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I'm young enough to have quite missed the heyday of the commercial text adventure, but I've been a fan of the medium ever since I discovered the infamous Hitchhiker's Guide game in middle school. I play a lot of IF, do reviews sometimes, and have written one extremely short and terribly beginnerish piece (hopefully I will continue to hone my skills and create other, less terrible pieces in the future).
I don't tend to review unless I feel I have something to say that's significantly different from what's been said already, which is why I don't review terribly much. There are plenty of articulate people around stating opinions similar to mine, after all.
Interactive Fiction by The Xenographer
|Fingertips: Everything Is Catching On Fire, by E. Joyce (2012)|
This may be just one of the job hazards that you have to put up with in your line of work, but still, you're not really a big fan of apartments being set on fire. (Unless you're doing it, which is...
Hauntings, by E. Joyce (2011)
You've never met your new employer, and in his letters he was awfully vague about just what it was he wanted you to do. At the time, that didn't concern you very much - all that mattered was that...
Post-Christmas Letdown , by E. Joyce (2011)
(intro text) Itís December 26th. Your family has all gone home. Your apartment is a disaster. You have an eggnog hangover. You need to get ready for work. Too bad the Mouse King has parked himself...
The Presidential Pizza Plot, by E. Joyce (2013)
The Galactic President demands pizza, and as Rockstar Pizza's best (well, only) delivery guy, you are the only one who can undertake this dangerous interstellar task. Are you a bad enough dude to...
Starship Fabulous, by E. Joyce, Ayse Gursoy, and Chris Johnston (2013)
In Starship Fabulous: The Great Space Alien Dating Sim, you are a space marine, assigned to a trade vessel as they travel through dangerous space. But space is boring, so you decide to get to know...
Wedding Day, by E. Joyce (2014)
Your wedding ceremony will begin soon. You must prepare.
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Diversity in IF
- 28 votes for 16 games; created July 15, 2012
Most English-language IF that's set in something resembling the real world seems to deal with vaguely WASP-y types in the US, the UK,...
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, by Zoe Quinn, Patrick Lindsey, Isaac Schankler May 2, 2014
"Don't let the flippant-sounding title fool you; Depression Quest is in fact quite serious. The game goes through a series of vignettes in..." - See the full reviewThe House of Fear
, by Gwen Katz May 1, 2014
""The House of Fear" is an entry in a genre I haven't seen much of in IF: pure historical fiction (no speculative-fiction twists here),..." - See the full reviewhowling dogs
, by Porpentine June 29, 2013
"(This review was originally posted as part of the 2012 Semi-Official Xyzzy Reviews series, and focuses on the game's nomination in the..." - See the full reviewFirst Draft of the Revolution
, by Emily Short, Liza Daly and inkle June 29, 2013
"(This review was originally posted as part of the 2012 Semi-Official Xyzzy Reviews series, and focuses on the game's nomination in the..." - See the full reviewEurydice
, by Anonymous June 29, 2013
"(This review was originally posted as part of the 2012 Semi-Official Xyzzy Reviews series, and focuses on the game's nomination in the..." - See the full review
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