|Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry|
Average member rating: (363 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...
|Bee, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (73 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...
|Being Andrew Plotkin, by J. Robinson Wheeler|
Average member rating: (57 ratings)
"Zarf? you think to yourself. Could it be? The one and only Zarf? Xyzzy Award winner? IF Competition winner? The mighty Inscruitable One? Gosh. What it must be like to be Zarf... You begin to crawl forward,...
|Best of Three, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (59 ratings)
|Bronze, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (276 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.
|Curses, by Graham Nelson|
Average member rating: (124 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...
|Deadline, by Marc Blank|
Average member rating: (54 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...
|Deadline Enchanter, by Alan DeNiro|
Average member rating: (57 ratings)
|The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin|
Average member rating: (169 ratings)
The Dreamhold is interactive fiction — a classic text adventure. No graphics! No point-and-click! You type your commands, and read what happens next. The Dreamhold is designed for people who have never...
|Endless, Nameless, by Adam Cadre|
Average member rating: (48 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...
|Exhibition, by Ian Finley|
Average member rating: (27 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]
|Fate, by Victor Gijsbers|
Average member rating: (50 ratings)
|Final Selection, by Sam Gordon|
Average member rating: (18 ratings)
|First Things First, by J. Robinson Wheeler|
Average member rating: (20 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...
|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...
|Galatea, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (320 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: (101 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 Gostak, by Carl Muckenhoupt|
Average member rating: (77 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...
|The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky|
Average member rating: (181 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...
|Indigo, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (51 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...
|Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson|
Average member rating: (80 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...
|The Life (and Deaths) of Doctor M, by Michael D. Hilborn|
Average member rating: (30 ratings)
Your vision clears as you gently land in an endless landscape. There is the wind, a bleak and chill thing. And there is your sense of uncertainty: You don't know which way to go. Or, maybe, which way you...
|Losing Your Grip, by Stephen Granade|
Average member rating: (21 ratings)