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The Best Laid Plans

Be the star of your own novel! You get to make the choices in this Mouse Guard-style interactive fiction. Use your home computer to play a choose-your-own-adventure-style story, starring you! – an intrepid mouse tasked with delivering a package through the perilous forest. Players can type commands in English and the game will respond, with new chapters of the story released throughout the Winter Game!

Start your journey by CLICKING HERE! (Sorry, but it's not playable on a phone, only on a computer.)

If you're unsure how to get started, check out the instruction video below!

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I can't get past the first 2 steps before becoming terribly lost. The help commands are not useful. What should I be doing?
I didn't download any additional software.

Here are some tips to make this easier. Go to the armory first (north), then come back south to where you started, then keep going south until your path is blocked. Then you have a choice to go either east or west. You don't need to download any additional software but can play right in your computer's browser. Good luck!

This was awesome! I love choose your own adventure stories, so this was really fun! it took me four times to get it right! Here's a hint-USE YOUR SHIELD AS A BOAT.

Thanks for posting! It's great to know that you enjoyed the story. Chapter 2 will be posted around February 6th and is quite different from this one. As a tip, it's usually best to leave out articles and possessive pronouns from commands. So "Use your newspaper as a hat" will probably not be understood by the game engine. But "Use newspaper as hat" should be.


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