| ||1st place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 2001|
Winner, Best Game, Xyzzy Awards 2001
Winner, Best Story, Xyzzy Awards 2001
Winner, Best Setting, Xyzzy Awards 2001
Supernatural espionage thriller. Clever story, not much puzzles.
| ||Humorous game in a fantasy setting, with good and not too hard puzzles. |
A Bear's Night Out
| ||5th place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1997|
Winner, Best Setting, Xyzzy Awards 1997
You play a teddy bear who comes to life when the people in the house are all asleep. Known to be both appealing and suitable for children, and no less so for adults.
| ||You wake up with amnesia in a very strange place. Written explicitly for beginners - the game will often suggest things to try, in order to teach the player how to play an IF game. Also has an 'expert mode' which makes it play like a regular game. |
| ||1st place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1997|
Winner, Best Puzzles, Xyzzy Awards 1997
Winner, Best Individual Puzzle, Xyzzy Awards 1997
You start out as a prehistoric man who encounters a large, strange stone.
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.
Film at Eleven
| ||You play a television reporter on your first big assignment. Rather simple puzzles, and the game often allows for multiple different solutions. |
| ||You play Troy Sterling, a daredevil hero in the childhood of the automobile. Well written and with lots of humour. |
For a Change
| ||Winner, Best Writing, Xyzzy Awards 1999|
2nd place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1999
Imaginative and innovative game. Part of the problem-solving in the game is figuring out the very special language used. It's English, but a weird flavour.
| ||Best of Show, 2000 IF Art Show|
Winner, Best Individual NPC, Xyzzy Awards 2000
Retells the myth of Pygmalion, the sculptor whose statue came to life. The game consists entirely of a conversation with the statue, who is certainly the most elaborate character ever put in an IF game.
| ||A romantic story set in the 19th century. The game is rather linear most of the time, but there are many different endings. |
| ||2nd place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 2000|
Winner, Best Writing, Xyzzy Awards 2000
You're a slave girl on a mission for your master. Rich story and good puzzles.
| ||Winner, Best Story, Xyzzy Awards 2000|
A complicated plot around a very special relationship. Nice puzzles, neatly intervowen with the story.
| ||1st place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1998|
Winner, Best Writing, Xyzzy Awards 1998
Winner, Best Story, Xyzzy Awards 1998
Intriguing story without puzzles.
| ||Winner, Best NPCs, Xyzzy Awards 2002|
Intrigue. Romance. Magic. And a man in a dark mask.
Pytho's Mask tries to provide as many routes to success as possible.
| ||Winner, Best Individual PC, Xyzzy Awards 2000|
A puzzleless story about a silent, unhappy teenager at a board school.
| ||Winner, Best Setting, Xyzzy Awards 2000|
A one-room game set in your apartment.
She's Got a Thing for a Spring
| ||4th place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1997|
Winner, Best Individual NPC, Xyzzy Awards 1997
You are to meet your husband at a hot spring in the Rocky Mountains. Great writing, easy puzzles.
| ||Winner, Best Use of Medium, Xyzzy Awards 2000|
A short, dark, violent and puzzleless story.
| ||Great writing in a Western setting. You start off in a gunfight, not knowing why you are there. |
| ||A horror story, set in an old theatre. |
Vacation Gone Awry
| ||You wake up to find that your family is gone. Then it gets worse. |
| ||Winner, Best Game, Xyzzy Awards 1999|
Winner, Best NPCs, Xyzzy Awards 1999
Winner, Best Individual NPC, Xyzzy Awards 1999
Winner, Best Individual PC, Xyzzy Awards 1999
A very dark and yet humorous story about intrigue around the throne following the king's death. Not particulary suitable for children.
| ||1st place, rec.arts.int-fiction competition 1999|
About a little girl who stumbles into a fantasy world. Aimed at both kids and adults.
YAGWAD ("Yes, Another Game with a Dragon!")
| ||A spoof of Zork-like fantasy games. Well written and with a surprising air of freshness over it, considering it's in a somewhat over-populated genre. |