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Text Fiction is described as 'With interactive fiction novels you're more than just a passive book reader, following the adventures of the hero. Instead, you become the hero! Explore the world, make decissions and ultimately decide on the outcome' and is an game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Text Fiction for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Electron / Atom Shell. The best alternative is Gargoyle IF Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other Text Fiction like games are Mudlet, TinTin++, BlowTorch and Lectrote.

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  1. Gargoyle IF Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Gargoyle IF Player 

    Gargoyle is an IF player that supports all the major interactive fiction formats.

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    Mudlet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to Mudlet 

    Mudlet is a freshly-minted MUD client, designed to take mudding to a new level.

    It’s a new breed of a client on the MUD scene – with an intuitive user interface, a specially designed scripting framework, and a very fast text display. Add to that cross-platform capability, an ope.

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  3. TinTin++ icon

    TinTin++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to TinTin++ 

    TinTin++, aka tt++, is a free MUD client for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows. The Windows port named WinTin++ (using the PuTTY derived mintty terminal) is available for those who do not use Cygwin (A Linux/Unix emulator for Windows) and runs on Windows Xp, Windows Vista, and...

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    WinTin++ on Windows Vista
  4. BlowTorch icon

    BlowTorch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    6 alternatives to BlowTorch 

    BlowTorch is a basic telnet client that supports the following features that people find helpful for playing MUDs.

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  5. Lectrote icon

    Lectrote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    14 alternatives to Lectrote 

    A portable Interactive Fiction games interpreter application.

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    CMUD

    • Windows
    6 alternatives to CMUD 

    Are you tired of the constant grind of the graphical MMO games? Tired of paying monthly subscription fees? Try playing one of the hundreds of free text-based adventure games on the Internet using CMUD: The fastest and most versatile MUD client from the creator of zMUD.

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    Fabularium

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    6 alternatives to Fabularium 

    Create and play interactive fiction on your Android phone or tablet. Also known as text adventures, interactive books, playable novels, z-machine, glulx, tads, terps.

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  8. dMagnetic icon

    dMagnetic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Linux
    • OpenBSD
    • FreeBSD
    • NetBSD
    • Windows
    • AmigaOS
    • Mac
    6 alternatives to dMagnetic 

    "You wake up on a sunny August morning with birds singing, and the air fresh and clear. However, your joints are stiff and you have not woken up in your bedroom as you would have expected. Trying to recall what happened the night before, you manage to piece together a few...

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    1.  Single playerdMagnetic has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  PortabledMagnetic can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    dMagnetic 0.30, running "The Guild of Thieves" in xterm.
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    Windows Frotz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Windows Frotz 

    Windows Frotz is an interpreter that can play all the old Infocom text adventures. Infocom used a novel approach to write their games: they had a system that produced a data file for the adventure that was the same on every computer, and an interpreter for every computer that...

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    Windows Git

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Windows Git 

    Windows Git is an interpreter for Glulx games. Windows Git consists of a core interpreter called Git, and an input/output library, called Windows Glk. Together these two components form the Windows Git package, which has been created by David Kinder.

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