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Best IF Titles - an IFDB Poll

by Fredrik
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No doubt you have played some great games with great titles, or been disappointed to find games with great titles that did not hold up to expectations. What are the best titles of IF? They can be funny, elegant, evocative, or whatever else you find appropriate.

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A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
9 votes
"Caught me up and kept me deeply spellbound. " [+]... "Very evocative title" [+]... "Great title" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Kids, don’t eat your Halloween candy without having your parents inspect it first because there are SICKOS out there who will put RAZOR BLADES in it and you will CUT YOUR MOUTH and GET A POISONED INFECTION and DIE, all from eating your candy early. So don’t do that., by Dan Shiovitz
7 votes
"omg! this is hilarious" [+]... "Just brilliant!" [+]... "I like the title" [+]... "Lots of games..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Pick Up The Phone Booth And Die, by Rob Noyes
6 votes
"Great usage of medium" [+]... "The joke has..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
6 votes
"Excellent atmosphere, well implemented" [+]... "Deep and immersive" [+]... "Utterly captivating atmosphere." [+]... "One of best IF ever" [+]... "Engrossing, terrific fun, creepy!" [+]... "I was wondering what the hell is a Anchorhead." [+]...

Fredrik says: None of the voters' comments for this game implies anything regarding the important thing about this poll, namely the TITLE as such.

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Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
5 votes
"Great..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Alabaster, by John Cater, Rob Dubbin, Eric Eve, Elizabeth Heller, Jayzee, Kazuki Mishima, Sarah Morayati, Mark Musante, Emily Short, Adam Thornton, Ziv Wities
5 votes
"Very satisfying and good for newcomers" [+]... "Alabaster works as a title on a number of different levels, the simplest of which is Snow Swhite being described, in several versions of the tale, as having "alabaster skin."" [+]... "Taken on its own,..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Space Aliens Laughed at my Cardigan, by Andre M. Boyle
5 votes
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Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
5 votes
"Wonderful flow..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Twelve Heads of St. John the Baptist, by Jake Wildstrom
4 votes
"Awesome title. Enough said." [+]... "Made me want to play. Good speed-if effort too." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "That sounds..." [+]...

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Leather Goddesses of Phobos, by Steve Meretzky
4 votes
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The Meteor, The Stone And A Long Glass Of Sherbet, by Graham Nelson (as Angela M. Horns)
3 votes
(No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... "The title might..." [+]...

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All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
3 votes
"Mysteriously dark" [+]... "The title is a..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

Fredrik says: Isn't the title grammatically incorrect? I seems to make no sense to me.

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Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis, by One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard
3 votes
"Lascivious, intelligent, brilliant." [+]... "If you know Latin..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Party Arty, Man of La Munchies, by Jonathan Blask
3 votes
"Cringy puns work for me!" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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A Freak Accident Leaves Seattle Pantsless, by Christopher Huang
3 votes
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Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
3 votes
"It's Trinity! " [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Guess the Verb!, by Leonard Richardson
2 votes
"Funny interpretation of an IF criticism commonplace" [+]... "It takes guts to name a game after a common gripe" [+]...

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To Hell in a Hamper, by J. J. Guest
2 votes
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Kids Shouldn't Have to Save The World, by Marnie Parker
2 votes
"No clue about the game, but ..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The King of Shreds and Patches, by Jimmy Maher
2 votes
"Excellent! Love this title." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Ballyhoo, by Jeff O'Neill
2 votes
"Seems humble, but ..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Augmented Fourth, by Brian Uri!
2 votes
"Witty and entertaining, this is a story for the ages!" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Risorgimento Represso, by Michael J. Coyne
2 votes
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Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer, by Dennis Drew
2 votes
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Wearing the Claw, by Paul O'Brian
2 votes
"The title is..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
1 vote
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Polearn, by Anonymous
1 vote
"I haven't played..." [+]...

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Acid Whiplash, by Ryan Stevens and Cody Sandifer
1 vote
"that's basically what the game is: a thrashing ride through a hallucinatory world" [+]...

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Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
1 vote
"Sets up the primary game mechanic in two words" [+]...

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Voodoo Castle, by Alexis Adams
1 vote
"Eclectic, evocative and simple" [+]...

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Attack of the Yeti Robot Zombies, by Øyvind Thorsby
1 vote
"Gives you a good..." [+]...

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Reference and Representation: An Approach to First-Order Semantics, by Ryan Veeder
1 vote
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The Crescent City at the Edge of Disaster, by Emily Short
1 vote
"Such an imposing..." [+]...

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Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
1 vote
"Classic& fun!" [+]...

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Tales of the Traveling Swordsman, by Mike Snyder
1 vote
"Classic image" [+]...

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Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin
1 vote
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Journey to Alpha Centauri (In Real Time), by Julian Fleetwood
1 vote
"The title is a warning" [+]...

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Lord Bellwater's Secret, by Sam Gordon
1 vote
"Marvelous title. " [+]...

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Galatea, by Emily Short
1 vote
"Amazing NPC interactions-- a must-play" [+]...

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Banana Apocalypse and the Rocket Pants of Destiny, by Emily Short
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Babel, by Ian Finley
1 vote
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