Dangerous Memories

Player Rating5.69/8

"#73 overall, #6 for 2006"
based on 585 ratings since 10/25/2006
played 6,694 times (finished 649)

Story Difficulty5/8

"run through the jungle"

Play Length6/8

"It'll be a while, better grab a SnickersĀ®"

Maturity Level5/8

"aren't you a little too old to be trick or treating"
Some material may be inappropriate for persons under age 13. If this were a movie, it would probably be PG-13.

You woke up, and nearly went off a cliff. It was not a good start to the day. Add to that amnesia, a foreign land, and people who want to kill you for some reason. You want to remember everything, but they want you to forget. Your memories just might kill you.

This story takes the player to Europe, in a tale involving murder, deception and intrigue. Can you work out who you are, and who you can trust?

Player Comments

As far as storygames go, it's pretty linear, but the story itself more than makes up for a lack of branching choices. In fact, I don't think that's the type of game Dangerous Memories was set out to be, which is perfectly fine. I was immersed in the story all the way through, even in the beginning when I was trying to catch on what was going on. This was one of the better uses of long-term amnesia I've seen. The way the story unfolded little-by-little made it all the more exciting without talking down to the reader. Even the streamlined style of writing was to the story's benefit, keeping a pace that kept the excitement and tension high.

I can easily say reading Dangerous Memories was one of the most enjoyable things I've done on the Storygames portion on the site.
-- TaraGil on 9/17/2014 5:11:46 PM with a score of 45
I loved it! Of all the mystery stories I've read on the site so far, I'd say this is definitely the one with the most mystery. I really liked that you started off not knowing anything and had to figure out for yourself who to trust and who not to. It's a shame, 'cos I'd like to see a sequel, but since the guy's already got his memory back, that wouldn't really work. Great game! ^_^
-- Briar_Rose on 11/26/2012 10:24:38 AM with a score of 45
Wow, great story. Well written, and I love the unreliable narrator style of Memento and The Paradox Factor that you pulled off in this story. Very well done.
-- urnam0 on 7/26/2009 4:57:04 PM with a score of 35
I don't like how it would have a long sentence in the titles and then repeat in the storyline.
-- Delilah on 4/7/2017 11:14:29 PM with a score of 35
This game is good I would recommend it and this should be a James Bond plot
-- Alex on 4/5/2017 10:13:15 AM with a score of 35
it was fun but a little too long
-- qwerfgh on 1/18/2017 9:45:03 AM with a score of 5
very good story, the lack of endings i guess is sad, but it was very fun. i liked some of the deaths, and made me laugh a bit, i have no idea why. i like it and the story makes up for the endings, truly great. all throughout i didnt know if i was good or bad, and thats why its so good.
-- joggy135 on 1/4/2017 7:27:09 AM with a score of 40
A good story! I would love for a part two to be made...
-- Chickdove on 12/30/2016 11:34:59 PM with a score of 35
Love it! A little optionless, though.
-- happystory on 12/18/2016 4:50:50 PM with a score of 30
Wow. That was a very good game. At the end, I was like MY LIFE IS COOL!
-- Pony23xmas on 12/18/2016 12:12:32 PM with a score of 25
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