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For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible innovation uses of 2015
by Brendan Patrick Hennessy - 19 votes for 19 games, last vote on March 8, 2016; created on February 12, 2016

"This is for suggesting games released in 2015 which you think might be worth considering for Best Use of Innovation in the XYZZY awards. This is not a zeroth-round nomination. The category will still be text-entry, and games not..."

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible multimedia uses of 2015
by Brendan Patrick Hennessy - 17 votes for 17 games, last vote on April 17, 2016; created on February 12, 2016

"This is for suggesting games released in 2015 which you think might be worth considering for Best Use of Multimedia in the XYZZY awards. This is not a zeroth-round nomination. The category will still be text-entry, and games not..."

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible settings of 2015
by verityvirtue - 39 votes for 39 games, last vote on April 10, 2016; created on February 11, 2016

"This is for suggesting settings from games released 2015 which you think might be worth considering for Best Setting in the XYZZY awards. This is not a zeroth-round nomination. The category will still be text-entry, and games not..."

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible puzzles of 2015
by verityvirtue - 14 votes for 13 games, last vote on April 30, 2016; created on February 11, 2016

"This is for suggesting puzzles from games released 2015 who you think might be worth considering for Best Individual Puzzle in the XYZZY awards. Leave a brief description of the puzzle in the comments. This is not a zeroth-round..."

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible PCs of 2015
by verityvirtue - 18 votes for 18 games, last vote on April 30, 2016; created on February 11, 2016

"This is for suggesting player characters from games released 2015 who you think might be worth considering for Best PC/Best Individual PC in the XYZZY awards. Leave the name (or namelessness) of the PC (or PCs) in the comment on your..."

For Your Consideration - XYZZY-eligible NPCs of 2015
by verityvirtue - 25 votes for 24 games, last vote on April 9, 2016; created on February 11, 2016

"This is for suggesting non-player characters from games released 2015 who you think might be worth considering for Best NPCs/Best Individual NPC in the XYZZY awards. Leave the name (or namelessness) of the NPC (or NPCs) in the comment on..."

Best Choicescript games
by MathBrush - 22 votes for 9 games, last vote on March 29, 2017; created on December 10, 2015

"I've only played a few choicescript games, but I loved Creatures Such as We, The Race, and Scarlet Sails. What can you recommend?"

IF guide for non-IF software
by frofroggy - 5 votes for 3 games, last vote on January 13, 2016; created on December 5, 2015

"I'm looking for IF with puzzles that are solved by literacy in a non-IF software tool. The story should communicate an experience that the user might have a hard time experiencing themselves without the IF providing a guiding narrative..."

Best Post-Comp Releases
by Anya Johanna DeNiro - 5 votes for 3 games, last vote on November 28, 2015; created on November 19, 2015

"Looking for games that did more than bug fixes or extra polishing in their post-IF Comp releases, but rather made substantial changes in scope or content for the better. It could be a middling Comp game made great or an already good game..."

Milking
by CMG - 17 votes for 14 games, last vote on October 16, 2017; created on November 18, 2015

"After playing Hard Puzzle by Ade McT, which centers around assembling a "milking stool" under rather sinister circumstances, it struck me how odd it can be to feature milking in a game. This poll is for any games that include or..."

Your favorite homebrew parser
by MathBrush - 12 votes for 10 games, last vote on May 30, 2017; created on October 25, 2015

"Homebrew games don't get a lot of love here, but some of them are pretty good. What is your favorite homebrew game?"

Hypertext stories that make heavy use of text transformations
by Bruno Dias - 16 votes for 13 games, last vote on February 15, 2016; created on October 20, 2015

"I'm looking for hypertexts that make heavy use of stretchtext and related effects to tell their story - Links that add, remove, or alter text within a passage. Swan Hill for instance makes heavy use of this, and my own work does too, but..."

Procedurally generated IF
by verityvirtue - 14 votes for 8 games, last vote on February 11, 2016; created on October 11, 2015

"Looking for IF which uses procedural generation (? I'm not a programmer) to derive its writing, story, etc."

Modern Text Adventures
by glaap - 2 votes for 2 games, last vote on November 12, 2015; created on October 6, 2015

"As I'm currently working on a game that tries to modernize the text adventure genre in a way that it gets closer to movies while still maintaining the idea that you just have a text interface, i'd like to do research on the most..."

La aventura legendaria.
by YoGGuex - No votes; created on September 26, 2015

"Una aventura épicamente legendaria. A pesar de ser una historia fantástica, debes jugar con completo realismo para pasar el juego."

Child-friendly CYOA (or other interface that's not traditional parser)
by blue/green - 10 votes for 8 games, last vote on December 9, 2015; created on September 13, 2015

"Most of the games I see on the "appropriate for children" lists are pure parser IF. Are there kid friendly games that have a more accessible interface? CYOA, hyperlink, hybrid parser--any interface that offers some help in figuring out..."

IF of yours you'd most recommend
by blue/green - 29 votes for 28 games, last vote on May 29, 2017; created on September 9, 2015

"If someone were going to play one IF you've written, which one would you recommend? This can be based on any criteria you choose: personal favorite, highest rated, most representative, most accessible, whatever. (You can always change..."

Misunderstood games
by MathBrush - 19 votes for 18 games, last vote on December 8, 2016; created on September 7, 2015

"I'm interested in games where the reviewers 'just don't get it', where part of the game that is essential or hidden got overlooked. I'm thinking of Scary House Amulet as a prime example, where a solid parody game is passed off as poorly..."

a game about a boy, which was sold together with a bound book (novel or short story)
by BearWithMe - 1 vote, last vote on September 1, 2015; created on September 1, 2015

"As a child I remember visiting my next door neighbor, who had a text adventure, which was sold together with a novel (i.e a real fictional book). The story was something about a boy, who perhaps lost his family, ran away from home or..."

Games that did it earlier
by Floating Info - 10 votes for 6 games, last vote on June 6, 2016; created on August 26, 2015

"What are some lesser known games that were first to have a feature that was later perfected by a more well known game?"
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