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2015 XYZZY Awards

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Series: XYZZY Awards

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

Organizer(s): Sam Kabo Ashwell profile

Award date: May 28, 2016

Qualification opening date: January 1, 2015

Qualification closing date: December 31, 2015

Games and Awards

Best Game

Winner: Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Nominee: Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell
Nominee: Hollywood Visionary, by Aaron A. Reed
Nominee: Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Nominee: SPY INTRIGUE, by furkle

Best Writing

Winner: Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Nominee: Laid Off from the Synesthesia Factory, by Katherine Morayati
Nominee: Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Nominee: SPY INTRIGUE, by furkle

Best Story

Winner: Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Nominee: Arcane Intern (Unpaid), by Astrid Dalmady
Nominee: Cape, by Bruno Dias
Nominee: Map, by Ade McT

Best Setting

Winner: Sunless Sea, by Failbetter Games
Nominee: Beautiful Dreamer, by S. Woodson
Nominee: Chlorophyll, by Steph Cherrywell
Nominee: Neon Haze, by Porpentine and Brenda Neotenomie
Nominee: Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy
Nominee: Summit, by Phantom Williams

Best Puzzles

Winner: Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy
Nominee: Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell
Nominee: Chlorophyll, by Steph Cherrywell
Nominee: Oppositely Opal, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Scroll Thief, by Daniel M. Stelzer
Nominee: Toby's Nose, by Chandler Groover

Best NPCs

Winner: Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Nominee: Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell
Nominee: Hollywood Visionary, by Aaron A. Reed
Nominee: Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Nominee: Nowhere Near Single, by kaleidofish

Best Individual Puzzle

Winner: Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell
Nominee: Hard Puzzle, by Ade McT
Nominee: Oppositely Opal, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy
Nominee: Toby's Nose, by Chandler Groover

Best Individual NPC

Winner: Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Nominee: Hana Feels, by Gavin Inglis
Nominee: Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Nominee: Winter Storm Draco, by Ryan Veeder

Best Individual PC

Winner: Birdland, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Nominee: Darkiss! Wrath of the Vampire - Chapter 1: the Awakening, by Marco Vallarino
Nominee: Oppositely Opal, by Buster Hudson
Nominee: Toby's Nose, by Chandler Groover

Best Implementation

Winner: Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Nominee: Laid Off from the Synesthesia Factory, by Katherine Morayati

Best Use of Innovation

Winner: Laid Off from the Synesthesia Factory, by Katherine Morayati
Nominee: Aspel, by Emily Short
Nominee: Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Nominee: SPY INTRIGUE, by furkle
Nominee: Sunless Sea, by Failbetter Games

Best Use of Multimedia

Winner: Secret Agent Cinder, by Emily Ryan
Nominee: Sorcery! 3, by Steve Jackson and inkle
Nominee: Summit, by Phantom Williams
Nominee: Sunless Sea, by Failbetter Games
Nominee: We Know the Devil, by Aevee Bee and Mia Schwartz

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