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Doing things backwards - an IFDB Poll

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Games that take traditional IF tasks and puzzles, and do them backwards or subvert them in a clever way. Thanks to olethros on raif for the inverse puzzle idea.

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Zero Sum Game, by Cody Sandifer
3 votes
"Your mother says you have to undo your adventure" [+]... "It Doesn't Get Much More Subverted Than This" [+]... "You have to undo..." [+]...

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Janitor, by Peter Seebach and Kevin Lynn
3 votes
"Clean up for the next adventurer" [+]... "'Behind the scenes' of a zork-like, after the game has ended." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Enlightenment, by Taro Ogawa
2 votes
"The goal is to get rid of all your light sources." [+]... "Get rid of all..." [+]...

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Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy
1 vote
"Very clever mechanisms for returning items to original state - detailed and challenging game" [+]...

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Barsoom Adventure #1: The Lost City, by Susan Schnitger
1 vote
"Hoarding..." [+]...

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Keepsake, by Savaric
1 vote
"A comment would..." [+]...

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Beanstalk the and Jack, by David Welbourn
1 vote
"The story of Jack..." [+]...

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Winchester's Nightmare, by Nick Montfort
1 vote
"Instead of..." [+]...

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Inhumane, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"Dying is the objective" [+]...

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Spellcasting 101 - Sorcerers Get All The Girls, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"In "The Island..." [+]...

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