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I prefer Story over Puzzles. Except when I don't.

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Recommended Lists by Rovarsson

Made me laugh an honest laugh. - 8 items   September 22, 2020
Games that made me laugh sincerely at least once, during play or when thinking about them later.

Games I finished without hints. - 11 items   September 18, 2020
It's better for the feeling of immersion when you're not reading a walkthrough while playing. Thes games are definitely solvable without...

Games that drew me in. - 7 items   December 12, 2019
This list is not a best of. Nor does it have a theme. I haven't even finished some of the games on it. (shame on me!) This is a list of...

Rovarsson's Superlative top 5 - 5 items   December 2, 2019
Only supercalifragilisticexpialidocious games on this list.

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Polls by Rovarsson

Historical sci-fi / alternate history - 6 votes for 6 games; created September 22, 2020
I loved "Slouching towards Bedlam". Does anyone know of any other games that have that...

Wide open spaces. - 17 votes for 12 games; created November 29, 2019
This can apply to the setting of the games; prairies, deserts, icecaps come to mind. It can also apply to the feel of a game, the...

Historical adventures. - 11 votes for 9 games; created November 28, 2019
I love historical novels, no matter what time period they're set in. They do have to be accurate though. Can you suggest IF-games that...

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Reviews by Rovarsson

Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell   September 27, 2020
"A good story-driven game with easy puzzles and a menu-based conversation system, so nothing gets in the way of defeating the..." - See the full review

City of Secrets, by Emily Short   September 21, 2020
"Emily Short is one of my favourite IF-writers, and when I found this big story-game with her name under the title, I pounced on it! And..." - See the full review

Theatre, by Brendon Wyber   September 21, 2020
""You have discovered the secret of the Theatre and have completed the game with a score of fifty out of a possible fifty in one thousand,..." - See the full review

The Orion Agenda, by Ryan Weisenberger   September 18, 2020
"The overarching theme of "The Orion Agenda" is an exploration of the implications of the Star Trek prime directive (not interfering with..." - See the full review

Napier's Cache, by Vivienne Dunstan   September 17, 2020
"Well, this was a very short but very welcome historical experience. Each scene puts you in a different situation as the servant of..." - See the full review

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Rovarsson's Played Games List

Brain Guzzlers from Beyond!, by Steph Cherrywell
Theatre, by Brendon Wyber
The Orion Agenda, by Ryan Weisenberger
Napier's Cache, by Vivienne Dunstan
Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter, by Mike Gentry and David Cornelson

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