Cold Iron is a piece of interactive fiction created by Andrew Plotkin. The game was created with Inform 7 and is available as freeware Z-code. Interpreters are available for a wide variety of platforms, and the game can also be played online using a web browser.
The protagonist is looking for an axe, recalling fairy tales while walking around in search of it.
17th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2011)
2011 XYZZY Awards
Winner: Best Individual Puzzle