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An Act of Murder, by Christopher Huang
Average member rating: (82 ratings)

Afflicted, by Doug Egan
Average member rating: (52 ratings)

This isn't the safest neighborhood. A young woman was abducted near here only recently. But as a city sanitarian you are obligated to complete your annual inspection of the local dive. [blurb from IF Comp...

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....

The Algophilists' Penury, by Jon Stall
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

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

All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
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Average member rating: (94 ratings)

From the game's about command: "All Things Devours is a short piece of interactive fiction, leaning strongly towards the text-adventure end of the spectrum. It explores an all-too-familiar science fiction...

Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
Average member rating: (389 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...

Andromeda Apocalypse — Extended Edition, by Marco Innocenti
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Average member rating: (29 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...

Andromeda Dreaming, by Joey Jones
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Aliss can control her dreams, but will this help her when she's stuck in a galaxy on the brink of destruction? Winner of the Andromeda Legacy competition 2012, Andromeda Dreaming is in the same setting as...

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...

Attack of the Yeti Robot Zombies, by Øyvind Thorsby
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

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...

Babel, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (153 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...

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

a short horror game

Beet the Devil, by Carolyn VanEseltine
Average member rating: (35 ratings)

Your dog is gone. She must be brought. You have a beet (and some other vegetables).

Bigger Than You Think, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (51 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:...

Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (167 ratings)

Fourteen-year-old Bridget's summer camp experience takes a turn for the bizarre when her otherworldly bird dreams start bleeding into reality.

Bliss, by Cameron Wilkin
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (111 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...

Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell
Average member rating: (72 ratings)

You are Bonnie Noodleman, Ordinary Well-Adjusted Teen-Ager, on an ordinary well-adjusted drive up Make-Out Mountain--until some gooey monstrosity from beyond the stars guzzles your boyfriend's brains clean...

Capsule, by PaperBlurt
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Alone. In space. A vessel the size of Wales, floating through the endless night. You are the keeper of millions of people. But what might be happening in Sector 24-R?

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: (54 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...

Chlorophyll, by Steph Cherrywell
Average member rating: (57 ratings)

climbing 208 feet up the ruin wall, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (35 ratings)

-OVER 207 FEET -MORE THAN 1,000,000 PROCEDURALLY GENERATED VINES -REALISTIC WEATHER SYSTEM -LOOKS LIKE WE GOT A “CLIMB”-INAL INVESTIGATION

A Colder Light, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (18 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: (110 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.

Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (237 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...

CRY$TAL WARRIOR KE$HA, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

THIS GAME IS CANON SPREAD MY GAME SO I CAN GET ON STAGE WITH KE$HA SAVE MUSIC MUSIC IS REAL EVEN IF YOU DONT CARE ABOUT MUSIC OR BELIEVE MUSIC EXISTS, HELP ME GET ONSTAGE WITH MY BIGGEST #IDOL #KESHA A GIRL...

Cryptozookeeper, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (23 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...

Custard, by Evin Robertson
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

CYBERQUEEN, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (65 ratings)

integration necessitates evisceration

Deadline Enchanter, by Alan DeNiro
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

Death off the Cuff, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (53 ratings)

They all stare at you expectantly, like children waiting to be told a bedtime story. Who can blame them? You are, after all, Antoine Saint Germain, the great French detective. No criminal has ever been a...

Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (53 ratings)

New Losago, 1929 - a town full of creeps, clowns, mobsters and, if you know where to look, the occasional honest citizen. Guide private investigator Lanson Rose through a series of puzzling cases: solve the...

Dinner Bell, by Jenni Polodna
Average member rating: (54 ratings)

You are the involuntary and very hungry test subject of a semi-anthropomorphized dog in a labcoat who wants you to find all sixteen food items mentioned in They Might Be Giants' song Dinner Bell, which have...

Dominique Pamplemousse - It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!, by Dietrich Squinkifer (Squinky)
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Dominique Pamplemousse-- It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings! is a unique and offbeat stop motion animated detective adventure game about gender and the economy. Also, all the characters frequently burst...

Earl Grey, by Rob Dubbin and Allison Parrish
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

A game about a tea party, a monarchy, and the unpredictability of language.

An Earth Turning Slowly, by Mæja Stefánsson
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

She ran through her list of findings. “We’ve never had one quite like her. The diversity of simultaneous wounds, I mean, in a surviving specimen. There’s this long-standing hand-wave in paleopathology: we...

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...

The Elysium Enigma, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (76 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: (52 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 Endling Archive, by Kazuki Mishima
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

Browse the Endling Archive to uncover the purpose of its creation.

Escape In The Dark, by Owen Parish
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

For a thief, being arrested is an occupational hazard. While you can't exactly plan out an entire escape in advance, having the right skills and tools can let you improvise one without too much trouble.

Ex Nihilo, by Juhana Leinonen
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

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

Fifteen Minutes, by Ade McT
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

You're in a tight spot. You have fifteen minutes before the Principal expels you from the cosy world of academia and into the cold harsh reality of the real world. You really should do something about it. A...

Final Exam, by Jack Whitham
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Final Exam takes place in the near future after an AI revolution has led to the establishment of a new sort of government. You are seeking a job within this government: your performance in the “final exam”...

Final Girl, by Hanon Ondricek
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

===NOTE: FINAL GIRL is no longer available due to technical issues with the Storynexus engine that cannot be resolved. A sequel/remake is in the works.=== Everyone is dead. You are still alive. The Skull...

Fingertips: Fingertips, by Michael D. Hilborn
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Fingertips: I Hear the Wind Blow, by Jacqueline A. Lott
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

Fingertips: Who's Knockin' On The Wall?, by Melvin Rangasamy
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

You live in a vibrant international community, in all senses of the word 'vibrant'. But who is that knocking on the wall? A completely randomised logic puzzle for Apollo 18+20: The IF Tribute Album.

Floatpoint, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (98 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...

Glowgrass, by Nate Cull
Average member rating: (99 ratings)

You play as a xenohistorian on an expedition. You've been dropped (more literally than you planned) by a dropship over the ground of the Ancients. Your equipment was scattered and the dropship crashed. Now...

The Gostak, by Carl Muckenhoupt
Average member rating: (86 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...

Grandma Bethlinda's Variety Box, by Arthur DiBianca
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

It's the latest model, and it would really like to play with you.

Guess the Verb!, by Leonard Richardson
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

"Now you too can GUESS THE VERB for fun and prizes! Read evocative and amusing room descriptions while manipulating interesting objects! Interact with the simulated motives and desires of quirky NPCs! No...

Hard Puzzle, by Ade McT
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

After The Event, there are no easy solutions. A silly little speed-IF puzzler. But can you solve it? Hall of fame: CMG Caleb Wilson Deboriole MaggieMay Doug Orleans Lance Nathan

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

Horse Master, by Tom McHenry
Average member rating: (89 ratings)

The Game of Horse Mastery

HOW TO SPEAK ATLANTEAN, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Repair your Body! Find the Subterranean Mall Arcology! Get the Focus Gem! Get the Power Core!

The Impossible Bottle, by Linus Åkesson
Average member rating: (77 ratings)

Housework is only as dull as your imagination. Join Emma, six years old, on a playful adventure of peculiar proportions. Merciful puzzlefest. Parser or point-and-click, as you please. Web (including mobile)...

KING OF BEES IN FANTASY LAND, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (42 ratings)

A videogame about space bees.

The King of Shreds and Patches, by Jimmy Maher
Average member rating: (77 ratings)

January 14th Dear friend. My sojourn in parts foreign is at an ende. I am at lodgings in Southwark not far from the bridge at Stoney Street, come dine with me two days hence to ring in the newe year. I have...

La Seine, by Derek Sutcliffe
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

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

LASH -- Local Asynchronous Satellite Hookup, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

In this historical drama and treasure hunt set in 2062, you have rented a robot called a MULE that you can control remotely to salvage artifacts from an abandoned irradiated plantation near Macon, Georgia....

Love, Hate and the Mysterious Ocean Tower, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (42 ratings)

Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (83 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...

Map, by Ade McT
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

The house is growing. Or perhaps it's you who is shrinking. And with all this extra space is coming....time. Time enough, maybe, to make some changes.

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...

maybe make some change, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Inspired by the Maywand district killings in Afghanistan, 'maybe make some change' explores a frozen battlefield moment from six violently conflicting perspectives.

Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis, by One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

Stiffy Makane, or rather his ancestor Mentula Macanus, is here subjected to an increasingly-unlikely series of crudely sexual romps through the ancient world. It's sort of like the Satyricon, except not...

Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (79 ratings)

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

A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (116 ratings)

"If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not..." --Shakespeare It's 2031. The world is on the brink of chaos. In the United States of North America, spiraling...

Missive, by Joey Fu
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

It's your birthday today. Your ex-girlfriend brings you a present, and inside are a series of mysterious letters that tell the story of an old love triangle that ended in murder. Solve puzzles, solve the...

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?

The Moonlit Tower, by Yoon Ha Lee
Average member rating: (61 ratings)

More, by Jason Dyer (as Erin Canterbury)
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

My Angel, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

"I wake peacefully, and already she is there." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]

Mystery House Possessed, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (11 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.

One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine
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Average member rating: (46 ratings)

Had you known the bloody history of Corona Labs, you would never have signed up as a test subject. But now, plunged into that history, surrounded by the damned and the dying, you must find the truth. Perhaps...

Patrick, by michael lutz
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

A very short game about having an uncomfortable conversation with a vaguely sinister white guy. One ending. Or is there? Ask a friend to play and then compare notes.

Pirate's Plunder!, by Tiberius Thingamus
Average member rating: (12 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 Play, by Dietrich Squinkifer (Squinky)
Average member rating: (62 ratings)

Pull yourself together, Ainsley. Just one more rehearsal until the big day, assuming nothing catastrophic happens. But really, all you have to do is get your motley crew of actors to run their parts once...

The Primrose Path, by Nolan Bonvouloir
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

You've been having a series of nightmares about Leo, standing at the edge of a cliff. No matter what you do, a bell rings and Leo disappears over the edge . . .

Raising the Flag on Mount Yo Momma, by Juhana Leinonen
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Gus is a smug numbskull who doesn't deserve to have the insult battle championship. You are here to take the title from him with the best yo momma insults there are. You just have to find them first. Raising...

Robin & Orchid, by Ryan Veeder and Emily Boegheim
Average member rating: (64 ratings)

High school journalists spend the night in a church, investigating reports of a ghost.

Roofed, by Jim Munroe
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

You and your brother’s job — scouring the city’s highest spots for a rare building material in the year 2040 — is already hard enough. Now Anton’s gone and gotten you trapped on a rooftop. Your acrobat...

Sand-dancer, by Aaron Reed and Alexei Othenin-Girard
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

It figures that your pickup would die on a night like this and leave you stranded in the dark New Mexico desert. But nothing else figures about this night, man. Nothing at all. An example game for Aaron...

Snowblind Aces, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (33 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?

Solarium, by Anya Johanna DeNiro
Average member rating: (54 ratings)

The year is 1954. One year after mutually assured destruction. And I am trying to find you, through memory and alchemy. Not many people know how the nuclear devastation really happened. But we do. We were...

Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (308 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...

Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

A puzzle game about secrets in the Age of Lead. You've spent seventeen years preparing for an infiltration. Stealing the Confessor's secrets is only the beginning: it will all be for nothing if you leave a...

Suicide, by Dan Doyle III
Average member rating: (19 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...

Summit, by Phantom Williams
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

A dream-like journey through a drifting life. Headphones recommended.

Three More Visitors , by Paul Stanley
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Christmas Eve! You tell Bob to go home early; tidy up a little, and lock up the office shortly after four. You look on the old brass plate, which still reads “Scrooge & Marley”, probably for the last time....

Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me, by Mike Sousa and Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

Dr. Taylor's looking worried. Dr. Kurner's looking exhausted. Zak is grinning with glee. Today is the big day, and you're about to try out the crowning experiment of your life, and in AtlantisLab's chequered...

Tower of the Blood Lord, by michael lutz
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

I’ve made a twine game called The Tower of the Blood Lord, which is based on the time I played the first twenty minutes of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

Transfer, by Tod Levi
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

"The staff's jubilant anticipation of the first human transfer was now replaced with dread. Why had the Professor fallen ill so suddenly? And how callous of the Overseers to insist on proceeding without...

Ugly Chapter, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

In this short story, you play as Leti, a rich woman and a patron of the arts, who travels from Hawaii to Mars, as told by an angry and bitter male poet who knew her. What you did in the most ugly chapter of...

ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (59 ratings)

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

Varicella, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (131 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...

With Those We Love Alive, by Porpentine and Brenda Neotenomie
Average member rating: (111 ratings)

no dreams written by porpentine scored by brenda neotenomie

The Wizard Sniffer, by Buster Hudson
Average member rating: (128 ratings)

You were recently acquired by the brave Ser Leonhart and his squire to sniff out the evil shapeshifting wizard. Unfortunately, you are not a wizard sniffer (if such a thing even exists). As far as you can...

You Will Select a Decision, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (77 ratings)

A pair of knock-off choose your own adventure books from Soviet-era Kyrgyzstan.

Zero Sum Game, by Cody Sandifer
Average member rating: (19 ratings)


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