Your Story is a choose your own adventure style interactive fiction game for iOS that was inspired by Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken. The game isn’t that long; it’s designed to be played through at least twice, teasing the true ending the first time. Once that true ending is seen, the player unlocks two hours of developer commentary and gains the ability to modify character stats on the fly to see all of their possible options in every scene.
I don’t want to say too much about the story itself, but it starts at a forked path in a snowy wood. The player is searching for their best friend who is somewhere ahead of them, but the player doesn’t know which path their friend took. In looking for their friend, they’ll deal with encounters strange and mundane, dangerous and not.
One thing that’s neat about Your Story is that dying doesn’t set the player back to square one. Any stat increases are preserved, making it easier to get to the end of the game and reflecting the fact that the player is more knowledgeable about the game and avoid pitfalls …read more