The Shortcut Home

A horror storygame by AppDude27

Commended by BerkaZerka on 9/21/2019 9:20:29 AM

Player Rating6.12/8

"#75 overall, #11 for 2015"
Based on 250 ratings since 09/18/2015
Played 2,824 times (finished 271)

Story Difficulty7/8

"Wade in shark infested water"

Play Length4/8

"A well spent lunch break"

Maturity Level6/8

"I'll need to see some identification"
Some material may be inappropriate for persons under age 16. If this were a movie, it would probably be between PG-13 and R.

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It was supposed to be your typical walk home from school. Take the shortcut through the woods. How difficult can that be, right? 

In this horrifying storygame, play the role of an adventurous teenage student, just trying to get home from school. 

Please DO NOT post your choices in the comments. Don't ruin the story for everyone else! If you would like to talk about the story, please refer to my forum posting, located in "The Parlor Room" section of the forums. Thank you!

Features:

-Butterfly effect choices that can change the course of what happens. 

-Will that item really be worth taking? Or will it hinder you later...

-Discover clues in your environment to help you survive the walk home.

-View all your choices in the end.

Update 6.1: 
-This is a MAJOR story re-working. If you have previously played The Shortcut Home, then consider playing it again! Major story backgrounds, characters, and information has been updated and changed. Any plot holes and story lore has been resolved. This may be the biggest Shortcut Home update yet! 

-Fixed minor grammatical errors.

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