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Felix Pleșoianu

Bucharest, Romania

Top 100 Reviewer
Member since March 18, 2011
Last visited February 20, 2017
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My claims to fame are designing the previous SPAG website in 2006, and being a judge in the French IFComp 2008. More recently, I developed Ramus, a CYOA authoring system. As a programmer, I find creating IF just as exciting as playing it, but I never authored anything serious. Nowadays I am more active around the MMO cousins of text adventures, a.k.a. MU*s.

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Interactive Fiction by Felix Pleșoianu

Catch That Cat, by Felix Pleșoianu (2010)
(2 ratings)
Ugh. Monday morning. You're still not recovered after the party two days ago, and you have an SMS from your wife: 'Will stay with mom for one more day. You take the cat to the vet.' Meh. ...

City of Dead Leaves, by Felix Pleşoianu (2016)
There's nothing left in your life. There's nothing left in anyone's life. Will he even remember you after all this time? Will he want you back? ...

Sabotage, by Felix Plesoianu (2006)
(1 rating)
Sabotage! is a set-piece story in a space opera setting. It was an entry in the IntroComp 2006.

Recommended Lists by Felix Pleșoianu

Unusual input schemes - 5 items   November 4, 2016
Nowadays most IF is either parser-based or else choice-based. But a few games occupy a space between the lines, so to speak. These are...

Puzzle-less or puzzle-light - 5 items   December 16, 2012
The relative importance of puzzles in IF is a matter of some contention. But there's no doubt that puzzleless IF *can* be great. Here are...

All-time favorites - 7 items   December 16, 2012
No common thread here... Turns out, I like all kinds of games. Even some puzzlefests.

Linear games - 5 items   December 16, 2012
The common wisdom holds that IF's greatest strength is the freedom it grants to the player (or at least the illusion thereof). Yet some...

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Polls by Felix Pleșoianu

IF created as a media tie-in - 19 votes for 14 games; created October 19, 2016
Hello, everyone. I'm looking for IF pieces originally created as media tie-ins (i.e. as promotion/extras for a bigger project). The plan...

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Reviews by Felix Pleșoianu

Click Faggot, by Christopher Kinniburgh   April 19, 2016
"Personal games have become increasingly popular as of late, due to a couple of factors: one, the democratization of accessible authoring..." - See the full review

Dragon Fate, by Kris Schnee   April 11, 2016
"You know, people who grew up with gamebooks, like I did, often wax nostalgic about the medium. It's not as common to see someone try and..." - See the full review

Untold Riches, by Jason Ermer   November 17, 2015
"A deceptively small and simple game, Untold Riches is an old-school puzzlefest with a backstory that seems to run on the Second-Hand..." - See the full review

The Hunt for the Gay Planet, by Anna Anthropy   April 7, 2013
"Having read Lesbian Pirates From Outer Space, I expected this game to be the poor man's version thereof, judging solely by the title. And..." - See the full review

A Martian Odyssey, by Horatiu Romosan   December 6, 2012
"I wanted to play A Martian Odyssey ever since I noticed it was apparently written by another Romanian author. Stupid reason, but there..." - See the full review

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Felix Pleșoianu's Play Lists

Played Games

ANATIDAEPHOBIA, by Peregrine Wade
Draculaland, by Robin Johnson
Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Ventilator, by Peregrine Wade
Point Blank Blank, by Christopher Huang

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Wish List

Space Police, by Marius Müller
Visualizing, by Marnie Parker
Labour's Letters Lost, by Christopher Huang

Felix Pleșoianu's Club Memberships

IFictionFR joined March 18, 2011