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18 Cadence, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (16 ratings)
18 Cadence is an iPad/PC storymaking platform that lets its readers explore the history of a house through the hundred years of the twentieth century. Moving through space and time, a reader encounters...

1893: A World's Fair Mystery, by Peter Nepstad
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

A theft on the fairgrounds! Precious diamonds stolen from the Kimberly Diamond Mining Exhibit! An urgent telegram from your old partner arrives, requesting your help to solve the mystery. How can you refuse?...

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...

Bad Machine, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Best of Three, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (62 ratings)

Bigger Than You Think, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (52 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:...

The Blind House, by Amanda Allen
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

I scarcely know the woman at my side. I don't even know why she was the one I turned to. I can only hope that we haven't been followed, that she won't ask too many questions. The only choice left to me now...

Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (113 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...

Building, by Poster
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (85 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....

Christminster, by Gareth Rees
Average member rating: (88 ratings)

"When your brother Malcolm sends you a telegram inviting you to visit him at Biblioll College in the ancient university town of Christminster, you imagine that the mysterious `discovery' he alludes to is...

City of Secrets, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (103 ratings)

Constraints, by Martin Bays
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

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

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

Damnatio Memoriae, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (58 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...

Dark Carnival, by Marshal Tenner Winter
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

There have been unexplained murders and disappearances at a seemingly innocent amusement area just north of Providence, Rhode Island. Due to your strange investigations in the past, you are the one called in...

Downtown Tokyo, Present Day, by John Kean
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

"In this game you actually play two people - one is the real you, sitting in the dark in a movie theatre, and the other is the hero of the film that you are watching. Originally conceived for Adam Cadre's...

Earth and Sky, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (83 ratings)

It's been almost a month since your parents disappeared. One Tuesday, they just didn't come home, and there's been no sign of them since. For the University and the rest of the town, the mystery is beginning...

Enchanter, by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling
Average member rating: (109 ratings)

In Enchanter, the first of a spellbinding series in the tradition of Zork, you are a novice magician whom Fate has chosen to do singlehanded combat with a dark and fierce power. But worldly weapons will...

Escape From Summerland, by Joey Jones and Melvin Rangasamy
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Original Blurb: "In the near future a drone war rages in the skies, but below in Summerland there is only one thought: who's going to feed Jacquotte?" - Take Control of Three Characters each with their own...

Finding Martin, by G.K. Wennstrom
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Venture past the limits of ordinary reality as you investigate the mysterious disappearance of an old friend. In order to solve the most challenging of these puzzles, you will need to cooperate with yourself...

A Fine Day for Reaping, by James Webb (aka revgiblet)
Average member rating: (27 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.

First Things First, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (23 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...

Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Average member rating: (63 ratings)

Someone's been bopping the field mice on the head, and only Good Fairy, Senior Detective can find out who. A parser-driven noir adventure based on the interactive fiction of Ryan Veeder.

The Gostak, by Carl Muckenhoupt
Average member rating: (90 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...

Guilded Youth, by Jim Munroe
Average member rating: (49 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...

Hadean Lands, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (67 ratings)

Marooned in an alien, airless wasteland -- your starship fractured -- your crewmates missing. Can an apprentice alchemist learn how to survive?

Heroes, by Sean Barrett
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

"A most traditional CRPG experience." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (185 ratings)

Don't Panic! Relax, because everything you need to know about playing The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is contained in the pages of this manual. In this story, you will be Arthur Dent, a rather ordinary...

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,...

Ill Wind, by Marshal Tenner Winter
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Your friend and fellow private dick, Jack Sullivan, has telegrammed you saying he's onto something big while investigating the Lanzetti murder and desperately needs your help. So here you are, two days...

Inevitable, by Kathleen M. Fischer as Timothy Lawrence Heinrich
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Kerkerkruip, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (70 ratings)

Kerkerkruip is a short-form roguelike in the interactive fiction medium, featuring meaningful tactical and strategic depth, innovative game play, zero grinding, and a sword & sorcery setting that does not...

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...

Laid Off from the Synesthesia Factory, by Katherine Morayati
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Synpiece: A wearable technology that changes the wearer's mood. Users of the Synpiece can adjust the 'color' of their experience, which adjusts psychological traits mapped to hue (emotion), saturation...

The Legend Lives!, by David Baggett
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"A new chapter in the history of Unnkulia and the Valley unfolds. Find out what life is like on planet Tode (home to Unnkulia and the Valley) and the rest of the Unnkulian Universe 500 years after UU1....
Lost New York, by Neil deMause
Average member rating: (20 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...

The Mary Jane of Tomorrow, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

You, Mary Jane Minsky, have a few things to clear up with your best friend Jenny Yoshida. When your robotic birthday gift doesn't go over as planned, you may need to reset your expectations, for her and...

Mere Anarchy, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

“The box is cardboard, a file box; it looks like it should contain years of tax returns. Except the holes on the sides have been shut with black masking tape. Except the lid is held in place with the same...

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...

Moments Out of Time, by L. Ross Raszewski
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

"Note: requires a Z6-capable interpreter, preferably with Blorb sound support." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

Not Just an Ordinary Ballerina, by Jim Aikin
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

Once and Future, by G. Kevin Wilson
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Praser 5, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

The Queen's Menagerie, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (39 ratings)

These beasts won't feed themselves. A puzzleless exhibition. Ten to fifteen minutes.

Rematch, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (91 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...

Return to Ditch Day, by M.J. Roberts
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

It's been a decade since you graduated, but now it looks like you're going to have to solve one more Ditch Day stack.

Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (132 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...

The Shadow in the Cathedral, by Ian Finley and Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

When the monks took me, aged six months, into their care, they named me Wren. Maybe because I was small, insignificant, and happy to eat any crumbs they threw my way. But these days I'm Wren, 2nd Assistant...

Slap That Fish, by Peter Nepstad
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

This time, those fishy bastards are finally going to get what's coming to them.

Small World, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Taghairm, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

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

Take, by Katherine Morayati (as Amelia Pinnolla)
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

You are battle-weary. Your armor is scanty and your countenance is loathsome; you tire of the swords flicking at your neck. But you have a duty. There is nothing you can't take. (Content warning: Violence,...

The Tiny House, by Dan Doyle III
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Christine comes home from work to her tiny house to find that her son and husband are missing. In searching for clues she discovers a spellbook and must learn various magical spells and go to several...

Trapped in Time, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

A Science Fiction adventure where YOU are the hero!

Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
Average member rating: (102 ratings)

You're neither an adventurer nor a professional thrill-seeker. You're simply an American tourist in London, enjoying a relaxing stroll through the famous Kensington Gardens. When World War III starts and the...

The Unholy Grail, by Stuart Allen
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Strange, unexplained deaths have been occuring in the marine life surrounding a remote island military base and you have been sent to investigate. Your investigation will ultimately lead you to the other...
Veritas, by James T. Reese
Average member rating: (6 ratings)
"Before you can graduate from Harvard in this game, you must complete a scavenger hunt that takes you through a labyrinth of food tunnels, the Harvard Lampoon headquarters, library stacks, and other...

The War of the Willows, by Adam Bredenberg
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Did you see the clean air of the hilltops? Wind waves tumbled down through the trees, tore the drift of lavender smoke... Did you see then, in the cinder that glowed in the pewter cup, did you see how Death...

Worlds Apart, by Suzanne Britton
Average member rating: (90 ratings)

For over 20 years, I dreamed about an alternate universe I called the Higher World. For three of those years, I poured almost all of my creative energy into a novel-length story set in that universe. Worlds...

Worldsmith, by Ade McT
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

The Septem Tower has held steady in the Manifold, the space between time and the Real, for billenia. Populating the Tower are the Anemoi, a race of beings so far advanced that they hold the power of life and...

The Xylophoniad, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

The King of Anachronopolis has ordered you to end the Trojan War, slay the dreaded Bicyclops, and rescue a couple of inmates from Hades. A comic adventure set in Greek mythology.


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