"What games do you find yourself revisiting from time to time, games that have proven to be a kind of comfort-food of text adventuring, the warm old socks of parser and puzzle, the socks-full-of-comfort-food of overextended metaphor? What..."
"What interactive fiction would you recommend that evokes a sense of wonder? These could be games that capture wonder or beauty in ordinary things, perhaps by viewing the world through the eyes of a child. Or they could be games that..."
by YLi - No votes; created on July 14, 2014
"Looking for Steampunk style games- something with the flair of the Fallen London text game or a story like Incarceron. Can be any length."
"I set up the Linux version of ADRIFT 5 on my Mint 16 system. I even ripped the icon from the Windows version, as documented in this thread. Software support for Mint 16 is ending after this month. Before I have to configure my system all..."
"Lets Say A Guy Who Started Sleeping On A Regular Night And Had A Dream That He Needed To Find A Way To Escape Whatever Is In His Way To End The Dream"
"I'm looking for a good science fiction game (sci-fi game) for example, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Infocom. Can't get enough sci-fi text adventures."
"I'm looking for a list of games to try where the narrative is the focus of the game. Where the author is really trying to tell a story over making a puzzlefest (though puzzles aren't necessarily unwelcome, especially if they drive they..."
"From Hardcore Gaming 101: "Kusoge" (糞ゲー, or クソゲー) is a Japanese compound word - "kuso", meaning "garbage, crap, shit", and "ge", short for "geemu", the Japanese pronounciation of the word "game". It means, quite literally, "shit game"...."
"I'm looking for games that offer hints in any way, except for printing them in sequence on the screen. For example: characters that offer hints; objects that, when examined or used in a certain way, suggest actions to the player; etc."
"Some games are just that bad, some are so bad it's good, and a few are obviously trolling. Yet, are there games that troll so much that they start to be brilliant? Or even those that seems to be trolling that turn out to be brilliant..."
"I'm looking for the best adventures written in any version of Basic that run on a classic 8-Bit computer such as the TRS-80 Model 1, Commodore Pet or Vic 20, ZX81, or early Apples. In other words I'm looking in the range of memory..."
"I'm looking for IF narrated by aliens, animals, anything."
"I'm looking for preferably short games that focus on part of someone's life in our world and preferably our time. I would like games with an emotional focus."
"I want a game with a great variety of interactiveness. I want it to be challenging but fun and comedic."
"I'm looking for something with a creepy environment. It also has to be very challenging."
For Your Consideration: Games from 2013 that should be nominated for the XYZZY Awards
by Molly - 26 votes for 26 games, last vote on March 8, 2014; created on February 18, 2014
"There were a lot of great games released in 2013, and now that the XYZZYs are coming up, it seems like a very good idea to take a poll of all the games from last year people would like to see nominated. The management has asked that we..."
"I've been wondering if there are any IF games dealing with Native American or First Nations themes. I have yet to discover a game that meaningfully deals with this topic. Thanks!"
"Twine games that do something you found unusual and interesting, not in terms of story, but visually or mechanically, or both. So not just white text on black screen with a few links."
"I was wondering which games are worth playing, as I haven't found any games that take a while to complete that are worth playing"