| ||You go on a quest to find a legendary stone. The stone lies in a dark cave, where your eyes won't be of any use to you. This makes for original gameplay. |
Arrival, or Attack of the B-Movie Clichés
| ||4th place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1998|
Aliens land in your backyard. Being 8 years old, you can't even convince your parents that the aliens are actually there. Uses graphics and sounds.
| ||2nd place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1997|
Winner, Best Story, Xyzzy Awards 1997
You wake up with amnesia in an abandoned research station in the Arctic.
| ||You play the same scene three times, from three different characters' point of view. Few puzzles, but rich in character interaction. |
| ||5th place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1999|
You play four different characters walking around at an art exhibition. Rather unlike a game, but contains masterful writing. You can't really win or lose; you can just experience, and in a way shape, the story. Warning: A 4MB download, because game contains much sound data.
Fallacy of Dawn
| ||Winner, Best Individual NPC, Xyzzy Awards 2001|
Winner, Best Writing, Xyzzy Awards 2001
You play a strange, brain damaged character, making a living in a video arcade in a near-future dystopian city. Has graphics.
| ||Based on Russian folk tales, sprinkled with lots of humour and good, yet not to difficult puzzles. Known to be both appealing and suitable for children, and no less so for adults. |
| ||3rd place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1997|
A short science fiction story. You are on an expedition to recover artifacts of "the Ancients". Known to be both appealing and suitable for children, and no less so for adults.
| ||1st place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 2000|
A dystopian sci-fi story with a rich atmosphere. Has good graphics.
The Light: Shelby's Addendum
| ||A scary mystery set around an old lighthouse. |
Once and Future
| ||Winner, Best NPCs, Xyzzy Awards 1998|
You start out as a soldier in Vietnam, but you'll be out of there sooner than you had imagined. One of the biggest IF games ever written.
The One That Got Away
| ||3rd place, TADS, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1995|
A story about fishing. Your goal is to catch the Big One. Few and simple puzzles, and some good writing. Known to be both appealing and suitable for children, and no less so for adults.
| ||Great writing in a Western setting. You start off in a gunfight, not knowing why you are there. |
Uncle Zebulon's Will
| ||1st place, TADS, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1995|
A nice game with a bit of magic in it.
Unnkulian Underworld: The Unknown Unventure
| ||A spoof of the classical dungeon crawl adventures, like Zork. |
| ||Winner, Best Story, Xyzzy Awards 1999|
A very rich and detailed story, where you start by waking up on a strange beach with amnesia. Excellent writing and puzzles.