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Marshal Tenner Winter

Truth or Consequences, NM

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Member since October 15, 2012
Last visited October 17, 2018
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"The Alan Smithee of Interactive Fiction"

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Interactive Fiction by Marshal Tenner Winter

The Bibliophile, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2014)
(10 ratings)
“Azathoth is a cosmic horror; a force outside of known physics, Higgins.” Doctor Coffey explains, “It is the embodiment of chaos and destruction and now Dennison has found a way to bring this...

A Castle of Thread, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2017)
(7 ratings)
Your family is known to be expert language keepers in your village. Your specialty is an ancient, dead language called Ixteesh. You never thought it would be useful for much of anything, but then...

Castronegro Blues, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2013)
(11 ratings)
You listen to the dame on the other end of the phone as she finishes her plight. "My brother has gone missing. I want you to find him." You promised yourself a vacation, but this broad sounds a bit...

Dark Carnival, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2013)
(7 ratings)
There have been unexplained murders and disappearances at a seemingly innocent amusement area just north of Providence, Rhode Island. Due to your strange investigations in the past, you are the one...

Fallout Shelter, by Marshal Tenner Winter (as Histroy Gloam) (2014)
(9 ratings)
"Screw the world!" you said to yourself as you slammed shut the hatch door. You leave behind a tenure at the local college, an estranged ex-wife, and nothing but contempt for a town that basically...

Ill Wind, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2013)
(6 ratings)
Your friend and fellow private dick, Jack Sullivan, has telegrammed you saying he's onto something big while investigating the Lanzetti murder and desperately needs your help. So here you are, two...

Jesse Stavro's Doorway, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2014)
(12 ratings)
Jordan is looking for his friend, Jesse, who is in hiding from the government. Picking up the trail, he discovers that Jesse is following the Grateful Dead on tour, but as Jordan immerses himself...

The Sueño, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2015)
(13 ratings)
Low on income, you've signed up for a sleep study to test a new medication; one that supposedly causes lucid dreams. What you'll learn, however, is that much more will be revealed on The Sueño.

The Surprising Case of Brian Timmons, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2013)
(21 ratings)
You listen to the old broad on the other end of the phone as she finishes her plight. "Brian has gone insane. I've had to have him committed.", she tells you. You haven't seen Brian Timmons in...

The Train To Abaddon, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2014)
(5 ratings)
A very short steampunk adventure! Try to unlock all 7 achievements!

The Vanishing Conjurer, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2013)
(5 ratings)
You wish you were doing almost anything else than having dinner with this bloviating douchebag. Still, it's a potential client. Maybe you should hear what he has to say. . .

The Voodoo You Do 2, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2014)
(8 ratings)
The casket opens and the pitch blackness is replaced with the sight of the moon; full in the night sky. Then, someone leans over, facing you and smiling a lunatic grin. He wears a dirty black top...

The Voodoo You Do, by Marshal Tenner Winter (2013)
(16 ratings)
You've found the crossroads where you were told you would finally meet Papa Legba himself; the intermediary between this world and the next.

Zorkian Stories 1: G.U.E., by Marshal Tenner Winter (2012)
(14 ratings)
Finally making it to the Eastlands, you find a shaft leading to the depths of the Great Underground Empire where, supposedly, lost treasures that have been forgotten for centuries are waiting to be...

Recommended Lists by Marshal Tenner Winter

My Favs - 5 items   November 18, 2012
These are my current favorite IFs.

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Polls by Marshal Tenner Winter

For Your Frickin' Amusement! - 15 votes for 14 games; created February 1, 2015
Looking for NON-INFOCOM titles that include a "for your amusement" or a "have you tried?" section. plz k thx

Best Endings - 26 votes for 18 games; created March 6, 2013
I need help with my endings in my works so I'm asking for any suggestions for games that have great finales, denouements, and/or...

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Reviews by Marshal Tenner Winter

Psycho Soccer Coach, by Quatloo Games   February 8, 2018
"If this game is "interactive fiction" then I'm Pelé."

Lost in the Pages, by Adrao, Cecilia Rosewood, Felicity Banks, Sashira   September 17, 2017
"Wasn't this the plot of the movie The Pagemaster starring Macaulay Culkin?"

It's best not to think about it anyway, by Dylan W. Birdosaur   May 19, 2015
"Okay, I've decided I was a bit rough in my review. But I just wish people would try harder with their works before uploading them to..." - See the full review

Garden of Steven, by Soda51   May 7, 2015
"It's not a story, it's not a game. It's not anything. It's crap. This review has nothing to do with the content (?) of the game. I guess..." - See the full review

Temple of Apshai (TRS-80 Version), by John Connelley, Jon Freeman and Jeff Johnson   July 6, 2014
"How is this interactive fiction? Don't get me wrong, I liked the game as a kid. But this ain't no IF."

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Marshal Tenner Winter's Play Lists

Played Games

Illuminismo Iniziato, by Michael J. Coyne
Risorgimento Represso, by Michael J. Coyne
Going Down, by Hanon Ondricek
Batman is Screaming, by Porpentine
Plan Your Son’s Funeral! , by ClickHole

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Wish List

Thanksgiving Adventure, by D.B.T
Lydia's Heart, by Jim Aikin
18 Rooms to Home, by Carolyn VanEseltine
Old fogey, by Simon Deimel
To Hell in a Hamper, by J. J. Guest

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Marshal Tenner Winter's Club Memberships

The Interactive Fiction Faction joined January 10, 2015