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Kiss of Beth
MARTYR ME (10th place - La Petite Mort, ECTOCOMP 2022)
Red Door Yellow Door
A Thousand Thousand Slimy Things
we, the remainder (16th place - IFComp 2021)
You May Not Escape!

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Interactive Fiction by OverThinking

we, the remainder, by Charm Cochran (2021)
(9 ratings)
it's been twenty-four days since everyone else floated up. you haven't been out since then; Momma doesn't like you leaving the flat without her, and the effort of getting down the stairs hasn't...

A Thousand Thousand Slimy Things, by Charm Cochran (2022)
(4 ratings)
You awaken in a rowboat, in the middle of the ocean. Your food supply is low. Your drinking water is low. If you can wait 'til night, if you can see the stars, maybe you can navigate towards land....

Red Door Yellow Door, by Charm Cochran (2023)
(7 ratings)
Guide your sister through a game of visualization, adventure, and danger, and perhaps discover truths about each other along the way. This was originally intended for SeedComp!, but winded up being...

MARTYR ME, by Charm Cochran (2022)
(5 ratings)
From the moment you first saw me, you knew what you had to do. Contains strong language, violence, and gore, all purely on a textual level. Created in less than four hours as an entry to the La...

You May Not Escape!, by Charm Cochran (2022)
(9 ratings)
You are one of the unlucky many to enter the maze. Will you be one of the lucky few to escape?...

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Polls by OverThinking

Games with flavor text - 6 votes for 6 games; created February 23, 2023
I'm looking for games where background events and flavor text appear frequently, independently of the player's actions. Maybe there's...

Big, impossible houses - 11 votes for 7 games; created January 18, 2023
Think "House of Leaves" or Aaron Reed's "Subcutanean." "Delightful Wallpaper" doesn't count as, though its map is large and complex, it...

NPCs with agency - 9 votes for 5 games; created September 22, 2022
I'm looking for the most-developed "AI" characters—people with goals, who can move around and complete tasks whether or not the player...

Games with complex conversations - 11 votes for 8 games; created November 30, 2021
I'm looking for games with complex NPCs who are able to have in-depth conversations, especially if conversation options change based on...

Reviews by OverThinking

After the Accident, by Amanda Walker   April 4, 2023
"(Full disclosure, I beta tested this) This game is challenging. Not because it’s hard—in fact, what in other games might constitute..." - See the full review

free bird., by Passerine   March 2, 2023
"Full disclosure: this game did use my seed “Room; Closed Door,” which challenged authors to create a room escape game using only nouns..." - See the full review

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