Textfyre, Inc.

Textfyre develops and publishes Interactive Fiction as well as curriculum-focused software. Our current fiction-based products include the first title in the Miradania Series, Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter and the first title in the Klockwerk Series, The Shadow in the Cathedral.

The Shadow in the Cathedral

The Shadow in the Cathedral, Textfyre's second game, is now available for purchase. The first episode in the Klockwerk Series; Shadow begins a deep steampunk adventure in a world of clocks, gears and ornithopters. You are Wren, 2nd assistant clock-polisher. It's not a very important job, but it offers a place to sleep and bread to eat. You just wish you could someday make it to 1st assistant clock-polisher. Before too long you're trying to solve the greatest mystery in the history of St. Philip.

Standard Edition - $4.95 USD
The Standard Edition is a Windows program that you download and install on your PC.
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Hobbyist Edition - $4.95 USD
The Hobbyist Edition provides the Glulx game file, which can be played using any of the free hobbyist interpreters.
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Android Edition from Amazon.Com - $3.95 USD Purchase from Amazon.Com
Kindle Edition from Amazon.Com - $3.99 USD Purchase from Amazon.Com

Standard System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 with 16MB RAM and 10MB disk space. The Microsoft .NET Framework is required and is a part of the installation process. The Hobbyist Edition requires a separate unsupported Glulx interpreter. The Online Edition requires Microsoft Silverlight 3 which is supported on Intem Mac and Windows.

Jack Toresal and the Secret Letter

Textfyre's first commercial Interactive Fiction game was released on June 26th, 2009. Set in the town of Toresal in the kingdom of Miradania, Secret Letter is an adventure about a fourteen year old orphan that everyone knows as "Jack". Jack is pulled into a dangerous mystery when a handful of Baron Fossville's mercenaries begin hunting him. From Grubber's Market through Commerce Street, and onto Lord's Keep; Jack is faced with numerous challenges. Teisha lends a hand along the way, as does Bobby, the mysterious boy always lurking in Lord's Market. The ladies at Maiden House are helpful, but can sometimes be a bit overbearing. The shopkeepers are always willing to chat about the latest gossip. Jack, he just wants to sit down and eat an apple.

 

Deluxe Edition - $4.95 USD
The Deluxe Edition is a sophisticated program that you download and install on your PC or Intel Mac. It has a book look and feel with point and click hints. It requires Microsoft Silverlight, which is installed the first time you play the game.
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Deluxe System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or an Intel based Mac with OS X. On Windows, 32MB RAM is required and on the Mac, 512MB RAM is required. Both systems require 15MB of free disk space. Microsoft Silverlight 2 or 3 is required and is a part of the installation process. Standard System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 with 16MB RAM and 10MB disk space. The Microsoft .NET Framework is required and is a part of the installation process. The Hobbyist Edition requires a separate unsupported Glulx interpreter. The Online Edition requires Microsoft Silverlight 3 which is supported on Intem Mac and Windows.