The Curse of Deacon Brodie

Play Interactive Fiction Online...Old Edinburgh Style!

Welcome to the Curse of Deacon Brodie – a traditional text-based, interactive fiction game written by Colin Myers and set in Edinburgh during the year 1788.  The game is played entirely online and will see you take on the role of Thomas McWilliams - the innocent man who has been framed for a series of crimes he didn’t commit by none other than the dastardly Deacon Brodie - do you have what it takes to shake of the curse of Deacon Brodie and clear your name?

Famous Old Edinburgh Locations

Explore eighteenth century Edinburgh as you wander freely around the famous old town, visiting the places you have come to know and love.  Every location in the game is described in vivid detail, providing a truly immersive game environment.

Interactive Characters

Interact freely with the characters in the game as you wander the cobbled old streets and closes.  Communicate with the people you meet on your travels as you look to clear your name (and even have some laughs along the way!)

Fun For All

Enjoy a traditional text-based adventure without the hassle of working out controls or using hardware – simply type some commands into your browser and experience the joy of interactive fiction.  Click here for full instructions and the story.

Access The Game

Pay once and enjoy unlimited access to play the game online exclusively via this website for as long as you like!  Why not play with your partner and enjoy the game together?  Alternatively play for free with a CMP Online Membership!

Play The Game

PRICE:  £5.99

Once you have paid, you can play the game as many times as you like, as often as you like! 

Click here to read the game story and instructions.  Click the button below to pay for access to the game:


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Gift Access To The Game!

The Curse of Deacon Brodie Gift Voucher – £5.99

Why not gift someone access with this personalised Gift Voucher, sent instantly via email?

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Hints & Tips – £2.99

This PDF is packed full of hints and tips that should provide you a helping hand and maybe just what you need to crack some of the puzzles in the game. This is not a complete solution and is designed to help you along, organised into hints and tips for each location in the game.

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Complete Solution – £3.99

This PDF provides the complete solution, walking you through the game from start to finish, in the most efficient and quickest way possible. This is not to be used lightly and there is no going back when you have all the answers in front of you!  But if you are REALLY stuck and REALLY need help…

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