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Zombies, zombies everywhere!

Have you ever wondered if you could survive a zombie apocalypse? No need to wonder anymore. Survival Horror Act One is a game that was released in February 2015. It’s an interactive horror game where you click key words to explore. Created by Joe Aaron Sellers, this is a very well made game with lots of attention to detail. Every…

Prisoner, Pirate, or Pariah? Linearity and The Treasure Seekers of Lady Luck

The galactic expanse beyond our planet is seemingly limitless, and so the human imagination considers anything beyond our solar system to be utterly fantastic and almost beyond comprehension in its expansiveness. This is where the inherent linearity of interactive fiction intersects with reality; within the scope of The Treasure Seekers of Lady Luck by Christopher Brendel (hosted on Choice of Games), the…

Make Your Choice…except when you can’t

Depression Quest is a piece of interactive fiction written by Zoe Quinn and Patrick Lindsey that centers around the premise of, you guessed it, depression. The plot is a very serious portrayal of a person’s internal and external battle with depression. Quinn and Lindsey place the reader as the central character in the piece by directing every event with a ‘you do…

I am Fire. I am Death. Or something like that…

Before I found Choice of the Dragon by Dan Fabulich and Adam Strong-Morse, my experience with dragons was entirely objective. I had read about dragons in popular fantasy works, including (but not limited to) The Hobbit and Eragon. I had never been one, and that was perhaps the most profound element of this work of electronic fiction. The most recent Hobbit movies inspired in me a…

Get SLAMMED!: The Squared Circle of Interactive Fiction

SLAMMED! is an interactive novel by Paolo Chikiamco, a creator of interactive fiction affiliated with Choice of Games. Weighing in at 250,000 words, SLAMMED! immediately stands out in the genre because of its subject matter: professional wrestling. I can’t recall reading any interactive fiction about professional wrestling before, so SLAMMED! was the logical choice when I was instructed to find and blog about something new…

Capped

Have you ever tried reading a novel in reverse or maybe tell a story and start from the end rather than the beginning? Sounds like a pretty crazy idea, but it kinda works with this IF by Andy Campbell. Capped is a short interactive fiction that starts/ends with showing the reader a note from someone the main character knows. After a few…

Blasting off

Before I start discussing the short story that this entry is about, I want to ask you a question. Have you ever thought about doing something that is more than likely impossible to do, but you still get away with it? For instance, stealing a rocket seems impossible to do, however with a well thought out plan your chances of…

Your Government Needs You

Your Government Needs You is my dystopian interactive fiction. It focuses on an unnamed protagonist and reveals the unpleasant reality of his life through clues from his belongings and his perspective on the world around him. I hope you enjoy it if you play it, and message me if there are any errors and they will be fixed as soon…