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Released: 2015-09-29

Duration: 7 minutes

My Father’s Long, Long Legs

Story by Michael Lutz
Art by Cover photo by Jessamyn West. Used with permission.
Interactivity by Michael Lutz
Special Thanks Victor and Spam for beta-reading.
Tory Hoke for sponsoring this remaster.

A tall tale.

A young girl's father starts digging in the basement... and never stops.


Michael Lutz is a game designer, interactive fiction author, and PhD candidate in Renaissance studies. His interactive fiction has been featured on Kotaku, Polygon, The Verge, Wired, and Paste. He blogs infrequently at Correlated Contents and Tweets far too much as @WarrenIsDead.

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Additional interactivity by

Leon Arnott,
Mantle Labs

Additional audio by


Inspired by

Emily Carroll
Junji Ito
Thomas Ligotti
Bruno Schulz

Author interview with Michael Lutz

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