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2016 XYZZY Awards

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Series: XYZZY Awards

Official Web site: http://xyzzyawards.org/

Organizer(s): Sam Kabo Ashwell profile

Award date: July 23, 2017

Qualification opening date: January 1, 2016

Qualification closing date: December 31, 2016

Games and Awards

Best Game

Winner: Superluminal Vagrant Twin, by C.E.J. Pacian
Nominee: Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Nominee: Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Open Sorcery, by Abigail Corfman

Best Writing

Winner: Take, by Katherine Morayati (as Amelia Pinnolla)
Nominee: 500 Apocalypses, by Phantom Williams
Nominee: Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Open Sorcery, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: The Queen's Menagerie, by Chandler Groover
Nominee: Stone Harbor, by Liza Daly

Best Story

Winner: Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Open Sorcery, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: Stone Harbor, by Liza Daly
Nominee: Tangaroa Deep, by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Three-Card Trick, by Chandler Groover

Best Setting

Winner: Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Ariadne in Aeaea, by Victor Ojuel
Nominee: Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Tangaroa Deep, by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Three-Card Trick, by Chandler Groover
Nominee: Worldsmith, by Interactive Fables

Best Puzzles

Winner: 16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Nominee: Fair, by Hanon Ondricek
Nominee: Inside the Facility, by Arthur DiBianca
Nominee: The Mary Jane of Tomorrow, by Emily Short

Best NPCs

Winner: Cactus Blue Motel, by Astrid Dalmady
Winner: Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Color the Truth, by mathbrush
Nominee: Fair, by Hanon Ondricek

Best Individual Puzzle

Winner: The Mary Jane of Tomorrow, by Emily Short
Nominee: 16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Nominee: Inside the Facility, by Arthur DiBianca
Nominee: Three-Card Trick, by Chandler Groover
Nominee: Worldsmith, by Interactive Fables

Best Individual NPC

Winner: The Mary Jane of Tomorrow, by Emily Short
Nominee: Dr. Sourpuss Is Not A Choice-Based Game, by P.B. Parjeter
Nominee: Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Mirror and Queen, by Chandler Groover

Best Individual PC

Winner: Open Sorcery, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: Foo Foo, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Stone Harbor, by Liza Daly
Nominee: Three-Card Trick, by Chandler Groover

Best Implementation

Winner: Superluminal Vagrant Twin, by C.E.J. Pacian
Nominee: Fair, by Hanon Ondricek
Nominee: Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Nominee: The Mary Jane of Tomorrow, by Emily Short

Best Use of Innovation

Winner: The Ice-Bound Concordance, by Aaron A. Reed and Jacob Garbe
Nominee: Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Nominee: The Mary Jane of Tomorrow, by Emily Short
Nominee: Open Sorcery, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: Superluminal Vagrant Twin, by C.E.J. Pacian
Nominee: Take, by Katherine Morayati (as Amelia Pinnolla)

Best Use of Multimedia

Winner: The Ice-Bound Concordance, by Aaron A. Reed and Jacob Garbe
Nominee: Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
Nominee: Ladykiller in a Bind, by Christine Love
Nominee: Open Sorcery, by Abigail Corfman
Nominee: Worldsmith, by Interactive Fables

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