JavaScript interactive-fiction

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as interactive-fiction

Top 5 JavaScript interactive-fiction Projects

  • parchment

    The Interactive Fiction web app (by curiousdannii)

    Project mention: Ask HN: Great text based games to play? | | 2023-01-21

    This is a fun one I played recently about shopping in a grocery store, called Aisle. You only have a single command you can give for the whole game, but there's a looot of them you can provide, and it gives you a different ending for each. Part of the fun is trying to figure out what you can say to find another ending. You can play it directly at the link below.


  • langterm

    🕹️ WebGL-based VT220 emulator, made as a learning example and frontend for a text adventure

    Project mention: Ask HN: Good resource on writing web app with plain JavaScript/HTML/CSS | | 2022-11-16

    I purposely wrote my home page ( with plain, vanilla JavaScript, which features both WebGL and plaintext clients for a server-side text adventure game, because I wanted to remind myself that it's not that difficult to build something interactive and fun without miles of modern front-end tooling.

    It started as a single page but I eventually broke it out into a few files for organization. The WebGL parts are lengthy and boilerplate-y because, well, that's GL for you.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. The open-source backend cloud platform for developing Web, Mobile, and Flutter applications. You can set up your backend faster with real-time APIs for authentication, databases, file storage, cloud functions, and much more!

  • DreamForgerJS

    Interactive Fiction JS library

  • sugarcube-starter

    Easy to use starter kit for creating stories with Twine and SugarCube.

  • glulxe-httpd

    👾 HTTP+JSON Glulx (.ulx) interactive fiction server with session support

  • Revelo Payroll

    Free Global Payroll designed for tech teams. Building a great tech team takes more than a paycheck. Zero payroll costs, get AI-driven insights to retain best talent, and delight them with amazing local benefits. 100% free and compliant.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-01-21.

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Project Stars
1 parchment 398
2 langterm 69
3 DreamForgerJS 14
4 sugarcube-starter 9
5 glulxe-httpd 6
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