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♥Magical Makeover♥, by S. Woodson
Average member rating: (61 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...

10pm, by litrouke
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

10pm, and dinner is still sitting in the oven. The TV is droning. The front door is closed. You look at the clock. You look at the door. You wait. --- Content warnings: profanity, allusions to sex and...

1614, by Manuel Sauceverde
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Es el año de 1614: en Estados Unidos de América, Pocahontas se casa con John Rolfe; en México, Francisco Pareja publica "Gramática de la lengua timuquana de Florida"; en España, tres grandes poetas están a...

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...

18 Rooms to Home, by Carolyn VanEseltine
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

18 Rooms to Home is an experimental work of interactive fiction. It’s a day in the life of Yesenia Reed, whose life is far from ordinary, no matter what she might prefer. This story takes place over the...

1958: Dancing With Fear, by Victor Ojuel
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

"Dancing with Fear" (1958, directed by Víctor Ojuel). In this forgotten classic of Golden Age Hollywood, a vedette fallen on hard times (Salomé Vélez) finds herself enmeshed in a tangle of political...

1981, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

(author is Adam Cadre, but game is unsigned)

69,105 Keys, by David Welbourn
Average member rating: (80 ratings)

There's just one room. How hard can it be? Just unlock the door. Oh. There's 69,105 keys.

77 Verbs, by MathBrush (as Prismatik)
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Use every standard verb in the Inform library to escape deadly situations in this introduction to parser games! (This game was formerly known as 85 Verbs.)

Aayela, by Magnus Olsson
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Absence of Law, by mathbrush
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

Excuse me, can you help me? Yes, you, browsing IFDB games! I need your assistance, but I don't have long. There's so much going on: remote surveillance, unauthorized cloning, forgotten languages, robots...

The Absence of Miriam Lane, by Abigail Corfman
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

Sometimes people give pieces of themselves away....

The Abyss, by dacharya64
Average member rating: (19 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...

Academic Pursuits (As Opposed To Regular Pursuits), by ruqiyah
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

Dear Ms. ████████ We are delighted to offer you a position in our architecture department. After your application and interview we are confident you will really sink your teeth into this role. Your new...

According to Cain, by Jim Nelson
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

Two brothers. One murder. And a mystery as old as mankind. ...

Accuse, by David A. Wheeler
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

This is a small puzzle/game where you must determine who murdered someone, with what, and where, by making a series of accusations. The solution, suspect placement, and weapon placement is random each time....

Acid Rain, by Garry Francis
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

You were driving home from the Second National Conference on Acid Rain when you started getting tired. As it was late at night and you were in the middle of nowhere, you pulled over to the side of the road...

Acid Whiplash, by Ryan Stevens and Cody Sandifer
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

"Tooth beavers, hermits, phallic-shaped dust tomatos. Billed a living memorial to the wit, style, and unintentional genius of Rybread Celsius by Cody Sandifer." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

The Act of Misdirection, by Callico Harrison
Average member rating: (70 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: (82 ratings)

Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
Average member rating: (134 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...

Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
Average member rating: (97 ratings)

Adventure Quest, by Mike Austin, Nick Austin, and Pete Austin
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Adventure Quest is a full scale adventure game with 225 individually described locations. You will have to solve a very large number of problems on your journey to the Black Tower and (perhaps) victory. To...

Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Øyvind Thorsby
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

The Adventurers' Museum, by Lee Chapel
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Ailihphilia, by Andrew Schultz (as N. Y. Llewellyn)
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

No need for aibohphobia. It's polite on the Zarfian cruelty scale -and- will let you jump to the exciting conclusion if your 2-hour judging period is almost up!

Akkoteaque, by Anthony Casteel
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

It is a wet, disgusting day in the middle of April. You are just about sick of the rain. You're just about sick of everything. They keep telling you, when you turn sixteen you can do what you like and live...

Al Final del Recorrido, by Guillermo Crespi
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Una breve historia interactiva con cinco posibles finales, acerca de un joven personaje y su regreso a casa después de un día muy particular. (Available only in Spanish for now, I plan to translate it into...

Alias 'The Magpie', by J. J. Guest
Average member rating: (69 ratings)

Sir Rodney Playfair, gentleman thief, has a simple plan: impersonate a psychiatrist, infiltrate a country house, steal a priceless Egyptian scarab and make it back to London in time for cocktails. All in a...

All Alone, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (70 ratings)

All Hope Abandon, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (37 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: (154 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: (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...

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

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

Almost Goodbye, by Aaron A Reed
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Almost Goodbye is an experiment in minimalist procedural content generation for interactive narratives. It does not try to generate a whole story or plot points from scratch, but instead asks what is the...

Alone, by Paul Michael Winters
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

Just you and your car, alone on the open road. You haven't seen another car for weeks. You haven't spoken to another person in months. And if you want to stay alive, you'd better keep it that way.

Amanda, by Francisco J. López
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Two tall, austere and well dressed men, almost of etiquette, are standing in the middle of a bridge escorting a third one. The image of the latter - your own image, in fact - is hardly recognizable by the...

The Ambassador's Daughter, by Stormchild
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You really want to ask her for a dance, but alas she is from the opposing delegation. If only you could get her alone and pluck up the courage to speak to her. Very short game with compact map.
Amusement Park, by Penczer Attila
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
In this small relaxing slice-of-life game, it's the last day of summer and a few hours before sunset. You have just found an abandoned amusement park in a nearby forest and you've decided to explore it.

The Anachronist, by Peter Levine
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

In the year 1596, Anna is about to be burned at the stake. As the constable prepares to light the fire below her, she can do nothing but seek a solution in her own memory and imagination. ...

Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
Average member rating: (393 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...

AND WHEN I SQUINT IT LOOKS LIKE CHRISTMAS, by Norbez
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Oh no! Young Polly has been transported to a strange, magical land by an evil wizard. Help her get back home in this Twine adventure! This game was designed as a young player's first introduction to...

Anonymous Connection, by moniker ersatz
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Imagine, if you can, a world where you can't safety meet with other people, and where a computer screen is your only tenuous connection to the outside world. This is a short sort-of-romance set against a...

Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Average member rating: (61 ratings)

The Fish of Māui. The Land of the Long Cloud. Aotearoa. An entire continent of untamed wilds, and the last place on Earth where dinosaurs still roam. If only you'd come ashore under better circumstances...

Arcane Intern (Unpaid), by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

Getting coffee, making copies, tampering with powers beyond your control. You know, normal intern things. Now if only you were getting paid for it...

Ares, by Michael Baltes
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

The space team from Europe is very close to their designated target - the first manned exploration of Mars. But an accident strikes the team and one of the two shuttle pilots discovers that the red planet...

The Argument-Winner's Ghost, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Arrival, or Attack of the B-Movie Clichés, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

Arthur, by Bob Bates
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

"Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone, is rightwise king of England." In the days before Camelot, when magic and evil rule England, a sword sheathed in stone appears in a quiet churchyard. Engraved...

ASCII and the Argonauts, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (18 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...

The Ascot, by Duncan Bowsman
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Anything might happen to you on the way to the convenience store. You might even run into a guy handing out cursed ascots that lead you to lost fortunes guarded by terrible monsters. Can you nab 100% of the...

Aspel, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Her Majesty has sent your team to investigate the mountain palace of Aspel, now ruined, to find out its secrets and determine what value it may still have. Aspel is an experimental interactive experience...

Assembly, by Ben Kirwin
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Today has been an extraordinarily long day. You picked up the keys to your new apartment in the morning, you went shopping for furniture in the afternoon, and you've spent the evening putting it together. ...

At Wit's End, by Mike Sousa
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

"A case study of Murphy's Law in action. In-game hints available." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]

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...

August, by Matt Fendahleen
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Aunts and Butlers, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

It's 1920, you're a minor aristocrat fallen on hard times, and your wretched Aunt Cedilla is on the warpath. A Wodehousean comedy of manners, manors, mysterious butlers and unfriendly poodles.

Ausflug am Wochenende nach München, by Brett Shelton, David Neville, Brian McInnis
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Karin Moller is an American foreign exchange student living in Freiburg im Breisgau and studying computer science and German at the Albert-Ludwigs University . On a free Saturday she decides to take a...
The Awakening, by Dennis Matheson
Average member rating: (30 ratings)
"You remember darkness. And the cold. Cold and darkness. And silence. Those memories are all that you have. That, and a feeling that something you never knew you possessed has been lost. Suddenly, oblivion...

Babel, by Ian Finley
Average member rating: (155 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: (15 ratings)

The Baker of Shireton, by Hanon Ondricek
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

You are the Baker of Shireton. The bread you bake is delicious. Raiders are coming.

Balances, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

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

Baluthar, by Chris Molloy Wischer
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

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

Bandersnatch, by Charlie Brooker, David Slade
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings. Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter, Craig...

A Bear's Night Out, by David Dyte
Average member rating: (69 ratings)

"Tomorrow is the big Teddy Bear party, and you must definitely not let your owner forget about it..." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Beat the Devil, by Robert M. Camisa
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

You are some guy who, after a night of drinking and proclaiming that you'd sell your soul for a chance with the lovely Gwyneth, wakes up in a literal "Mall of Hell". It seems Lucifer overheard you and...

Beautiful Dreamer, by S. Woodson
Average member rating: (35 ratings)

"Outside, the chill wind wails and tears the leaves from their branches. Gusts of wind scour the muddy sidewalks; gusts of wind roar through the alleys between buildings. Before one gust can fade, another...

Bee, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (85 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...

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).

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...

Before Midnight, by AppDude27
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Why does your Composition and Rhetoric Professor have to assign a 10 page paper due by the end of the week at midnight? Of course, you procrastinate your way through the week to Friday night. It's 7 o'clock...

Before the End of the World, by Silverstring Media
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

The sky is tearing itself open. Fire rains from the heavens. And you've returned home to reflect on the person you fell in love with in your dreams. Before the End of the World is a Twine game created to...

Begegnung am Fluss, by Florian Edlbauer
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

"Wenn du über den Fluss kommst, hast du es geschafft. Dort ist der Wald so dicht, dass sie dich nie finden." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

Being Andrew Plotkin, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (58 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,...

Being There, by Jordan Magnuson
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Being There is an extremely experimental little work of interactive fiction with pictures, about existence and Korea. Only requires a few minutes to play through, but you are encouraged to take your time.

Bell Park, Youth Detective, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (62 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.

Beneath Floes, by Bravemule; Pinnguaq
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Qikiqtaaluk, 1962. The sun falls below the horizon and won't return for months. You wander the broken shoreline, wary of your mother's stories about the qalupalik. Fish woman, stealer of wayward children:...

Best Gopher Ever, by Arthur DiBianca
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Help the unfortunate residents of Fairview! (Who are all animals, by the way.) A light puzzle game for all ages.

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

Better than Alone, by willitchio
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Better than Alone is an interactive novella about repetition and death. It is set in the midst of Melbourne's 2020 lockdown. Your name is Lottie Gill-Soren. You care for Carl Quincy Durrant. And the house he...

Beyond, by Roberto Grassi, Paolo Lucchesi, and Alessandro Peretti
Average member rating: (45 ratings)

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

Bi Lines, by Naomi Z (as Norbez)
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

So what if you're unsure? What if you're falling apart? Forget about yourself and worry about them. That's what she'd want. (Note: This game poured out of me during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings in America,...

The Bible Retold: Following a Star, by Justin Morgan
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

You are Balthasar, a magus from Babylon. You and your companions, Gaspar and Melchior, are about to embark on a journey to Judea, a client kingdom of the Roman Empire, to venerate a newborn king. You'll need...

The Big Mama, by Brendan Barnwell
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"Three or four sailboats cruise lazily in the glow of the setting sun, which casts a poetic shimmer across the swells. In the distance, about 15 km offshore, you can discern the dim, hunched shapes of the...

The Bin Bag Theory, by Katie Benson
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Beth is struggling with climate anxiety and brimming over with good intentions. Guide her through the pleasures and pitfalls of meeting new people, choosing which opportunities to embrace, and discovering...

Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Average member rating: (168 ratings)

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

Blighted Isle, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (43 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...

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...

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

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

Blow Out the Candles, by Luke Skytrekker
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"It is your birthday. Everyone has come and brought you a beautiful cake. Blow out the candles." A short, humorous story set in a zanny galaxy full of talking penguins, quantumsorcery, and the unexpected....

Blue Chairs, by Chris Klimas
Average member rating: (94 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...

Body Bargain, by Amanda Lange
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

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

The Body, by Sean Barrett
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

In this rather linear game loosely based on the Stephen King novella The Body, you play as a kid named Gordie Lachance. One of your friends found out about a dead body by the tracks outside of town, so a...

Bogeyman, by Elizabeth Smyth
Average member rating: (85 ratings)

You can go home when you learn to be good.

Bolivia By Night, by Aidan Doyle
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

A mystery adventure game set in Bolivia.

Border Zone, by Marc Blank
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Where the Iron Curtain divides East and West, the frontier is a no man's land between freedom and captivity, a place where moments lost or precautions not taken exact a toll in men's lives. In Border Zone,...

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...

Break Stuff, by Amy Clare Fontaine
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

What better way to get over a breakup than smashing things? In Break Stuff, you make decisions for a troubled young woman who just broke up with her boyfriend. When your old friend from high school comes...

Breakfast on a Wagon with Your Partner, by bananafishtoday
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

You and your partner have a conversation, traveling through a post-apocalyptic landscape.

brevity quest, by Chris Longhurst
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

it's a quest!

Briar, by Hanon Ondricek
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

You are young, dumb, and full of hope for the future; on a secret quest that may change your life forever! Or it may end in death and utter humliation. Good thing you're not really all that bright. This is...

Bring Me A Head!, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

Better hope you can hack it. A Grand Guignol entry for ECTOCOMP 2016.

Bronze, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (286 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.

Brume, by Rémi Verschelde (Akien)
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

A small game that won the French IF Comp 2008, in which you have to find the exit of an unknown room... but you wake up in some kind of altered state if I may say so... The emphasis has been set on the...

Bullhockey!, by B F Lindsay
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Your girlfriend has left you, leaving disturbing notes. And she--oops--lost your laundry. In various places. Around town. You can't have her back. But you can try to get your laundry.

Bureaucracy, by Douglas Adams, The Staff of Infocom
Average member rating: (48 ratings)

IMPORTANT! Our records show that you do not have a license to operate this software. Normally, you would be required to complete a License Application Form and mail it (with proof of purchase) to our...

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?
Bus Station, Unbound, by Jenn Ashworth & Richard Hirst
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
Bus Station: Unbound is a fable about about finding yourself in-between places and times: a 'choose your own adventure' for grown-ups, in which the narrative lies in your own hands. Is it about an iconic...
Busted!, by Jon Drukman and Derek Pizzuto
Average member rating: (6 ratings)
"Returning from classes, you find a message from your friend Keith on your answering machine. He has been "busted" by the cops; and if you aren't careful, you will be, too..." [--blurb from The Z-Files...

Byzantine Perspective, by Lea Albaugh
Average member rating: (56 ratings)

Your task is simple enough. Just nab the chalice.

The Cabal, by Stephen Bond
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

In this satire, you play as a young American man who loves old puzzle-based IF. You are also racist, sexist, and prone to believe in conspiracies. While playing Infidel, you learn that a secret society...

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....

Calliope, by Jason McIntosh
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Calm, by Joey Jones and Melvin Rangasamy
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Since the spores came life has been happier. How could it not be? For now stress is fatal and all who remain alive must remain calm...

Cana According To Micah, by Christopher Huang (as Rev. Stephen Dawson)
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Being an account of the wedding at Cana, by the servant Micah; in which further details, doubtlessly apocryphal, are given of the event, including his contention with a surly Baptist, an interfering orphan,...

Candlesmoke, by Caelyn Sandel and Carolyn VanEseltine
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Entry in EctoComp 2014.

Cannery Vale, by Hanon Ondricek (as Keanhid Connor)
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

Hell, even a seagull would hit the spot right now, roasted crispy over a flame-- He immediately put all thoughts of food out of his head because at the moment it was just torture_

Cape, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (46 ratings)

Cape is a superhero origin story for the cyberpunk dystopia we're all living in.

Captivity, by Jim Aikin
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Locked in a tower in a castle by an evil duke — how annoying. And you’re not even a princess! Duke Esteban is demanding an outrageous ransom of your well-born and well-meaning but cash-strapped parents, a...

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...

Castle, Forest, Island, Sea, by Hide&Seek
Average member rating: (18 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...

A Catalan Summer, by Neibucrion
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

It's the summer of 1920. Things are going well in Catalonia for the wealthy Vidal family : the Great War just ended that allowed them to greatly improve their profits. But these are modern times full of...

Cattus Atrox, by David Cornelson
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

"A promising date devolves into violence, sex, more violence." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]
Catventure, by Sleepy Macaw
Average member rating: (3 ratings)
You are a cat who purrrsues their dream of running away to Chipawgo.
Chancellor, by Kevin Venzke
Average member rating: (16 ratings)
Maturity attained, the daughter is unfurled upon the world, embarked upon a mysterious quest by her father.
A Change in the Weather, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (69 ratings)
"Walking away from a picnic, you are suddenly caught in a country storm. You must protect a bridge from being destroyed. An ultra-linear game." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]
Changes, by David Given
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Charlie the Chimp, by Garry Francis
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

It's a beautiful day in the gorilla enclosure at Sydney's famous Taronga Park Zoo. There's only one problem. You're not a gorilla, you're a chimpanzee named Charlie. Some idiot zookeeper has mistaken you for...

Charlie The Robot, by Fernando Contreras
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Earth is overpopulated and low on resources: the puppies, the kitties, and the fishies are all gone. There are not enough jobs, yet Hiremy & Hirschl has employed robots as middle management staff, which...

Charming, by Kaylah Facey
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Potions shattered on the floor, pages torn out of books, a demolished statue... These are a few of the magical messes you will have to clean up before Enchantress Igmenta arrives for your coming-of-age test...

Child's Play, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (54 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 Josephine Giles and Joey Jones
Average member rating: (34 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...

Chlorophyll, by Steph Cherrywell
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

Choice of the Cat, by Jordan Reyne
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Knock things over. Take a nap. Enslave humanity. Power, fame, and catnip are yours for the licking! "Choice of the Cat" is a hilarious 600,000-word interactive novel by Jordan Reyne, where your choices...

A Christmas Game, by Luke A. Jones
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

It's Christmas Eve and you've still an awful lot to do. You better head into town and do some shopping. This is a relaxed small(ish) text adventure in the classic parser style (but with a much wider...

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)

Coke Is It!, by Lucian P. Smith, Adam Thornton, J. Robinson Wheeler, Michael Fessler, Dan Shiovitz, David Dyte
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

"Ahhhh! Another can of refreshing Coca-Cola! You sigh in contentment as you partake of the sweet carbonated beverage, so recently purchased. But what's this? The dispenser light is still on! You can select...

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

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)

Composition in a Minor Key, by Aleks Samoylov
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

"Composition in a Minor Key" is a surreal interactive story about love, community, loneliness, etc. It boasts roughly 8000 words, and does not contain puzzles, action, or difficult moral choices. There is a...

CosmoServe: an Adventure Game for the BBS-Enslaved, by Judith Pintar
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

The Count, by Scott Adams
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

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

Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (239 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...

Cover Me In Leaves, by Elliot Herriman
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Cover Me In Leaves is an experimental work of interactive horror fiction, about bright minds, and the end of all things. Fresh out of high school, with no prospects or aspirations, you've remained here in...

Cragne Manor, by Ryan Veeder, Jenni Polodna et al.
Show other authorsAdam Whybray, Adri, Andrew Plotkin, Andy Holloway, Austin Auclair, Baldur Brückner, Ben Collins-Sussman, Bill Maya, Brian Rushton, Buster Hudson, Caleb Wilson, Carl Muckenhoupt, Chandler Groover, Chris Jones, Christopher Conley, Damon L. Wakes, Daniel Ravipinto, Daniel Stelzer, David Jose, David Petrocco, David Sturgis, Drew Mochak, Edward B, Emily Short, Erica Newman, Feneric, Finn Rosenløv, Gary Butterfield, Gavin Inglis, Greg Frost, Hanon Ondricek, Harkness Munt, Harrison Gerard, Ian Holmes, Ivan Roth, Jack Welch, Jacqueline Ashwell, James Eagle, Jason Dyer, Jason Lautzenheiser, Jason Love, Jeremy Freese, Joey Jones, Joshua Porch, Justin de Vesine, Justin Melvin, Katherine Morayati, Kenneth Pedersen, Lane Puetz, Llew Mason, Lucian Smith, Marco Innocenti, Marius Müller, Mark Britton, Mark Sample, Marshal Tenner Winter, Matt Schneider, Matt Weiner, Matthew Korson, Michael Fessler, Michael Gentry, Michael Hilborn, Michael Lin, Mike Spivey, Molly Ying, Monique Padelis, Naomi Hinchen, Nate Edwards, Petter Sjölund, Q Pheevr, Rachel Spitler, Reed Lockwood, Reina Adair, Riff Conner, Roberto Colnaghi, Rowan Lipkovits, Sam Kabo Ashwell, Scott Hammack, Sean M. Shore, Shin, Wade Clarke, Zach Hodgens, Zack Johnson

Average member rating: (24 ratings)

A tribute to Anchorhead.

Crocodracula: What Happened to Calvin, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Based on the 90s children's horror soap opera.

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...

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?

Curse of the Garden Isle, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Let's both take a deep breath.

The Curse of the Scarab, by Nils Fagerburg
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Archeology licenses are for suckers, not for Rhoda Tarcrew. But now the authorities are closing in and there's only time for one last dig before you have to flee the country. Better make it count.

Cursed, by Nick Rogers
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Accused of murdering your best friend, you are about to face the death penalty. But instead you are cursed, transformed into a beast and begin an epic journey to unravel the mystery of the real murderer, why...

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...

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

Danse Nocturne, by Joey Jones
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Danse Nocturne is interactive blank verse, based on one of the legends of Charlemagne. It is played by dancing in different ways and has over a dozen different endings and understands over 1200 different...

A Dark and Stormy Entry, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Darkiss! Il bacio del vampiro - Capitolo 1: il risveglio, by Marco Vallarino
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

The vampire Martin Voigt was slain and supposedly made harmless for good... supposedly! Now he comes back to life to retaliate on those who tried to get rid of him. But first he has to escape from his own...

A Day for Soft Food, by Tod Levi
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

"Ever since the provider's sickness began, he's been all hisses and growls. Even the slightest misstep seems to annoy him. Perhaps that's why your bowl has held nothing but hard food lately. And not much of...

The Day I saved Elvis , by Marius Müller
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"The Day I saved Elvis" is the fifth entry in the Alex and Paul series, and sees our heroes on the mysterious Voodoo Island.

Day of the Dead--One Soul's All Souls Procession, by Shadowdrake27
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Matthew Mercia had never believed in the Day of the Dead the way his mother did. He didn't get excited to wake up on November second to celebrate the lives of relatives who had passed--until he was one of...

Day of the Sleigh, by Dee Cooke
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

It's Christmas Eve, and 17-year-old Eilidh has taken her young neighbour, Deirdre, shopping in town.  But when the department store suffers a power cut and Deirdre goes missing, Eilidh must help not only her...

Dead Cities, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (31 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: (58 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, by Marc Blank
Average member rating: (58 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: (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...

Degeneracy, by Leonard Richardson
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

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: (78 ratings)

The Delusion Dilemna, by Nathaniel Holle
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

The Delusion Dilemna is a 60,000+ word twine game, where you are stuck in a maze of dreams and have to figure out what is real. Your actions in a previous world will have no effect on the current world, but...

Delusions, by C. E. Forman
Average member rating: (40 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...

Denis through the Drinking Glass, by Ian Bishrey, Roger Taylor
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Der Angstbaum, by Jens Bojaryn
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You are a Borinoi in love, setting out to do something stupid. Desperate to win the heart of your beloved, you break into the house of your rival at night. When you realize that you're not the only one doing...

Der Garten, by Carsten Kreysler
Average member rating: (1 rating)

The player tries to satisfy his hunger in a garden. A garden gnome can assist him.

Der onirische Garten, by Dara
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

You want to become a strix. This is the first ordeal. A dreamy puzzle game (in German).

Der Süßigkeitenladen, by Katharina Müller
Average member rating: (1 rating)

German IF Grand Prix 2014 entry.

Después del naufragio, by MulitaSoft
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Te despertás en una playa desconocida luego de haber naufragado.

Detective 1: Blacksea Island, by Will11
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

The first in a new series of stories featuring the teenage amateur detective Susan Knox as the reader's character. Set in open world locations where the reader is free to choose where to look for clues, who...

Die Feuerfaust [1995 PAW version], by Larry Horsfield

PLOT Alaric Blackmoon returns, travelling to foreign shores in search of a mystical stolen relic. NOTES The first of Larry's Spectrum games not to be published by FSF. It was sold by The Adventure Workshop...

Die Feuerfaust [2016 ADRIFT version], by Larry Horsfield
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You are Alaric Blackmoon, Duke of the Duchy of Charlton in the kingdom of Hecate. The stories of your exploits in finding the lost "Axe of Kolt" and solving the mystery of "The Spectre of Castle Coris" have...

Die Geschichte des Herrn P., by Hannes Schueller
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One morning, when P. woke from peaceful dreams, he found himself in his bed – still his old self. Part of the German language Textpäckchen project. English version: The Story of Mr. P..

Die Hausaufgabe, by Mischa Magyar
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Third place at the German interactive fiction Grand Prix 2010.
Die rote Blume, by Frank Sindermann
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
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...

Digital: A Love Story, by Christine Love
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

A computer mystery/romance set five minutes into the future of 1988.

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...

Dinner with Andre, by Liza Daly
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

"A date by candlelight in a fine restaurant. Should be a perfect evening." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]

Ditch Day Drifter, by Michael J. Roberts
Average member rating: (23 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...

Divis Mortis, by Lynnea Dally
Average member rating: (42 ratings)

The infection has spread. They are coming.

Djinn on the Rocks, by Joshua Wilson
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

James Merl III is a thrice-cursed pain in your magically imprisoned butt. What are you going to do about it? ...

Don't Take It Personally, Babe, It Just Ain't Your Story, by Christine Love
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

A spiritual sequel of sorts to Digital: A Love Story, set in a prestigious private high school, and on the social networks of 2027. Seven students, three endings, one eavesdropping teacher. A full length...

Doppeljobs, by Lei
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

You are a young doppelganger, fresh out of School of Humanity, finally realizing your life-long dream to own a human-centric business. You offer a unique service: imitation on demand, living through...

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...

Dr. Dumont's Wild P.A.R.T.I., by Muffy Berlyn and Michael Berlyn
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

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

Draculaland, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

A terse, comic horror puzzle game based loosely on Dracula, faithfully reimagining several characters and ignoring most of the original plot. Guide Jonathan Harker on a trip through Transylvania, interacting...

Dream Pieces, by Iam Curio
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You are in a dream but if you stay you'll miss out on a great birthday! If you like the rhyme... It's hammer time!

The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (175 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...

A Dudley Dilemma, by Lane Barrow
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

The Duel in the Snow, by Utkonos
Average member rating: (21 ratings)
A Tale of Old Russia

Dwelling: Insomnia, by 0vr
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

A horror text-adventure wherein you are woken in the middle of the night by a knock on the front door to your apartment. Do you dare answer it? - Features- Multiple endings Disturbing creatures Violence

Earl Grey, by Rob Dubbin and Allison Parrish
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

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

Earth and Sky, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (82 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...

Earth And Sky 3: Luminous Horizon, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

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...

Ecdysis, by Peter Nepstad
Average member rating: (80 ratings)

You wake, a pounding headache loud in your inner ear, the back of your head itching and tingling, your mouth full of cotton. The pain drives away your dreams, weird visions of alien landscapes... Ecdysis is...

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...

Eidolon, by A.D. Jansen
Average member rating: (33 ratings)

When you wake up, something is passing through the night sky.

El Archipiélago, by Depresiv
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Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Release 2 de 'El Archipielago', ganadora de varios Premios Hispanos 2004. Tus cansados ojos recorren la isla, esa isla a la que recientemente has transportado tu torre y a ti mismo, con la esperanza de pasar...

El Asesinato del Sr. García, by José Manuel Rosado
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El Sr. García ha sido asesinado en su casa de campo. Apareció con un disparo en la cabeza. La caja fuerte de su despacho está abierta y vacía. Debes seguir todas las pistas y realizar los interrogatorios...

El Cantar de Romanfredo, by Aryekaix
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

El juglar llegó a la plaza del pueblo. Sentóse a la sombra del roble, sacó su laúd y comenzó a tañer algunas notas. La gente, atraída por su música, se agrupó en torno a él... -¿Nos cantáis vos un cantar?...

El extraño caso de Randolph Dwight, by El Clérigo Urbatain
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

El cuerpo de Randolph Dwight fue encontrado, en medio de su salón, inerte y sin vida. Presentaba un orificio de entrada en el vientre, producido por un proyectil de calibre ocho milí­metros; además, se...

El libro que se aburría, by Antonia Visiedo (Jenesis)
Average member rating: (1 rating)

"Érase que se era un libro que se aburría... Dentro de sus tapas y arropado por dos hermosas guardas de color azul vivía una emocionante historia de barcos y piratas, pero escondido y olvidado en un extremo...

El Museo de las Consciencias, by Mel Hython and Santiago Eximeno and Grendel Khan and Urbatain and Depresiv
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Tu padre te abandonó cuando aún no tenías uso de razón. Te dejó en una casa en la cima de una pequeña colina, al cuidado de dos mujeres siniestras, eternamente vestidas de negro...

El Presidenté, by brettmurray92
Average member rating: (1 rating)

El Presidenté puts you in the shoes of leading a fictional Central American country in the wake of a collapsed regime. As a newly elected leader, you must make moral and ethical choices, as guided by your 3...

El Protector, by Incanus
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

The Guardian takes care of the village and protects it. But when The Guardian falls asleep, someone must wake him. What are you willing to do to acomplish your mission? El Protector cuida a la aldea y la...

Electric word, "life", by Lance Nathan
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

It's 1999, and your roommate has talked you into hosting a Halloween party. It's pretty much going to be all his friends, but you've invited a few of your own who may or may not make it. Here's hoping for...

The Eleusinian Miseries, by Mike Russo
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Well, isn't this a lark! After solid years of going after old Alky to let you in on that Mysteries wheeze of his, at last tonight's the night. He's dragged you from Athens to Eleusis for the to-do, but no...

Eliza, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

"Adapted for the IBM PC by Patricia Danielson and Paul Hashfield, ported to Inform by Ricardo Dague A version of the "Eliza" psychiatric interview program. Alan Turing presumably spinning in his grave...

The Empty Chamber: A Celia Swift Mystery, by Tom Sykes
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

A game of observation, conversation, and deduction, set inside a run-down terrace flat in post-war Essex.

EN LA CASA DE PIEDRA Y LUZ, by Imago Interactiva

Ficción Interactiva basada en elecciones con tres finales diferentes. Realizado para la Rayuela de Arena 2020 https://itch.io/jam/rayuela-de-arena-2020/entries. Inspirado en el tema "Ruinas", se trabajó...

Encierro, by Incanus
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

A slice of life, fantasy and sci-fi tale; you're living a pandemic's confinement in your apartment, trying to find a way to break free... Un relato de costumbrismo, fantasía y ciencia ficción; vives en tu...

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

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

Endless, Nameless, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (53 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...

Enemies, by Andy Phillips
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

"It will forever remain one of life's mysteries: why should a simple man like yourself get on the wrong side of anybody? You are, after all, just a typical accountant. A little sideline romance with the...

Enlightenment, by Taro Ogawa
Average member rating: (42 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...

Episode in the Life of an Artist, by Peter Eastman
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

Erehwon, by Richard Litherland
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

"You are standing next to the only traffic light in the one-horse town of Erehwon, Aksarben. You are 13 years old, and desperate to gain the approval of Smurf and his gang. You will know you have this when...

Eric the Unready, by Bob Bates
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

A tongue-in-cheek graphic text adventure/point and click adventure hybrid. You are a chivalrous knight attempting to save a princess; your quest takes you through a mad-cap Douglas Adams-style world.

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...

Escape from the Crazy Place, by J. J. Guest, Loz Etheridge and friends
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You've been locked in a padded cell for no obvious reason with only a deranged hamburger-eating clown for company. The cell doesn't even have a door. So begins an adventure that will take you to many places...

Estado Profundo, by n-n
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Un thriller ocultista interactivo.

Eunice, by Gita Ryaboy
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Eunice is a shadow of its former glory. Hope is lost, just a faint mem-ory Whatever might have brought you here, That Eunice needs you, it is clear. Type out simple commands, and Notice the changes in Eunice...

Eurydice, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

A short game about grief, with occasional snakes.

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

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

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]

The Eyes That Look Back, by Leno
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

We are surrounded with faces. The ones of the people around us and the ones we carry with ourselves.

Fabricationist DeWit Remakes the World, by Jedediah Berry
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

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

Fahrenheit 451, by Len Neufeld and Ray Bradbury
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

The time is not too long from now. The place is New York City. Yet it is a setting few of us would ever recognize. For this is a world where simply owning a book is dangerously illegal. Where Firemen come...

The Fairy Woods, by rosencrantz
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Someone dear to you has disappeared into the dangerous woods of the fairy realm, and you're already on your way to save them... The Fairy Woods is an interactive fiction created in Twine for no particular...

Faithful Companion, by Matt Weiner
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

The "Play On-line" link should now go to version 2!

Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

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

Fallen London, by Failbetter Games
Average member rating: (57 ratings)

Poet or Assassin? Lover or Spy? Choose your fate in Fallen London, a gothic metropolis a mile beneath the surface of the earth. An epic adventure where you live a sometimes horrific, often curious, but...

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...

FATHERHOOD SIMULATOR 2016, by Rouser Voko
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

100% accurate, exhaustively researched look into the fatherhood experience.
Fear, by Chuan-Tze Teo
Average member rating: (10 ratings)
"The world is suddenly such a frightening place. People are out to get you, and everywhere there is danger, lurking in the dark, even here, in your own home. Can you conquer your own fears before it's too...

Feathery Christmas, by OK Feather
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

A text adventure to save Christmas with the help of your feathery friends.

Ferryman's Gate, by Daniel Maycock
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

You punctuation-obsessed uncle has died, leaving your family his house, but leaving you, a mere kid, with his unfinished business. As you follow the clues left by your uncle, you quickly discover that while...

Fiends of Eamon, by Frank Kunze
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

When you returned from the assault on the Clone Master(a Donald Brown Adventure), a clone of the Clone Master followed you and rebuilt his evil cloning machine, the Clonatorium. Soon his Clonatorium will be...

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...

Filaments, by FibreTigre
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Allez Margot, va falloir se lever. Je crois que ce coup-ci tu vas pas y couper : mmm y a de la lumière, du bruit en bas, je crois bien que c’est parti pour l’avant dernier jour d’école de l’année. (Vous vous...

Finals Week!, by Marchit00
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

You're about to play one of the first few games that ever existed at MAG - it was written in 2001 (I was 21).  This is the game that brought us variables and was my first attempt at a game, and turned into a...

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: (26 ratings)

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

Fine-Tuned, by Dennis Jerz
Average member rating: (23 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: Fingertips, by Michael D. Hilborn
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Fingertips: I Found a New Friend, by Adri
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You've had a long day. All you want to do is climb into bed. But why is your pillow quivering like that? Written for the Apollo 18+20 tribute album project, and loosely inspired by the They Might Be Giants...

Fingertips: Please Pass the Milk Please, by Adri
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Your brother Sam is sitting across from you. He seems to be waiting for something. Written for the Apollo 18+20 tribute album project, and loosely inspired by the They Might Be Giants track of the same name.

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?

A Fire Darkly: Chapter 1, by Louis Rakovich
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

You must have gotten lost. ​Explore a bizarre dark forest. Solve puzzles. Begin to piece together the fragments of your past. Who are you? What are you doing here? Mind the choices you make in this...

The Fire Tower, by Jacqueline A. Lott
Average member rating: (49 ratings)

Firebird, by Bonnie Montgomery
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

"Firebird is based on the Old Russian folk tales that inspired the Stravinsky piece of the same name. You are Prince Ivan, and have been charged by your father, the tsar, to find the Firebird that has been...

First Draft of the Revolution, by Emily Short, Liza Daly and inkle
Average member rating: (55 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 Person, by Buster Hudson
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Entry in EctoComp 2014.

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...

Fish Bowl, by Ethan Rupp and Joshua Rupp
Average member rating: (30 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...

Fish!, by John Molloy, Pete Kemp, Phil South, Rob Steggles
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

One nibble and you're hooked. JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GET OUT OF THE WATER: The tide is turning in the teeming metropolis of Fishworld. The oceans and seas are boiling off into space. The Seven...

The Fixer, by Chikodili Emelumadu
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Story: Chikodili Emelumadu Art: Onyinye Iwu Interactivity: Tory Hoke She finds you, and she won’t let go. Two women hire a private investigator to trail their erring husbands. Playing time: 8 minutes

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...

A Flustered Duck, by Jim Aikin
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

You play as Elliott, a pig-boy. It starts when Granny Grabby orders you to get Mabel the duck down from the roof. You try, but a series of unfortunate events ensue ending with Mabel swallowing the diamond...

Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Average member rating: (62 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.

For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
Average member rating: (115 ratings)

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

Forbidden Castle, by Mercer Mayer
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

On vacation in London, you enter an antique store, and are drawn to a magic book which hurtles you into a fantastic world, where you are to undo the harm done to the world by the wicked Blue Faerie, and...

Foreign Soil, by Olaf Nowacki
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

How does it feel to be the only one on a lonely planet? Foreign Soil is part sci-fi, part surreal story about - well, about what, really? Probably you can judge that better than I can. If it were a film, it...

The Forest House, by Seciden Mencarde
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Only you can see the house in your backyard. What secrets might it hold?

The Forgotten Tavern, by Peter M.J. Gross
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Max and Diana need your help, although Diana might be reluctant to admit that. You should visit their humble establishment. If you help them with their problems, they can help you with yours. You remember...

Four Days of Summer, by David Welbourn
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

In this pleasant and silly game, spend the first four days of July with your friend David, a shameless author insertion character who seems inordinately fond of making interactive fiction references.

Four in One, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

"Do you realize how behind schedule and over budget this picture is?" "Look, Mr. Thalberg," you say. "All I've gotta do is get the master shot in the can. So, maybe it'll take twenty takes. But when I get...

Four Sittings in a Sinking House, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

The thing about sinking is: the sea is not a void. If you're sinking, you're displacing something. A Grand Guignol entry for ECTOCOMP 2016

Fragile Shells, by Stephen Granade
Average member rating: (51 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.

Frankenstein, by Dave Morris and inkle
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

This unique literary app places you in conversation with Frankenstein himself as his story unfolds. He will be your guide, and you his advisor. Console, counsel or condemn him: the choice is yours. Written...

The Frenetic Five vs. Sturm und Drang, by Neil deMause
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

In this game about under-powered superheroes, you play as Improv, leader of the Frenetic Five. You use common objects in surprisingly useful ways. Bob, your contact at Supertemps, hires your team for a new...

A Friend to Light Your Way, by verityvirtue
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

There may be no incense, no cymbals, no monks at this funeral, but the night watch is mandatory. You've volunteered to take the watch for the first night, and just as well: you can hear him calling. Go round...

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...

Future Boy!, by Kent Tessman, Derek Lo, Dan Langan, and Nate Laguzza
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

The Game Formerly Known as Hidden Nazi Mode, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (28 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...

Gamlet, by Tomasz Pudlo
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Get Lost!, by S. Woodson
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

You're a suburban teen, sick of the suburbs. You run away to the land of the fairies, prepared for thrills and danger. Absolutely nothing happens the way you expect. A short Twine game with nine endings,...

Ghost Town, by Scott Adams
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

You must explore a once-thriving mining town in search of the 13 hidden treasures. With everything from rattlesnakes to runaway horses, it sure ain't going to be easy! Includes a special bonus scoring system...

Give Me Your Lunch Money, by DCBSupafly
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

PLOT You're an 8 year-old inventor, carrying nothing, and the end-of-classes bell has just rung at your school. You're eager to finish the model fortress you've been constructing at the nearby park. All it...

Glass, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (106 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: (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...

Gnome Ranger, by Pete Austin
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

The gnome Ingrid Bottomlow has displeased her family by her un-gnomelike behaviour, such as going off to university and getting an education. She has been teleported from her village by a faulty scroll, and...

Goldilocks is a FOX!, by J. J. Guest
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Staggering back from yet another wild student party, blonde bombshell Goldilocks decides to take a shortcut through the enchanted forest. All she really wants is a nice hot bowl of porridge and somewhere to...

Goose, Egg, Badger, by Brian Rapp
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Gossip, by Hugo Labrande
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Gourmet, by Aaron A. Reed and Chad Barb
Average member rating: (55 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...

Grandma Bethlinda's Remarkable Egg, by Arthur DiBianca
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

How do you break out of handcuffs when all you've got is an egg?

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.

The Granite Book, by James Mitchelhill
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

IFComp 2002 entry.
Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (25 ratings)
She wanted answers. He wanted a cure. You just wanted to live.

Grooverland, by Mathbrush
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

"Magic comes with a price. But on your birthday, all your expenses are paid. Welcome to Grooverland." Grooverland is a large parser game that takes over two hours to complete. It is based on the works of...

The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole, by Pete Austin and Joan Lamb
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

"Welcome to the second computer game to feature the contents of my diary - is there no such thing as privacy? Such is the price of fame I suppose. The aim of the game is to make me as popular as possible...

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...

The Guild of Thieves, by Rob Steggles
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Steal yourself a world of fantasy WHY BUY THIS GAME WHEN YOU CAN STEAL IT ? Except you can't. Not yet. An amateur like you? Come off it! Now, if you were a fully paid-up member of the notorious Guild of...

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...

Guilty Bastards, by Kent Tessman
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Gun Mute, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (153 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...

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?

Hallowe'en: Night of the Misty Manor, by Dee Cooke
Average member rating: (1 rating)

It's Hallowe'en, and 17-year-old Eilidh is looking forward to a party at her neighbours' house. But when she's tasked with taking the younger children out guising, the evening turns out to be more...

Hallowmoor, by Mike Snyder
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

Your quest: infiltrate Castle Hallowmoor, find the potion, and make it out alive. This is a Halloween-themed adventure -- hypertext interactive fiction playable in most modern web browsers.

Halothane, by Ravi Rajkumar
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

"You're having a hard enough time getting your second novel to work; how could it ever be possible that you, Harold Banks - world's most unsuccessful published author - could actually be sent on a quest to -...

Hamlet -- The Text Adventure, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

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

Hampstead, by Trevor Lever and Peter Jones

Hampstead is a quest, but not for gold. The aim of it is to reach the pinnacle of social status, and acquiring wealth is only one part of the problem. If you wish to go up in the world you also have to gain...

Hangar 22, by Rob O'Hara
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

An out-of-luck computer programmer finds more than just a job opportunity in a mysterious government facility.

Harmonia, by Liza Daly
Average member rating: (72 ratings)

Fuller, A. (b. 1966, d.?) 12 chapters, edited by E. Merchant. 091 Manuscripts—096 Illustrated—098 Prohibited works, forgeries, and hoaxes Signed permission from the Dean required for viewing. No exceptions.

Harmonic Time-Bind Ritual Symphony, by Ben Kidwell and Maevele Straw
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

A musician's manic episode binds fiction and reality into a joyful union.

Her Pound of Flesh, by Liz England
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Body horror choose-your-own-adventure game about heartache. About 30 minutes of play time, with multiple endings.

Hero, Inc Part 1: Calling All Heroes, by Nate Cull
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

You play as J. Random Hero, Fairhaven's newest hero if you answer the call to duty from Hero, Inc. by entering their contest and performing several feats of heroism. Don't wait! Enter the contest now and you...
Heroine's Mantle, by Andy Phillips
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Hibernated 1 - This place is death, by Stefan Vogt
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Have you ever dreamed about a journey far beyond the known regions of the universe? Close to Vega, Olivia Lund is on the trail of one of mankind's greatest secrets and a thousand-year-old mystery. After over...

History Repeating, by Mark Choba and Renee Choba
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

You play an adult who, in the middle of a boring day at the office, suddenly wakes up as their teenage self in their grade 12 math classroom! Your science teacher, Mr. Hopkins, brought you back in time with...

The Hive Abroad, by Laura Michet
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Sam lived among aliens for five years. Coming back home has been harder than he thought. The Hive Abroad is an experimental, nonlinear sci-fi short story about friendship, community, and changing yourself.

The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (84 ratings)

A far-future story of discovery.

Hollywood Hijinx, by Dave Anderson, Liz Cyr-Jones
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

Vampire Penguins. A Corpse Line. Meltdown on Elm Street. Who could forget these classic Hollywood movies produced by your uncle, Buddy Burbank? But his greatest masterpiece has yet to be experienced......

Homunculus, by Michael Baltes
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Du bist klein und unscheinbar, ein Nichts in den Augen der Mächtigen. Sie hassen dich, sie verachten dich und sie zwingen dir ihren Willen auf. Und doch sind sie auf dich angewiesen, weil nur du den Lauf...

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

A Petite Mort entry for ECTOCOMP 2016.

Honk!, by Alex Harby
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

A Fair Game ...

Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch
Average member rating: (40 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 at the End of Rosewood Street, by Michael Thomét
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

The manor house at the end of Rosewood Street has been vacant for as long as you remember, but a notice in the local newspaper reports that the historic house has been sold. How will this newcomer affect 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...

How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors, by Brian Kwak
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

The disgrace and humiliation of last year's defeat is behind you. This time, with the help of the gods, you'll win this competition for sure.

howling dogs, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (125 ratings)

death cube sim | galactic survey | visionatrix | facet machine | power gardens | women | fascination two significant endings

Hunger Daemon, by Sean M. Shore
Average member rating: (65 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.

Hunt the Wumpus, by Gregory Yob, Magnus Olsson, and David Ahl
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Hunter, in Darkness, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (122 ratings)

I am a math teacher and I am about to die, by George Smolik
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Last math test made students very angry. In fact, they are so angry they are about to break into your office and rip you a new one. Yes, you are a math teacher and you are about to die! You must act quickly....

I-0, by Anonymous
Average member rating: (157 ratings)

Stranded on Interstate Zero after your car broke down, you are miles away from the last sign of civilization. It's twenty minutes to noon and the temperature is well over 120°F. It's beginning to look like...

I.A.G. Alpha, by Serhii Mozhaiskyi
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

You may think this game is about a post-Soviet Research Institute. About an experiment that went out of control. You may think that the initials "I.A.G." are somehow related to the Institute. You may think...

Ich, Shub-Jagaroth, by Heiko Spies
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Ideal Pacific Coast University, by NewKid
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

If I Wasn't Shy, by Joey Jones
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

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

Illuminismo Iniziato, by Michael J. Coyne
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Lovingly handcrafted in Inform6, this overripe sequel to Risorgimento Represso is full of cheese, gunpowder, chemistry and explosions (well, only a little chemistry). Includes automap, sounds and graphical...

The Impossible Bottle, by Linus Åkesson
Average member rating: (78 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)...

The Impossible Stairs, by Mathbrush
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Getting ready for a party can take a lot of time. Help CJ navigate a text adventure of temporal trials. Merciful puzzlefest. Parser or point-and-click, as you please. Authorized sequel to The Impossible...

In the End, by Joe Mason
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Your best friend has just died, and life drags on miserably. Would death be better than this? [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]
The Incredible Erotic Adventures of Stiffy Makane, by Mark Ryan
Average member rating: (13 ratings)
The Incredibly Mild Misadventures of Tom Trundle, by B F Lindsay
Average member rating: (10 ratings)
"A frickin' important episode in my life." -- Tom Trundle, 17

Indigo, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (54 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...

Indistinguishable, by MathBrush (as Prismatik)
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

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

Infidel, by Michael Berlyn
Average member rating: (61 ratings)

Infidel finds you marooned by your followers in the heart of the deadly Egyptian Desert. A soldier of fortune by trade, you've come hither in search of a great lost pyramid and its untold riches. Now, alone,...

Ingrid's Back, by Pete Austin, Peter McBride, Godfrey Dowson, Graham Jones
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Jasper Quickbuck, insider-dealing lord of Ridley's Manor, plots to steamroller the gnome-belt for yuppie housing. To the gnomes' horror, accident-prone Ingrid Bottomlow, just escaped from her "holiday" in...

Inhumane, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

A parody of Infocom's Infidel, written when the author was fifteen, then converted to Inform. To collect a treasure, you must show an ancient guardian how awful an adventurer you are. [--blurb from The...

Inpatient: A Psychiatric Story, by Alana Zablocki
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Inpatient is a simulation of a mental health crisis and the patient experience of psychiatric hospitalization. It is an interactive novel of over 160,000 words that takes you through a 72 hour hospital stay....

Inside the Facility, by Arthur DiBianca
Average member rating: (57 ratings)

Your friend Mike thinks no one can infiltrate THE FACILITY, but you're going to prove him wrong. A light puzzle game. In the author's opinion, it's totally family-friendly. (If you're playing the Browser...

Inside Woman, by Andy Phillips
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Utopia Technologies. Industrial giant, economic powerhouse, the world's greatest scientific superpower, and the organisation most responsible for eroding civil liberties and personal freedoms. They're an...

Internal Vigilance, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (13 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...

Intro to Jabberwocky, by Gregory Weir
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

In this game, based on the Lewis Carroll poem "Jabberwocky", you play as a farmer's child, sent out before brillig to deal with the family's animals. You also find a tablet with a pattern of lines and...

Invasion, by Cat Manning
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

The end of the world, and there's something after you. A short horror Twine about sacrifice, survival, and relative humanity. Le Grand Guignol entry in ECTOCOMP 2015.

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

You're trapped in a dungeon with an inventory full of stuff. Use what you've got to escape... if you can. Made for Twiny Jam.

Investigative Journalism: A Welcome to Night Vale Fan Game, by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

In Investigative Journalism, you play as the newest intern at Night Vale Community Radio and you’re tasked with hunting down The News that just escaped.

Invisible Parties, by Sam Kabo Ashwell (as Psychopup)
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

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

Inward Narrow Crooked Lanes, by B Minus Seven
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Before we begin, we have a sharp-- I mean short intake form for you to fill out.

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: (32 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...

It's Your First Day At A New High School. Can You Become Popular?, by ClickHole
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Today is your first day at Pike Central High School. It represents a much-needed fresh start for you, as all your life you've been a nobody. Quiet and lacking self-confidence, you've more or less been...

Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter, by Mike Gentry and David Cornelson
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter is the first game published by Textfyre. You are a fourteen year old orphan in the northern town of Toresal. Minding your own business, about to sit down with a recently...
Janitor, by Peter Seebach and Kevin Lynn
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

Jazz auf Tegemis, by Joerg Rosenbauer
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

You're the captain of a commercial freighter, and you just finished a delivery to the dreary planet Tegemis IV. Looking for a little recreation, you decide to visit a local jazz bar. But how could you settle...

Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson
Average member rating: (84 ratings)

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

John's Fire Witch, by John Baker
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

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

Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale, by Kreg Segall
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Get yourself into and out of another fine mess! As the newest member of London's elite "Noble Gases" social club, you'll win glory, renown, and much-needed money through various cunning schemes that will...

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

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

Ka, by Dan Efran
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

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

Kids, don’t eat your Halloween candy without having your parents inspect it first because there are SICKOS out there who will put RAZOR BLADES in it and you will CUT YOUR MOUTH and GET A POISONED INFECTION and DIE, all from eating your candy early. So don’t do that., by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

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...

Klub Karisma, by Christian Bluemke
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You are the most dashing dog groomer in town and your girlfriend's just dumped you for a male stripper from the Hamburg Reeperbahn. So stop whining and go get her back, for the night has only just begun...

L: A Mathemagical Adventure, by members of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics co-ordinated by Richard Phillips, and including Derek Ball, Tony Corbett, David Rooke, Heather Scott, Alan Shaw, Margaret Stevens, Ruth Townsend, Jo Waddingham, Roger Waddingham, John Warwick, Alan Wigley, John Wood, and David Wooldridge.
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

It is a very hot day. You are sitting on the grass outside a crumbling palace. Your sister is reading a book called Fractions and the Four Rules — 5000 Carefully Graded Problems. You are bored and the heat...

La Cara Oculta de la Luna, by KRAC

Llegas a una mansión abandonada para participar en un experimento psicológico, pero pronto se convertirá en algo mucho más siniestro. El anuncio no dejaba lugar a dudas: "Prestigioso psicólogo catedrático de...

La Casa al Otro Lado de la Tormenta | The House on the Other Side of the Storm, by Pablo Martínez Merino (AKA Depresiv)
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

The house, on the other side of the storm, keeps the terrible secret of a family, and the origin of the known universe. The English version of 'La casa al otro lado de la tormenta'.

La Musa, by Javier Carrascosa
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Sentado en algún punto de apoyo invisible, en una oscuridad infinita, tu mirada se clava en el libro de páginas eternas que escribes con la ayuda de tu musa, acompañante fiel en tu pena y en tu pesar. Detrás...

La Noche del Ensayo, by Guillermo Crespi
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

"La Noche del Ensayo" tiene sus raíces en los relatos de misterio con un grupo de extraños aislados en una lujosa casa donde algo sale muy mal. En este caso, sin embargo, no se trata de la aristocracia de...

La Pietra della Luna, by Paolo Lucchesi
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Un oscuro pericolo minaccia la pacifica valle di Nigat e il mondo intero. Un giovane investigatore al servizio dell'inquisizione dovra' riuscire a scoprire cosa nascondono le notti nella foresta e quali...

La sombra de la luna negra, by Depresiv
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"Tenías razón, Hur, no es posible amar a lo que nunca ha nacido. No es posible vivir eternamente del amor de 'algo' que no es capaz de amar. Ahora, desde el interior de este templo enfermo, lamento cada día...

Lady Thalia and the Seraskier Sapphires, by E. Joyce and N. Cormier
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Navigate fraught social situations by day and pull off heists by night as Lady Thalia, the not-actually-aristocratic thief bent on making a mockery of British high society.

Ladykiller in a Bind, by Christine Love
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My Twin Brother Made Me Crossdress As Him And Now I Have To Deal With A Geeky Stalker And A Domme Beauty Who Want Me In A Bind!! or, Ladykiller in a Bind Can you survive seven days trapped on a cruise ship...

LAKE Adventure, by B.J. Best
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The Land Beyond the Picket Fence, by Martin Oehm
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Language Arts, by Jared Jackson
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Are you a creative problem solver looking for career in an exciting and fast growing field? Do you seek out intellectual challenges that others are scared to face? Crystal Clear Communications, the world's...

LanguageQuester - Spanish, by Valera Volkov

This is a RPG-style type text adventure game intended for Spanish learning. There isn't a whole lot of content,at this point it's mostly a blueprint. However, I'd still like to get your feedback.
Large Machine, by Jon Ingold
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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....

Last Day of Summer, by Doug Orleans (as Cameron Fox)
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It's the last day of summer, and you're old enough now to go into town by yourself.

Leadlight, by Wade Clarke
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

15-year-old Belinda Nettle is studying at Linville Girls High School in Australia's Blue Mountains. After falling asleep in the library one afternoon, she wakes from her mundane existence into a nightmare...

Leap Time, by Sarah Morayati
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Leather Goddesses of Phobos, by Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (70 ratings)

And now... the next exciting episode of humanoids in space! How did you, a regular at Joe's Bar in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, end up on a Martian moon? Can you prevent the hideous space creature from abducting...

The Legend of the Missing Hat, by Adri
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A tiny story about four tiny ninjas and a tiny top hat.

Legion, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Lemniscata, by Pablo Martínez Merino (AKA Depresiv)
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Cuatro historias se desarrollan "ad infinitum" en la consulta de un médico, con un papel abandonado como nexo de unión entre ellas. Aventura extremadamente corta. Un pequeño experimento literario.

Les espions ne meurent jamais, by Hugo Labrande
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You, Randolf McHifflin, have managed to capture your archnemesis, the famous English spy James Powers. He's tied up in front of you, and you just have to kill him, by any mean you can find in this room. But...

LESBIAN VAMPIRE DATING ONLINE, by storytam
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You play a vampire helping your vampire bff create her profile, work through her nerves and message local undead hotties in the area! Your thrst (the only vampire dating app specifically for the women who...

The Lesson of the Tortoise, by G. Kevin Wilson
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In this short game, you play as Wang Lo, a Chinese farmer. Alas, you shall learn that your wife has been unfaithful and desires your death.

Letters from Home, by Roger Firth
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"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
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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...

Life In The Fast Lane, by Chris113022
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A getaway driver goes on a quest for revenge.
Light into Darkness, by Christina Nordlander
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An ordinary woman faces an inexplicable event while staying at her summer house with her family. Fantasy/horror. Content warnings: domestic violence; some gore. A Petite Mort entry for ECTOCOMP 2016....

Light My Way Home, by Caelyn Sandel (as Venus Hart)
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Light Years Apart, by Anaea Lay
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Can you and your sister outfox a galaxy-spanning AI to save your home planet? A rollicking adventure with space pirates, spies, and snarky computers. Light Years Apart is a 230,000-word interactive sci-fi...

Limerick Heist, by Pace Smith
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Rule 1 is that no one gets iced. Rule 2: the loot's evenly sliced. There's only two rules. Now listen up, fools! We're pulling a...

Limerick Night, by Pace Smith
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You're cursed! If you don't set it right, your bones turn to dust at first light. That's not too attractive, so let's get proactive! Can you survive... LIMERICK NIGHT???

Limerick Quest, by Pace Smith
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"To Russia!" you boldly suggest. "This riddle has got me obsessed. We'll search 'till we're blind, and loot what we find! Let's go on a...

The Lion in Winter, by Iain Merrick
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In this comedic short game, you play as an overweight young man of the Massif tribe. Your dad's left you to watch over his cows, which is bad enough, but now a lion just came into the enclosure and took one...

LISEY, by Marco Innocenti
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Love has no boundaries. Not even life itself. Entry in EctoComp 2014.

Little Blue Men, by Michael S. Gentry
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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...

Little Falls, by Alessandro Schillaci, Roberto Grassi, Simonato Enrico
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Minnesota, September 2005. A serial killer hunting young women. A policeman with nightmares in his past. “To all units near Little Falls, there’s a 5150 code. A woman called 911, saying she’s in trouble....

The Little Match Girl 2: Annus Evertens, by Ryan Veeder
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The little match girl is hired to assassinate a disgusting old man.

Living Will, by Mark Marino
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As an heir to the fortune of the Coltan-magnate ER Millhouse, you can expand your inheritance or become buried in medical and legal fees as you peruse his living will and discover the story behind the...

Lock & Key, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (77 ratings)

Long Live the Queen, by Hanako Games
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Being a Princess is not an easy job. Being a Queen is even harder. Especially when you're only fourteen years old, and the reason you've inherited the throne is that your royal mother has just met an...

Lord Bellwater's Secret, by Sam Gordon
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Lords of Time, by Sue Gazzard and Ian Buxton
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A band of evil timelords are plotting to alter world history, and Father Time has chosen you to help stop them. This requires 9 symbolic objects from critical times in history. Chill to the ice-age, find the...

Los Extraordinarios Casos del Dr. Van Halen Volumen 2 Relato III: El Hijo del Crepusculo, by Josep Coletas Caubet
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Las últimas noches en el castillo de Bramenstein, el enfrentamiento de Van Halen contra lo que parecía ser su hijo, ha sido centro de sus últimas pesadillas. Su compañera y esposa Hellen habla entre...

Losing Your Grip, by Stephen Granade
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Lost in time, by Gerardo Adesso
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Knock Knock. Knock Knock. A journey through memory lane.

The Lost Islands of Alabaz, by Michael Gentry
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Once upon a time, our Kingdom was much larger than it is now, reaching across all ten islands of the Alabaz Archipelago. But then a terrible curse fell upon us. A thick, gray mist covered the sea, hiding...

The Lost Labyrinth of Lazaitch, by Larry Horsfield
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Magor the Sorcerer has discovered that the Grimoir of Lazaitch is not lost afterall! It is being kept in a Labyrinth far to the East. Up to Alaric Blackmoon to overcome all obstacles and obtain it. "The Lost...

Lost New York, by Neil deMause
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"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...

Love, Hate and the Mysterious Ocean Tower, by C.E.J. Pacian
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Lunatix - The Insanity Circle, by Mike Snyder
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"The escapes continue. The patients are out of control. The asylum is terribly understaffed. As Dr. Hammer (the hospital administrator) you must uncover the truth about the so-called "Insanity Circle" in the...

Lurid Dreams, by Torgrim Mellum Stene
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A musty old tome with a strange text on self-hypnosis sends our protagonist into a lucid dream searching for answers. But the dream has an agenda of its own.

The Lurking Horror II: The Lurkening, by Ryan Veeder
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An unauthorized sequel to the Infocom classic, written for the 2018 MIT Mystery Hunt.

The Lurking Horror, by Dave Lebling
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A winter night at the G.U.E. tech campus with most students away on vacation serves as the backdrop for this tale of Lovecraftian horror.

Lydia's Heart, by Jim Aikin
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"Lydia's Heart" is a large, complex game with a serious tone and seven or eight NPCs you can converse with. The genre is low-key horror: There's almost no actual blood, but there are several ways to die in a...

Macetas, by Incanus
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Best Adventure and Best Story Winner of the 2007 Spanish-language FICOMP. After a nearly disastrous trip, you finally arrive at the mining asteroid... and a taxing company's assignment awaits you. It won't...

MacWesleyan, by Neil deMause
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"Your goal is to obtain all the necessary signatures on your Student Identification Form and return it to the Registrar's office. This includes getting signatures from your faculty advisor, department chair,...
Madam Spider's Web, by Sara Dee
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

The Magpie Takes the Train, by Mathbrush
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

A millionaire guards a fabulous ruby in her private train car. Countless thieves have failed to steal it. But they weren't the Magpie!

Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (84 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...

Malleus Maleficarum, by Keith Dechant
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A nearby land has outlawed magic. You have heard rumors about religious fanatics there accusing people of witchcraft. Join a young adventurer friend on a quest to save her grandmother from persecution. At...

Manca solo un verso a quella poesia - capitolo 1, by Diavolo dei crocicchi
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This is a game that brings you in a fantasy world where you will meet fairies, goblins, killer rabbits and many more strange creatures that will help you to face the Death, who, apparently, is not your worst...

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.

Marble Madness, by Emily Short
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Marco Polo, by Baltasar el arquero
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Marco Polo retorna de su viaje a oriente, siendo portador de una importante misiva del Khan en persona para el Duce de Venecia.
Marika the Offering, by revgiblet
Average member rating: (23 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.

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...

Masquerade, by Kathleen M. Fischer
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"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...

The Master of the Land, by Pseudavid
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

> An interactive fiction intrigue in an immersive and dynamic world. A world that changes with every action. Freedom to explore. Radically different playthroughs. Lots of dancing. People wearing skulls. > A...

A Matter of Importance, by Valentine Kopteltsev
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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...

Max Blaster and Doris de Lightning Against the Parrot Creatures of Venus, by Dan Shiovitz and Emily Short
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Someplace on Venus a secret weapon is being built that threatens Earth with total destruction. You and your comrade must penetrate the Xavian base and save the world -- before it's too late!

Memoria, by Incanus
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A sci-fi "not just" survival tale; you are shipwrecked on a strange planet of vast plains... and with ruthless Hunters on the prowl. Can you learn from The People that it is not enough to "just" survive?...

Menagerie!, by David Good
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In this game you are an animal lover who works for PETA. It is your mission to videotape mistreated animals at the local circus. But the circus is not what it seems – can you do it and escape with your life?...

Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis, by One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard
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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...

Mercy, by Chris Klimas
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You see, when the scientists had thought that the only smallpox around was in a very very small box kept securely closed, they were wrong. When you come into the clinic today, seven people have already died....

Metamorphoses, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (130 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: (51 ratings)

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

Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
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A fool receives a challenge from a countess. Violence. Sex. Profanity. Sausage.

Milliways: the Restaurant at the End of the Universe, by Max Fog
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In Milliways: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, every step you take has an equal probability of sending you over the edge of perilous cliff drops or spinning into the stratosphere. But before that...

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...

Mind The Gap, by quackoquack
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You're in London for a day, and your friends are all unhelpfully scattered across Zone 1. Can you visit them all before your night bus leaves the city? A quick text adventure game made for Game Dev London's...

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

Mini-Zork, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
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This story file is a condensed version of Zork I, Infocom's most popular title, reduced to make it viable for the cassette-based Commodore 64. The only Infocom story file ever to be intended to run from...

Mirror and Queen, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

Your mirror never lies. A puzzleless reflection. Fifteen to forty minutes.

Miss No-Name, by Bellamy Briks
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

A really popular kid is trying to find out the name of the mysterious girl that sits in the front of the class. Your goal is to help him achieve this! Or risk his life trying

The Missing Ring, by Felicity Drake
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

Sadie Goldberg-Lawson is celebrating Christmas with her whole dysfunctional family at her Gran's house in Vermont. When Gran's heirloom diamond ring goes missing, can Sadie solve the mystery of the missing...

Missing Since ’77, by Andrew Watt
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When a derided author vanishes from his home, his incriminated wife hires a prodigious young detective to investigate.
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...

Modus Vivendi, by Incanus
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

Best Writing, Playability, Interactivity and Best Puzzle Winner on spanish Premios Hispanos 2010. Roma, circa 58 A.C. You're a handy man, doing chores for your neighbors and customers on the Aventine Hill...

Möbius, by J.D. Clemens
Average member rating: (35 ratings)

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

Molly and the Butter Thieves, by Alice Grove (as Cosmic Hamster)
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

You are Molly Butterfield, dairy farmer extraordinaire. In the past week there have been two mysterious butter disappearances from your own kitchen. There will not be a third. Molly and the Butter Thieves...

Moments Out of Time, by L. Ross Raszewski
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

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

Monsters of Murdac, by Jonathan Partington
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The forests of Murdac are some of the oldest, as well as the wildest and most isolated, in the whole land. Also they don't take kindly to intruders -- although living on the outermost fringes of the great...

The Moon Watch, by Paolo Maroncelli and Alessandro Peretti
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

An entry in the 2008 One Room Game Competition. You're an ordinary Soviet citizen, but to your surprise you are selected to play a highly important part in the defence of the Motherland - and then the crisis...

Moon-Shaped, by Jason Ermer
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

In this game partly inspired by Little Red Riding Hood, you play as Rosalind Wechsler, a girl on the cusp of her 13th birthday. What begins as a trip to Grandmother's house in the woods leads to disturbing...

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

Moonmist, by Stu Galley, Jim Lawrence
Average member rating: (48 ratings)

More ghosts haunt the misty sea-coast and stone ramparts of Cornwall than anyplace else on earth. One such soul roams Tresyllian Castle: a pale phantom with flaxen hair and a luminous, flowing gown. It seems...

The Mulldoon Legacy, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (45 ratings)

"In the event of my disappearance, my legacy shall not be distributed until every room in my museum has been searched in case I can be located." --Last Will and Testament, E. Mulldoon.
The Mulldoon Murders, by Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Muse: An Autumn Romance, by Christopher Huang
Average member rating: (35 ratings)

Early September, 1886. Autumn. The Victorian Era. The Rev. Dawson, 59, is off to the Continent and an unexpected Romance... [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

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

"I wake peacefully, and already she is there." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]
My Evil Twin, by Carl Muckenhoupt
Average member rating: (25 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...

my father's long, long legs, by michael lutz
Average member rating: (143 ratings)

A weird tale. Some parts make use of sound, so this game is best played with headphones. One ending.

my own paper walls, by fia glas
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Tara is an introverted girl who shares an interest in horror and the paranormal with her friend Becca. Unfortunately for them, they live in a painfully boring small town in the Pacific Northwest. The only...

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: (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.

Nameless, by NinjaPitka
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Strength of body, strength of will. Both are required. A man's freedom depends on his willingness to act, to rise against those who would place him in chains. Small choices add up, building towards differing...

Narcolepsy, by Adam Cadre
Average member rating: (62 ratings)

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, by Ryan Veeder and Edgar Allan Poe
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

A Real Novel by Edgar Allan Poe.

Nautilisia, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

Your friend claims to be in a coma.

Ned Nelson Really Needs a Job, by Eric Crepeau
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Bluff your way through a job interview with the the weird CEO of a mysterious company. There’s just one problem: you have no idea what job you’re applying for

Never Gives Up Her Dead, by Mathbrush
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Time is running out after a meteor strikes your interstellar starship. While the crew is under full alert, only you seem to notice the strange red portals opening up throughout the ship. Explore ten...

The Neverending Story, by Ian Weatherburn, Simon Butler, and Fred Gray
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

This is based on the 1984 film by Wolfgang Petersen, rather than Michael Ende's novel. You take on the role of Atreyu who must save the world of Fantasia from the mysterious phenomenon known as The Nothing.

Nevermore, by Nate Cull
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

"A short tale of mystery and madness inspired by Poe's "The Raven"." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]
A New Day, by Jonathan Fry
Average member rating: (9 ratings)
For some reason, the author of this game died while writing it, and so you're stuck in an unfinished room. The author's creation, Winston, asks you to find out what happened. Can you finish an unfinished...
A New Life, by A O Muniz
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

Night Guard / Morning Star, by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

My mother made a deal. So here I am, working the night shift, alone with her work.

Night of Nights, by Grim
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Survive a monstrous masquerade in Night of Nights, navigating a perverse carnival where suffering is a prize and maladies are sought out as novelties. Choose an exquisitely crafted mask! Woo a mysterious...

Nightfall, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (61 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...

No Room, by Ben Heaton
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

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

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

Noir Nights - Vampyr, by Chris Godber

Noir Nights - Vampyr is an vampire interactive fiction / Visual Novel game built with Twine and featuring original art. I have tried to make a replayable experience in the spirit of classic adventure stories...

Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It, by Jeff O'Neill
Average member rating: (59 ratings)

You are standing at the edge of a barren field. A steady wind, having secreted away the topsoil, is now drifting sandy dirt across the plain. A scant sign of life here is a freshly-burrowed molehill on the...

The Northnorth Passage., by Caleb Wilson (as Snowball Ice)
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

Oh no, the old family curse has flared up! This is a short story about limits to action.

Not All Things Make It Across, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

All around the city now, parties are taking place. It's been a hell of a year, emphasis on hell. But tonight, there are other things you have to do. The end of the year is a threshold. And like all...

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

Nowhere Near Single, by kaleidofish
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

A young woman in the entertainment industry struggles with harmonizing her public pop star persona and her private polyamorous life. Warning for mildly graphic content.

The Object, by tsmpaul
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

You are one of the scientists examining an Object. The research is a joint government/military project, and you and your collegues have no idea where the Object came from. Your only orders are to examine it...

Ofrenda a la Pincoya, by Incanus
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Best Adventure and Best Documentation Winner of the 2008 Spanish-language La Comp Más Monstruosa. Best Story on spanish Premios Hispanos 2008. You're a young Chiloe's fisherman, trying to get your creek's...

Ogul e Lo Scettro Di Terkhen, by Gabriele Lazzara and Carmelo Paterniti
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Il nostro masterpiece... Dopo anni passati ad allevare porci, decidi che è giunto il momento di dedicarti a quello che era il tuo sogno da bambino: diventare un mago. Sei venuto a sapere che alla torre dei...

Old Jim's Convenience Store, by Anssi Räisänen
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

When you heard that Uncle Jim has left you his convenience store in his will, you were initially delighted. After all, you've always wanted to stand on your own, make your own money and get forward in life,...

Olivia's Orphanorium, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (24 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: (28 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

On the Farm, by Lenny Pitts
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

"Visiting Grandma and Grandpa on the farm for the weekend is not your idea of a good time. Mom has told you countless stories about the great adventures she had growing up there. Days spent feeding the...

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

One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine
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...

One Girl, by dr khel
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

A pornographic game written in Inform 6, compiled to Z-Code. One Girl won three Erins at the first Adult Interactive Fiction Awards, in 2002.
The One That Got Away, by Leon Lin
Average member rating: (20 ratings)
Go fishing for 'The Old One'. Won 3rd place....

The Only Possible Prom Dress, by Jim Aikin
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

Ten years ago you had to burgle every store in Stufftown to get your hands on the sought-after doll called Sugar Toes Ballerina so your 7-year-old daughter Samantha wouldn't be heartbroken on Christmas...

Opening Night, by David Batterham
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

You stepped off the streetcar moments ago, halting before the grand facade of the Marquis Theatre. You have come to see your idol, the Broadway star Miranda Lily, performing in all her dizzying glory. [blurb...

Oppositely Opal, by Buster Hudson
Average member rating: (64 ratings)

You've practiced long and hard for PotionComp, but Grusilda won't give up her title so easily. UGH! Curse that Grusilda! A one-room potion-brewing spell-casting parser puzzler, where things might go opposite...

Out, by Viktor Sobol
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

It's a wonderful morning, and you're ready to come out.

The Owl Consults, by Thomas Mack, Nick Mathewson, and Cidney Hamilton
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Once you've established yourself as the ruler of the crime world (and, eventually, the literal world), the only challenge left is helping out the next generation of supervillains---for a suitable fee, of...

P. Mason und der Schlitzerhans und die Busenkathi, by Sophie Fruehling
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Ein spitzer Schrei. Rumpeln. Schritte... ...lauter... ...leiser... Stille. Unsanft wirst Du aus der Ruhe deines Wellness-Wochenendes herausgerissen und mußt den Mörder der Toten aus dem Heubad finden. 2....
Paint!!!, by David Whyld
Average member rating: (10 ratings)
[Entry in the cancelled ADRIFT One Room Comp 2004]

Pan de ajo, by Incanus
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Best Playability on spanish Premios Hispanos 2009. You're a kid, waking up from a nap, with chores to do before your parents, arrive home from work... hunting vampires. Ganadora de Mejor Jugabilidad en...

Pantomime, by Robb Sherwin
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

Pantomime takes place on the Martian moon of Phobos, in the year 2044. Mankind has developed colonies on Mars, Titan, Ganymede and installed a life bubble on the closer, larger Martian satellite. Mankind has...

A Party to Murder, by David Good
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

In financial difficulties, you go to meet with a neighbor during a party. However, he seems to be missing. Where could he be? And who are these mysterious party guests? Watch out for the police, they seem to...
Pascal's Wager, by Doug Egan
Average member rating: (25 ratings)
"The original Pascal's Wager was essentially a cost/benefit analysis of religious faith. However, Blaise Pascal (a 17th century Catholic) disregarded the possible existence of non-Christian Gods. This game...
Past Tense, by Dave Nault
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
An espionage game set in the future. You receive a package at your house addressed to an Agent Pritel with instructions for a mission. But wait... you're not Pritel!

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PataNoir, by Simon Christiansen
Average member rating: (58 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.

PataNoir - Ein unvergleichlicher Kriminalfall, by Simon Christiansen ; Marius Müller (translator)

Die Tochter des Barons ist verschwunden, und du bist der richtige Mann, um sie zu finden. Kein Problem. Dank deines schier unerschöpflichen Vorrates an hartgesottenen Vergleichen gibt es nichts, was dich...

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.

The Pawn, by Rob Steggles, Peter Kemp, Hugh Steers, Ken Gordon, and Geoff Quilley
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

The Pawn is an adventure game set in the magical world of Kerovnia during a period of tremendous social upheaval. Recently, King Erik, the present ruler of the land, has started to lose his hold on the...

The People's Glorious Revolutionary Text Adventure Game, by Taylor Vaughan
Average member rating: (56 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: (23 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...

Photograph: A Portrait of Reflection, by Steve Evans
Average member rating: (27 ratings)

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

Pirate's Plunder!, by Tiberius Thingamus
Average member rating: (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...

Planet of the Infinite Minds, by Alfredo Garcia
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

""All that is secular is given over to rudeness and capricious violence. The Mohammedan principle -- the enlightenment of the Oriental World -- is the first to contravene this barbarism and caprice." (G.W.F....

Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (121 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...

Plundered Hearts, by Amy Briggs
Average member rating: (66 ratings)

In the 17th century, the seas are as wild as the untamed heart of a young woman. But when you set out on the schooner Lafond Deux, bound for the West Indies, your thoughts are only of your ailing father who...

Poppet, by Bitter Karella
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

A ragdoll awakes in an empty house. You're not sure how long you've been asleep. You're not sure where you are. And, worst of all, you're not sure what happened to the girl who once treasured you as her...

Por la necedad humana, by El Clérigo Urbatain
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

La familia Tsugonawa ha vivido tranquilamente en su localidad durante generaciones. Han compartido momentos entrañables y han tenido malos momentos, pero ahora tienen que irse de la casa en la que han vivido...

Portcullis, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Your home town, Portcullis, has been taken over by an evil sorcerer (because that's what evil sorcerers do) and a party of adventurers has arrived to overthrow him (because that's what adventurers do.) An...

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

Present Quest, by Errol Elumir
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

A Visual Novel Life Simulator Mini Escape Room Christmas Adventure

The Price of Freedom: Innocence Lost, by Briar Rose
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

(The original version, as seen in Spring Thing 2014, is no longer online, having been replaced by the expanded 2019 version.)

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 . . .

The Profile, by Mike Snyder
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Rain pours, and with it, distant thunder. You approach the house, perhaps quickly. Your boots leave muddy footprints on the steps. It's cold. It's dark. The time is between 2:30 and 4:00 AM; you're not...

The Prongleman Job, by Arthur DiBianca
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Break into Prongleman's house and steal a few valuables. Try and finish before he gets home. The Thieves' Society is counting on you.

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

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

Psychomanteum, by Hanon Ondricek
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Every year your friend hosts a Halloween party where guests are expected to complete three dares. This is the third. A Grand Guignol entry for ECTOCOMP 2016.

Pumpkin Night, by Eleanor Hingley
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Pumpkin Pie for your soul, by Nils Fagerburg
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Bake a pumpkin pie for the spooky ghost, or forfeit your soul! An ECTOCOMP 2019 parser game.

Pytho's Mask, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (68 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...

Quest for Arete, by Dene Grigar, Judith Pintar, Jazz Jackson, Katya Farinsky, Betsy Hanrahan, Elyse Mollahan, Viet Anh Nguyen, Preston Reed, David Sabrowski, Andrew Swanson, Andrew Thompson, Brandan Touhey, Craig Vesterby, Keegan Walden, Ruth Woodcock
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Are you worthy? Do you possess Courage, Wisdom, Justice, Magnanimity, Temperance, Passion, Magnificence, Wit, Good Will, and Honesty? You will need all of these to challenge the Caretaker and transport Arete...

Quest for the Traitor Saint, by Owlor
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

As the only diplomat of a doomed island nation, you need to learn the culture and customs of the Horses in order to succeed with your mission. These aliens are outwardly friendly, but secretive to a fault....

The Race, by Andy Why
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

It felt like a dream. Just three days ago you were going about your normal business when your life figuratively and literally went around a corner into an old lady carrying hot coffee. Apologetically, she...

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...

rat chaos, by Winter Lake
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

The Rats in the Bulkheads, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

All you have to do is make it inside and fire thrusters to adjust the derelict's course. Content warning: This game contains written depictions of disturbing material, including gore and suicide.

Recluse, by Stephen Gorrell
Average member rating: (7 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,......

The Recruit, by Mike Sousa
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

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

Redemption, by Sam Ruby
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Since your escape, you have been wandering east through a wide valley of plains. Over the last three days you have passed by several farms. Now you see the gate to a small village surrounded by a wooden,...
Redemption, by Kathleen M. Fischer
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Reference and Representation: An Approach to First-Order Semantics, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

Violence is the answer to this one.

Rematch, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (90 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...

Remedial Witchcraft, by dgtziea
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

Lina is a first year student studying magic. Lina isn't doing very well at her classes. Lina is apprenticing for the Witch of Howling Woods because no one else would take her. Tonight, Lina has messed up...

rendition, by nespresso
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

They caught Abdul during an insurgency in the east. He tried to take out a regiment with some home-made explosives strapped to his chest. They didn't explode, so pretty soon the coalition had a real live...

Rent-a-Vice, by Natalia Theodoridou
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

What doesn't kill you...kills someone else, and leads you down an ethical rabbit hole. In the near future, paying users can rent the "virtual experiences" of other people. These "feeders" sublet their own...

Restless, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

You've been haunting old Mrs Fagles for decades. Now she's sold the house, and the new owner's moved in. Sylvie's broke, bad at plumbing, and anxious about everything. And with a living, breathing, fretting...

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.

Return to the Forest House, by Seciden Mencarde
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

You're 17 now, five years after your first visit to this mysterious house in the forest. You're trapped inside. How will you escape?
Reverberations, by Russell Glasser
Average member rating: (10 ratings)
Surely it is too much to expect for you, a mere pizza delivery boy and surfing fanatic, to foil the attempted escape of a notorious criminal from custody, avoid numerous murder attempts, find the gang the...

Risorgimento Represso, by Michael J. Coyne
Average member rating: (48 ratings)

You play as an Oxbridge student who, during a particularly boring lecture, falls through a green portal under their desk into the cluttered library of the wizard Ninario. Ninny was trying to summon a...

Ritus Sacri, by quackoquack
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

On the desk in front of you: a Latin dictionary, a blank sheet of lined paper, and the photocopied passage you need to translate for class tomorrow. You always leave things too late.

Roads Not Taken, by Doug Egan
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

A lesson on finding one's path through the trees.

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.

Rogue of the Multiverse, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (73 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 Rope of Chalk, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (35 ratings)

An account of the disastrous sidewalk chalk tournament of August 27, 2011.

Rough Draft, by Erica Kleinman
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Denise is an author struggling to finish a story by a deadline. Help her complete her story by making choices and avoiding writer's block. Part of a thesis project on interactive storytelling.

Rover's Day Out, by Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman
Average member rating: (54 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...

A Runcible Cargo, by Thomas Ferguson
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

Hokas: "We are under siege by the Guild of Bandits; many Free Adventurers have perished in the assault. They seek after an artifact called the 'Runcible Cargo' they'd believed that Sam Slicker had imported....

Ryan Veeder's Authentic Fly Fishing, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (15 ratings)

Relax at the Jewel Pond Recreation Area with Ryan Veeder as your guide.

Sandcastle Master, by Chris Hay (a.k.a. Eldritch Renaissance Cake)
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Build a sandcastle & find decorations for it! In Sandcastle Master you play as a kid at the beach with your family. Your goal is to build a sandcastle, find treasures, and decorate the castle. Explore and...

Santa's Sleigh Ride, by Molly Geene
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

It's late Christmas Eve, and Santa is on the last house of his ride. Help Santa make this delivery!

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: (131 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...

Scapeghost, by Pete Austin
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Alan Chance was on an undercover mission, trying to infiltrate a drugs gang. All was going well, but then something or someone alerted the gangsters and they killed Alan and escaped, taking his colleague...

Scary House Amulet!, by Ricardo Dague
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

You have green hair! Your name is Britney!! Legend says there is a valuable, powerful Amulet in the house, which may be retrieved by anyone who is daring! Do you dare?

Scavenger, by Quintin Stone
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

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

The Screaming Skull, by Will11
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

In this medium-length Whodunnit you assume the role of a professional Detective having to solve a crime with a difference: not only do you need to identify the perpetrator of a brutal and gruesome crime but...

SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD!, by Xalavier Nelson Jr.
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD! is a game about puns, rampant drug use, learning to enjoy life despite uncertainty, and elderly women in attack helicopters. Also - bears. [Note: game contains strong language, and brief...

Scroll Thief, by Daniel M. Stelzer
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Not a single spell! After two full years of study! Every Enchanter—every mortal with the power to change very nature of the universe with their words—has a spell book! Filled with words of power collected...

The Sea Eternal, by Lynnea Glasser
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

In the enchanted underwater City of Glass, what will you sacrifice for immortality? Love, memories, freedom? Will you take freedom from others to win your heart's desire? Dive into a world of mermaids,...

Sea of Graves, by House Miroe
Average member rating: (1 rating)

In Hazelwood, everyone has a secret. Dark things lurk in the shadows, behind the hedges, and sometimes even in your neighbor. You can never tell with these things, really. Now there’s a new mystery: teens...

The Sea of Night, by G. Kevin Wilson
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

In this small game, you play as a cargo driver of a one-person spaceship, The Shooting Star. While en route to Io, your ship collides with something and you crash inside the landing bay of an alien ship....

Seasonal Apocalypse Disorder, by Zan and Xavid
Average member rating: (18 ratings)

As cities around the world turn to ash, the Federal Bureau of Druids sends you back in time to the autumnal equinox to stop the Order of the Fiery Doom. Find plants for your mystical cocoon and travel to...

Secluded, by Niklas Gløsen
Average member rating: (1 rating)

Their world consists of secluded rooms. How does these rooms affect the lifes of these people and how well will you get to know the people that inhabit these rooms?

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, by Pete Austin and James Horsler
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

"I learned today that I am to be the subject of a computer game. The object of the game is to make me popular with everyone, which sounds dead brilliant. Apparently they've written an enormous programme...

The Seers Catalogue, by Sean Michaels
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

"Accomplices wanted. Don't weight." ...

Sequitur, by Nigel Jayne (as Tin Foil Jenny)
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

The only person who can explain what happened in a long-forgotten house with four dead people inside is comatose and clinging to her life in hospital. Detective Stephen Cochone of the New Orleans Police...

Several Other Tales from Castle Balderstone, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Third in a series of anthologies of unbelievable terror, edited by Ryan Veeder, again. Also an ECTOCOMP 2020 entry.

The Shadow in the Cathedral, by Ian Finley and Jon Ingold
Average member rating: (31 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...

She's Got a Thing for a Spring, by Brent VanFossen
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

It's been a hectic year, and it's time to get away. He told you that, and you agreed. Now you're here, in a grove of aspen, and long for a good, long bath in the nearby hot spring. [--blurb from The Z-Files...

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...

Sherlock Indomitable, by mathbrush
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Join a dying Sherlock Holmes in a journey through his memories. Sherlock Indomitable is a direct adaptation of two Sherlock Holmes stories into a text adventure. At least 90% of the text is taken directly...

Shogun, by James Clavell, Dave Lebling
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Experience the sweeping drama and power of James Clavell's Shogun. The year is 1600. You are John Blackthorne, Pilot-Major of a privateering merchant ship and the first Englishman to set foot on Japanese...

Shuffling Around, by Andrew Schultz (as Ned Yompus)
Average member rating: (25 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...

Silk Noil, by Heal Butcher
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

You might be anyone in the bazaar of the Silk Tunnel. To unlock the Green Door and escape the market, you must steal the key from the Silk King... [1st Place: ADRIFT Summer Comp 2001]

Six, by Wade Clarke
Average member rating: (40 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....

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

After losing control of your car during a blizzard in the mountains of British Columbia, you make your way to a rundown shack and sleep. You wake up elsewhere and soon encounter a mouse, a pair of drawing...

Sixth Grade Detective, by Laura Hughes
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Round up the usual suspects—the mean girl, the new kid, the bully, the nerd, maybe even your best friend! As the sixth grade detective, you'll spy on classmates for cash—will you keep their secrets or take...

Skull-Scraper, by chandler groover
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

"Scrape into a skull." Made for the Tiny Utopias Jam.

Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
Average member rating: (215 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?
Small World, by Andrew D. Pontious
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

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?

Snowhaven, by Tristin Grizel Dean
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Alone in the cold wilderness, you hunt and forage to make a stew for a friend's return.

Snowquest, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (47 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
Average member rating: (73 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...

So, You've Never Played a Text Adventure Before, Huh?, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Robin Monaghan and her friends explore a creepy house.

Social Lycanthropy Disorder, by E. Joyce
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

You're a werewolf, it's Halloween, and you totally forgot that tonight is the full moon. If you're not careful, you're going to turn into a wolf in front of all your friends... but if you leave the party...

Softporn Adventure, by Chuck Benton
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

The text adventure that became the first of Sierra's long-running "Leisure Suit Larry." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue] Trivia: Sierra's Roberta Williams appears in the game's cover photo – she's the...

Someone Keeps Moving My Chair, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Something is amiss in Garry's office. A prequel to The Statue Got Me High.

Sorcery!, by Steve Jackson and inkle
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

An adaptation of a print-based game book originally published in 1983, updated for modern touch-screen devices. The player quests across a fantasy map, dealing with all sorts of encounters using a text-based...

Sorcery! 3, by Steve Jackson and inkle
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

The land of Kakhabad is a wilderness - a ruined desert, a tangled forest, cruel mountains and fissures, all guarded by seven fearsome serpents. But you must cross this land if you are to reach Mampang and...

The Sound of One Hand Clapping, by Erica Sadun
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Speculative Fiction, by Diane Christoforo and Thomas Mack
Average member rating: (13 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.

Spellbound, by Adam Perry
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

You still remember well the moment that the professor shocked the orthographic community by announcing that there were, somewhere out there, 26 letters in all. Harness the alphabet's power to find the 23...

Spellbreaker, by Dave Lebling
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

Spellbreaker, the riveting conclusion to the Enchanter trilogy, explores the mysterious underpinnings of the Zorkian universe. A world founded on sorcery suddenly finds its magic failing, and only you,...

Spellcasting 101 - Sorcerers Get All The Girls, by Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

From MobyGames: Spellcasting 101 is the first in a series of risque adventures from the mind of Steve Meretzky of Leather Goddesses of Phobos fame. This textual liaison pits you as Ernie Eaglebeak, a student...

Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
Average member rating: (310 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...

Spiral, by Justin Morgan
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

spondre, by Jay Nabonne
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

Who is the mysterious old man? More importantly, who are you? Thrust into a tiny cell with a stranger, the future looks bleak. But things are not always what they seem.

SPY INTRIGUE, by furkle
Average member rating: (44 ratings)

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

Spy Mission, by Ogre
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

In this story, you take on the role of yourself. Your day starts out like every other day for you, until a few different things happen... and you have to decide what to do about those things... Join in this...

Square Circle, by Eric Eve
Average member rating: (27 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?

Stargazer, by Jonathan Fry
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

The prologue to a much longer game, Stargazer features you as a young lad trying to escape the everyday routine of life underground. [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

States of Awareness, by Kerry Taylor
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Exes find each other at the end of the world.

The Statue Got Me High, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (29 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.

Stay Lost, by Casey James
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

A story about lesbians and escapism and the suburbs.

Stay?, by E. Jade Lomax
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

STAY? CHOOSE YOUR OWN HAPPY ENDING Welcome to Elaia, a magical city nestled in a high valley. It's the end of your first year at university & time to choose your major. Find yourself among potential friends...

Sting of the Wasp, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

Stone Harbor, by Liza Daly
Average member rating: (38 ratings)

You're good at what you do: tell tourists pretty lies about love, money, and life after death. That's what people want from a boardwalk psychic, and you deliver. It's not the future you imagined for...

Stuff of Legend, by Lance Campbell
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

The only thing worse than being a village idiot is being an unemployed village idiot. Maybe it’s time to change careers. Maybe it’s time to be a knight.

Sugarlawn, by Mike Spivey
Average member rating: (32 ratings)

With a loud "click," the door closes behind you. Finally! You are locked inside an antebellum Southern mansion, alone, wearing only a chicken costume. You've fantasized about this moment for years.

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.

Sunday Afternoon, by Christopher Huang (as Virgil Hilts)
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

It's gloriously sunny outside, and you can smell the grass from in here. It's not fair. All the servants have the day off, and you can bet they're not cooped up indoors in their Sunday best. If only there...
Sunset Over Savannah, by Ivan Cockrum
Average member rating: (54 ratings)
In this game, you play as an office worker on vacation on a beach in Savannah. This is your last day of a very blissful vacation, and you realize you really really hate your job. You could quit, but should...

Superluminal Vagrant Twin, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (120 ratings)

A text-only space sim. Ply the spaceways. Make five million credits. Buy back your twin. (Superluminal Vagrant Twin is a shallow but broad exploration game.)

Surface, by Geoff Moore
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You breathe, and the vessel breathes with you. The pod attempts to bind with you as you shift, restless, weak with hunger and exhaustion. Too long now, far too long since Xil left. She should have returned...

The Surprising Case of Brian Timmons, by Marshal Tenner Winter
Average member rating: (24 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...

Suspect, by Dave Lebling
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

You're guilty until proven innocent. You have walked into a hotbed of deceit and trickery. And now they're accusing you of something you couldn't have done. But they have proof that you did it. "You're a...

Suzy's Strange Saga, by Endmaster

Endure the daily dangers as the world descends into madness! Descend into madness yourself because hey everyone’s doing it! Experience the mysteries of the Gray Building! Experience the trashiness of the...
Swan Hill, by Laura Michet
Average member rating: (23 ratings)
Swan Hill is an interactive story about brothers who have grown apart. It has multiple endings.

T-Zero, by Dennis Cunningham
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

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

Tailypo, by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

Alone in his cabin, a hungry man eats something he shouldn't.

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 Tale of the Kissing Bandit, by J. Robinson Wheeler (as 'Cary Valentino')
Average member rating: (46 ratings)

Tales of the Traveling Swordsman, by Mike Snyder
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

You are the traveling swordsman; the strong and silent stranger; the wandering vanquisher of villainy. Damsels swoon for you. Good men respect and envy you. Scoundrels learn to fear you. Even so, you are but...

Tallest Trees, by Peter Bates
Average member rating: (2 ratings)

A short psychological thriller set in a supernatural world of darkness and danger. Successfully navigate a dark forest while being chased by a mysterious supernatural being.

Tapestry, by Daniel Ravipinto
Average member rating: (43 ratings)

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

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 and Toast, by Matt Weiner (as Maria del Pangolin)
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

Tea Ceremony, by Naomi Hinchen
Average member rating: (20 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...

The Temple, by Johan Berntsson
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

You play as someone plagued by nightmares of falling, but in tonight's nightmare, you've somehow landed in in a strange alien city. With the time-lost Charles Bristow, you'll uncover the city's dark secrets,...

Tenth Plague, by Lynnea Dally
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

You are thrust into earthly existence to fulfill the tenth and final plague.

Tethered, by Linus Åkesson
Average member rating: (31 ratings)

"I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man."...

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....

That Sinister Self, by Astrid Dalmady
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

You look in to a mirror. Your reflection does not look back. That Sinister Self is a short Twine game about a young girl and how she sees herself in the mirror.

Theatre, by Brendon Wyber
Average member rating: (89 ratings)

Your job as a real estate agent brings you into contact with many old buildings, but none are quite like the old theatre that has stood deserted for almost thirty years. After visiting it with some...

their angelical understanding, by Porpentine
Average member rating: (75 ratings)

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

Those Days, by George Larkwright
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

“Funny how some friendships end in a thunderstorm of insurmountable differences, whilst others slowly dim out of sight

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....

Threediopolis, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

A wordplay/quasi-maze game.

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...

Time For Tea, by kaibutsu
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

A Game of Tea,Cakes, and Deadly Secrets. Based on the eponymous winner of the 2010 One-Page Dungeon competition, by Clarabelle Chong. The sun shines down on the city of Whitstone, and the great clock in...

Time Passed, by Davis G. See
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

All these years later and I still think about you. A game about memory and middle school.

Time's Enigma, by Jim MacBrayne
Average member rating: (1 rating)

After an argument with your old college professor about the immutable nature of time, you find yourself bundled into his experimental time manipulator, seemingly with a mission to bring back objects from the...

TimeQuest, by Bob Bates
Average member rating: (11 ratings)

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

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...

To The Wolves, by Els White
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Offered up as sacrifice to the wolf-gods of the forest, hunted by beasts and man alike, Ella must find a way to survive.

Toddler RPG, by Noah Marshall
Average member rating: (6 ratings)

Find a way to get down the big kids' slide! Progress from infancy, to early communication, to a quest to make it down the big kids' slide. Hints: 1) you will need a little bit of wisdom to take an interest...

Toonesia, by Jacob Weinstein
Average member rating: (21 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...
Tough Beans, by Sara Dee
Average member rating: (21 ratings)
The Tower of the Elephant, by Tor Andersson
Average member rating: (18 ratings)
An adaptation of the classic sword & sorcery tale by Robert E. Howard, first published in 1933.
Tragedy strikes at the XYZZY awards!, by Adam Biltcliffe
Average member rating: (3 ratings)
In this very short one-room game, you're someone under the stage at the XYZZY awards. Eileen yells down to you that the Best Game trophy is missing. If you can find it, throw it at the trapdoor!

Transilience, by Glass Rat Media
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

"Every time I open my eyes, I see that the world has changed. I'll wake up and it'll be like I'd only dozed off for a while. Like I'd slipped away into a dream during class and no one saw my chin slump down...

Transparent, by Hanon Ondricek
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

There is a house. There is a room in the house. There is a door in the room. The door is locked. Some people are in the room. Some people are transparent. An eerie exploration of an abandoned historic house....

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

A Science Fiction adventure where YOU are the hero!

A Trial, by B Minus Seven
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

A funny thing happens on your way to the Center for Nominal Reassignment. "A Trial" is a chimera of prose, poetry and ???.

Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
Average member rating: (101 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...

Tristam Island, by Hugo Labrande
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

After crashing your plane at sea, you end up drifting to a small island, with not much to survive. You explore, and find out the island was inhabited, years ago. But why did the people leave? And why is...

Triune, by Papillon
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

"What are little girls Made of? Sugar and spice And everything nice That's what little girls Are made of." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]
Tryst of Fate, by G. M. Zagurski
Average member rating: (9 ratings)
Your last trip up the stairs before you can relax in a nice hot bath brings you into rather unfortunate contact with a toy car left carelessly on a stair, and your head connects with the wooden banner near...

Turn Around, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

A game that forces you off on tangents as you try to turn around. An experiment in parser, but hopefully not player, abuse.

Twelve Days, One Night, by B.J. Best
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

Your true love certainly has an eclectic wish list of Christmas gifts. Can you get all of them ready tonight?

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...

the uncle who works for nintendo, by michael lutz
Average member rating: (107 ratings)

You are 11 years old. You are sleeping over at your best friend's house. You and your friend like videogames. Your friend has a lot of cool games. And, believe it or not, an uncle who works for Nintendo. And...

Uncle Zebulon's Will, by Magnus Olsson
Average member rating: (62 ratings)

Your eccentric Uncle Zebulon considered himself a wizard, and was rumoured to be very wealthy. But when he died, he only left you one single object in his will... Winner in the TADS division of the First...

Under the sun, by kwon bohyoun, Oh Youngjin

A story of friendship and solidarity between an ordinary middle school girl living in Korea and a Syrian refugee classmate crossing borders and races. YounJin has been transferred from Seoul to Ansan. She...

The Underoos that Ate New York!, by G. Kevin Wilson
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

Looks like that meteor crash from page 12 wasn't as harmless as everyone was expecting: now your clothes are playing mad!...
Undo, by Neil deMause
Average member rating: (17 ratings)
You're almost at the end of that adventure game you've struggled so hard to beat, when things get a little crazy....
Unnkulia Zero: The Search for Amanda, by D. A. Leary
Average member rating: (7 ratings)
"Will you, the Valley King's most trusted warrior, rescue his Lady Amanda from the gruesome clutches of the evil Unnkulians? Along the way to victory (or, <shudder>, defeat!), you will:...

URA Winner!, by Carter Sande
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Scoring well on the Undergraduate Readiness Assessment is the key to college acceptance. This interactive digital guide contains practice questions and instructional materials for each section of the...

Urban Conflict, by Sam Gordon
Average member rating: (7 ratings)

An entry in the 2007 One Room Game Competition. Your character is a soldier who was dragged into a bombed-out building by an armed NPC after sustaining a serious injury in a bomb blast.

Use Your Psychic Powers at Applebee's, by Geoffrey Golden
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

You are a Psychic Brand Ambassador for Schtupmeister Beer. Listen to the thoughts of customers at the local Applebee's and convince them to try your syrupy ale. But will being in these peoples' heads...

Uxmulbrufyuz, by Andrew Schultz
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

EctoComp 2017 entry. Quick weird abstract puzzle.

Vain Empires, by Thomas Mack and Xavid
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

The memoir of a demonic spy in the Cold War between Heaven and Hell.

Vampire Ltd, by Alex Harby
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Nero Brashov, vampire and failed businessman, has revenge on his mind. He'll pose as a human, infiltrate his arch-enemy's corporation, and sabotage it from the inside. Just as soon as he's invited in, that...

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...

Varkana, by Maryam Gousheh-Forgeot
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

Varkana is the name of a region in a world with a timeless, mildy fantasy/sci-fi setting (some technological and magical elements are present at this moment, but not prevalent), with the city-state of Arg...

A veces..., by Antonia Visiedo

Vengeance, by Badger
Average member rating: (6 ratings)
You've been betrayed by an unknown enemy, your friends have all been kidnapped, your family has been relocated and you have been diagnosed as insane and thrown in the mental institution. Now you're out--and...

Very Vile Fairy File, by Andrew Schultz (as Billy Boling)
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Well, your name is Kerry Kyle, so you can't be the worst person to destroy the Very Vile Fairy File.

Vespers, by Jason Devlin
Average member rating: (174 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...
Vicious Cycles, by Simon Mark
Average member rating: (17 ratings)
Victorian Detective, by Peter Carlson
Average member rating: (13 ratings)
You're a great detective living in Victorian London. Your internal monologue will guide you by clicking on links in the body of text as you investigate a seemingly average mugging. Your eidetic memory is...

Voices, by Aris Katsaris
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Waiting for the Day Train, by Dee Cooke
Average member rating: (13 ratings)

It's been a long journey through the night. The last one, you hope. Today is the last chance you have to catch the day train - a train that will take you to a world of eternal daylight, where you will never...

The Wal*Mart Game, by thatguy
Average member rating: (9 ratings)

Hey look everybody, it's The Wal*Mart Game! But this isn't your ordinary Wal*Mart game, oh no, terrorists have taken over, and it's up to you to ... well pretty much do whatever you'd like. Please note that...

Walker & Silhouette, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (51 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: (91 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...

We Know the Devil, by Aevee Bee and Mia Schwartz
Average member rating: (17 ratings)

Anyone can kill the devil; that's why they always make teens the vampire slayers, the magical girls. But some kids can't even get that right; and that's why meangirl Neptune, tomboy Jupiter, and shy shy...

The Wedding, by Neil James Brown
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

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

Weird City Interloper, by C.E.J. Pacian
Average member rating: (54 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 Help Collides, by J. D. Berry
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Where the Wind Once Blew Free, by No Sell Out Productions
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

The War of Ten Dogs is over. Jueyuan and his ten mongrel generals have been defeated. The veterans have returned home. Many return to the city of Mythicus at the heart of the World Tree. Others return to the...

Whitefield Academy of Witchcraft, by Steph Cherrywell
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

The year is 1957, and the place is lush, storm-tossed Stinglash Island, just off the north coast of Washington's Olympic Peninsula. You are Page LeBlanc, witch in training, and you've returned for another...

Who Shot Gum E. Bear?, by Damon L. Wakes
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Gum E. Bear lies dead in a pool of his own liquid centre, and only Bubble Gumshoe - private eye extraordinaire - can deliver sweet justice on the rain-sticky streets of Sugar City. Explore the area, seek out...

Whom The Telling Changed, by Aaron A. Reed
Average member rating: (64 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...

willow blossoms, by Meg Sharp
Average member rating: (3 ratings)

willow blossoms is a highly personal project about endings and beginnings, about anxiety, about growing up, about living on the internet, about being a teenager, about living in isolation, and about...

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

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

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

Winter Wonderland, by Laura Knauth
Average member rating: (43 ratings)

"Young Gretchen could have only imagined the fanciful events that were to occur before finding herself lost in a winter wonderland." [--blurb from Competition '99]

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

no dreams written by porpentine scored by brenda neotenomie

Within a Wreath of Dewdrops, by Sam Kabo Ashwell and Jacqueline A. Lott
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

In this small game, you are the only actor onstage in Within a Wreath of Dewdrops, a historical opus which has entered its final act. Using just four pathetic props, can you act as the hero, the heroine, and...

The Witness, by Stu Galley
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

February 1938, Los Angeles. FDR's New Deal is finally rolling. Hitler's rolling, too; this time through Austria. But as Chief Detective for a quiet burgh on the outskirts of L.A., you've got other fish to...

The Wizard Sniffer, by Buster Hudson
Average member rating: (129 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...

A Woman's Choice, by Katie Benson
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

To breed or not to breed, that is the question. So what'll it be, Jennifer? Join Jennifer on her journey through life. The choices you make in her early years will resonate for years to come, sometimes with...

Wonderland, by David Bishop, Bob Coles, Paul Findley, Ken Gordon, Richard Huddy, Steve Lacey, Doug Rabson, Anita Sinclair, Hugh Steers and Mark Taylor
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

Dream the dream... EVERYONE HAS READ WONDERLAND...BUT ONLY ONE HAS DREAMED IT... UNTIL NOW! The newest and largest-ever adventure from Magnetic Scrolls draws you into the bizarre logic of Lewis Caroll's...

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...

Wrenlaw, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

It would be nice to know what you're looking for.

Xanthippe's Last Night with Socrates, by Victor Gijsbers
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

It's your last night together, for literal fuck's sake, but your husband is 'not in the mood'. Can you convince him to fulfil his marital duties? ...

Yellow Dog Running, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
Average member rating: (10 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...

Yes, my mother is..., by Skarn
Average member rating: (16 ratings)

Counseling is no easy job. When someone requests your help, within the space of a few questions, you must have learned enough about them, about their strengths and weaknesses, about what they want and what...

You are a Chef!, by Dan Shiovitz
Average member rating: (50 ratings)

You Couldn't Have Done That, by Ann Hugo
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Your first day on the job wasn't going to be pleasant. Such was inevitable. It's a big change. And, you are autistic. But this was a different story, far worse than unpleasant.

You Find Yourself in a Room., by Eli Piilonen
Average member rating: (34 ratings)

YFYIAR is the drunken uncle of text-based adventures: Abusive, abrasive, and maybe a little funny.

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.

You've Got a Stew Going!, by Ryan Veeder
Average member rating: (36 ratings)

Your friend has invited you over for stew. He has not bothered to procure most of the ingredients.

Zeppelin Adventure, by Robin Johnson
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

Piloting a tea-zeppelin on Mars is a lonely job, but this run is nearly over and then you're due for a holiday. That's unless you get sucked into a puzzly adventure involving pterodactyls, robots,...

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

Zest, by Fear of Twine (Richard Goodness, lectronice, PaperBlurt)
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

Hello young Limonista! It's the hottest week of the year, and ordinarily this would be a problem! But you work at the most popular lemonadery in Sufferette City, and the citizens depend on you to keep cool!

Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
Average member rating: (77 ratings)

An old, oddly youthful man turns toward you slowly. His long, silver hair dances about him as a fresh breeze blows. "You have reached the final test, my friend! You are proved clever and powerful, but this...


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