J. J. GuestLondon, England
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I am the author of a number of IF games including To Hell in a Hamper and Alias 'The Magpie', winner of IFComp 2018.
I first discovered IF in the Eighties, playing and writing games on the Acorn Electron and BBC Micro. After 12 years in the wilderness, I rediscovered it in 2002.
IF Blog: jjguest.blogspot.com
Author photograph by Lesley Burdett Photography
Interactive Fiction by J. J. Guest
|Alias 'The Magpie', by J. J. Guest (2018)|
Sir Rodney Playfair, gentleman thief, has a simple plan: impersonate a psychiatrist, infiltrate a country house, steal a priceless Egyptian scarab and make it back to London in time for cocktails....
|Escape from the Crazy Place, by J. J. Guest, Loz Etheridge and friends (2006)|
You've been locked in a padded cell for no obvious reason with only a deranged hamburger-eating clown for company. The cell doesn't even have a door. So begins an adventure that will take you to...
|Goldilocks is a FOX!, by J. J. Guest (2002)|
Staggering back from yet another wild student party, blonde bombshell Goldilocks decides to take a shortcut through the enchanted forest. All she really wants is a nice hot bowl of porridge and...
|Renegade Brainwave, by J. J. Guest (2010)|
"Beware! Beware! Take care! For you are about take part in an interactive story that will reveal the terrifying truth behind the mysterious Soviet space programme! Revelations of incredible horrors...
|To Hell in a Hamper, by J. J. Guest (2003)|
Professor Pettibone, eminent Victorian balloonist, has a problem. He can't get it up. His balloon that is. If he can't reach an altitude of 20,000 feet, and soon, both he and his mysterious...
|Yak Shaving for Kicks and Giggles!, by J. J. Guest (2008)|
You are Steve Goodwin. You're a regular guy, young, successful, dynamic. But a nagging question gnaws at your soul, undermines your joy at your success and interferes with the very business of...
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Reviews by J. J. Guest
The Fifth Continent, by Daniel Gunnell July 20, 2019
The Kingdom of Klein, by Melvyn E. Wright and Dave M. Johnson July 19, 2019
a short walk in the spring, by Amorphous May 2, 2019
Draculaland, by Robin Johnson April 29, 2019
J. J. Guest's Play Lists
Played GamesNeighbourhood Necromancer, by Gavin Inglis
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, Wade Clarke, Zach Hodgens, Zack Johnson
For Rent: Haunted House, by Gavin Inglis
Renegade Brainwave, by J. J. Guest
A Beauty Cold and Austere, by Mike Spivey
Wish ListCastle Darkholm, by Randy A. Cook
Myriad, by Porpentine
Bus Station, Unbound, by Jenn Ashworth & Richard Hirst
tombs of earth and oak, by Tobias Paul
queer (re)collections, by Tobias Paul