*Shade* is interactive fiction a classic text adventure. No graphics! No point-and-click! You type your commands, and read what happens next.*Shade* is a snack-sized experiment in surrealism and psychological fear. It begins as a classic room escape scenario; but thats not how it ends.Play *Shade* if youre in the mood for a short trip into an uncertain, shifting environment that might just be a nightmare.- Fluid interface designed for comfortable typing and reading.- Achievements tracked through Game Center. Each reveals a new snippet of Death Valley Om installation art, specially written for this iOS release.- Pop-up palette of commonly used commands.- Includes a handy to do display tab (so you dont have to type READ LIST over and over).- Full support for VoiceOver (speech output) and dictation (speech input) on devices that offer these features.Suffice it to say that its extremely well crafted and very, very creepythis is mess with your head IF par excellence. Baf's Guide to Interactive FictionIt threatens ones ideas of the relationship between the player and the protagonist. It has entered the canon, as far as interactive fiction has one. Emily Short at PlayThisThing*Shade* won the XYZZY Award for Best Setting of 2000. A browser-playable version is also available (for free) on my web site.