cave -EXPLICIT (FULL GAME - GLULX VERSION) by Richard Headkid Release 5 / Serial number 170619 / Inform 7 build 6M62 (I6/v6.33 lib 6/12N) WARNING: THIS GAME INCLUDES EXCESSIVE PROFANITY,...

Risorgimento Represso, by Michael J. Coyne
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

Robopuppy Redux, by J.D. Clemens
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Scavenger, by Quintin Stone
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Search a war-shattered world for secrets of the past.

SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD!, by Xalavier Nelson Jr.
Average member rating: (21 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...

See the Constellation, by ed blair
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

no puzzles, just star-gazing.

shadows on the mirror, by Chrysoula Tzavelas
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

I am falling, I am fading, I am drowning, help me to breathe...

Siren for Hire, by Maddy Myers
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Siren For Hire tells a story of magical girls living in a future Earth governed by a Dragon who doles out powered gemstones to the deserving. But who "deserves" super-powers? Meanwhile, hacker cults and...

Six Stories, by Neil K. Guy
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

Six-Chamber Champion, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Derelict Warehouse (sitting on the hard plastic chair) Crammed full of bloodthirsty spectators, the air is heavy with cigarette smoke and body odour. You sit at a simple plastic table opposite your opponent....

The Skeleton Key of Ambady, by Caelyn Sandel (as Adalai Trammels)
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

I come through town every dozen years or so. Strangers still seem strange, but I've found work and welcome everywhere I've been. I come and go as I please. Don't waste your worry on me. The Skeleton Key of...

Small World, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Snowblind Aces, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

Two aces shelter from a snowstorm under the wing of a biplane. They've duelled and played in the air for years. Love is inevitable. But what kind of relationship will they end up in?

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...

Spectrum, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel)
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Speculative Fiction, by Diane Christoforo and Thomas Mack
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

A puzzle game about committing acts of financial skulduggery and exploiting ridiculous magical items. This game is the complete version of the one that appeared in IntroComp 2011, where it won second place.

SPY INTRIGUE, by furkle
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

IT'S YOUR FIRST DAY AT SPY SCHOOL, AND YOU'RE READY TO COMMENCE A LIFE OF ESPIONAGE, TRADECRAFT, AND INTRIGUE. THE ONLY PROBLEM IS, EVERY HUMAN EMPLOYEE DIED OF MUMPS JUST THE OTHER DAY. CAN YOU AND THE SOLE...

Square Circle, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

What is your crime? Why do you feel both guilty and unjustly punished? What has happened to your memory? How will you draw a square circle and get out of your prison? What will you find then?

Starborn, by Juhana Leinonen
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

The Magellan returned to Earth two weeks ago. I however can never go home. There are two versions of the story: Inform 7 version (2011) that uses a single-keyword parser, and Undum/Vorple version (2012) that...

The Statue Got Me High, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

Your job is to make sure John's party is successful. It won't be, though. Written for the Apollo 18+20 tribute album project.

A Stop For The Night, by Joe Mason
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

A Sugared Pill, by Colin Borland
Average member rating: (1 rating)

As you wind your merry way home from a night out, a mystery gunman fires the shot which throws you into the world of self-delusion and deadly political intrigue...

Suicide, by Dan Doyle III
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Tonight's the night you are going to kill yourself. You walk into the bathroom, realizing that this is the last room you're ever going to be in alive. The thought is both terrifying and liberating. This is a...

Swigian, by Mathbrush (as Rainbus North)
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

I don't like talking. Let's build a fire. Swigian is a minimalist game. It is long, but quickly finished, with few words and few complications.

T-Zero, by Dennis Cunningham
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

PROLOGUE A dream came to you as you tossed uneasily upon an unfamiliar bed. In your dream, a time-worn figure waved a scythe in slow arcs across your sky-blue field of vision and picked, out of thin air,...

Taghairm, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

"Perhaps the most horrible of all recorded magical spells." Cruelty. Violence. Sounds. Headphones recommended.

The Tale of the Kissing Bandit, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

Tapestry, by Daniel Ravipinto
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

You were born; you lived; you died. Not everyone gets a second chance to go back and change crucial decisions. You have been granted one and must go back to critical moral dilemmas; but do you change the...

Tea and Toast, by Matt Weiner (as Maria del Pangolin)
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Teaching her to dance, by Marius Müller
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

A science-fiction story of love and war,an attempt to create a serious game with a Speed-IF premise.

Thieves' Gambit: The Curse of the Black Cat, by Dana Duffield
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

You're the world's greatest jewel thief! Well, second greatest. But if you and your team of talented crooks can steal the Black Cat, the world's unluckiest diamond, you'll be legendary! The Black Cat has...

Things, by Jacqueline A. Lott and Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Threediopolis, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

A wordplay/quasi-maze game.

Time: All Things Come to an End, by Andy Phillips
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

After many years developing a time travel machine, the company has decided to close the project down. If only you could get the machine to work, you would be able to make a leap into the future to prove it's...

TimeQuest, by Bob Bates
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

You are a private in an organization called the Temporal Corps. As the game begins, a general calls you into his office, explaining that a Corps lieutenant has apparently conceived the insane notion of going...

Tomorrow Never Comes, by A. Bomire
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Tomorrow Never Comes is an excellent James Bond parody with adult content. It's technically sound with great characterization, a good plot, and fast pace of action in the best of the Bond tradition.

Tookie's Song, by Jessica Knoch
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Cat aliens from the planet Purrsimmon have stolen your pet dog, Tookie! Rescue him by solving all the various light-hearted puzzles they've set up for you!

Top Hat, by Duncan Bowsman

You are an elf inside a magic hat. Your boss's magic show is going badly. Your boss reaches into the hat expectantly. What can you do to make sure the Boss puts on an awesome show?

Total Paddling Mania, by Dr. Aloysius, Ph.D Beltway
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

"You need a paddle! Without a paddle, an adult is just a cartoon character to a child. With a paddle, the adult becomes a powerful force of justice and order in the hedonistic and ignorant world of the...

The Treachery of Zorag, by Derek C. Jeter
Average member rating: (1 rating)

You have heard the legends of a powerful wizard who continuously sought greater power by unnatural means and was eventually imprisoned by a benevolent order of Druids. Unfortunately, the order faded over...

Treasures of a Slaver's Kingdom, by S. John Ross
Average member rating: (39 ratings)

In the cruel kingdoms north of the Viraxian Empire, a barbarian seeks treasure - and vengeance! Having escaped the clutches of the Slaver King, he has vowed to pillage the wealth of the kingdom ... then...

ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

I’ve finally finished porting and cracking an old edutainment game from the 90′s. Please enjoy.

The Underoos that Ate New York!, by G. Kevin Wilson
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Looks like that meteor crash from page 12 wasn't as harmless as everyone was expecting: now your clothes are playing mad!...

Understudied, by Jonathan Laury
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Based on real events... It's press night in the West End, and in three hours the curtain will go up on a new rock musical version of a Shakespeare play. Sounds great, right? What could possibly go wrong?...

Unit 322 (Disambiguation), by Jonny Muir
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

A mystery told entirely through the pages of an online encyclopedia.

Unraveling God, by Todd Watson
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Valley of Steel, by The Custodian
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

The creep of surveillance and control has continued unabated. Every citizen is required to have a chip implant which can definitively identify them to anyone with a scanner. You've spent years working with...

Varicella, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (116 ratings)

Victory Boogie Woogie, by Hubbub

(Your Daily) Victory Boogie Woogie is a collaborative writing game for the web, created in partnership with De Gids, the oldest still active literary magazine of the Netherlands. Over the course of ten...

Voices, by Aris Katsaris
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

The Volunteer Firefighter, by Stefanie Handshaw
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

An action-packed multiple-choice firefighting game, filled with humor, heartache, adventure, and romance! Fight fires! Save lives! Do you have what it takes to be a hero?

Walker & Silhouette, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

Team up with a dashing detective and an iconoclastic flapper to solve absurd and unfathomable crimes in this interactive story - where you control the action just by typing or clicking highlighted words in...

The Water Bird, by Athan Skelley
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"A text adventure based on the folklore of the Miwok Indians of the Yosemite area." [--blurb from Competition '99]

The Weapon, by Sean Barrett
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

The Wedding, by Neil James Brown
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

What should have been a simple task, watching your old flatmate Malcolm get married, becomes an awful lot more complicated when it transpires that Malcolm has disappeared mere hours before the service. You...

When Help Collides, by J. D. Berry
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Will Not Let Me Go, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

Dallas, Texas. 1996. Fred Strickland has Alzheimer's.

Winchester's Nightmare, by Nick Montfort
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Winter Storm Draco, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

A chronicle of the events of the winter storm of the same name.

Wisher, Theurgist, Fatalist, by Xavid
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

From the ranks of the people you have been raised up as a Wisher— ...

With Those We Love Alive, by Porpentine and Brenda Neotenomie
Average member rating: (82 ratings)

no dreams written by porpentine scored by brenda neotenomie

The Writer Will Do Something, by Matthew Burns, Tom Bissell
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

The year is 2012. You are the head writer for the third game in the wildly popular ShatterGate™ franchise. Expectations are through the roof: fans of the series are waiting for the biggest, most bad-ass...

Wumpus 2000, by Muffy St. Bernard
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Xanadu - The World's Only Hope, by XanMag

You are Xanadu Magoo, a somewhat decent science teacher at a not-so-prestigious school for the behaviorally challenged. You are not incredibly impressive in any way whatsoever, so you are surprised Marcus...

You Were Here, by Joshua Houk
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

The Zuni Doll, by Jesse Burneko
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

The small African Zuni Doll seemed a nice addition to your collection of oddities. Myths say it captures the spirit of an African Tribesman who died while committing a cowardly act. To regain honour, he must...

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