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Minneapolis, MN

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Member since January 29, 2012
Last visited October 20, 2020
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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 - 24 votes for 14 games; created May 11, 2019
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Stand Up / Stay Silent, by Y Ceffyl Gwyn   October 19, 2020
"As part of my career I teach (and learn) racial equity and antiracism and was hoping at least one game in this year's competition would..." - See the full review

Quest for the Sword of Justice, by Damon L. Wakes   October 19, 2020
"Growing up on JRPGs and being a huge fan of the Dragon Quest series, I was excited when I loaded this one up. For sure it really..." - See the full review

Elsegar I: Arrival, by Silas Bryson   October 18, 2020
"A competently coded and not unpleasant game that is unfortunately devoid of story and creativity while implementing random combat..." - See the full review

Tangled Tales, by JimJams Games   October 18, 2020
"Everything about Tangled Tales screams 1980's text adventure, including the manual which feels like it came directly from Infocom. While..." - See the full review

Passages, by Jared W Cooper   October 18, 2020
"There have been many games in the history of IF that have utilized the journal as a storytelling device, and many of those have had the..." - See the full review

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deathbytroggles's Played Games List

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

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