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Title: List of Free Playable Online Stories & Gamebooks
Post by: Chris on March 16, 2012, 06:03:17 PM
Will add some when I find them.

PDF/Print books

Computer Apps
Age of Fable - http://www.apolitical.info/webgame/index.php?mode=0
Fabled Lands (Java) - http://flapp.sourceforge.net/
Gamebook Experience (Mobile) - http://gbx.epnuke.com/eng/
Pandemonia - http://www.readpandemonia.com/entrance
There are two interactive narratives on this site, which also features a way of tracking how much of the story tree you've traversed
Project Aon (The Lone Wolf Series) - http://www.projectaon.org/

Twine

Twine Game/Story Recommendations (http://eturnerx.blogspot.com/2013/01/twine-gamestory-recommendations-i.html)
From eturnerx, a list of interesting structures that can be created in Twine.

http://monsterkillers.com/games/2012-07-18%20Rat%20Chaos/ratchaos.html# by J Chastain, it's probably the best Twine game i've played. (Porpentine's comments)
http://vacuumflowers.com/Seven%20Hours%20Pass by Loren Schmidt, a fascinating vignette
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/1971219/nagademo/ab.html by Jasmine Choinski (historical, poetic)
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/88951433/Pontefractweb.html by Kitty Horrorshow (purple prose, dripping horror)

Porpentine's games
http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/myriad.html# (short story length if you play all the branches)
http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/beauty.html# (short, Romanticism)
http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/batman-is-screaming.html (tiny, surreal)

Cupric Acid - http://eturnerx.com/files/stories/Cupric%20Acid%20by%20Emmanuel%20King%20Turner%20Chap1%20beta%2020120902.html#6

Recommendations from http://www.auntiepixelante.com/twine/
http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/myriad.html# - Myriad by Porpentine
http://electricopolis.net/thetemple/ - The Temple by Luna
http://monsterkillers.com/games/2012-07-18%20Rat%20Chaos/ratchaos.html# - Rat Chaos by J Chastain
http://www.jonas-kyratzes.net/arcadia/arcadia.html - Arcadia by Jonas Kyratzes
http://s3.amazonaws.com/adventure_time_game_jam/submissions/games/000/000/002/original/When_Sneezles_Attack.html - When Sneezles Attack by Rachel Helps
 http://maddoxpratt.com/files/therapy.html - Intake by Maddox Pratt

http://welshpixie.com/bakerstreet/#2.d - Baker Street
http://pengypooproductions.com/going_home.html - Going:Home

Iron Cohort (http://www.freeindiegam.es/2012/12/iron-cohort-swamp-maiden/) - Swamp Maiden

December 5, 2012 (http://www.freeindiegam.es/2012/12/december-5-2012-courtney-stanton/) - Courtney Stanton
Another day in Courtney Stanton’s life–waiting for a pizza, pouring vermouth, and thinking about the game industry.
Fuck you, I don’t have to be *profitable* in order to deserve a place at the table.

Cove of Flies (https://dl.dropbox.com/u/39678818/twine/Cove%20of%20Flies.html) - LavosXII
It is a game about not exploring caves.

One Minute to Apocalypse (http://gamejolt.com/data/games/11270/files/One_Minute_To_Apocalypse.html) by Chaoclypse
Real time text adventure where the world is ending in sixty seconds. Browse the internet? Confess love to your crush? Research protective spells? UP TO YOU BUDDY [Description (http://gamejolt.com/games/other/one-minute-to-apocalypse/11270/)]

Villainy - http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-25/?action=preview&uid=2634
A Twine game about the nature of villainy. (Ludum Dare)

Best of Twine 2012:
http://www.freeindiegam.es/2012/12/best-of-2012-twine/

Visual Novels

Vixen - http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-25/?action=preview&uid=1177
A visual novel in Ren'Py. Girls are mean!

(Sources: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/12/23/live-free-play-hard-the-weeks-finest-free-indie-games-9, Porpentine)

(Unadded: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013/01/06/live-free-play-hard-the-weeks-finest-free-indie-games-11/?)
Title: Re: List of Free Playable Online Stories & Gamebooks
Post by: Frankie on June 11, 2014, 12:09:02 PM
Hi Chris, thanks for your stunning gamebooks list! Here are two small, but effective additions. Regards Herbert
http://www.abandonia.com/en/gamebooks (http://www.abandonia.com/en/gamebooks)
and

http://www.rootbook.com (http://www.rootbook.com)
(go to the library)
Title: Re: List of Free Playable Online Stories & Gamebooks
Post by: Chris on June 26, 2014, 07:54:33 PM
Thanks Frankie!