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Member since November 28, 2019
Last visited April 3, 2020
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I prefer Story over Puzzles. Except when I don't.

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Recommended Lists by Rovarsson

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.

Games I finished without hints. - 8 items   December 1, 2019
It does keep the immersion going not to get an outside voice telling you what to try. Some very friendly puzzlewise, some a tad harder.

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Polls by Rovarsson

Wide open spaces. - 16 votes for 11 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. - 9 votes for 8 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

The Spectre of Castle Coris, by Larry Horsfield   March 25, 2020
"The second Alaric Blackmoon game. It's a large oldschool quest to save a village from a spectre that's killing and abducting people...." - See the full review

The Axe of Kolt, by Larry Horsfield   February 28, 2020
"This is cliché fantasy galore and it's great! Step one: set expectations to sorcerers, dwarves, a magic axe and all that. Step two: don..." - See the full review

Divis Mortis, by Lynnea Dally   January 2, 2020
"A zombie game in a closed building where you wake up all alone with no memory of how you got there; all while the living dead could break..." - See the full review

The Lost Labyrinth of Lazaitch, by Larry Horsfield   December 25, 2019
""The Lost Labyrinth of Lazaitch" is a type of game I miss in newer IF. It's an oldschool fantasy text adventure. Period. No deep..." - See the full review

Metamorphoses, by Emily Short   December 14, 2019
"First off, some tech-stuff: This game is, hands-down, the most deeply implemented piece of Interactive Fiction I have ever played or..." - See the full review

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Rovarsson's Played Games List

The Spectre of Castle Coris, by Larry Horsfield
The Axe of Kolt, by Larry Horsfield
The Lost Labyrinth of Lazaitch, by Larry Horsfield
Photopia, by Adam Cadre
The Rocket Man From The Sea, by Janos Honkonen

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