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Minneapolis, MN

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Member since January 29, 2012
Last visited June 22, 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 - 23 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

Old Jim's Convenience Store, by Anssi Räisänen   December 7, 2019
"A potentially decent game for beginners as the story and settings are simple and charming and puzzles are straightforward. Unfortunately,..." - See the full review

Meeting Robb Sherwin, by Jizaboz   December 5, 2019
"I was looking forward to this game, hoping to learn something about one of the all-time great IF authors. Unfortunately, the only thing..." - See the full review

The House on Sycamore Lane, by Paul Michael Winters   December 4, 2019
"From the start it is obvious this is going to be a fairly standard, beginner IF. Room descriptions are sparse, what to do is almost..." - See the full review

Night Guard / Morning Star, by Astrid Dalmady   December 3, 2019
"A beautiful Twine game by veteran Astrid Dalmady, this nevertheless left me a bit cold. It’s funny how an art exhibition is practically..." - See the full review

Iamb(ici), by Jo Lourdez   December 1, 2019
"I’m an old fuddy duddy for sure so I definitely wasn’t digging a game that entails almost entirely watching users chat on-line using..." - 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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