snickerdoddle's Played Games

View this member's profile

Showing All | Show by Page


9:05, by Adam Cadre
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (499 ratings)

The phone rings. Oh, no how long have you been asleep? Sure, it was a tough night, but... This is bad. This is very bad. The phone rings.

Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (95 ratings)

Adventureland, by Scott Adams
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

Wander through an enchanted realm and try to uncover the 13 lost treasures. There are wild animals and magical beings to reckon with as well as many other perils and mysteries. WARNING! The Z-Code conversion...

Aisle, by Sam Barlow
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (300 ratings)

"Late Thursday night. You've had a hard day and the last thing you need is this: shopping. Luckily, the place is pretty empty and you're progressing rapidly. On to the next aisle... Aisle started out as a...

All Quiet on the Library Front, by Michael S. Phillips
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (14 ratings)

As a student with an IF assignment looming, you need to get a biography out of the library - however, it is a very rare book, and surely you won't be allowed to take it with you... [--blurb from The Z-Files...

All Roads, by Jon Ingold
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (148 ratings)

"Wave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread For he on honey-dew hath fed And drunk the milk of paradise." [--blurb from Competition Aught-One]

All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (89 ratings)

From the game's about command: "All Things Devours is a short piece of interactive fiction, leaning strongly towards the text-adventure end of the spectrum. It explores an all-too-familiar science fiction...

Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (355 ratings)

You take a deep breath of salty air as the first raindrops begin to spatter the pavement, and the swollen, slate-colored clouds that blanket the sky mutter ominous portents amongst themselves over the little...

Augmented Fourth, by Brian Uri!
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (61 ratings)

WANTED: Amateur musicians to serve the Royal Court. Must provide own instrument and be inured to copious constructive criticism. Impress your friends! Meet the King! Apply in person at the Castle, located on...

Balances, by Graham Nelson
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (37 ratings)

"A homage to Infocom's Enchanter Trilogy, at the same time showing some of the things that Inform is capable of doing." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Ballyhoo, by Jeff O'Neill
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

Spangleland! Sawdust and glitter, buffoons and cotton candy! It's a place where your wildest dreams come true! At least, that's what you think... until you get behind the scenes at the big top. Then you...

A Bear's Night Out, by David Dyte
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (66 ratings)

"Tomorrow is the big Teddy Bear party, and you must definitely not let your owner forget about it..." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Begscape, by Porpentine
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (28 ratings)

highly randomized fantasy begging sim or bleak slot machine poem

Beyond Zork, by Brian Moriarty
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (45 ratings)

Dread times have befallen the Kingdom of Quendor. The wizards have mysteriously disappeared. The Enchanter's Guild Hall lies in ruins. Villages are abandoned, drunken men mutter strange tales, and vicious...

Blue Chairs, by Chris Klimas
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (92 ratings)

Border Zone, by Marc Blank
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (24 ratings)

Where the Iron Curtain divides East and West, the frontier is a no man's land between freedom and captivity, a place where moments lost or precautions not taken exact a toll in men's lives. In Border Zone,...

Bureaucracy, by Douglas Adams, The Staff of Infocom
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (45 ratings)

IMPORTANT! Our records show that you do not have a license to operate this software. Normally, you would be required to complete a License Application Form and mail it (with proof of purchase) to our...

A Change in the Weather, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (66 ratings)

"Walking away from a picnic, you are suddenly caught in a country storm. You must protect a bridge from being destroyed. An ultra-linear game." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]
Christminster, by Gareth Rees
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (82 ratings)
"When your brother Malcolm sends you a telegram inviting you to visit him at Biblioll College in the ancient university town of Christminster, you imagine that the mysterious `discovery' he alludes to is...

Corruption, by Rob Steggles, Hugh Steers
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

In the real world the good guys rarely win. CAN YOU COPE WITH CORRUPTION? The City of London. Deals and chicanery, Porsches and profit, wild animals in handmade suits. And you. Outwardly, you're on the fast...

Curses, by Graham Nelson
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (124 ratings)

"As "Curses" opens, you're hunting about in the attic of your family home, looking for a tatty old map of Paris (you're going on holiday tomorrow) and generally trying to avoid all the packing. Aunt Jemima...

Cutthroats, by Michael Berlyn, Jerry Wolper
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

You're about to get yourself into very deep trouble. You're a backwater island's top diver and foremost expert on local shipwrecks. Which makes you perfect for the job a band of the island's shadiest...

Deadline, by Marc Blank
Average member rating: (51 ratings)

Twelve hours to solve the mystery. One false move, and the killer strikes again. It's been called "part of the latest craze in home computing (TIME magazine), an "amazing feat of programming" (THE NEW YORK...

Delusions, by C. E. Forman
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

"A trip into virtual reality: all begins with debugging a VR system, but then things get out of hand. Who is Morrodox, what has he to do with your colleagues, and what is going on?" [--blurb from The Z-Files...

The Edifice, by Lucian P. Smith
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (80 ratings)

"Something new in your everyday hunter-gatherer routine: where did this strange edifice come from? Dare you enter and explore the secrets of this... thing, or do you try to face your enemies? Like you have a...

Enchanter, by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (97 ratings)

In Enchanter, the first of a spellbinding series in the tradition of Zork, you are a novice magician whom Fate has chosen to do singlehanded combat with a dark and fierce power. But worldly weapons will...

For a Change, by Dan Schmidt
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (107 ratings)

"The sun has gone. It must be brought. You have a rock." [--blurb from Competition '99]

Galatea, by Emily Short
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (313 ratings)

Emily Short's description: A conversation with a work of art. "47. Galatea. White Thasos marble. Non-commissioned work by the late Pygmalion of Cyprus. (The artist has since committed suicide.) Originally...

The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole, by Pete Austin and Joan Lamb
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (5 ratings)

"Welcome to the second computer game to feature the contents of my diary - is there no such thing as privacy? Such is the price of fame I suppose. The aim of the game is to make me as popular as possible...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (178 ratings)

Don't Panic! Relax, because everything you need to know about playing The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is contained in the pages of this manual. In this story, you will be Arthur Dent, a rather ordinary...

The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
Average member rating: (26 ratings)

Hollywood Hijinx, by Dave Anderson, Liz Cyr-Jones
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

Vampire Penguins. A Corpse Line. Meltdown on Elm Street. Who could forget these classic Hollywood movies produced by your uncle, Buddy Burbank? But his greatest masterpiece has yet to be experienced......

Hunter, in Darkness, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (119 ratings)

I-0, by Anonymous
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (153 ratings)

Stranded on Interstate Zero after your car broke down, you are miles away from the last sign of civilization. It's twenty minutes to noon and the temperature is well over 120F. It's beginning to look like...

Infidel, by Michael Berlyn
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (55 ratings)

Infidel finds you marooned by your followers in the heart of the deadly Egyptian Desert. A soldier of fortune by trade, you've come hither in search of a great lost pyramid and its untold riches. Now, alone,...

Inhumane, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

A parody of Infocom's Infidel, written when the author was fifteen, then converted to Inform. To collect a treasure, you must show an ancient guardian how awful an adventurer you are. [--blurb from The...

Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (78 ratings)

New Year's Eve, 1999, a quarter to midnight and where else to be but Century Park! Fireworks cascade across the sky, your stomach rumbles uneasily, music and lasers howl across the parkland... Not exactly...

L: A Mathemagical Adventure, by members of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics co-ordinated by Richard Phillips, and including Derek Ball, Tony Corbett, David Rooke, Heather Scott, Alan Shaw, Margaret Stevens, Ruth Townsend, Jo Waddingham, Roger Waddingham, John Warwick, Alan Wigley, John Wood, and David Wooldridge.
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (4 ratings)

It is a very hot day. You are sitting on the grass outside a crumbling palace. Your sister is reading a book called Fractions and the Four Rules 5000 Carefully Graded Problems. You are bored and the heat...

Lancelot, by Christina Erskin, Joan Lamb, Neil Scrimgeour, Dicken Peeke, Nusarath Jahan, Mike Austin, Nick Austin, John Jones-Steele, and Mike Bryant
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

Lancelot recreates the tales of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, as told in Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur. Parts 1 and 2 follow Lancelot's arrival at Camelot, his rise to become the best...

Lists and Lists, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (25 ratings)

A tutorial in which a genie teaches you the basics of a simplified version of LISP. [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Lost Pig, by Admiral Jota
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (445 ratings)

Pig lost! Boss say that it Grunk fault. Say Grunk forget about closing gate. Maybe boss right. Grunk not remember forgetting, but maybe Grunk just forget. -- IFComp 2007 blurb

The Lurking Horror, by Dave Lebling
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (86 ratings)

A winter night at the G.U.E. tech campus with most students away on vacation serves as the backdrop for this tale of Lovecraftian horror.

The Magic Toyshop, by Gareth Rees
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (20 ratings)

A one-location game in which you play a series of puzzles against a shopkeeper in order to get a present. [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Metamorphoses, by Emily Short
Average member rating: (120 ratings)

You wake to stillness. The hammering, banging, and shouting that kept you awake half the night are gone. The air is cold, and something smells burnt. Your master's experiments must be finished, but with what...

The Meteor, the Stone and a Long Glass of Sherbet, by Graham Nelson (as Angela M. Horns)
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (51 ratings)

Another day wasted as guest of the Empress, a wretchedly long tour of the breath-taking Boreal Falls, conducted as ever by the Lady Amilia. As if she weren't bad enough, an honour guard of soldiers, their...

A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
Average member rating: (108 ratings)

"If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not..." --Shakespeare It's 2031. The world is on the brink of chaos. In the United States of North America, spiraling...

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Presents "Detective", by C. E. Forman, Matt Barringer, Graeme Cree, and Stuart Moore
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (55 ratings)

"A rewrite of Matt Barringer's incredibly bad game "Detective", this game was ported to Inform and subjected to treatment with Mystery Science Theater 3000 sarcasm. This version is the Silver Screen edition...

Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It, by Jeff O'Neill
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (55 ratings)

You are standing at the edge of a barren field. A steady wind, having secreted away the topsoil, is now drifting sandy dirt across the plain. A scant sign of life here is a freshly-burrowed molehill on the...

Photopia, by Adam Cadre
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (521 ratings)

"Will you read me a story?" "Read you a story? What fun would that be? I've got a better idea: let's tell a story together."

Pick Up the Phone Booth and Aisle, by David Dyte, Steve Bernard, Dan Shiovitz, Iain Merrick, Liza Daly, John Cater, Ola Sverre Bauge, J. Robinson Wheeler, Jon Blask, Dan Schmidt, Stephen Granade, Rob Noyes, and Emily Short
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (102 ratings)

Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (113 ratings)

"Join the Patrol, and see the Galaxy!" You took the poster's advice, bait and all, and marched right over to the recruitment station near your home on the backwater planet of Gallium. Images of exotic...

Plundered Hearts, by Amy Briggs
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

In the 17th century, the seas are as wild as the untamed heart of a young woman. But when you set out on the schooner Lafond Deux, bound for the West Indies, your thoughts are only of your ailing father who...

The Price of Magik, by Pete Austin, Nick Austin, Mike Austin, and James Horsler
Average member rating: (12 ratings)

The dying light of the Red Moon has been captured in a crystal by the magicians of Baskalos to act as the last repository of magik. Its guardian for many years has been Myglar, a wise and respected sorcerer....

Rameses, by Stephen Bond
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (120 ratings)

Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (122 ratings)

The beautiful life is always damned, they say. As for you, you've overexpended yourself: fifteen years of prominence, champagne, carriage rides in the Tuileries, having your name whispered behind...

Shade, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (390 ratings)

"A one-room game set in your apartment." [--blurb from Competition Aught-Zero]

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels, by Bob Bates
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (21 ratings)

Moriarty has set a deadly trap for Sherlock Holmes. And only you can stop him... Travel back in time to Victorian London, where the city is bustling with preparations for Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee. Crowds...

Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (160 ratings)

Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (203 ratings)

In the beginning was the Word, and it was hungry. ...

Snowball, by Mike Austin, Nick Austin, Pete Austin, and Ian Buxton
Average member rating: (10 ratings)

So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (69 ratings)

Sitting in a cramped theatre, irritated that your partner apparently hasn't turned up, you are strangely intrigued by a current of air. It will lead you to a place very different from your own familiar...

Sorcerer, by Steve Meretzky
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (58 ratings)

Sorcerer, the second of a spellbinding fantasy series in the tradition of Zork, takes you on a magical tour through the darker side of Zorkian enchantment. Your journey begins with a cryptic diary - the last...

Spellbreaker, by Dave Lebling
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (51 ratings)

Spellbreaker, the riveting conclusion to the Enchanter trilogy, explores the mysterious underpinnings of the Zorkian universe. A world founded on sorcery suddenly finds its magic failing, and only you,...

Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (284 ratings)

A vacation in our lovely country! See the ethnic charms of the countryside, the historic grandeur of the capital city. Taste our traditional cuisine; smell the flowers of the Old Tree. And all without...

Starcross, by Dave Lebling
Average member rating: (47 ratings)

Starcross, Infocom's science fiction mind-bender, launches you headlong into the year 2186 and the depths of space. And not without good reason, for you are destined to rendezvous with a gargantuan starship...

Stationfall, by Steve Meretzky
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

What a trotting krip! Since your incredible heroics in Planetfall, where you risked life and limb to save the planet Resida, things have hardly changed at all. Sure, you were promoted to Lieutenant First...

Suspect, by Dave Lebling
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (19 ratings)

You're guilty until proven innocent. You have walked into a hotbed of deceit and trickery. And now they're accusing you of something you couldn't have done. But they have proof that you did it. "You're a...

Suspended, by Michael Berlyn
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (40 ratings)

They said you would sleep for half a millennium - not an unreasonable length of time, considering you'd be in limited cryogenic suspension. Your body would rest at the planet's nerve center, an underground...

Theatre, by Brendon Wyber
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (83 ratings)

Your job as a real estate agent brings you into contact with many old buildings, but none are quite like the old theatre that has stood deserted for almost thirty years. After visiting it with some...

Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (94 ratings)

You're neither an adventurer nor a professional thrill-seeker. You're simply an American tourist in London, enjoying a relaxing stroll through the famous Kensington Gardens. When World War III starts and the...

Uncle Zebulon's Will, by Magnus Olsson
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (57 ratings)

Your eccentric Uncle Zebulon considered himself a wizard, and was rumoured to be very wealthy. But when he died, he only left you one single object in his will... Winner in the TADS division of the First...

Varicella, by Adam Cadre
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (122 ratings)

You are Primo Varicella, Palace Minister at the Palazzo del Piemonte. This title is unlikely to impress anyone. Piedmont is the laughingstock of the Carolingian League, and the Palace Ministry has devolved...

Vespers, by Jason Devlin
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (167 ratings)

It has been five days, now. Five days since I made the choice. Five days since I closed the gate. Really, there was no choice. Rovato was damned when the first spot appeared: when the first bloody cough...

Violet, by Jeremy Freese
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (350 ratings)

Calm down. All you have to do is write a thousand words and everything will be fine. And you have all day, except it's already noon. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]

Wearing the Claw, by Paul O'Brian
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (30 ratings)

A traditional fantasy quest in which you and your village have been cursed with a slow transformation into various animals. The only way to stop the curse is to retrieve the Pendant of Elinor from the...

The Wedding, by Neil James Brown
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (8 ratings)

What should have been a simple task, watching your old flatmate Malcolm get married, becomes an awful lot more complicated when it transpires that Malcolm has disappeared mere hours before the service. You...

Winter Wonderland, by Laura Knauth
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (41 ratings)

"Young Gretchen could have only imagined the fanciful events that were to occur before finding herself lost in a winter wonderland." [--blurb from Competition '99]

Wishbringer, by Brian Moriarty
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (100 ratings)

It's an ordinary day in your ordinary little town, and you've been performing your ordinary mail clerk's duties in an altogether ordinary way. But there's something quite extraordinary in today's mail. It's...

Zork I, by Marc Blank and Dave Lebling
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (204 ratings)

Many strange tales have been told of the fabulous treasure, exotic creatures, and diabolical puzzles in the Great Underground Empire. As an aspiring adventurer, you will undoubtedly want to locate these...

Zork II, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (90 ratings)

The Wizard appears, floating nonchalantly in the air beside you. He grins sideways at you. The Wizard incants "Fantasize," but nothing happens. He shakes his wand. Nothing happens. With a slightly...

Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (72 ratings)

An old, oddly youthful man turns toward you slowly. His long, silver hair dances about him as a fresh breeze blows. "You have reached the final test, my friend! You are proved clever and powerful, but this...

Zork Zero, by Steve Meretzky
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (54 ratings)

The Great Underground Empire is in its heyday. Upscale condos crowd the massive caverns. Subterranean highways stretch from Aragain to the Fublio Valley. And no adventurer has yet set foot in the open field...

Zork: The Undiscovered Underground, by Marc Blank, Michael Berlyn, and G. Kevin Wilson
snickerdoddle's rating:
Average member rating: (29 ratings)

Grubald the Bold, Matchlick the Mighty, Linklaw the Lucky; all of the great Heroes are busy, laid up, contracted or dead. So it is you who gets to explore a never before seen part of the Great Underground...

Showing All | Show by Page