"Man first of all exists, encounters himself, surges up in the world - and defines himself afterwards." -Jean-Paul Sartre, "Existentialism as Humanism"
Dive into the world of Shakespeare with Much Ado About Nothing. It's a modern twist on this classic Shakespeare tale. Play as Beatrice and explore MAAN.
Journey through an old house you once lived in, while piecing together memories of your life.
Beowulf as a text adventure...
Welcome to The Pilgrims Progress (TA) Stage 1 by Jason Dyer, based on the book by John Bunyan (1628-1688). You can read the book at the following web site: http://www.ccel.org/ccel/bunyan/pilgrim.html
An interactive rendition of the classic Japanese folk tale "Tale of the Bamboo Cutter"
The retelling of Oedipus's life -- from his birth, to his fall. Or not. You can (sorta) choose. This game was made as an English project with a friend of mine, so it's based on a theme. You'll see that even after making different choices from canon, fate is still an ass. Halfway through, it sort of gets more linear and we quoted the play because it is a English project.
For an English Project
A linear fiction piece adapted from The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes, for the use in my university assignment on the classic poem.

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