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The Shortcut Home

by AppDude27


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(based on 5 ratings)
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About the Story

It was supposed to be your typical walk home from school. Take the shortcut through the woods. How difficult can that be, right?

In this horrifying storygame, play the role of an adventurous teenage student, just trying to get home from school.

Please DO NOT post your choices in the comments. Don't ruin the story for everyone else! If you would like to talk about the story, please refer to my forum posting, located in "The Parlor Room" section of the forums. Thank you!


-Butterfly effect choices that can change the course of what happens.

-Will that item really be worth taking? Or will it hinder you later...

-Discover clues in your environment to help you survive the walk home.

-View all your choices in the end.

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
Detailed and Fun, January 9, 2021
by Ogre (A Cave)

This is a really fun story, despite it being a horror. The author writes quite well and also lets you know when you're making a critical choice as opposed to one that's not going to have as much as an effect. While some people won't like that breaking of immersion, I find in this case it is quite nice and informative. And there are enough options and choices that you can really feel like you're playing a different story each time, which makes the replayability score high.

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