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Create Your Own Story

Create Your Own Story is a wiki that thrives on a kind of Interactive Fiction called Choose Your Own Adventure stories. CYOA's are stories where the reader assumes the role of the main character. On each page, you make a choice that decides how the story should progress. If you don't see an option that you would like to pursue, click the Edit Tab on the top of the page and add a new path to the page then write in your own story for the character.

Please note that this site is specifically for Create Your Own Stories with the ability to select from different choices. If you decide to post a story that has no choices, your story will be deleted as such stories are not appropriate.

We currently have 118,352 articles.

Getting Started

If you're new to this site, please read our Tutorial to learn how to edit stories. Please do not add new stories to the Main Page. Add new stories to the sub-pages for each story type below. New stories added to the Main Page will be removed from the Main Page post haste.

If you want to practice editing, you should do so on the Sandbox.

The Rules

Here is a list of the rules. Follow them, or else you will be banned. It is also recommended to read the tutorial.

  • Rule 1: No underage sex. If any underage sex is found then the writer will be banned without any chance to appeal.
  • Rule 2: Do not vandalize the wiki, story pages, category pages, user pages, talk pages, index pages, user talk pages, etc. In short, do not vandalize anything.
  • Rule 3: Always categorize your pages. If you don't, after enough warnings, you will be banned.
  • Rule 4: If you create a link, and it leads to another page, change your link, not the other page.
  • Rule 5: Do not modify the main page to a large extent.
  • Rule 6: Do not substantially change someone else's page without their authorization. Adding a few things, okay. Adding options, no problem. Completely re-writing another page, no. How would you like it if someone did that to your work?
  • Rule 7: Well, if you have any questions, or need to know something, leave a message at User talk:Platypus.

*Warning, rules may be updated or modified at any time. Please check back here time to time if you feel the need.

Etiquette and Other Useful Info

  • Stories with the (Public) tag are stories that are meant to be edited and added to at any time. Please adhere to any notes listed on the story's entree.
  • Stories with the (Private) tag are stories that are only to be worked on and added to by the original author or the current primary author. Please refrain from editing these stories without receiving express permission of the original author.
  • Stories with the (Do Not Edit) tag are not to be edited at all (except perhaps to fix spelling, grammar, or link errors).
  • Stories with the (Abandoned) tag are stories that have apparently been abandoned by the original author. They haven't been worked on in at least 6 months and may be "claimed" by another author who becomes the current primary author. If that author stops working on the project, then the abandoned tag is reapplied. Note: The original author may still return, and thus their decisions take precedence if that proves to be the case.

Tips

  • If you don't care enough about your writing to attempt to use proper grammar or spelling, chances are that people won't care to read it. If grammar isn't your strong suit, you may want to look over some Grammatical Tips.
  • Don't give too many options when starting a new story and leave half of them redlinked. Focus on a small number of story threads at first.
  • Outline a general plan for what the intention of your story is when you start it, what genre it belongs to and what themes it has.
  • As alternative to plain formatting for your story, you may try using Italics to write the Narration, regular Font for character Dialogue and Bold for Character/Item/Location names or important developments. Example: As you walked through the Forest, you heard a young girl calling out for you. "Jack! Wait for me! I have a gift for you!" Kate runs up to you and gives you the MacGuffin. Whatever style you choose, try to keep it consistent throughout the story.
  • If you are having difficulty spacing out paragraphs, you can use <br>, which works as a line-break.
  • Don't inject crude humor into a story that's intended to be played straight.
  • The characterization of the protagonist, whatever he or she receives, should be consistent from choice to choice. If the protagonist chooses to kill someone and feels a great amount of guilt and regret over it, do not put in a choice where he/she later brags about killing that person unless there is some internal or external justification for it.
  • If you are writing about a franchise such as Dungeons and Dragons or Star Wars, please do some basic research on the setting of the franchise. If, for example, you are writing about a story that is set in the Forgotten Realms world, please do not mention Pelor as while he is a Dungeons and Dragons god, he does not exist in Forgotten Realms. Ilmater, Lathander, and Torm are gods in the Forgotten Realms setting and are acceptable enough to switch with Pelor, as mentioned in the Forgotten Realms 3.5 edition of the Campaign Setting rulebook.
  • Please categorize the pages in your story. For example, if your story is called "The Story", then please add [[Category:The Story]] to each new page you create for your story.

Useful Links

General Discussion

To-Do List

Tools for the Trade

Tutorial

Learn the Ropes (Needs some cleaning up and improvement).

Sandbox

Test out your editing skills.

Ideas, Pitches, & Proposals

Got an idea for a story, challenge, or meta-game? Go ahead and start it! If you don't have the time or skills to write your idea down, feel free to post the idea in here (the linked page) so that someone else who likes the idea can come along and build off of it.

Help Wanted

Need help with a story? Need some quick and unofficial feedback? This is the place to discuss it!

The Hall of Reviews

Need to post official feedback on a story? Look in here and post it!

Stories & Games

Featured Works

Stories that are chosen for the spotlight based on length, plot, how well it fits together, and overall quality. Will be rotated out fairly regularly.

Popular Works

Stories that everyone likes to read, have been featured many times, or were at one point on the front page.

Recently Updated Works

Stories that were updated within the last couple of months.

Up & Coming Works

Stories with less than 50 pages and/or stories that were started within the last two years, that are regularly being worked on and updated.

Abandoned Stories

Stories that haven't been updated in a while. Feel free to retrieve stories from here and put them back on the appropriate story-type page if you get inspired and add to one.

Meta-Games

For games that poke fun at or deal with reading stories on CYOS.

CYOS Drinking Game || 0 Pages || (Public) (Teen/Adult, though you can play with soda or water if you're under the minimum age for drinking alcohol.)


All Stories

Grants access to subpages that contain all stories of a particular Rating or Genre.

Sample Stories

Family-Friendly Stories

FOR ALL AGES: Suitable for anyone with Basic Reading Level skills. Please keep these G-PG and remove any other content that exceeds this.


Goosebumps in Horrorland || 78 Pages ||
Kalew || 72 Pages ||
Madman's Mansion || 67 Pages || (Public)
Percy Jackson: The Adventures of a Demigod || 66 Pages ||
The Kitty in the Window || 73 Pages ||
Visiting the Zoo || 163 Pages ||



All Family-Friendly Stories

PG-13 Stories

FOR 10+: For more advanced readers. Please keep these G to PG-13 and remove any content that exceeds this.


Avast! A Pirate Story || 189 Pages || ←Currently featured! Contact me Before Editing
Crusader || 11 Pages || ←Currently Featured!
Crusader 2: Paladin || 11 Pages ||
DARKNESS || 128 Pages ||
Dead Kid || 140 Pages ||
Fantasy Quest || 160 Pages ||
Quest of the Magician || 13 Pages ||
Subject 413 || 120 Pages || (Public)
The Many Rooms || 223 Pages ||
Transylvanian Terror || 159 Pages || (Public)



All PG-13 Stories

Quizzes and Challenges

Not actually stories, but a chance to test your knowledge (or your luck):


A Quizzy Show || 11 Pages ||
CYOS Wiki Quiz || 31 Pages || (Public)
Digimon Quizo'! || 40 Pages ||
Guess What Country The City Is In || 2 Pages || (Public)
Quiz Show || 23 Pages ||
Rock, Paper, Scissors || 50 Pages ||
Rock, Paper, Scissors 2 || 182 Pages ||
The Video Game Quiz || 34 Pages ||
The Video Game Quiz 2 || 65 Pages ||
Trivia Time || 13 Pages ||
Video Games || 57 Pages ||
Video Game Trivia I || 13 Pages ||



All Quizzes and Challenges

Mature Stories

Content normally found in R-rated movies; no explicit sexual content or sadistic violence:


Agent Black || 90 Pages || (Public)
Segon || 110 Pages ||
Battle Royale || 200 Pages || (Public)
Katarina's Adventures || 83 Pages || (Do Not Edit)
Remember || 83 Pages || ←Previously Featured! (Do Not Edit) Without Permission
Resident Evil || 105 Pages || (Public)
Escape from Syria || 194 Pages || ←Currently Featured!
Spongebob's Day Off || 126 Pages ||



All Mature Stories

Adult Stories

18+ Only. Do not read these stories if you are underage or if you are offended by adult material.




STORIES PAST THIS LINE HAVE ADULT THEMES AND SEVERE LANGUAGE.
IF THOSE KIND OF THINGS OFFEND YOU, DO NOT PASS THIS LINE.


Smutty Sex Romp || 17,864 Pages || ←Currently Featured! (Public)-For experienced writers with a firm grasp of grammar and spelling only. Any contributions with poor grammar will be immediately deleted.
Rampage || 4,175 Pages || ←Currently Featured! (Public)-but any contributions with poor grammar will be immediately deleted.
Star Wars: The Complete Erotic Saga || 2,014 Pages || (Public)
+Infinity || 1,475 Pages || (Public)
High School || 1,516 Pages || (Public) Please be creative and disgusting and ridiculous. I wouldn't even mind this turning into a "No One Should Read These."
Dungeons and Dragons || 1,316 Pages || (Public)
Birthday Bottom Boy's Blackout Bar-night || 1,069 Pages || (Do Not Edit)
Good son || 977 Pages || (Public)
Furry World || 1,072 Pages || (Public)
Hot and Horny || 934 Pages || (Public) Please edit!
You Are An Orc || 980 Pages || (Public)
The Humiliation of Katie || 689 Pages || (Public)
Oops! You're Naked! || 715 Pages || (Public)
The Devil's Daughter || 655 Pages || (Public)
Ongoing Story || 617 Pages ||
The End of the World || 573 Pages || (Public)
The Life of a Medieval Princess || 489 Pages || (Public) - but please read the Princess Editor's Guide.
College Girls || 483 Pages || (Public)
Blackmailed || 431 Pages || (Public)
Girl Scout Camp || 430 Pages || (Public)
Interracial Extravaganza || 404 Pages || (Public)
Game of Thrones Fantasy || 364 Pages || (Public)



All Adult Stories




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