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Artistic Games - an IFDB Poll

by WriterBob
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I'm interested in games that take the fiction of IF to new levels. These are not straightforward, plot driven games. Think instead of games that play like poetry, or games that focus on a character's revelation.

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Photopia, by Adam Cadre
16 votes
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Galatea, by Emily Short
15 votes
"created a new standard for characterization in IF" [+]... "mindblowingly different" [+]... "This is the game that really got me interested in IF." [+]... "Beautiful, emotional experience." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Rameses, by Stephen Bond
12 votes
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Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
7 votes
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The Space Under the Window, by Andrew Plotkin
5 votes
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Aisle, by Sam Barlow
5 votes
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De Baron, by Victor Gijsbers
5 votes
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Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
4 votes
"Infocom's finest hour." [+]... "Story and..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Exhibition, by Ian Finley
4 votes
"Fantastic, unique format." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
4 votes
(No comment) [+]... "Creates its world..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Moonlit Tower, by Yoon Ha Lee
3 votes
"Immersive, Haunting, Poetic, and Atmospheric" [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Very evocative,..." [+]...

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So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
3 votes
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A Fire Darkly: Chapter 1, by Louis Rakovich
2 votes
"Beautiful writing" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Deadline Enchanter, by Alan DeNiro
2 votes
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Everybody Dies, by Jim Munroe
2 votes
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Once, by Chris Klimas
2 votes
"a poetic glimpse into a blurry past" [+]... "I wish my dreams were like this game" [+]...

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Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
2 votes
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Six Stories, by Neil K. Guy
2 votes
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Mindwheel, by Robert Pinsky, William Mataga, Steve Hales
2 votes
"Not the best in its class, but an important historical precedent." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Glass, by Emily Short
1 vote
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A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
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1981, by Anonymous
1 vote
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Tapestry, by Daniel Ravipinto
1 vote
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Christminster, by Gareth Rees
1 vote
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Episode in the Life of an Artist, by Peter Eastman
1 vote
"Hilarious and Quirky" [+]...

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Sand-dancer, by Aaron Reed and Alexei Othenin-Girard
1 vote
"Completing the..." [+]...

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A Night Guest, by Valentine Kopteltsev
1 vote
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Photograph: A Portrait of Reflection, by Steve Evans
1 vote
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9:05, by Adam Cadre
1 vote
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On Optimism, by Tim Lane
1 vote
"emotional prose, symbolic content" [+]...

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rendition, by nespresso
1 vote
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Blue Chairs, by Chris Klimas
1 vote
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