You unfold the large tattered campaign world map upon the table, ready to explore the great unknown.
As you struggle upon deciding on a destination, you glance up to see you have been ambushed by a horde of goblins.
They strike at you… but before any of their weapons make impact with your body, a bright light shines from all around you and you are instantly teleported to a new location…
“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure”
Where should you go now?
Enchanted Forest of Entertainment
TV TROPES A database of devices and conventions that a writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members’ minds and expectations
CRACKED A funny article based website with new content added daily
OFF THE MARK A funny newspaper cartoon panel collection from artist Mark Parisi
SNOPES An regulary updated collection of urban legend references pages
MOVIE MISTAKES A database of mistakes found in film and television projects, with some books and games, and supplementary material covering trivia, quotes, DVD Easter eggs and movie trailers
Haunted Castle of Games
ARCHIVE.ORG Play emulated MS-Dos games, you can also embed your favourites into facebook, twitter or any other page you desire.
CBBC Great free games for older kids
CBEEBIES Free online games for children aged 0-6
COOL MATH GAMES A collection of games that have no violence and no empty action, just a lot of challenges that will make you forget you’re getting a mental workout!
MINICLIP Miniclip is known for having a large and varied collection of games
T.B. – JOUST Tudor Britain – An interactive demonstration of jousting in the court of Elizabeth I, by the Victoria and Albert Museum.
WHITE ENAMEL Play this fun and creepy interactive website.
Wizard’s Tower of Software
AUDACITY A popular free music and audio file editing tool
GIMP GNU Image Manipulation Program – A free powerful image editing tool. Tutorials can be found online
HANDBRAKE A free tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. MKV to MP4 etc
KOMPOZER A free website building program, similar to Dreamweaver
LIBRE OFFICE Free Microsoft Office style based programs. Can also save and open files in the popular Office formats
VLC PLAYER A free video/media watching software, popular for it’s built in codecs, stability and ease of use
YWRITER A free to use text document writing software, however this is styled on making it easier for a creative story write
BOOTABLE USB Rufus is a free utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc
MALWARE BYTES Malwarebytes’ longest standing piece of software comes in two versions, both for Windows. The Free version scans and cleans malware off infected computers, whilst the paid-for version provides proactive protection to prevent malware installing in the first place.
SPYBOT Spybot – Search & Destroy (S&D) is a free spyware and adware removal computer program. It scans the computer hard disk and/or RAM for malicious software.
Eldritch Swamp of Resources
GAME ICONS An ever growing collection of game related images, free for use in games, videos, websites etc
INCOMPETECH If you need free music for your YouTube videos, games, films or projects, where you get to keep the ad revenue…
IVONA Text to Speech service with over 50 different natural voices.
JOSH WOODWARD Another website offering music to download under the creative commons license, so you can use with YouTube videos or any other projects.
ONLINE OCR Upload a PDF document and convert it into a word document here.
PIXABAY Over 760,000 free images to use in your own projects.
RHYMING DICTIONARY Need to find out what words rhyme with each other? Check this out!
SMILEY FACES – ANIMATED A large collection of animated gif smiley faces to use
SOUNDBIBLE Alternatively If you need free sound effects for your YouTube videos, games, films or projects, where you get to keep the ad revenue…
SPECIAL CHARACTERS A collection of codes using ALT to type letters not normally found on the keyboard. ☺☻♥♦♣♠•◘○
PIXEL SPEECH BUBBLE GENERATOR Create your own speech bubble captions with this image generator.
TALKING AVATARS Use this demo from oddcast to see a talking avatar
Mystic Mountains of Game Creating Tools
TWINE 2 Twine 2 is a interactive story creator to make your own text adventures with. Online version here.
RPG PLAYGROUND Create your own role playing games easily without any programming knowledge
SPLODER This helps you to make your own free games online. Make your own arcade games, platformer games, spaceship shooters, or space adventure games.
GAMEFROOT Create and play games online and share them. Has lots of features and uses Blockly coding language
GDEVELOP Create your own HTML5 online games or desktop games with this downloadable software