Nontradiational Parser, Gamebook, IF and Systems - an IFDB Poll

by thecanvasrose
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I'm making a list based on this poll as I play the elected games and can write snippets about them.

See here: https://ifdb.org/viewlist?id=3n6rheokfkcsntf

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I'm looking for games which are:

》Neither parser nor gamebook games
》Highly nontraditional parser games
》Highly nontraditional gamebooks
》Those which bend the norm of traditional development systems
》Those which push the envelope of/with less common development systems
》Potentially foggy in their status as IF

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Trapped in Time, by Simon Christiansen
3 votes
"An IF in print" [+]"An IF in print" --thecanvasrose... "Super original format" [+]"Super original format: Mixed feelings on overall story, but has a unique conceit and makes good use of it." () --Cerfeuil... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --IFforL2...

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All Your Time-Tossed Selves, by Porpentine
3 votes
"IF in Google Forms" [+]"IF in Google Forms" --thecanvasrose... (No comment) [+](No comment) --CMG... (No comment) [+](No comment) --Kinetic Mouse Car...

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Detectiveland, by Robin Johnson
3 votes
(No comment) [+](No comment) --CMG... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Felix Pleșoianu... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Denk...

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Cannery Vale, by Hanon Ondricek (as Keanhid Connor)
2 votes
(No comment) [+](No comment) --CMG... "A gamebook with..." [+]"A gamebook with an intensely parser feel" --thecanvasrose...

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Draculaland, by Robin Johnson
2 votes
(No comment) [+](No comment) --CMG... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Felix Pleșoianu...

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Heaven Will Be Mine, by Aevee Bee and Mia Schwartz
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --thecanvasrose...

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Human Errors, by Katherine Morayati
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --CMG...

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Guilded Youth, by Jim Munroe
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --thecanvasrose...

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The Dead Tower, by Mez Breeze, Andy Campbell
1 vote
"Poetry in a 3D Environment" [+]"Poetry in a 3D Environment" ( - Full review) --thecanvasrose...

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The House Abandon, by jonNoCode
1 vote
"A parser built in Unity (with visual effects)" [+]"A parser built in Unity (with visual effects)" --thecanvasrose...

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TextCraft: Alpha Island, by Fabrizio Polo
1 vote
"Real-time parser game" [+]"Real-time parser game" () --Edo...

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Loss, Undersea, by D. Fox Harrell
1 vote
"An experimental, poetic gamebook" [+]"An experimental, poetic gamebook" --thecanvasrose...

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(do not) forget, by lectronice
1 vote
"A gamebook w. heavy graphics" [+]"A gamebook w. heavy graphics" --thecanvasrose...

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Fašade, by Michael Mateas, Andrew Stern
1 vote
"IF told with an AI chatbot" [+]"IF told with an AI chatbot: Not a parser exactly." ( - Full review) --thecanvasrose...

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Charlie The Robot, by Fernando Contreras
1 vote
"An offbeat,..." [+]"An offbeat, unusually styled gamebook" --thecanvasrose...

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Harmonia, by Liza Daly
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --CMG...

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Wumpus 2000, by Muffy St. Bernard
1 vote
"This thing got style!" [+]"This thing got style!: Huge procedurally created detailed cave, roaming enemies and more simulation aspects, plus treasure hunt. Utterly impressive and loveable." () --DAB...

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Doki Doki Literature Club, by Team Salvato
1 vote
"A satire of visual novels" [+]"A satire of visual novels" --thecanvasrose...

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City of Dead Leaves, by Felix Pleşoianu
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --Felix Pleșoianu...

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Kerkerkruip, by Victor Gijsbers
1 vote
"roguelike-ish" [+]"roguelike-ish" () --DAB...

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Hyper Rift, by CKS Studios
1 vote
"A Unity Mobile App Gamebook" [+]"A Unity Mobile App Gamebook" ( - Full review) --thecanvasrose...

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The Bubble Bath, by Susane Berkenheger
1 vote
"A storytelling virus" [+]"A storytelling virus: Requires outdated hardware and software to play" ( - Full review) --thecanvasrose...

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Venience World, by Daniel Spitz
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --thecanvasrose...

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Secluded, by Niklas Gl°sen
1 vote
"A Twine/Unity mashup" [+]"A Twine/Unity mashup" () --thecanvasrose...

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Rox, by L. Ross Raszewski
1 vote
"Asteroids IF style" [+]"Asteroids IF style" () --DAB...

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Fingertips: Who's Knockin' On The Wall?, by Melvin Rangasamy
1 vote
"Riddle me this batman!" [+]"Riddle me this batman!" () --DAB...

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My Very Own Train Station, by Niklas Gl°sen
1 vote
"Another Twine/Unity combo" [+]"Another Twine/Unity combo" ( - Full review) --thecanvasrose...

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Six Silver Bullets, by William Dooling
1 vote
"Lovely randomized mysterious, hard spy game." [+]"Lovely randomized mysterious, hard spy game.: Adrift, rather light on the normal parser game fiction/puzzle style. More leaning to a giant puzzlebox as a whole (not traditional IF puzzle heavy). CYOA style combat." () --DAB...

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I Think The Waves Are Watching Me, by Bob McCabe
1 vote
"Sort of a whacky whodunnit. Randomized, CYOA style" [+]"Sort of a whacky whodunnit. Randomized, CYOA style: .Net application. Gather McGuffins, a good weapon, traits of others, make friends/allies and try to survive. Feels something like a BattleRoyale in the form of a text game reminiscient of a boardgame. Totally slick!" () --DAB...

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AI Dungeon, by Nick Walton
1 vote
"Basically just..." [+]"Basically just some frontend for running inference with a GPT-2 or 3 language model." () --DAB...

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Which Describes How You're Feeling, by Adam Parrish
1 vote
"rhyme in time pun fun" [+]"rhyme in time pun fun" --DAB...

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Habeas Corpus, by G.C. Baccaris
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --Felix Pleșoianu...

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Love, Prestige & Spookiness, by Elizabeth Smyth, Pedro Alves, D'Ack Games, Maria Vittoria Patti, Ed Roberts, Alan Wills, Anita G. Zadeh, Aria Zadeh
1 vote
"An experiment with Unity" [+]"An experiment with Unity" ( - Full review) --thecanvasrose...

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Secret of the Starry Depths, by Felix Pleşoianu
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) --Felix Pleșoianu...

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Lists and Lists, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"Too good to be true" [+]"Too good to be true" () --DAB...

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