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Shoot-a Story is a simple shooter made completely out of text. Can you survive wave after wave of classic literature?


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What's new in this version

Halloween is here again! Five new passages have been added to honour the spirit of the season and Bonfire Night: • The Legend of Sleepy Hallow • The Pit and the Pendulum • Beowulf • Hansel and Gretel • The Fifth of November Behind the scenes there's also been a complete rewrite of how the menus work, hopefully meaning the game will run smoother than before.


  • Twenty levels straight from classic literature, including Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice and Frankenstein
  • Six different fonts to play with
  • Destructible menus
  • Multiple control schemes (keyboard, controller, touch or tilt)
  • A secret level is hidden within, revealed to those who would prefer that the main menu was a bit blanker...

Additional information

Published by

Ellis Spice


Copyright © 2015, Ellis Spice

Developed by

Ellis Spice

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Approximate size

39.02 MB

Age rating

For all ages



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Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)

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