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The Play's the Thing

Win fame as a playwright before dark forces bring the curtain down for good! In a city stalked by a deadly curse, how will the power of your pen change the world?
Review81.82%  9  2
GenresAction, Adventure, Casual, Indie, RPG
DeveloperChoice of Games
PublisherChoice of Games
DemoAvailable
Category
  • Single-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
Release dateAug 26, 2021
Supported OSWindowsmacOSLinux
Steam Deck Compatibility
Unknown
LanguagesEnglish
Required age

0

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    Choose Your Own Adventure320Interactive Fiction315Text-Based311Romance310Alternate History299Historical289LGBTQ+282Lore-Rich274Drama265Choices Matter255Multiple Endings244Story Rich233RPG227Action225Swordplay221Casual209Diplomacy172Fantasy154Politics135Mystery115

    Last update: 2024-02-23 (General data), 2024-02-23 (Steam Deck compat.), 2024-02-22 (Review data)

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