A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

My Lil Fanfic is the world's greatest/first/only/most wholesome fanfic writing simulator. Never before have players been able to experience the creative processes of an author of fan fiction so directly and so viscerally.[citation needed]


  • admiration and affirmation
  • nostalgia if you ever spent any time on fanfiction.net in the noughties
  • a responsive environment
  • so many meaningful choices, folks
  • "family friendly" and "saucy" (18+ only!) variants

Originally prototyped in 48 hours as part of Blushbox's Heartbeat Game Jam by:

jae - programming & everything not covered below

ruqiyah - wordsmith & fanfiction anthropologist

Juniper - love consultant & wordsmith

Nic Wechter - CG Artist

Further development by jae and ruqiyah.

Special Thanks to damon, george, saf, lexie, torbjorn, paul, Blushbox, Freeplay, NZ Games Festival, Playdate Popup and all our fanfic authors.


  • exhibited at the Australian games conventions AvCon (Adelaide) and Gammacon (Canberra).
  • shown at the National Young Writer's Festival as a last minute addition to Freeplay's Playful Spaces showcase.
  • demonstrated at SXSW as part of the Australia House Showcase and at GDC after the Romance and Sexuality in Games Roundtable.
  • shown at Playdate Popup 2018 in Los Angeles
  • exhibited at Wellington Museum as part of New Zealand Game Festival's Level Up Exhibition of Finalists for the NZ Game Awards.


Where is the family friendly Mac build? My children are crying.

The abyss ate it. This was very distressing for all involved so please do not inquire any further.

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date Aug 17, 2019
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
Authorsub4q, Jae Stuart
GenreInteractive Fiction
Made withUnity
TagsCasual, Comedy, Cute, fanfic, Life Simulation, Romance
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


MyLilFanfic_Saucy.zip 34 MB
MyLilFanfic_FamilyFriendly.zip 34 MB
MyLilFanficMac_Saucy.zip 38 MB

Install instructions

Please only download the "Saucy" build if you are 18+. We trust you.


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This was a fantastic little game and hilariously written!