2015-12-08 · 15 minutes

Story: Caleb Wilson

Be a dear, lieutenant: fix me a drink.

The last two officers of a tropical colonial outpost wait for evacuation.

10+ min - Milli / Horror / Multiple / Text-Based

 

2015-12-15 · 2 minutes

Story: Dum-Dum (John Kendall)
Interactivity: sub-Q

Laugh, you miserable sinner!

Warm wishes, lowered expectations.

00+ min - Nano / All Ages / Single / Text-Based

 

2015-12-31 · 4 minutes

Story: Alice Ruth Moore

Le roi est mort. Vive, vive le roi!

Sing high the welcome to the New Year's morn!

00+ min - Nano / Single / Text-Based

 

2015-11-03 · 10 minutes

Story: Ryan Veeder

Gone but not forgotten.

The first person to encounter the tomb of Apepsikret may be the last.

10+ min - Milli / Horror / Multiple / Text-Based

 

2015-11-10 · 5 minutes

Story: Hannah Powell-Smith

She doesn't know if she wants to punch you or kiss you or eat you.

In the desert, two violent girls on the run make bad decisions.

05+ min - Micro / Multiple / Mystery / Text-Based

2015-11-17 · 10 minutes

Story: Adam Cadre
Art: Adam Cadre

You've never screwed up on the job like this.

When you wake to a furious phone call, you'd better clear out fast.

10+ min - Milli / Mystery / Single / Text-Based

 

2015-11-24 · 5 minutes

Story: Yehuda Amichai
Interactivity: sub-Q

Ecclesiastes was wrong about that.

A man doesn't have time in his life/to have time for everything.

00+ min - Nano / 05+ min - Micro / Non-Fiction / Single / Text-Based

 

2015-10-06 · 7 minutes

Story: anna anthropy
Art: sub-Q with Andrea Corbin

Witch outfit to wear?

Time to get up! You've got business to attend in the world of humans. What are you possibly going to wear?

05+ min - Micro / Fantasy / Multiple / Text-Based

  

2015-10-13 · 12 minutes

Story: Gertrude Atherton
Art: Elena Distefano, interiors by Tory Hoke
Interactivity: sub-Q

Some souls can't be separated.

When his friend vanishes during a hunting trip, a young man tracks him down through their unusual connection.

10+ min - Milli / Horror / Sequential Art / Single / Text-Based

  

2015-10-20 · 8 minutes

Story: Chandler Groover

Scratch, scratch.

Alone in his cabin, a hungry man eats something he shouldn't.

05+ min - Micro / Horror / Single / Text-Based

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2015-10-27 · 15 minutes

Story: Autumn Nicole Bradley

Always trust your Administratrix.

Willing but unwitting, one citizen experiences the new possibilities of kink in a transhuman cyborg future.

10+ min - Milli / Mature / Sci-Fi / Single / Text-Based

  

2015-09-01 · 8 minutes

Story: Natalia Theodoridou
Interactivity: Natalia Theodoridou

What happens to dreams if no one sleeps?

Humans have stopped sleeping. In nightclubs, helplines, and 24/7 diners, people look for a way to dream.

05+ min - Micro / Multiple / Sci-Fi / Text-Based

Tutorials

Submitting Interactive Fiction Proposals to sub-Q Magazine

December 26th, 2017 by

Got a great story you want to see made into a piece of interactive fiction, but terrified of learning how to code? No sweat! This blog post will walk you through the process of creating an interactivity proposal for a completed short story. What is an interactivity proposal? Simply put, it’s a document that includes […]

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Interviews

Author Interview: Gareth Damian Martin

February 6th, 2018 by

Gareth Damian Martin is the author of our February game, “Salt,” which will be published on February 20th. Gareth is a writer, game designer and artist. He is studying for a PhD in experimental literature and is currently developing a game about Xenobiology and alien oceans called In Other Waters. This interview was conducted over […]

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Blog

Making Interactive Fiction: Scope

February 13th, 2018 by

Hi. Welcome to the first of these. Sub-Q magazine has made the frightful editorial decision to give me a monthly column. This posed a problem. The mandate for writing this column – 600 words about any subject I like, related to IF – is too broad. I had to pare it down, come up with […]

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Author Interview: Gareth Damian Martin

February 6th, 2018 by

Gareth Damian Martin is the author of our February game, “Salt,” which will be published on February 20th. Gareth is a writer, game designer and artist. He is studying for a PhD in experimental literature and is currently developing a game about Xenobiology and alien oceans called In Other Waters. This interview was conducted over […]

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