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Vivid games - an IFDB Poll

by Jeff Sonas
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I'm looking for games that evoked strong feelings or strong mental images that stayed with you long after you finished the games.

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Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
10 votes
"Creepy. Kept me jumping for weeks." [+]... "Lovecraftian chills." [+]... "Menacing..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Photopia, by Adam Cadre
8 votes
"The greatest IF game ever made." [+]... "Emotions,..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Worlds Apart, by Suzanne Britton
5 votes
"I love how this story plays with your perception of time and memory." [+]... "Memorably-rendered..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
5 votes
"Floyd!" [+]... "Floyd++" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
4 votes
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Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
4 votes
"Spooky and beautiful" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
4 votes
"Infocom's finest hour." [+]... "The burned..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Babel, by Ian Finley
4 votes
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August, by Matt Fendahleen
3 votes
"This PC will stay with me for a long time." [+]... "Not very..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Moonlit Tower, by Yoon Ha Lee
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... "Mystery and sheer..." [+]...

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The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
2 votes
"Many memorable devices" [+]... "...particularly..." [+]...

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Vespers, by Jason Devlin
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
2 votes
"Some one-liners are really vivid and creepy." [+]... "A closetful of skeletons" [+]...

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Shade, by Andrew Plotkin
2 votes
"Claustrophobic..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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howling dogs, by Porpentine
2 votes
"Contains..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Exhibition, by Ian Finley
2 votes
"Surprisingly very moving..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
2 votes
"A (broken) snapshot of the GUE." [+]... "The Dungeon..." [+]...

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Starcross, by Dave Lebling
2 votes
"Haunting..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson
1 vote
"Black remains one..." [+]...

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CYBERQUEEN, by Porpentine
1 vote
"The strong..." [+]...

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Domicile, by John Evans
1 vote
"I know I'm alone..." [+]...

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Metamorphoses, by Emily Short
1 vote
"Has a Myst-like..." [+]...

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Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
1 vote
"Hard-boiled, claustrophobic" [+]...

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Dangerous Curves, by Irene Callaci
1 vote
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9:05, by Adam Cadre
1 vote
"You'll never look..." [+]...

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So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"The autumnal..." [+]...

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For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
1 vote
"The moment when..." [+]...

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Spellbreaker, by Dave Lebling
1 vote
"A jigsaw of..." [+]...

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