20 Games Like Critical Mass()



In this story, you will be PRISM, the world's first sentient machine.The story begins in the world of 2031, a world on the brink of chaos. The economy of the United States of North America (USNA) has been stagnating for decades. Crackpot religions are springing up all over the place. Crime and urban decay are rampant. Schools have become violent, chaotic places ill-suited for educating children. Today's youth frequently use joybooths to "tune-out" the world, leading in the extreme case to joybooth suicide, where a psychological addict wastes away in his or her private nirvana. The global situation is even grimmer. The calcuttization of the Third World has almost reached its limit, causing extreme overpopulation and poverty.

So when Senator Richard Ryder, along with a small group of leaders from government, business, and the universities, announces the Plan for renewed national purpose, everyone is only too willing to embrace it. Only one thing stands between the Plan and its adoption: a test of its validity. That's why you have been "awakened" from your simulated life and had your true nature revealed to you several years ahead of schedule. You have been chosen to use your unique abilities to enter a simulation of the future, based on the tenets of the Plan, in order to check its effectiveness. The eyes of the world are on you.

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A young man discovers through a series of hallucinations that he will grow up to become a violent psychopath. How will he respond to these revelations? Can he change his fate? Can you even... change fate...

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James Vanderboom's life drastically changes when he plants a special seed in the garden of the house he has inherited. Expand your bloodline by unlocking portraits in the tree of life.

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House Party, in its concept and sense of humor, is inspired by the adventure style games of the 80s and 90s like Leisure Suit Larry and Monkey Island, but it is rendered in a beautiful full-3D first-person context.

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A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing through a dying man's memories to artificially fulfill his last wish.

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HaremMate is an eroge created by the Japanese H-game company Illusion.

HaremMate is also the first Illusion to use Unity game engine, followed by the same company's Play Club,

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Suspect is an interactive fiction computer game designed by Dave Lebling and published by Infocom in 1984. It is the last murder mystery Infocom released, bringing an end to a popular genre of titles such as Deadline and The Witness. Like most Infocom titles, it was written in highly portable ZIL and made available for an array of popular computer platforms, including the Apple II, IBM PC, Atari ST, and Commodore 64. It is Infocom's fifteenth game

The player's character is a reporter for the fictitious newspaper The Washington Representative. Veronica Ashcroft-Wellman, a longtime friend and wealthy socialite, has sent an invitation to the annual Ashcroft Halloween Ball, where Maryland's high society bluebloods rub elbows, network, and congratulate each other on their fortunes. The paper's editor suggests covering the party as a story, smelling an easy article that could either praise or mock the wealthy. Since it is a costume party, the player's character suits up in a rented cowboy outfit and moseys over to the bash. Many attendees wear masks, making it difficult to initially identify them.

Not long into the party, however, Veronica is found dead—strangled with a very familiar-looking lariat, with a bullet from the costume's gunbelt lying near the body for good measure. But the player stashed the rope in the closet earlier, and the bullet is missing from the back of the belt; anyone could have taken them! Nevertheless, the player is the prime suspect in Veronica's murder. A lot of snooping has to be done to identify the real killer..

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3 Minutes to Midnight is Scarecrow Studio ’s first adventure game with its development led by Jan Serra It is a classic point-and-click adventure game telling the story of Betty Anderson. Do you love unexpected stories and puzzling twists, as well as the feeling of satisfaction that comes when you solve riddles – the harder they are the better? You can’t stop laughing at funny dialogues? You can’t get enough of the "give me more" feeling after you discover the last clue? Then you will love this game! Move around beautifully drawn 2D scenes full of details. Experience a very personal, complex, and interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving. Meet the peculiar characters of this game, and find out about their background stories. Furthermore, there are multiple Easter eggs hidden in the game. Can you spot them all?

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Allison Road is a survival horror game developed in Unreal Engine 4, played in first person view with optional Oculus Rift support.

You will take on the role of the unnamed protagonist who wakes up one day without any recollection of prior events. Over the course of five nights It is your objective to uncover the whereabouts of your family, unravel the mysteries of the house, and face off against Lily and other dark entities that are nested deep within the house, while the clock is relentlessly ticking towards 3:00am.

What would you do if you could feel something stalking you in the dark in the safety of your own home?
If you couldn't tell what's real and what's not?

Allison Road combines old-school survival horror and adventure game mechanics with next-gen graphics and optional VR support.

The game was initially developed by one person but then the team slowly grew to its current size of 6 people.

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A piece of Interactive Fiction. Is on the list Interactive Fiction Top 50 of all time (2015 edition).

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The ABC Murders is an adventure and investigation game adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel. You are the famous private detective Hercule Poirot and, once again, you find yourself up against a mysterious serial killer who goes by the name of "ABC".

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A murder mystery text adventure set in the 1930s.

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Guide Hamlet, Ophelia and Hamlet Sr. to hundreds of hilarious deaths in Ryan North's chooseable-path edition of Shakespeare's Hamlet!

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Time flies and never comes back. But with an incredible 1-million-word script and 100+ original CGs, this game will take you back to when you were young, simple and pure. Go and get the love of your life back, start something new, or end everything in flame, that's for you to decide!

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A game written by Joey Jones and Melvin Rangasamy for the 21st Annual Interactive Fiction Competition.

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A adventure written by Jyym Pearson and the second game in the Other Venture series published by Adventure International for several platforms.

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Latest entry in the Memories Off series.

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Candle is an adventure with challenging puzzles. Play as Teku, a young man on a dangerous journey to rescue his tribe's shaman from the evil Wakcha-Clan. But the way is littered with sinister traps and difficult obstacles. To master these challenges you need to have keen eyes and a good sense for your environment, or your next step may be your last.

But Teku has a special gift: his left hand is a candle. Let it be a bright beacon to drive off your enemies or to shed light on dark places.
Gorgeous hand-painted watercolor visuals give Candle that special flair, as all backgrounds and characters have been carefully drawn and then scanned, picture after picture. The game consistently feels like a living painting.

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Transference is a psychological thriller. Meet a troubled family and solve their riddle through a multi-branching narrative by experiencing the limits of techno-psychology and escaping a maze-like puzzle concealing a corrupted truth.

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