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Modern text adventure [I] doesn’t exist is out now

By Liam Dawe,
[I] doesn't exist is a brand new text adventure from LUAL Games KIG and DreadXP that pays homage to the classics, taking cues from the likes of The Beginner’s Guide, Stories Untold, Buddy Simulator and Zork.

Modern text adventure 'I doesn't exist' releasing September 12th

By Liam Dawe,
Inspired by the likes of The Beginner's Guide, Stories Untold, Buddy Simulator, and Zork — [I] doesn't exist is a love letter to the origins of narrative-focused gaming and levels up the text adventure genre through the use of conversational text recognition, beautiful, surreal pixel art, and unconventional, intrapersonal themes.

Thousands of years later, The Bible has arrived on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
I had to do a double-take to ensure I wasn't seeing things: The Bible is now available on Steam in the form of a Kinetic Novel.

Narrative adventure Where Birds Go to Sleep has a demo up

By Liam Dawe,
Do you love text-based narrative adventures that look a bit insane? Where Birds Go to Sleep is releasing next year and they now have a demo available.

Roadwarden, one of the best modern text-adventures around is out now

By Liam Dawe,
For anyone who considers themselves even a remote fan of text-adventures, you should definitely take a look at Roadwarden.

[I] Doesn't Exist: AI Breathes New Life Into Text Adventures

By FergusOSullivan,
[I] Doesn’t Exist is an up-and coming text-based game by LUAL Games that will combine old-school adventuring with modern design, most notably a narrative AI that promises to smooth out the player experience.

Roadwarden is going to be a unique text adventure worth your time

By Liam Dawe,
Roadwarden is an illustrated text adventure that I've played the demo of a few times through its development, and it's finally getting a release.

I doesn't exist - a modern text adventure is one you need to try

By Liam Dawe,
doesn't exist - a modern text adventure, is an in-development game from LUAL Games KIG that's a love letter to the origins of adventures and gaming.

Closed Hands is a deep work of interactive fiction following a terror attack

By Liam Dawe,
Closed Hands is an experimental work of interactive fiction from PASSENGER, it's recently jumped over from to Steam.

Non-linear interactive fiction Blackout: The Darkest Night is out now

By Liam Dawe,
MiniChimera Game Studio has released Blackout: The Darkest Night, a very stylish interactive fiction (visual novel) adventure. Inspired by White Wolf’s World of Darkness, H.P. Lovecraft and unique TV shows like Twin Peaks.

Icculus has released MultiZork, making the 1980 classic Zork multiplayer

By Liam Dawe,
Some games live on forever and that's very much the case with Zork, a true classic interactive fiction adventure from 1980 and thanks to Ryan "Icculus" Gordon there's also now MultiZork.

Thousand Lives is an upcoming minimalist rogue-lite role playing life simulation

By Liam Dawe,
Thousand Lives is a fresh take on a text-adventure styled RPG rogue-lite adventure, and from the little we've seen it's easily worth keeping an eye on.

rpg-cli turns your filesystem into a 'JRPG-inspired' terminal game

By Liam Dawe,
If you've used the Linux command-line before you've likely done plenty of CD commands to change directory - but what if that was an RPG? Not that you asked but rpg-cli answered.

Have you played Code 7? It's a thrilling episodic story-driven hacking adventure

By Liam Dawe,
Now and then I go back to the big long list of games that was inluded in the Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality and come across a gem. This time it's Code 7, a really engrossing hacking adventure.

Check out the demo for Increlution, a survival-idle game up on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Increlution is quite unusual and somewhat engrossing, an idle-styled game about survival and seeing how long you can last while doing various tasks.

Closed Hands is an upcoming interactive fiction examining extremism and radicalisation

By Liam Dawe,
Set to release with Linux support in March, Closed Hands from developer Passenger Games led by Dan Hett, is an experimental and political video game that explores the complex effects of extremism on a range of cultures and communities.

The Great Plague Exodus will have you guide your family through dark times

By Liam Dawe,
As if times weren't tough enough in 2021, imagine what it was like in 1665. The Great Plague Exodus from Priory Games is a choice-based narrative adventure out now.

In need of a good interactive story? Sarawak is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Love to curl up with a good book? Sarawak from Cowleyfornia Studios LLP is out now and it looks fantastic.

Tristam Island is a Infocom-inspired text adventure available on over 30 platforms

By Liam Dawe,
Okay, now this is quite impressive. Tristam Island is a text adventure designed like old Infocom works and it's playable across more platforms than you might expect.

Have a short immersive narrative adventure with Beyond Your Window

By Liam Dawe,
A pretty apt game for 2020, as Beyond Your Window is a narrative game about what goes on outside as you look outside your window as you search for new stories to tell.
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