Where The Strangers Come From


Where The Strangers Come From is an all but forgotten relic of the last century: an obscure text adventure game from the 1980’s, only ever sold by its creator in the classified pages of computer magazines from the UK. But in the intervening years, it’s taken on a whole new life as a piece of internet folklore, giving rise to strange tales around the bizarre programming language it’s written in, the supposedly traumatising effects it has on players who dare push further into the narrative and even people who simply disappear after managing to complete it.

When New York journalist Annie Caplan begins to investigate the game and its odd history, she becomes entangled in a web of truth and fiction, but, the deeper she digs, the more the lines between them blur. And at the centre of it all, someone claiming to be the games mysterious creator is determined that she play it herself...


Where The Strangers Come From is available from my Ko-Fi shop as a PDF, and in a variety of formats for your various e-readers from Amazon and Smashwords, priced £5.99:





Cover by Bryan Coyle.

Where The Strangers Come From Where The Strangers Come From Reviewed by Lee on 2:36 pm Rating: 5
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