interactive fiction

For the last couple of years, Meredith has done serial interactive Halloween-themed fiction games during the month of October. Check out this Twitter thread for more details about how these are run!

Halloween 2016 Interactive Fiction (Septimus and Sweet)
A haunted house story with one love interest; Romantic Cosmic Horror (Cosmic Romance?). M/M. The unfortunately-named Septimus Boon goes to hang out at his new boyfriend Damien Sweet’s familial house in the woods for Halloween, little knowing what’s lurking below the house…
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 |Day 17 |  Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20 | Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24 | Day 25 | Conclusion | Author’s Notes/Story Q&A
Art to accompany Day 18 – by a friend, Mikage

Halloween 2017 Interactive Fiction (Uncanny Valley)
A paranormal romance story with multiple love interests. M/M and M/NB. Tam Lynes wakes up to find his twin brother Ash had been promised to a witch on their twenty-first birthday. To get him back and break the contract, Tam’s going to have to deal with the denizens of Branwin town’s paranormal district, from witches to weredogs, form vampires to shadowy shapeshifters!
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 |Day 17 | Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20 | Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24 | Day 25 | Day 26 | Day 27 | Day 28 | Day 29 | Day 30 | EpilogueAuthor’s Notes/Story Q&A

Halloween 2018 Interactive Fiction (Crafting Love)
A Lovecraftian romance story with multiple possible love interests. Bi protag, primary M/M relationship. Jay Park has recently inherited an old house in Kingsport from his aunt Grace. He expects it to be quiet, but, well, Grace hid secrets around the house, the neighbors are cultists, and old gods are threatening to invade through the Dreamlands, leaving Jay having to save reality.
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 | Day 17 | Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20 | Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24 | Day 25 | Day 26 | Day 27 | Day 28 | Day 29 | Day 30 | Day 31 | Conclusion | Author’s Notes/Story Q&A

Halloween 2019 Interactive Fiction (A Little Night Magic)
An urban fantasy romance story with multiple possible interests. Bi protag, primary F/NB relationship. Vivian is a witch with no real ability beyond a little fortunetelling, sent in exile from her coven after romantic drama to go live in the city of Branwin, BC.  But when one of the local fae collapses in front of her, Viv is drawn in to try to protect them with what little power she has… even if it might result in a war between the fae and human worlds! (Set in the same world as Uncanny Valley, but can be read alone).
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