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♥Magical Makeover♥, by S. Woodson
Average member rating: (45 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...

The Abyss, by dacharya64
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

"The Abyss"--a surreal romp through the hills and valleys of the mind. Ever since you were young you've felt that you've been controlled, manipulated, forced into actions by some outside force, some being...

The Act of Misdirection, by Callico Harrison
Average member rating: (57 ratings)

The curtain lifts to a torrent of applause, as the city's gents and ladies lose their decorum for a just few moments in anticipation of something magical. The spotlights drown the glitter of sequins and...

An Act of Murder, by Christopher Huang
Average member rating: (79 ratings)

Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
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Average member rating: (127 ratings)

"With the cantankerous Wizard of Wordplay evicted from his mansion, the worthless plot can now be redeveloped. The city regulations declare, however, that the rip-down job can't proceed until all the items...

Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Øyvind Thorsby
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

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: (111 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....

All Hope Abandon, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

Your day got off to a good enough start when you met that blonde in the breakfast queue, but it's all downhill from there: you may be wishing you could escape a particularly dire lecture, but not by the one...

All Roads, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (145 ratings)

"Wave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread For he on honey-dew hath fed And drunk the milk of paradise." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
Average member rating: (83 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: (339 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
Average member rating: (26 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 Awakening - The Final Cut, by Marco Innocenti
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

The most important discovery in history. And then, the whole world goes crumbling down. Armed with but a computer and an expired railway ticket, how can one expect to save the day when the doomsday clock has...

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...

Arrival, or Attack of the B-Movie Clichés, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

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...

ASCII and the Argonauts, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

In this wonderfully laconic spoof of the Scott Adams style of adventures, you play as Jason of the Argo, tasked by King Pelias to bring the Golden Fleece to him or die. Surprisingly both entertaining and...

At the Bottom of the Garden, by Adam Biltcliffe
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

In this small charming game, you play as a retired homeowner trying to protect your wife Martha's prize rosebush from an increasing horde of dragons before she and her horticulturally-minded friends arrive...

Augmented Fourth, by Brian Uri!
Average member rating: (61 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...

August, by Matt Fendahleen
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

Babel, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (142 ratings)

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

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

Balances, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (36 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]

Ballyhoo, by Jeff O'Neill
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

Spangleland! Sawdust and glitter, buffoons and cotton candy! It's a place where your wildest dreams come true! At least, that's what you think... until you get behind the scenes at the big top. Then you...

Bee, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (64 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...

The Beetmonger's Journal, by Scott Starkey
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

"Victor Lapot and I were miles from base camp on the south continent, once again hacking through previously unsurveyed lands and searching for forgotten cultures. The expedition reminded me of our grand...

Being Andrew Plotkin, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (54 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,...

Bell Park, Youth Detective, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (50 ratings)

A headstrong twelve-year-old detective gets in over her head when she's hired to solve a murder mystery at an internet technology conference.

Bellclap, by Tommy Herbert
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

Best Laid Plans, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (4 ratings)
Your lab partner has been shot dead and you've been locked in a room, likely to face a similar fate. Your chances of escape are pretty slim as you have no weapons or means of opening the door. But, of...

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

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: (44 ratings)

Bigger Than You Think is a choice-based interactive narrative. This game was written for the Yuletide 2012 fanfic exchange. The game was inspired -- perhaps loosely -- by Randall Munroe's comic xkcd-1110:...

Blighted Isle, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

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

Bliss, by Cameron Wilkin
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Blue Chairs, by Chris Klimas
Average member rating: (91 ratings)

Book and Volume, by Nick Montfort
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Bronze, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (260 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.

Bugged, by Anssi Räisänen
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

The conceit of this game is that your cousin has written a very buggy IF game that you are determined to play through to the end. Can you take advantage of the bugs in the game to get around the other bugs...
Buried Alive, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (3 ratings)
Unbelievable! You've been buried in the back garden by your wife who's left you for a younger man! Can you get out and get revenge before the soil starts closing in on you?

Capsule, by PaperBlurt
Average member rating: (16 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?

Captain Verdeterre's Plunder, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

You should carry the bag. I'm more of a delegator.

Castle of the Red Prince, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (46 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...

Chancellor, by Kevin Venzke
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Maturity attained, the daughter is unfurled upon the world, embarked upon a mysterious quest by her father.
Changes, by David Given
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Character Creator, by Nick Keirle
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Welcome to the Spectrum Character Creator. This application will help you create a character for use in the Spectrum Role-Playing System (2nd Edition). Please begin by inputting your race, gender, and most...

The Chasing, by Anssi Räisänen
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Chicken and Egg, by Adam Thornton
Average member rating: (15 ratings)
"A pastiche of "Spider and Web", which see." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

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

It is playgroup day and playgroup day is normally a good day but ever since that little red-haired girl started coming she always wants your toys. She shouldn't get your toys. You tried telling the mom this...

The Chinese Room, by Harry Giles and Joey Jones
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

The Chinese Room is a hilarious romp through the world of philosophical thought experiments. Have you ever wanted to win Zeno's race? Free the denizens of Plato's Cave? Or find out what it's really like to...
Christminster, by Gareth Rees
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Average member rating: (81 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: (97 ratings)

The 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: (86 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.

A Comedy of Error Messages, by Adam Le Doux
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

A loyal but punctilious PC attempts to save its master from taking part in a disastrous blind-date, set up through the MMORPG Realms of Realmland....

Common Ground, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

Conan Kill Everything, by Ian Haberkorn
Average member rating: (67 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.

Cosmoserve, by Judith Pintar
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (174 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...

Creatures Such As We, by Lynnea Glasser
Average member rating: (80 ratings)

A dating sim about how humanity connects through art, even out in the vastness of space.

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

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

Cryptozookeeper, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (22 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?

Curses, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (117 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...

CYBERQUEEN, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (48 ratings)

integration necessitates evisceration

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

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

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

A Day at the Office, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

The best worker in the office, Bob Newbold, has been tragically run down and only YOU - the company tea boy - has a hope of getting everything shipshape before the Japanese businessmen arrive. Are you up to...

A Day for Fresh Sushi, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (91 ratings)

No time for fantasy. Must feed fish.

De Baron, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (153 ratings)

An evil nobleman, a kidnapped daughter and a father who wants to rescue her at any cost--that is not the way life works. Something much darker, something much more human, lies underneath.

Dead Cities, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

The letter you received from Arkwright's nephew Carter was clear enough: when the old man dies the inheritance tax will be too great. It's certain ruin, much like the estate itself. To raise some capital the...

Dead Like Ants, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (51 ratings)

You play as a young woman in red overalls, a red worker ant. Every spring, five dangerous creatures visit the tree and threaten the village, and every spring, the Queen sends one of her daughters to...

Deadline Enchanter, by Alan DeNiro
Average member rating: (56 ratings)

Death off the Cuff, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (52 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...

Deep Space Drifter, by Michael J. Roberts and Steve McAdams
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Stranded in deep space after running out of fuel, you luck upon a nearby space station. When you get there, though, the place is abandoned, and strange things seem to have been happening lately. And if you...

Degeneracy, by Leonard Richardson
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The glitterings of Gold, Jewels, Tapestries, &c. belie the Corruption of he who 'til recently occupied this high Seat. A white Carpet, once flanked by Sycophants & Counsellors, now lies untravelled. It leads...

Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
Average member rating: (74 ratings)

Delusions, by C. E. Forman
Average member rating: (39 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...
Digging for Onions, by Christopher Huang
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
You play as an archaeologist at the site of the Eiffel Tower. Since it's a day of rest, you dare not do any work and risk being struck down by moonbeams. But you do love to look at the work already done and...

Distress, by Mike Snyder
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

Lieutenant Huchess came to, an hour or so ago. That was around the time Runoma, blazing orange-hot so near this, its second planet, fell below the distant, jagged crag line. Ensign Covegn died not long after...

Ditch Day Drifter, by Michael J. Roberts
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

You're an undergraduate at Caltech, and you wake up to find it's Ditch Day, the traditional event when seniors leave the campus for the day, leaving behind puzzles for the underclassmen to solve in order to...

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

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

Dominique Pamplemousse in �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...

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...

The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (155 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...

Dual Transform, by Andrew Plotkin
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This game takes place in a single room — but not always the same one. The room contains just one item, but again, there's more to it than that. Experiment and enjoy.

Dutch Dapper IV: The Final Voyage, by Harry Hol
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You play as the great space-time detective Dutch Dapper near the end of his career. Despondent after the events of the prologue, he goes on one last adventure.
Earl Grey, by Rob Dubbin and Allison Parrish
Average member rating: (27 ratings)
A game about a tea party, a monarchy, and the unpredictability of language.

Earth and Sky, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (78 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...

An Earth Turning Slowly, by Mæja Stefánsson
Average member rating: (9 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 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 Elysium Enigma, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (73 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...

Encryptment, by Taro Ogawa

Encyclopedia Fuckme and the Case of the Vanishing Entree, by Anna Anthropy
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

If there's one thing Encyclopedia Fuckme knows - and this is a hypothetical statement, of course, because she's actually got a lot crammed in her big fat brain - it's how to get off! But in addition to her...

Endless, Nameless, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (46 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: (28 ratings)

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

Enlightenment, by Taro Ogawa
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Average member rating: (40 ratings)

"The intrepid Adventurer has escaped the caverns. Nought remains to block a successful escape but this troll here. Hmmm. A one-room adventure. The author recommends this for people who grew up on Zork II and...

The Entropy Cage, by Stormrose
Average member rating: (15 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....

The Erudition Chamber, by Daniel Freas
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

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...

Eurydice, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

A short game about grief, with occasional snakes.

Everybody Dies, by Jim Munroe
Average member rating: (93 ratings)

It starts with a metalhead, Graham, realizing that throwing that shopping cart over the bridge was not the great idea he thought it was. Even if it did get him out of washroom duty at Cost Cutters....

Fail-Safe, by Jon Ingold
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Average member rating: (101 ratings)

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

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

Fate, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

Fifteen Minutes, by Ade McT
Average member rating: (23 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 Selection, by Sam Gordon
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

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 don't understand you, by Matt Weiner
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Type what you want at the command prompt!

Fingertips: What's That Blue Thing Doing Here?, by Ruth Alfasso
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Each step of this one-move game takes you into an entirely different, very short, story. Often, there's a blue thing. What's it doing here?

First Draft of the Revolution, by Emily Short, Liza Daly and inkle
Average member rating: (45 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...

Fish Bowl, by Ethan Rupp and Joshua Rupp
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

You are a beachcomber living by the shore. Today, you wake to find an empty fish bowl in your home, and don't remember how it got there. You try to piece your memory back together, but soon learn what the...

Floatpoint, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (95 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...

Foggywood Hijinx, by Ivan Cockrum
Average member rating: (1 rating)

For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
Average member rating: (106 ratings)

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

Fragile Shells, by Stephen Granade
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.

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...

The Game Formerly Known as Hidden Nazi Mode, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

The Game Formerly Known as Hidden Nazi Mode was, in fact, formerly known as Hidden Nazi Mode. As such it was a failed experiment, detailed in the accompanying essay. In this release the Nazi mode has been...

Ghosterington Night, by Wade Clarke
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Danger-filled Ghosterington Manor appears atop the same cliff each year on Samhain night. Hidden inside are the last four works of the dead bad poet Vigilance Ghosterington. Those four poems are worth a...

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

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

Glowgrass, by Nate Cull
Average member rating: (91 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...

Goose, Egg, Badger, by Brian Rapp
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

Gourmet, by Aaron A. Reed and Chad Barb
Average member rating: (50 ratings)

Missing employees, wily crustaceans, malfunctioning kitchen equipment and a terminal food shortage, all on the night the most important culinary critic in the world has chosen to review your debut...

Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

She wanted answers. He wanted a cure. You just wanted to live.

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...

Guilded Youth, by Jim Munroe
Average member rating: (44 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...

Gun Mute, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (132 ratings)

Step into the shoes of Mute Lawton, a lone cowboy who must stop an execution set to occur at noon by shooting his way past dangerous cyborgs and mutants in a post-apocalyptic western setting. (From the...

Headless, Hapless, by Geoff Moore
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

It's happened again. You've had a great night riding around, freaking everyone out with your whole headless horseman thing, and you're about to set off for home when you realise you've lost your head. Well,...

HIGH END CUSTOMIZABLE SAUNA EXPERIENCE, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

designed last minute for a live performance played for a crowd while they shouted out decisions more info: http://aliendovecote.com/?p=4732

Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (79 ratings)

A far-future story of discovery.

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

Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

Muddy's plan done landed you and your partner in the hoosegow. Now you're fixing to rectificate the matter before the marshal introduces you to the business end of a hangin' rope at dawn. Created for the...

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

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

The Hugo Clock, by Jason McWright
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Two men, one a brusque bowling ball; the other a murderous dandy, discuss their fate and the fate of the world. They've chosen someone to send. He's clever, but hopefully not too clever.

Hunger Daemon, by Sean M. Shore
Average member rating: (58 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.

In a Manor of Speaking, by Hulk Handsome
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

In a Manor of Speaking is a punny adventure set in the surreal world of Calembour. Journey through the bizarre Outlands, the bustling streets of Rudeville, and eventually find your way to the manor itself as...

Indigo, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (47 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...

Insight, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

The Intercept, by Jon Ingold and inkle
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Bletchley Park, 1942. A component from the Bombe machine, used to decode intercepted German messages, has gone missing. One of the cryptographers is waiting to be interviewed, under direst suspicion. Is he...

Internal Vigilance, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

You are informed that a new prisoner was brought in recently. Your job, as usual, is to interrogate him and determine whether he poses a threat to The Union. This should not be a problem. You are a trained...

The Isolato Incident, by Alan DeNiro
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

"We need to save the kingdom! But...where is the kingdom? What are its bounds? Can history be distilled? Why do ghosts feign friendliness? We will make a quest of questions!" [--blurb from Competition...

It, by Emily Boegheim
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

"The rules of the game are easy. I'm It, so I go and hide. You and the others count to 50, then you have to look for me. If you find me, you have to get into the hiding spot with me. If you're the last...

Jacqueline, Jungle Queen!, by Steph Cherrywell
Average member rating: (22 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...

Janitor, by Peter Seebach and Kevin Lynn
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (77 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...

Kaged, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (50 ratings)

""But my madness speaks: It will but skin and film the ulcerous place, Whilst rank corruption, mining all within, Infects unseen." Welcome to the Citadel of Justice. The Inquisitor is waiting." [--blurb from...

Kerkerkruip, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (61 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...

KING OF BEES IN FANTASY LAND, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

A videogame about space bees.

The King of Shreds and Patches, by Jimmy Maher
Average member rating: (70 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...

Knight Orc, by Pete Austin
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Krypteia, by Kateri
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Since ancient times, the wise men explained to you, young warriors have learned to subjugate the Other in order to become men. To face what they should despise, in order to become what they must be. That's...

LASH -- Local Asynchronous Satellite Hookup, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

Letters from Home, by Roger Firth
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

"Centuries of ancestry, decades of memories, years of decline; now, barely two hours in which to reflect on the glorious past, that bygone golden age when nostalgia really meant something... " [--blurb from...

The Life (and Deaths) of Doctor M, by Michael D. Hilborn
Average member rating: (28 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...

Little Blue Men, by Michael S. Gentry
Average member rating: (62 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...

Lock & Key, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (74 ratings)

Lord Bellwater's Secret, by Sam Gordon
Average member rating: (67 ratings)

Losing Your Grip, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Lost Pig, by Admiral Jota
Average member rating: (432 ratings)

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

Love, Hate and the Mysterious Ocean Tower, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (39 ratings)

Madam Spider's Web, by Sara Dee
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
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Average member rating: (73 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...

Mammal, by Joey Jones
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

The lizards have taken over. You, a lowly human slave, are tasked with eradicating all mammalian traces from the Don Quixote Memorial Museum. (Written for the Apollo 18+20 tribute album project.)

Marika the Offering, by revgiblet
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

An entry in the 2007 One Room Game Competition. You play a young girl, trapped in a tower room and in fear for her life.

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...

A Matter of Importance, by Valentine Kopteltsev
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

All those scoundrels on The Board Of The Thieves' Guild... How could they? Sure, the last weeks weren't your most successful ones (in fact, you'd be glad to raze them from your memory if you only could), and...

Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis, by One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard
Average member rating: (31 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...

Metamorphoses, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (118 ratings)

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

The Meteor, the Stone and a Long Glass of Sherbet, by Graham Nelson (as Angela M. Horns)
Average member rating: (49 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...

metrolith, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

I made this in a day for BIG TRASHY TWINE JAM. This is a micro-story generating CYOA inspired by Zdzisław Beksiński, about a traveler coming to a massive stone ruin. The selection of travelers you can pick...

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?

Moon-Shaped, by Jason Ermer
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

Mortality, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Mrs. Pepper's Nasty Secret, by Jim Aikin and Eric Eve
Average member rating: (37 ratings)
Walking home from school is mostly okay, except for one big problem: Every day you have to pass right by Mrs. Pepper's house. She may not actually be a witch, but she sure acts like one. And now she's stolen...
My Evil Twin, by Carl Muckenhoupt
Average member rating: (23 ratings)
After last night's all-nighter (I had an important report to do for work), I intended to sleep all through the day. But I can't afford to do that. Somewhere out there, my evil twin is plying his schemes, and...

Myriad, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

branching outcomes of a fetid day. 115 nodes. suited for treaders, meat-eaters, plant-eaters, students, arthropods, starvers, and victims. inspired by HyperCard shareware adventures packed on cd-roms with...

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

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

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Presents "Detective", by C. E. Forman, Matt Barringer, Graeme Cree, and Stuart Moore
Average member rating: (55 ratings)

"A rewrite of Matt Barringer's incredibly bad game "Detective", this game was ported to Inform and subjected to treatment with Mystery Science Theater 3000 sarcasm. This version is the Silver Screen edition...

Narcolepsy, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (57 ratings)

Nightfall, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

The Enemy is expected to arrive at any moment. Staying behind is either the stupidest or the bravest thing you've ever done. Only one thing - or one person - could have made you stay. So now there's nothing...

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...

Olivia's Orphanorium, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

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

Ollie Ollie Oxen Free, by Carolyn VanEseltine
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

"War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children." - Jimmy Carter

One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine
Average member rating: (41 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...

Paint!!!, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

[Entry in the cancelled ADRIFT One Room Comp 2004]

Pale Blue Light, by Kazuki Mishima
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

"Sophie actually enjoyed the festival every year. She enjoyed the lights, the songs, and the crispness of the air. It was only the crowds that made her uneasy and drove her into the solitude she had learned...

PataNoir, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

The Baron's daughter is missing, and you are the man to find her. No problem. With your inexhaustible arsenal of hard-boiled similes, there is nothing you can't handle.

The People's Glorious Revolutionary Text Adventure Game, by Taylor Vaughan
Average member rating: (51 ratings)

Sure, there's only five of you against a world full of reactionaries, but you have Revolutionary Spirit! You can't possibly fail. Nothing can stand in your way! Now if only you could find your Revolutionary...

Perdition's Flames, by Michael J. Roberts
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

The afterlife isn't what you expected. Explore a strangely modernized and bureaucratic underworld, replete with strip malls, government offices, and science labs, as well as the occasional lake of molten...

Photopia, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (512 ratings)

"Will you read me a story?" "Read you a story? What fun would that be? I've got a better idea: let's tell a story together."

Pick Up the Phone Booth and Aisle, by David Dyte, Steve Bernard, Dan Shiovitz, Iain Merrick, Liza Daly, John Cater, Ola Sverre Bauge, J. Robinson Wheeler, Jon Blask, Dan Schmidt, Stephen Granade, Rob Noyes, and Emily Short
Average member rating: (100 ratings)

Piece of Mind, by Giles Boutel
Average member rating: (6 ratings)
Piece of Mind is a short, humorous work which uses the first person "puppet" concept from Scott Adams and other early games and examines the possible causes and consequences of being so controlled by the...

Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (109 ratings)

"Join the Patrol, and see the Galaxy!" You took the poster's advice, bait and all, and marched right over to the recruitment station near your home on the backwater planet of Gallium. Images of exotic...

The Plant, by Michael J. Roberts
Average member rating: (33 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...

The Play, by Dietrich Squinkifer (Squinky)
Average member rating: (58 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...

Poor Zefron's Almanac, by Carl Klutzke
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

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

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

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

Reality's End, by Harry Hol
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Recluse, by Stephen Gorrell
Average member rating: (6 ratings)
A text adventure in the classic Infocom style. It begins with you delivering a sealed package, contents unknown, to J. Daggett Winton, noted archeologist, explorer, inventor, mathematician, philosopher,......
Rematch, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (79 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...
Retro-Nemesis, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Return to Ditch Day, by M.J. Roberts
Average member rating: (28 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.

Risorgimento Represso, by Michael J. Coyne
Average member rating: (42 ratings)

Robin & Orchid, by Ryan Veeder and Emily Boegheim
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

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

The Rocket Man From The Sea, by Janos Honkonen
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

On the old pilot station island, where you live with your parents, the war fought with Earth and Martian rocket-ships and Atomic Heat Rays exist only in the sonorous voice of the newscaster on the radio, and...

Rogue of the Multiverse, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (70 ratings)

Congratulations, convict 76954! You have been selected for scientific experimentation! You will be matter-transmitted to exotic non-Treaty worlds - where opportunities abound to take in fantastic sights and...

A Roiling Original, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Roofed, by Jim Munroe
Average member rating: (12 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...

Rover's Day Out, by Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman
Average member rating: (49 ratings)

Three hundred years ago, the Brazilian Space Agency discovered a rocky exoplanet only 38 light years from Earth. With a surface temperature of 1200 Celsius and nine times Earth gravity, it's hardly the sort...

Sand-dancer, by Aaron Reed and Alexei Othenin-Girard
Average member rating: (22 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...

Save Princeton, by Jacob Weinstein and Karine Schaefer
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

"Have you ever wanted to kill somebody by feeding them school food? To hobnob with F. Scott Fitzgerald? To be single-handedly responsible for the salvation or destruction of one of the oldest universities in...

Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (117 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...

Scavenger, by Quintin Stone
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

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

Sentencing Mr Liddell, by I-K. Huuhtanen
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

"The time has come", the Teacher says, "to talk of many sins: of wives and mums and unloved sons (of where it all begins), and why it's really all your fault, and whether no-one wins."

The Shadow in the Cathedral, by Ian Finley and Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (27 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...

shadows on the mirror, by Chrysoula Tzavelas
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

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

Shelter from the Storm, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

It is set in October 1940. Jack is a newly-commissioned sapper officer on his way to his first posting somewhere on Salisbury Plain (in southern England) when his car breaks down. The weather is starting to...

Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (159 ratings)

Shuffling Around, by Andrew Schultz (as Ned Yompus)
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

A weird power to save a weird world. So you just got fired from the best company ever, and it's the best day of your life. New opportunities! New horizons! New ways to look at things! Like calling this...

Six, by Wade Clarke
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

Your name is Harriet Leitner, and you and your twin sister Demi turned six this morning! You're having a fancy dress birthday party, and this afternoon you'll be playing Hide and Seek Tip over in the park....

The Sky in the Room, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

queer | cyberpunk | body romance | hyperviolence | vector anxiety | Italian pop songs | meloperadramatic | surgery | molto passione made in 48 hours for the Ludum Dare 24 competition a story about 3 fluids

Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
Average member rating: (195 ratings)

In the beginning was the Word, and it was hungry. ...

A Small Talk at the Back of Beyond, by scriptwelder
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You wake up. Alone, in a dark room. Alone? No, there is someone talking to you through a console. Will you respond?

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?

Snowquest, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

You've been on your quest so long you've almost forgotten what it is all about, but now you are nearing your destination -- if only you can stay alive long enough in this frozen wilderness to reach it.

So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
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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...

Solarium, by Anya Johanna DeNiro
Average member rating: (48 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...

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.

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.

Sting of the Wasp, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

The Surprising Case of Brian Timmons, by Marshal Tenner Winter
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

You listen to the old broad on the other end of the phone as she finishes her plight. "Brian has gone insane. I've had to have him committed.", she tells you. You haven't seen Brian Timmons in several years...

Suspended, by Michael Berlyn
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

They said you would sleep for half a millennium - not an unreasonable length of time, considering you'd be in limited cryogenic suspension. Your body would rest at the planet's nerve center, an underground...

Suveh Nux, by David Fisher
Average member rating: (203 ratings)

An entry in the 2007 One Room Game Competition. You play a magician's servant who gets trapped in your master's vault; you'll need to learn some of his tricks if you want to get out.

Swineback Ridge, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Taco Fiction, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (98 ratings)

Taco Fiction is a game about crime.

Taunting Donut, by Kalev Tait
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

One-room game where you need to get an out-of-reach donut tied to the ceiling of your exitless room.

Tea Ceremony, by Naomi Hinchen
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

In this game of diplomacy, you play as an inept junior member of the diplomatic corps. This week, you need to convince Brc'nl, who is some sort of noble glob from Glorpon-42, to argue in Earth's favor in a...

Ted Paladin And The Case Of The Abandoned House, by Anssi Räisänen
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Known for your text adventure skills, you have been called in for help to reveal the secrets of a locked, abandoned house scheduled to be demolished soon. Can you manage the task bestowed upon you?

Tex Bonaventure and the Temple of the Water of Life, by Truthcraze
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

In this homage to Indiana Jones, you play as Tex Bonaventure, an adventurer and treasure hunter. After three days of exploring the deep dark swamps of the Everglades, you've finally found your destination....

their angelical understanding, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (59 ratings)

I train to fight angels in a monastery by the sea. Wear headphones. TW: Suicidal ideation, ableism, abuse, possible epilepsy trigger.

The Thing About Dungeons, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

An interactive short story (about dungeons).

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

The Thorn, by Eric Mayer
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

The search for a mysterious, mystical thorn bush brings you to a ruined abbey in a desolate part of the Fens.

Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me, by Mike Sousa and Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (33 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...

To Hell in a Hamper, by J. J. Guest
Average member rating: (102 ratings)

Professor Pettibone, eminent Victorian balloonist, has a problem. He can't get it up. His balloon that is. If he can't reach an altitude of 20,000 feet, and soon, both he and his mysterious travelling...

Toonesia, by Jacob Weinstein
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

From the introduction: "Oooh, that rascally rabbit! You were out hunting him when he somehow got the jump on you, blindfolded you, and dumped you into a cell. Well, you’ll show him. He’ll be hasenpfefer by...
Trapped in a One-Room Dilly, by Laura Knauth
Average member rating: (10 ratings)
A one-room game. It's nicely appointed, but... [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

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...

Tree and Star, by Paul Lee
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

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: (48 ratings)

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

Undertow, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Go sailing on a yacht with three friends, and a corpse....

Varicella, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (120 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...

Vespers, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (162 ratings)

It has been five days, now. Five days since I made the choice. Five days since I closed the gate. Really, there was no choice. Rovato was damned when the first spot appeared: when the first bloody cough...

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 Warbler's Nest, by Jason McIntosh
Average member rating: (82 ratings)

Surely the reed bank counts as a wild place. While it gives you so much, you've never tended it, not really, not like you do with your garden. It's something like the forest, then, but much safer to search...

The Warlord, The Princess & The Bulldog, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

We Are the Firewall, by Anya Johanna DeNiro
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

A game-novella set in near future Minneapolis.

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

Weird City Interloper, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (43 ratings)

An interactive tale of strange conspiracy. Pull up your hood, lower your gaze and enter the city of Zendon. If you can gather enough information, you may just be able to change the course of history. (Weird...

When in Rome 1: Accounting for Taste, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Manhattan, May, 1954.

Whom The Telling Changed, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (63 ratings)

The people had always gathered on moonless nights to hear the stories, since the time of their ancestors' ancestors. The heat of the fire and the glow in the storyteller's eyes made the past present, and the...

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

Witch's Girl, by Geoff Moore
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Worlds Apart, by Suzanne Britton
Average member rating: (84 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...

Yellow Dog Running, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Yes, Another Game with a Dragon!, by John Kean
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

In this game, you play as a brawny adventurer heroically rescuing a fair maiden from a fire-breathing dragon. Oops, sorry, no, that was just a dream. You're actually an out-of-shape drunken lout. But then...
You are a Chef!, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (46 ratings)
You Find Yourself in a Room., by Eli Piilonen
Average member rating: (33 ratings)
YFYIAR is the drunken uncle of text-based adventures: Abusive, abrasive, and maybe a little funny.

You Were Made For Loneliness, by Tsukareta
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

It’s the future. The remnants of humanity, in the aftermath of a cataclysmic event known only as The Fall, have fled a dying homeworld to seek refuge among the colonies of the solar system. Twenty years...

You Will Select a Decision, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (64 ratings)

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

Zero Sum Game, by Cody Sandifer
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

[mutant]heat, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

inspired by collaboration with molleindustria content warning: sex violence gore pursuit


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