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Des Moines, Iowa

Member since March 21, 2009
Last visited October 28, 2020
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Happily retired, with more time to spend playing and writing IF. When authoring, I like to experiment with a variety of game engines.

All of my projects contain at least a passing reference to Chess, which is another major interest of mine...

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The Adventures of Peter Patzer, Who Sought Masterhood and Returned Not Quite the Same, by John C. Knudsen (2003)
You are Peter Patzer, on a quest, seeking chess mastery. Patzer you are, in name and being. Many are the legends told of your rotten moves at the chessboard. You are so lousy that your good moves...

Chesstopia, by John C. Knudsen (2019)
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Chesstopia is a place where Chess is thought about, but not played. You encounter Caissa, the Goddess of Chess. You are a seeker of Chess knowledge. Very basic Gamebook/CYOA. Optimized for...

Chesstopia II, by John C. Knudsen (2019)
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Chesstopia is a place where Chess is thought about, but not played. Caissa, the Goddess of Chess, sends you on a proper quest - will you be up to the task? Simple Gamebook/CYOA.

Chesstopia III - The Land of Caissa, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
The saga concludes - but, this time, it's for real... Is there chess in the afterlife?

Choose Your Adventure!, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
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A clickable CYOA/Gamebook. This is an experimental project written entirely in HTML5/CSS. I was influenced by the Flickgame engine, but was not satisfied with its limitations. So, I decided to...

The Detective's Apprentice, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
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It is 1931. You are Police Officer Quinn Taylor. You graduated first in your class at the academy. Because of this, you have been selected to be trained by Detective Asa Morgan to become a crack...

Escape from Aiwei, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
You have no idea how or why you came to be in this place. Can you escape?...

Fabled Journey, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
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A minimalist text adventure. You are Magnus, the Protector of Morr, in the Kingdom of Oshen. Fabled Journey is an experiment in the deployment of a Gamebook/CYOA using a lite-weight javascript game...

The Trope Exploit, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
Go for a walk in the forest. Invent a time machine. Steal alien technology as a secret agent. Be an enforcer for a criminal organization. Hunt monsters professionally. Rebuild your emotionally...

Twinefoolery, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
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In the far away Land of IF, there is a curious place called Genre. The town is laid out in a hook shape, at the base of Macro Mountain. Railroad tracks run through the middle of the town. On one...

The Verus Effect, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
You are a legendary warrior, seemingly cursed to fight for all eternity. While longing for rest, you must continue to fight to achieve your ultimate goal of mortality......

Walking, by John C. Knudsen (2020)
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A simple hike in the woods leads to an adventure you won't soon forget. A CYOA/Gamebook created with Inform 7.

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knudsenjohnc's Played Games List

I See Leaf People, by balt77
Content Moderator Sim, by Mark Sample
Zugzwang, by Magnus Olsson
Kingdom Without End, by Shannon Cochran

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