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2010 XYZZY Awards

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Series: XYZZY Awards

Official Web site: http://xyzzyawards.org

Organizer(s): Dan Shiovitz profile, Lucian Smith profile, David Welbourn profile

Award date: February 26, 2011

Games and Awards

Best Game

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Nominee: One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine
Nominee: Rogue of the Multiverse, by C.E.J. Pacian
Nominee: The Warbler's Nest, by Jason McIntosh

Best Writing

Winner: Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Nominee: The Blind House, by Amanda Allen
Nominee: Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin
Nominee: Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch

Best Story

Winner: The Warbler's Nest, by Jason McIntosh
Nominee: Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin
Nominee: Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Nominee: One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine

Best Setting

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin
Nominee: Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Nominee: One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine

Best Puzzles

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: Dual Transform, by Andrew Plotkin
Nominee: Fragile Shells, by Stephen Granade
Nominee: One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine
Nominee: The People's Glorious Revolutionary Text Adventure Game, by Taylor Vaughan

Best NPCs

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin
Nominee: Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch
Nominee: Rogue of the Multiverse, by C.E.J. Pacian

Best Individual Puzzle

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: The Warbler's Nest, by Jason McIntosh
Nominee: Oxygen, by Benjamin Sokal
Nominee: Allein mit Kai, by Ingo Scharmann and Joana Markus
Nominee: The 12:54 to Asgard, by J. Robinson Wheeler
Nominee: One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine

Best Individual NPC

Winner: Rogue of the Multiverse, by C.E.J. Pacian
Nominee: The Bible Retold: Following a Star, by Justin Morgan
Nominee: Mariel, by Michael Baltes
Nominee: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch

Best Individual PC

Winner: Death off the Cuff, by Simon Christiansen
Nominee: The Bible Retold: Following a Star, by Justin Morgan
Nominee: The Blind House, by Amanda Allen
Nominee: Gris et Jaune, by Jason Devlin

Best Implementation

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
Nominee: Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch

Best Use of Innovation

Winner: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
Nominee: > by @, by Aaron A. Reed
Nominee: Rogue of the Multiverse, by C.E.J. Pacian

Best Supplemental Materials

Winner: Sand-dancer, by Aaron Reed and Alexei Othenin-Girard
Nominee: Allein mit Kai, by Ingo Scharmann and Joana Markus
Nominee: Leadlight, by Wade Clarke
Nominee: Leadlight, by Wade Clarke

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