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Chris

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List of Free Playable Online Stories & Gamebooks
« 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
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 - Swamp Maiden

December 5, 2012 - 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 - LavosXII
It is a game about not exploring caves.

One Minute to Apocalypse 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]

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/?)
« Last Edit: January 08, 2013, 07:42:27 PM by Chris »

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Re: List of Free Playable Online Stories & Gamebooks
« Reply #1 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
and

http://www.rootbook.com
(go to the library)

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Re: List of Free Playable Online Stories & Gamebooks
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2014, 07:54:33 PM »
Thanks Frankie!