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AmberShards

The Gothic South

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Member since October 17, 2007
Last visited July 13, 2012
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I write IF, have played quite a bit of IF, and regularly beta-test up-and-coming games.

However, don't expect me to pull any punches if I don't care for your game. I will not.

Also, don't expect me to join your clique or accept the status quo because it is the status quo. Again, I will not.

Lastly, don't think that voting down my reviews, slandering me, or hating my games will shut me up, slow me down, or make me disappear.

I will be throwing flowers on your grave, because I will outlast you.

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Interactive Fiction by AmberShards

Building, by Poster (2005)
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Enduring Games - 6 items   October 28, 2007
These are games with memorable stories, whose characters live long after the window has closed, and in which the puzzles are an integral...

Fun Games - 6 items   October 24, 2007
These are games which are entertaining but not enduring. Play them to enjoy a spot of diversion.

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Reviews by AmberShards

Hauntings, by E. Joyce   November 13, 2011
"Sometimes, although rarely, less is more. Hauntings shows that the old advertising bromide is occasionally right -- it has just enough..." - See the full review

The Last Dark Day, by Bob Reeves   September 10, 2011
"Despite the Romantic sensibilities of the title, The Last Dark Day is anything but a Romantic, Gothic tour-de-force. It is a small,..." - See the full review

Growing Up, by Andrew Van Deventer   September 2, 2011
"Growing Up, in its understated pathos, is a game that could have been great. It still could be, if the author wanted to go back and do a..." - See the full review

Run for the Oregon Legislature!, by Eva Schweber   July 16, 2011
"I have to admit that I was hesitant to play this game, and even more hesitant once I had cruised over to the web site. I was expecting a..." - See the full review

Adventure Time, by Derek O'Neill   July 3, 2011
"You know you're in for rough waters when the very first screen of a game drops the f-bomb on you. As you might expect, things don't get..." - See the full review

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AmberShards's Play Lists

Played Games

All Alone, by Ian Finley
Hauntings, by E. Joyce
Dr. Kong In: Plan DSDS From Practice Space, by Two Guys From The Other Bar
Zork LXIX: The Great Underground Hot Dog, by Bob Reeves
The Last Dark Day, by Bob Reeves

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Wish List

Offering, by Richard Smyth
The Subtropical Server Room, by Andrew Schultz
Don't Pee Yourself!, by Hulk Handsome
Blind, by Andrew Metzger
Tutorial, by Nereare

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"Not Interested" List

Antifascista, by Greg Farough
STARSHIT, by Porpentine
Hors Catégorie, by Chris Calabro and David Benin
The Garlic Cage, Episode I, by Taro for writing , NOM3RCY for programing
When Help Collides, by J. D. Berry

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