Professor of Magical Studies
You’re the newest professor in a small New England college’s secret department of magic. In this text-based game, your choices steer the story. Deal with other professors who don’t understand your research, college administrators who have unreasonable demands, a friend-turned-rival who’s vying to be department chair, extra-dimensional terrors that threaten to destroy all life, and, most horrifying of all, tenure.
You’ve come to a ruined spacestation orbiting the wreckage of a binary star in search of a mind that was left behind.
A short Twine game playable in ten minutes. Originally appeared in sub-Q Magazine.
Will Not Let Me Go
Dallas, Texas. 1996. Fred Strickland has Alzheimer’s.
A meditation on memory, love, loss, and what remains. You can read the story in about two hours. Placed 4th in the 2017 Interactive Fiction Competition, and took 2nd in the same competition’s Miss Congeniality contest. Won an XYZZY award for best protagonist.
You don’t know how long you’ve been hammering against the station’s wall, but you stop as soon as you realize what you’ve been doing.
Fragile Shells is a parser-based text adventure. It’s very puzzly, and takes about two hours to play to completion. It placed 2nd in the JayIsGames 7th Casual Game Design Competition.
It is playgroup day and playgroup day is normally a good day but ever since that little red-haired girl started coming she always wants your toys. She can’t have them.
You tried telling the mom this but she doesn’t understand you. She mostly ignored you but then she just shoved a pacifier in your mouth and changed your diaper.
Child’s Play is a parser-based text adventure that takes a few hours to play. It was an entry in the 2006 Introcomp competition, where it took second place.