My Top 10 List (Not In Order)
by Sami Preuninger - 10 games
Games I'd like to play
by Atropos - 10 games
intriguing games i want to play
by vincent - 20 games
by AmberShards - 6 games
"These are games with memorable stories, whose characters live long after the window has closed, and in which the puzzles are an integral part of the game. "
IF to learn with
by Emily Short - 6 games
"A few IF games are designed to be educational (and not only for children). This is a brief overview of the ones I've found most successful."
IF For Libraries
by pwaak - 11 games
"I have examined the licensing and reviews for these games. They all conform to the selection policy of a typical public library in Texas. Your mileage may vary. Academic libraries may consider this list conservative while school..."
Technically advanced IFs
by doppioslash - 3 games
"IFs that use bleeding edge programming techniques to generate the story/writing"
by @Johnnydjent - 1 game
"Games that I have not yet played, but will."
Recommended ADRIFT games
by Lumin - 14 games
"There is so much IF made with ADRIFT out there. Like with any platform a certain percentage of them are just plain...not good, but there are some really fun games out there too that the community is historically terrible about..."
Best superhero games
by MathBrush - 14 games
"These are games featuring superheros, with my thoughts on them. I haven't tried the Frenetic Five games yet."
by rainbowstreakedskies - 1 game
Hard puzzle and dungeon games, Zork I, II, and III
by WandWielder - 2 games
"Very cool. Has a good story with a nice description and background. One small problem is the lack of enemies you find during the underground..."
by akillam - 3 games
by streever - 6 games
"Games that have literary merit make this list. To be accepted, a game should: 1. Evoke deeper themes and meaning, without being blunt. 2. Consistently employ good writing, both in dialogue and descriptions. 3. Tell a rich story from..."
Delron Recommended ADRIFT Games
by Richard Otter - 9 games
"This is a list of my favourite ADRIFT games, which I consider are well worth a look."
by Steven - 8 games
A timeline of Lovecraftian horror
by MathBrush - 13 games
"Lovecraftian games are oddly overrepresented in IF, both among IF in general, and among great IF games. They seem to be a good fit for the exploratory form of parser IF. Most of these games hit up all of the big-ticket Lovecraft items:..."
Best fairytale/nursery rhyme games
by MathBrush - 18 games
"A selection of fairy tale games, nursery rhyme games, or games involving the Fair Folk. "
Best games ever
by Grueslayer - 1 game
"Best games ever"
by SpesKnight - 17 games
"Games that simulate something, not just IF stories but kind of management games made with IF engines"