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Member since February 22, 2017
Last visited September 22, 2020
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Played Zork and half the Infocom catalog in the 80s as a teenager. Played some AGT games in the 90s and the original Adventure in the mid-2000s. Discovered the modern IF scene in 2017.
I tend to like large games with well-crafted puzzles.
Interactive Fiction by Spike
|A Beauty Cold and Austere, by Mike Spivey (2017)|
That survey course in conceptual mathematics seemed like a good idea at the start of the term - no graded homework, no midterm exams - just an oral final at the end. But now that final is tomorrow...
|Junior Arithmancer, by Mike Spivey (2018)|
A one-to-many-room puzzler.
|Sugarlawn, by Mike Spivey (2019)|
With a loud "click," the door closes behind you. Finally! You are locked inside an antebellum Southern mansion, alone, wearing only a chicken costume. You've fantasized about this moment for years.
Recommended Lists by Spike
Polls by Spike
I Am You: Games involving possession of another character - 9 votes for 7 games; created December 14, 2018
Choice-based puzzlefests - 16 votes for 12 games; created November 22, 2018
Great games that consist of a single puzzle - 33 votes for 18 games; created June 15, 2018
Reviews by Spike
Remedial Witchcraft, by dgtziea January 1, 2020
Girth Loinhammer and the Quest for the Unsee Elixir, by Damon L. Wakes December 29, 2019
The Chieftain, by LeSUTHU December 26, 2019
Pirateship, by Robin Johnson December 11, 2019
Spike's Play Lists
Played GamesColoratura, by Lynnea Glasser
The Prongleman Job, by Arthur DiBianca
Out, by Viktor Sobol
Limerick Heist, by Pace Smith
Skies Above, by Arthur DiBianca
Wish ListIn the Service of Mrs. Claus, by Mathbrush
Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
Gourmet, by Aaron A. Reed and Chad Barb
Distress, by Mike Snyder
Gun Mute, by C.E.J. Pacian