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Recommendations by Walter Sandsquish

Games set on the author's campus have the same reputation as games set at the author's home: Trite and clumsy. But, some college games have excelled ...

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1. Busted!, by Jon Drukman and Derek Pizzuto (1993)
Average member rating: (5 ratings)
Walter Sandsquish says:

Clever and surreal. Find your bong.

2. Christminster, by Gareth Rees (1995)
Average member rating: (78 ratings)
Walter Sandsquish says:

Intriguing and atmospheric. Uncover an alchemical conspiracy.

3. Ditch Day Drifter
by Michael J. Roberts
(1990)
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Walter Sandsquish says:

(and Return to Ditch Day) The sequel shines. Solve the senior's stack.

4. Fifteen Minutes
by Ade McT
(2014)
Average member rating: (23 ratings)

Walter Sandsquish says:

Intricate. Finish that lab in time.

5. GC: A Thrashing Parity Bit of the Mind, by Pearl Tsai, Carl de Marcken, and David Baggett (1994)
Average member rating: (1 rating)
Walter Sandsquish says:

Puzzles galore and some scholarly cameos. Get a technical degree.

6. Kissing the Buddha's Feet, by Leon Lin (1996)
Average member rating: (21 ratings)
Walter Sandsquish says:

Fun and funny. Quiet your friends so you can study.

7. The Lurking Horror
by Dave Lebling
(1987)
Average member rating: (78 ratings)

Walter Sandsquish says:

Tense and eerie. Find your term paper.

8. MacWesleyan, by Neil deMause (1995)
Average member rating: (4 ratings)
Walter Sandsquish says:

Lighthearted but challenging. Get enrolled.

9. Spellcasting 101 - Sorcerers Get All The Girls
by Steve Meretzky
(1990)
Average member rating: (22 ratings)

Walter Sandsquish says:

(and Spellcasting 201 and Spellcasting 301) Silly but mesmerizing. Learn magic to save the University, and meet girls.

10. Very Old Dog, by Tony Delgado (2000)
Average member rating: (3 ratings)
Walter Sandsquish says:

Fun. Housebreak a grad student's experiment.

11. Violet
by Jeremy Freese
(2008)
Average member rating: (321 ratings)

Walter Sandsquish says:

Exasperating but adorable. Finish that thesis.


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