The Object

Player Rating6.21/8

"#53 overall, #4 for 2006"
based on 298 ratings since 10/26/2006
played 3,477 times (finished 329)

Story Difficulty2/8

"walk in the park"

Play Length5/8

"Not going to lose any sleep"

Maturity Level2/8

"choking hazard for children under 4"
Contains content that may not be suitable for persons under age 6. To compare to the movie rating system, this would be G.

The Object v2 - Known Bugs have been Fixed

You are one of the scientists examining an Object. The research is a joint government/military project, and you and your collegues have no idea where the Object came from. Your only orders are to examine it and find out what it is, and what it does. Each day you perform repetative tests on it, such as zapping it with lasers or bathing it in gamma radiation, but the Object just sits there doing nothing. Then one day, something wierd begins to happen.

This is my first published ChooseYourStory story. I just had a story idea and thought I would add some interactivity to it, though there isn't much interaction in this, so it's pretty linear. However, there are three spots in the game where you could die.

Player Comments

Although I found it exciting at parts, the ending I received was a bit boring and doesnt describe the object or the dream sequences, which was a big let down after all the hype and build up. Also not many choices or many different stories can be encountered in this story. It had a lot of potential but ultimately a waste of time.
-- SA3Tony on 9/7/2011 9:20:20 PM with a score of 25
Interesting. Leaves it off at a bit of a mystery. Makes me wonder if there was a way to get an explanation if you play it differently, but as far as I can tell you can't. The only ending is the 'mysterious' ending.

I must say, it left me a little unsatisfied, but didn't leave me desiring a sequal, but an explanation.
-- Forge on 5/1/2011 4:22:55 PM with a score of 25
Great story, tsmpaul. Extremely creative and clever in the way it reads through. The small amount of choices didn't really matter as the story was so good, and the limited choices actually made perfect sense in the confines of this particular story. Excellent job! This is one of my favorites.
-- madglee on 10/31/2006 1:29:10 PM with a score of 25
Weird, but fun
-- ENDhakS on 4/20/2017 8:55:40 PM with a score of 25
Love it
-- Angela on 9/29/2016 2:05:55 PM with a score of 20
Well written but very linear. liked the mystery. But some answers would have been nice.
-- BigRonn77 on 9/1/2016 10:51:25 AM with a score of 25
Too little choices. Way too often their were say 3 choices, and the 5 pages where there was only one choice. I died by the way, although I purposely was pretty stupid :D
-- Battalion on 5/25/2016 1:48:36 PM with a score of 20
It's kind of like what would happen if you squished "Sphere" and "Groundhog Day" together, but even WEIRDER.
IT'S AWESOME!!! ??????
-- Anon. on 4/6/2016 8:15:21 AM with a score of 25
Great story! I liked the time loops. Nice job for a first!!
-- CurseOfTime on 2/25/2016 4:04:15 PM with a score of 25
I don't think the story should be interactive. Otherwise it was really cool.Just work on the ending, it was sorta disappointing.
-- Fakename on 1/31/2016 9:41:16 PM with a score of 25
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