My new walkthroughs for October 2020
by David Welbourn - 6 games
"During the evening of Wednesday October 28, 2020, I published new walkthroughs for the games and stories listed below! Some of these were paid for by my wonderful patrons at Patreon. Please consider supporting me to make even more new..."
IFDB Top 100
by Pegbiter - 100 games
"An automatically updated list utilizing an IMDb style Bayes estimator to calculate weighted ratings based on all IFDB ratings. Questions and comments can be placed here...."
Games I finished without hints.
by Rovarsson - 12 games
"It's better for the feeling of immersion when you're not reading a walkthrough while playing. These games are definitely solvable without hints. Some very friendly puzzlewise, some a tad harder."
My new walkthroughs for September 2020
by David Welbourn - 7 games
"During the morning of Monday September 28, 2020, I published new walkthroughs for the games and stories listed below! Some of these were paid for by my wonderful patrons at Patreon. Please consider supporting me to make even more new..."
by ImaginaryTalkingRabbit - 5 games
"[LIST IS A WORK IN PROGRESS] Parser games that use keyword input, for example a game where only the words in bold are usable commands. This often means eschewing the standard 'x cat' or 'get banana' style of gameplay. So instead of..."
My new walkthroughs for August 2020
by David Welbourn - 13 games
"During the evening of Thursday August 27, 2020, I published new walkthroughs for the games and stories listed below! Some of these were paid for by my wonderful patrons at Patreon. Please consider supporting me to make even more new..."
Friendly, puzzle-based games
by Perpetual Distractions - 2 games
"Being an "old school" IF player, I prefer the more traditional, puzzle-based games, though perhaps not the difficulty of them. With that in mind, here are some games that I think can be enjoyed by people with a similar taste in IF."
The Age of Exploration
by Walter Sandsquish - 11 games
"Adventure games typically involve a great deal of exploration, but few are set during the Age of Exploration. Nevertheless, here's a list of games which do explore the 15th through the 18th centuries."
See the Show
by Walter Sandsquish - 13 games
"If adventure games are a performance themselves, then it makes sense for some of them to also be about performers. So, here's a list of games involving performers and their venues."
Noteworthy Games Which Aren't Z-Code or TADS Bytecode
by Walter Sandsquish - 27 games
"So many text-adventure games have been written with some version of ZIL or Inform or TADS that we might forget other methods get used too. So, here is a list of noteworthy games which don't live on a Z-Machine or a TADS VM. By..."
Dueling With Dragons
by Walter Sandsquish - 13 games
"Dragons are a favorite in fantastic fiction, but they don't get as much love in IF as they used to. So, here's a list of games that portray these mythological beasts."
Best of each authoring system
by Denk - 27 games
"I intend to try the best games of each authoring system, so there will no doubt be many changes to this list in the future. So far, I think the following games are the best for each system I have tried:"
My new walkthroughs for July 2020
by David Welbourn - 9 games
"On Tuesday July 28, 2020, I published new walkthroughs for the games and stories listed below! Some of these were paid for by my wonderful patrons at Patreon. Please consider supporting me to make even more new walkthroughs for works of..."
Crime and Heist games
by MathBrush - 23 games
"I've played a lot of these recently, so I'm making a list. A contrast to my Detective and Mystery games list and similar to my Espionage and Spy game list, where I put Spider and Web, for instance."
Great games in a mostly realistic setting
by MathBrush - 49 games
"These are games that for the most part don't contain magical elements or futuristic technology. This includes games where there might be magic or futuristic technology, but you don't know until the end. So several of these games do..."
2020 Alternative Top 100
by Denk - 101 games
"(Created 24-Jul-2020) Philosophy: 1. If a game only has 5-star ratings, it is because the game hasn't received enough ratings. 2. Games with few ratings can still be among the best. 3. Sometimes the average score is the best metric. The..."
Great games set in space
by MathBrush - 32 games
"My list for best sci-fi games has grown too large again, and so I'm splitting it off again. This list only includes games whose primary action is off-planet, or which feature exploring an unfamiliar planet, or which feature..."
Annotated list of best sci-fi games
by MathBrush - 30 games
"A few months ago, I thought, "There really aren't that many sci-fi IF games". Then I started going through old games I had played, and downlaoded TADS, and was shocked at how many great sci-fi games there are. This is a list of my..."