For your consideration: XYZZY-eligible Best Games of 2017
by MathBrush - 12 votes for 10 games, last vote on June 27, 2018; created on March 18, 2018
"This is for suggesting games released in 2017 which you think might be worth considering for Best Game in the XYZZY awards. This is not a zeroth-round nomination. The category will still be text-entry, and games not mentioned here will..."
I'm looking for magic games.Iím looking magic ames.
by Plover - 1 vote, last vote on March 11, 2018; created on March 7, 2018
"I wondered if there are magic game in zcode format."
I'm looking for games
by Plover - 1 vote, last vote on February 27, 2018; created on February 22, 2018
I'm looking for games that are in z-code format of adult interactive fiction
by Plover - No votes; created on February 22, 2018
"I've played I-0 and Blow Job Drifter, but I was wondering are there any other AIF games in z-code format?"
I'm looking for adult interactive fiction in Z-code format
by Plover - No votes; created on February 22, 2018
"I'm just wondering if there are z-code AIF. i've played I-0, Blow Job Drifter, b I was just thinking, is there any other z-code aif around? "
by Boris - 2 votes for 2 games, last vote on April 10, 2018; created on January 22, 2018
"Once you've published your work, consider adding it to the IFDB."
The fat pig game
by Th3 FaT p1g - No votes; created on December 9, 2017
"Trying to get out of the house "
im looking for a awsome game with wizards
by kenzie da pirate - 10 votes for 7 games, last vote on February 10, 2018; created on December 8, 2017
"lava walking shoes are cool and i like unicorns"
games where you can create your own character/aspects of character
by Angharade - 10 votes for 8 games, last vote on March 14, 2018; created on October 28, 2017
"I'm curious if there are any IF games where you can create your own character. I'm more interested in parser games than point and click, but I'm open to exceptions if they merit a mention. Also games wherein your actions change..."
"IF with, wings of poesy"
by A. I. Wulf - 5 votes for 5 games, last vote on October 29, 2017; created on October 26, 2017
"I would like to explore the IF works with a pinch of poetry. I want to find the IF games with a good dose of emotions collected in tranquillity, heightened by wings of poesy."
Who Your PocketStory Version?
by RickAndress - No votes; created on October 25, 2017
Games with the best writing
by A. I. Wulf - 37 votes for 24 games, last vote on June 10, 2018; created on October 18, 2017
"Games are a new medium of art. It's still a maturing medium. But still some works May have succeeded in being truly classic in their writing. As an enthusiastic writer I need to know about the growth of IF in this field."
The absolute hardest non-broken games you've played
by MathBrush - 14 votes for 10 games, last vote on November 17, 2017; created on September 23, 2017
"After reading Jason Dyer's post on his excellent adventure blog (at bluerenga.wordpress.com) about the hardest adventure ever (which I haven't tried yet, but want to!). Everyone has a game that they've experienced that is just absolutely..."
IF about human beings
by namekuseijin - 44 votes for 28 games, last vote on July 13, 2018; created on September 13, 2017
"I'm looking for IF about human beings and human struggles in a more or less common setting. No zombies, vampires, orcs, demons, robots, slimy aliens, gods or monsters of any kind; just plain human beings please. Yes, I know many works..."
Best text effects (parser, Twine, other)
by MathBrush - 8 votes for 6 games, last vote on September 23, 2017; created on August 30, 2017
"What games have you played with great text effects (animations or styling or so on)?"
by jakomo - 4 votes for 3 games, last vote on May 22, 2018; created on August 1, 2017
"What games best evoke the psychedelic/hallucinogenic feelings of using DMT/Mescaline/LSD/Ayahuasca etc ?"
Trying to find a good comedy.
by H. W. Wiliams - 27 votes for 17 games, last vote on December 3, 2017; created on July 31, 2017
"I'm hoping to find a good comedy IF title. I've been away for a while and want a good laugh before I head back to work. Any suggestions? "
Personal Taste and the Process of Selecting IF
by juliaofbath - No votes; created on July 30, 2017
"I would like to determine how IFDB members select new IF games to play/texts to read. Is your taste informed by lists, polls, or the algorithm based on user ratings that recommends further material? Please let me know! This is an..."
Maintained Hall of Fame / High score list
by Denk - 15 votes for 13 games, last vote on August 11, 2018; created on July 27, 2017
"Maintained Hall of Fame or high score list is a great idea. Let's list those games where a maintained hall of fame/high score list is accessible, either within the game or online."
Canonicity and IF
by juliaofbath - 156 votes for 42 games, last vote on July 24, 2018; created on July 27, 2017
"I'm interested in determining whether or not a clear canon has emerged within the world of IF/hypertext. Of course, there is a clear critical opinion regarding which works belong to this tentative canon, but I'm interested in what..."