Spring Thing 2015
A downloadable compilation for Windows, macOS, and Linux
The 2015 Spring Thing Festival features nine stories from across the spectrum of text games. Authors chose whether to place their game in the Main Festival, where they are up for ribbons and prizes, or the Back Garden, with looser entry requirements and no prizes.
This is an archive of all downloadable games from the 2015 festival. Information about the individual games can be found at the links below.
- Toby's Nose, by Chandler Groover - Glulx
- Ruiness, by Porpentine Charity Heartscape - Twine
- Doggerland, by A. DeNiro - Twine
- A Trial, by B Minus Seven - Twine
- Sunrise, by Lucky Sun Scribes - Ren'Py
- Mere Anarchy, by Bruno Dias - Undum
The games are in a number of different formats. Instructions for playing games form each platform are listed below.
Glulx: You'll need to download the story files for these games at the links above, and you'll also need a Glulx interpreter for your platform to play them. Gargoyle is a good cross-platform interpreter to run these stories. (Download)
Ren'Py: The .zip archive contains executables for Windows, Mac, and Linux machines.
Seltani: Seltani is a multiplayer environment for playing and writing text games. Click on the game's "Play Online" link to visit a landing page with more information. You can create an account or sign in as a guest; look in the right-hand navbar for the game link afterwards in either case.
Twine: Open the .html file in any modern web browser.
Undum: Open the .html file in any modern web browser.
Z: You'll need to download the story files for these games at the links above, and you'll also need a Z-code interpreter for your platform to play them. Gargoyle is a good cross-platform interpreter. (Download)