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Best parser games since 2017 - an IFDB Poll

by Rovarsson
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When browsing for good recent games, I'm overwhelmed by the amount of Twine and Choice games. Add to that a great number of games with five stars and only one rating, many of which are also, yes, Twine and Choice games, it gets difficult to find what I'm looking for. (Seriously people, if you really really really want to rate your own game, at least be realistic).

So, recommendations for good parser games since 2017? (They don't have to have 5 or even 4 stars. Just games that you really enjoyed.)

PS: I know, I know... I will play the great Twine and Choice games. All in good time.)

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Zozzled, by Steph Cherrywell
6 votes
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Alias 'The Magpie', by J. J. Guest
4 votes
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Eat Me, by Chandler Groover
4 votes
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The Wand, by Arthur DiBianca
3 votes
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Rovarsson says: Apparently DiBianca is a must-play. I'll have to get my brain into hardcore puzzle-mode.

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Cragne Manor, by Ryan Veeder, Jenni Polodna, Adam Whybray, Adri, Andrew Plotkin, Andy Holloway, Austin Auclair, Baldur Brückner, Ben Collins-Sussman, Bill Maya, Brian Rushton, Buster Hudson, Caleb Wilson, Carl Muckenhoupt, Chandler Groover, Chris Jones, Christopher Conley, Damon L. Wakes, Daniel Ravipinto, Daniel Stelzer, David Jose, David Petrocco, David Sturgis, Drew Mochak, Edward B, Emily Short, Erica Newman, Feneric, Finn Rosenløv, Gary Butterfield, Gavin Inglis, Greg Frost, Hanon Ondricek, Harkness Munt, Harrison Gerard, Ian Holmes, Ivan Roth, Jack Welch, Jacqueline Ashwell, James Eagle, Jason Dyer, Jason Lautzenheiser, Jason Love, Jeremy Freese, Joey Jones, Joshua Porch, Justin de Vesine, Justin Melvin, Katherine Morayati, Kenneth Pedersen, Lane Puetz, Llew Mason, Lucian Smith, Marco Innocenti, Marius Müller, Mark Britton, Mark Sample, Marshal Tenner Winter, Matt Schneider, Matt Weiner, Matthew Korson, Michael Fessler, Michael Gentry, Michael Hilborn, Michael Lin, Mike Spivey, Molly Ying, Monique Padelis, Naomi Hinchen, Nate Edwards, Petter Sjölund, Q Pheevr, Rachel Spitler, Reed Lockwood, Reina Adair, Riff Conner, Roberto Colnaghi, Rowan Lipkovits, Sam Kabo Ashwell, Scott Hammack, Sean M. Shore, Shin, Wade Clarke, Zach Hodgens, Zack Johnson
3 votes
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The Wizard Sniffer, by Buster Hudson
3 votes
"IFComp 2017 winner." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Ryan Veeder's Authentic Fly Fishing, by Ryan Veeder
2 votes
"Highly original" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Illuminismo Iniziato, by Michael J. Coyne
2 votes
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Rovarsson says: Amazing game! I just wish I could have gotten on the pterosaur's back...

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The Lurking Horror II: The Lurkening, by Ryan Veeder
2 votes
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Founder's Mercy, by Thomas Insel
2 votes
"Great sci-fi game" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Junior Arithmancer, by Mike Spivey
2 votes
"If you like mathematical puzzles." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Temple of Shorgil, by Arthur DiBianca
2 votes
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The Owl Consults, by Thomas Mack, Nick Mathewson, and Cidney Hamilton
1 vote
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Rovarsson says: Will definitely play this. Thanks.

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The Impossible Bottle, by Linus Åkesson
1 vote
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Basilica de Sangre, by Bitter Karella
1 vote
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Skybreak!, by William Dooling
1 vote
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Dawn of The Soviet Ladybirds, by Christopher Merriner
1 vote
"Good with graphics" [+]...

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Swigian, by Mathbrush (as Rainbus North)
1 vote
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Absence of Law, by mathbrush
1 vote
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A Rope of Chalk, by Ryan Veeder
1 vote
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Rovarsson says: I haven't played anything by Ryan Veeder yet. Looks like it's time to start.

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The Prongleman Job, by Arthur DiBianca
1 vote
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Over Here!, by Auraes
1 vote
"Great two-word parser and graphics" [+]...

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Advent Door, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"A short parser game with a very interesting concept." [+]...

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Best Gopher Ever, by Arthur DiBianca
1 vote
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Sugarlawn, by Mike Spivey
1 vote
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Santa Carcossa Nights, by Bitter Karella
1 vote
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Trick or Treat, by David Whyld
1 vote
"Nice comedy" [+]...

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A Beauty Cold and Austere, by Mike Spivey
1 vote
"Excellent math puzzlefest" [+]...

Rovarsson says: Yes! I have started playing this twice and gave up for lack of time to invest. Thanks for reminding me.

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