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The Xenographer

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Interactive Fiction by The Xenographer

Fingertips: Everything Is Catching On Fire, by E. Joyce (2012)
(9 ratings)
This may be just one of the job hazards that you have to put up with in your line of work, but still, you're not really a big fan of apartments being set on fire. (Unless you're doing it, which is...

Hauntings, by E. Joyce (2011)
(9 ratings)

You've never met your new employer, and in his letters he was awfully vague about just what it was he wanted you to do. At the time, that didn't concern you very much - all that mattered was that...

Post-Christmas Letdown , by E. Joyce (2011)
(3 ratings)

(intro text) It’s December 26th. Your family has all gone home. Your apartment is a disaster. You have an eggnog hangover. You need to get ready for work. Too bad the Mouse King has parked himself...

The Presidential Pizza Plot, by E. Joyce (2013)
(1 rating)

The Galactic President demands pizza, and as Rockstar Pizza's best (well, only) delivery guy, you are the only one who can undertake this dangerous interstellar task. Are you a bad enough dude to...

Social Lycanthropy Disorder, by E. Joyce (2020)
(3 ratings)
You're a werewolf, it's Halloween, and you totally forgot that tonight is the full moon. If you're not careful, you're going to turn into a wolf in front of all your friends... but if you leave the...

Starship Fabulous, by E. Joyce, Ayse Gursoy, and Chris Johnston (2013)
(4 ratings)

In Starship Fabulous: The Great Space Alien Dating Sim, you are a space marine, assigned to a trade vessel as they travel through dangerous space. But space is boring, so you decide to get to know...

Wedding Day, by E. Joyce (2014)
(8 ratings)

Your wedding ceremony will begin soon. You must prepare.

What the Bus?, by E. Joyce (2020)
(16 ratings)
Your commute is simple enough. Or at least, it should be. But today, the entire public transportation system seems to have it out for you--and is it just you, or does the geography keep......

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Polls by The Xenographer

Diversity in IF - 33 votes for 18 games; created July 15, 2012
Most English-language IF that's set in something resembling the real world seems to deal with vaguely WASP-y types in the US, the UK,...

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Reviews by The Xenographer

Depression Quest, by Zoe Quinn, Patrick Lindsey, Isaac Schankler   May 2, 2014
"Don't let the flippant-sounding title fool you; Depression Quest is in fact quite serious. The game goes through a series of vignettes in..." - See the full review

The House of Fear, by Gwen Katz   May 1, 2014
""The House of Fear" is an entry in a genre I haven't seen much of in IF: pure historical fiction (no speculative-fiction twists here),..." - See the full review

howling dogs, by Porpentine   June 29, 2013
"(This review was originally posted as part of the 2012 Semi-Official Xyzzy Reviews series, and focuses on the game's nomination in the..." - See the full review

First Draft of the Revolution, by Emily Short, Liza Daly and inkle   June 29, 2013
"(This review was originally posted as part of the 2012 Semi-Official Xyzzy Reviews series, and focuses on the game's nomination in the..." - See the full review

Eurydice, by Anonymous   June 29, 2013
"(This review was originally posted as part of the 2012 Semi-Official Xyzzy Reviews series, and focuses on the game's nomination in the..." - See the full review

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The Xenographer's Played Games List

Accelerate, by The TAV Institute
Toadstools, by Bitter Karella
A Very Dangerous Criminal, by C.C. Hill
De lo que aconteció a Kanwa Tathimizu, by Ruber Eaglenest
Night Guard / Morning Star, by Astrid Dalmady

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The Xenographer's Club Memberships

ClubFloyd joined January 30, 2012
People's Republic of Interactive Fiction joined November 3, 2011