Spring Thing 2018
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
The 2018 Spring Thing Festival of Interactive Fiction features twenty new interactive stories submitted by authors working across the spectrum of text games. Participants choose to place their games in either the Main Festival, where they are up for ribbons and prizes, or the Back Garden, with looser entry requirements allowing for more experimental or work-in-progress entries.
- Best Gopher Ever, by Arthur DiBianca - Inform/Z
- A Bunch of Keys, by Mike Gerwat - Inform/Glulx
- Confessions of an NPC, by Charles Hans Huang - Twine
- Drumsticks, by Luke A. Jones - Quest
- The Eyes That Look Back, by Leno - Twine
- Guttersnipe: The Baleful Backwash, by Bitter Karella - Quest
- House, by Karona - TADS 3
- Illuminismo Iniziato, by Michael J. Coyne - Inform/Glulx
- The Imposter, by Enrique Henestroza Anguiano - Windrift
- Murder on the Big Nothing, by Tony Pisculli - Inform/Z
- Roads in Tempest, by Adam Bredenberg - Twine
- Sherlock Indomitable, by Brian Craig Rushton - Inform/Glulx
- Spy EYE, by The Marino Family - Undum
- Zeppelin Adventure, by Robin Johnson - Versificator 2
- The 4th Break Up, by Papp Róbert - O.H.R.RPG.C.E
- Life in a Northern Town, by People + Places - Twine, inklewriter, Instagram, Medium Series, Wordpress
- REALLY, IF / REALLY, ALWAYS, by Dawn Sueoka - Twine
- Ultramarine: A Seapunk Adventure, by Seven Submarines - Ren'Py
- We're All Fans Here, Chapter 1, by Naomi Norbez - Twine
The authors of individual games retain all rights over their work. You do not have the right to redistribute, sell, or modify these games without permission from the work's original author.
The Spring Thing entires come in a variety of formats. See the Platform Instructions section of the official site for details on how to play a game in a particular format.
The only game not included in the download is Ultramarine: A Seapunk Adventure, which can be downloaded from its own Itch.io page.