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Minneapolis, MN

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Member since January 29, 2012
Last visited October 19, 2019
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I'm a clinical social worker who uses interactive fiction as self-care. I grew up in the 80's with a few Infocom and Scott Adams games and was always drawn to the medium. In 1999 I discovered Babel and have been hooked ever since.

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One Hit Wonders - 22 votes for 14 games; created May 11, 2019
Good games by authors who apparently retired after their one gem.

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Reviews by deathbytroggles

Shuffling Around, by Andrew Schultz (as Ned Yompus)   July 8, 2019
"If you enjoyed Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail Of It--specifically the Shopping Bizarre--then Shuffling Around is an absolute..." - See the full review

Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson   June 30, 2019
"I've always been a sucker for hardboiled detective stories, especially when they are self-aware. Detectiveland is a straight send up of..." - See the full review

16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds, by Abigail Corfman   June 22, 2019
"The first Twine game I played was a fantastic introduction to the system. About twenty years ago I played Will the Real Marjorie Hopkirk..." - See the full review

Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin   June 17, 2019
"Fallacy of Dawn won the XYZZY award for best writing; if you play for five minutes and don't immediately agree, then save yourself some..." - See the full review

Galatea, by Emily Short   June 7, 2019
"Galatea is an impressive piece of coding. Around the turn of the century there were many games that tried to create incredibly in-depth..." - See the full review

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deathbytroggles's Played Games List

Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
Amnesia, by Thomas M. Disch
Thaumistry: In Charm's Way, by Bob Bates
Worlds Apart, by Suzanne Britton
Distress, by Mike Snyder

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