Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter

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Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter
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Author(s) Michael Gentry and David Cornelson
Publisher(s) Textfyre
Release date(s) 26-Jun-2009
Authoring system Inform 7
Platform(s) FyreVM, Glulx
Language(s) English
License(s) Commercial
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How It Begins

You are Jack Toresal, an orphan in the pre-industrial kingdom of Miradania. Suddenly and for no reason you can fathom, men are chasing you through the town plaza. Thus begins a young adult fantasy story that will lead you to revelations of your parents and more.

Notable Features

  • First commercial Interactive Fiction game from Textfyre, intended to sell in schools.
  • Uses a Microsoft Silverlight (unsupported/requires Internet Explorer) custom book user interface.
  • Designed and Written in a Word document, separately from its coding, done by a third party.
  • Saves are listed and allowed a description.
  • The transcript is saved and restored, allowing the player to see exactly what they'd done up to the save point.


Release Information


General info


Miradania series by Textfyre
Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter (2009)
Jack Toresal and The Trial of the Vedd
Untitled (episode III)