Read the instructions, then click "Next" to start the interactive game. When you're done, scroll to the bottom of the page to read more about the history behind the game.
Want to Know more about the REal Case?
Click below to learn about the path that historical residents of Northampton took through the events depicted in the game. Did they make the same choices as you? Knowing more of the facts, what would you have done differently?
Want to know More about Witchcraft in the 1600s?
More Links and Resources:
Some suggestions about books on witchcraft trials can be found by clicking the link immediately above. They include but are not limited to:
- Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England by John Putnam Demos
- In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 by Mary Beth Norton
- The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England by Carol F. Karlsen
Additional resources and primary sources available courtesy of the Mary (Bliss) Parsons Witchcraft project, a collaboration between the Center for Educational Software Development, UMass Amherst, and Historic Northampton.